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Biden Will Pledge to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Nearly in Half

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 15:51
The president will commit the United States to deep cuts in emissions at an Earth Day summit meeting that starts on Thursday, according to people familiar with the plan.

Gina McCarthy Leads Biden Climate Push

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 14:25
Gina McCarthy, Barack Obama’s E.P.A. chief, could only watch as the Trump administration dismantled her climate work. Now, she’s back with another chance to build a lasting legacy.

Coal Is Set to Roar Back, and So Are Its Climate Risks

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 14:19
To slow down climate change, new coal projects need to end. A global forecast this week shows demand rising sharply.

One Year After ‘Tiger King,’ Bill Aims to Protect Big Cats

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 13:57
The Big Cat Public Safety Act has been introduced before, but a bipartisan group of lawmakers hopes the public outcry from the Netflix documentary series will finally help it become law.

On the Menu at a Lunch in Italy: Protected Songbirds

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 04:19
The Italian police were called to investigate a luncheon for a potential violation of coronavirus rules. They found a feast of migrating finches.

What Should Museums Do With the Bones of the Enslaved?

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 02:00
As one museum has pledged to return skulls held in an infamous collection, others, including the Smithsonian, are reckoning with their own holdings of African-American remains.

Artist's Illustrations Help Explain Climate Change to Kids

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 02:00
To help explain to children the urgency of a warmer planet, a visual journalist created artwork with a playful approach.

Amid Biden Climate Push, a Question Looms: Is America’s Word Good?

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 16:01
After four years of “America First,” the president tries this week to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change. Can the world trust his promises?

The Science of Climate Change Explained

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 10:07
Definitive answers to the big questions.

The Science of Climate Change Explained

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 06:34
Definitive answers to the big questions.

¿Nacidos para holgazanear? Esto es lo que los osos pueden enseñarnos sobre el ejercicio

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 06:00
Los científicos han descubierto que los osos pardos, al igual que las personas, parecen elegir el camino de menor resistencia.

On the Water in Alaska, Where Salmon Fishing Dreams Live On

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 02:00
Each summer, salmon begin their journey back to the rivers where they were spawned. Alaskan fishermen, along with whales, eagles and bears, share in the abundance.

There’s a Booming Business in America’s Forests. Some Aren’t Happy About It.

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 02:00
The fuel pellet industry is thriving. Supporters see it as a climate-friendly source of rural jobs. For others, it’s a polluter and destroyer of nature.

NASA Mars Helicopter's Flight: Livestream, Date and Time

Sun, 04/18/2021 - 21:01
The experimental Ingenuity vehicle is expected to complete a short but historic up-and-down flight on Monday morning.

How the Tiny Kingdom of Bhutan Out-Vaccinated Most of the World

Sun, 04/18/2021 - 01:08
The Himalayan nation has given more than 60 percent of its people a shot. Some villages were reached by helicopter, and health workers hiked through ice and snow.

Papier-Mache Globe

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 20:59
Creating a light-up globe from recycled materials is a good reminder of Earth’s beauty.

It's OK Our Bodies Have Changed During the Pandemic

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 20:43
The coronavirus changed so much about our lives, including, for many of us, our bodies. It’s OK.

How To Clean Your Patio

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 20:22
Sprucing up for spring includes giving your lawn furniture the cleaning it deserves.

The Covid-19 Plasma Boom Is Over. What Did We Learn From It?

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 08:00
The U.S. government invested $800 million in plasma when the country was desperate for Covid-19 treatments. A year later, the program has fizzled.

‘We Were Flying Blind’: A Dr.’s Account of a Woman’s J.&J. Vaccine-Related Blood Clot Case

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 15:33
The disorder is rare, but so severe that the vaccine is on hold while experts weigh the risks and alert doctors and patients about symptoms and treatment.