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Embracing a wetter future, the Dutch turn to floating homes

This article originally appeared at Yale Environment 360. When a heavy storm hit in October, residents of the floating community…

Cargo, with a side of hornets, flies and crabs

This story originally appeared in The Revelator and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic…

5 climate priorities for cities

This article was originally published on World Resources Institute. Without getting cities right, we cannot solve the climate crisis. Contributing…

We’re making the cheese optional — here’s why

This article originally appeared as part of our Food Weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get sustainability food news in your inbox every Thursday.…

RE100 calls for better clean energy support for business

RE100, the coalition of companies committed to transitioning to 100 percent renewable power, has called on governments to remove barriers…

This Puerto Rican farm-to-fork app is creating a sustainable food system on the island

Right after tropical storm Isaías hit Puerto Rico in July 2020, Crystal Díaz had to move plantains on the Island.…

A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate crisis

Integrating solar panels with farming can provide partial shade for plants. Werner Slocum/NREL In the summer of 1988, scientist James…

Dear CEO: Are you a dodo or a phoenix? Larry Fink wants to know

Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free newsletter. Subscribe here. The takeaway after 3,300 words from the Ten-Trillion-Dollar Man: The power…

Mastercard, IKEA and consumer carbon ‘budgets’

This article was adapted from Climate Tech Weekly, a free newsletter focused on climate technologies. Earlier this week, Swedish software firm…

Black farmers are rebuilding agriculture in coal country

While most people associate West Virginia with coal mining, the hills and valleys are also suited for agriculture. And as…