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Applying The Lessons of Ozone Depletion to Fight Global Warming

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the Monarch Butterfly is on the brink of extinction? How did we let that happen? —Alex Degeneres, Cincinnati, OHWhile...
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Companies Incentivizing Employees To Live Greener, Promote Sustainability

by Doug Moss and Roddy Scheer | Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways that companies are encouraging or incentivizing employees to live greener...
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Pruitt Announces Plans to Overturn Obama-Era Vehicle Emissions Standards

This past week the Trump administration wound up and struck environmentalists with yet another head shot, this time proposing to decimate the federal vehicle...

Regenerative Agriculture: There’s No Tilling How Much CO2 We Can Save

Dear EarthTalk: What is so-called Regenerative Agriculture and why are environmentalists so bullish on it?—Jess Mancuso, Montgomery, PARegenerative Agriculture (RA) describes farming and grazing...
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Green Gifts: Feel Better About the Environmental Impact of the Holidays

Georgina GuineyDear EarthTalk: I want to set a good environmental example with my gift-giving this holiday season. Any tips on how—or even better, what—to...

Is Precast Concrete the Key to Rebuilding Our Infrastructure? 

America invests more than $65 billion in infrastructure every year, yet our roads and highways remain in surprisingly poor condition. To make matters worse, given...
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Is there a scientific consensus on extreme weather?

Dear EarthTalk: What is the scientific consensus on all the extreme weather we’ve been having—from monster tornadoes to massive floods and wildfires? Is there...

Climate Geoengineering: Now More Than Ever?

Dear EarthTalk: Are there any realistic geoengineering solutions to our climate woes and why haven’t we started employing them yet?—Angel Monroe, Miami, FLGeoengineering our way...
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Irma Arrives; back to Cat 4 strength

Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida around 9 a.m. at Cudjoe Key.  The hurricane strengthened again as its northernmost eyewall reached the lower Florida...
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Hurricane Irma devastates Caribbean, shifts west creating ‘very dangerous situation’ for Florida

Hurricane Irma left a trail of destruction through the Caribbean and the Virgin Islands.  It continues fluctuating in wind speed but the danger this...

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