Oil and gas companies should pay more to drill on public lands and waters, Interior Department says

Kenyan forest communities sidelined as government misses two billion tree target

Community groups say they are willing to restore forests but have been ignored by government and rely on international non-profits for funding

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Who pays for the inescapable coal phasedown? – Climate Weekly

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Merck’s Covid-19 Pill Was 30% Effective in Final Analysis

An experimental Covid-19 pill from Merck and partner Ridgeback was 30% effective in a final analysis of study results, the companies said, down from the 50% rate found in an earlier look.

Kenyan forest communities sidelined as government misses two billion tree target

Community groups say they are willing to restore forests but have been ignored by government and rely on international non-profits for funding

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Climate Change Threatens Smithsonian Museums

Beneath the National Museum of American History, floodwaters are intruding into collection rooms, a consequence of a warming planet. A fix remains years away.

Some climate campaigners praise Biden for releasing emergency oil reserves

Move appears to contradict president’s climate crisis goals but some say it defends the economy ‘against disruption’

New Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Rattle Airline Industry, Hits Shares

Global airline shares fell sharply amid concerns that the new variant could take hold elsewhere and lead to broader travel restrictions just as many parts of the world start to fly again.

Who pays for the inescapable coal phasedown? – Climate Weekly

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The need to trespass: let people in to protect nature, says guerrilla botanist

Naturalist and campaigner Dave Bangs says limiting access to the countryside makes it harder to save our ancient landscapes