Seconds before a 6.2 earthquake rattled California, phones got a vital warning

Half a million phones received emergency alerts thanks to system offering a few seconds to take cover.

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Beware of false solutions to the crises of climate change and plastic pollution

While climate disasters unfold in Canada and around the planet, the federal government is entertaining false solutions from the fossil-fuel industry that risk making things worse instead of better.

Brussels sets out new green aid rules, with ‘pragmatic exceptions’ for gas

The new guidelines include a special clause for natural gas, allowing member states with the lowest GDP to transition from coal to gas

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Using a City’s Excess Heat to Reduce Emissions

A district in London has developed an innovative way to divert subway heat for buildings to lower carbon emissions. Other cities are getting creative, as well.
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Maryland Department of Transportation Makes Plans for Total Electric Bus Fleet

The Essential Advocate, Philippe Sands Makes the Case for a New International Crime Called Ecocide – Inside Climate News

BRUSSELS—Philippe Sands steps off his train at Brussels’ Midi station and sees a familiar face amidst a flurry of passengers.  The British lawyer is flush with energy, despite being at the tail end of a week-long visit with clients on the island nation of Mauritius. His casual black jacket, navy blue scarf and black boots […]
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In 2021, climate ambitions soared and crashed in the U.S. and around the world

The year in climate news

From floods and wildfires to inaction and urgency: These are the top climate and weather stories of 2021

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2021

A list of some of our most popular articles and videos, plus some of our favorites that you shouldn’t miss.