Baked barnacles, scorched cherries: the disastrous impact of heatwaves on plants and animals

More than a billion sea creatures across the Pacific north-west perished in this year’s heatwave. And it’s just a taste of what’s to come

Behind the rise of U.S. solar power, a mountain of Chinese coal

The West’s transition to renewable energy relies heavily on China’s low-cost, high-emissions industry, and governments and companies are looking for changes at the source.

Wildfires in Canada are blowing an ‘unprecedented’ smoke swath into Minnesota

Smoke from across the Canadian border is seeping into Minnesota. Officials warn unhealthy air quality will persist until next week, fueling concerns over possible health impacts.

A Plant That ‘Cannot Die’ Reveals Its Genetic Secrets

Events in the genome of Welwitschia have given it the ability to survive in an unforgiving desert for thousands of years.

What happens when all the bugs die?

Bee ecologist Dave Goulson imagines a world without creeping things.

Warming Trends: Couples Disconnected in Their Climate Concerns Can Learn About Global Warming Over 200 Years or in 18 Holes

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Climate Chaos Is Avoidable. Here’s How.

The big changes that can still save us.

Gretchen Daily’s conservation quest with the Natural Capital Project

Gretchen Daily is a pioneer in the field known as “natural capital.” Using science and software, she shows stakeholders why it benefits everyone to prioritize conservation.

China, India miss UN’s extended deadline for climate pledges

110 countries have submitted updated 2030 climate targets to be counted by UN Climate Change before Cop26, but some major emitters’ are still missing

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Delaware Farmers Talk Soil Conservation, Climate Change