Located in the high reaches of Eski Orhanlı, an abandoned mountain village close to the town of Seferihisar, Doğa Okulu, or School of Nature, is not a regular school. There is no fixed teaching Continue →
An independent Scotland would take much of the U.K.’s renewable capacity with it, and its population would be more opposed to fracking than the U.K. as a whole. At the same time, it would count on oil drilling income Continue →
Thirteen years ago, Marvin Gaye Park was a mess.
The park sits in Lincoln Heights, a neighborhood in Washington, D.C.’s Ward 7, just east of the Anacostia River. The community is overwhelmingly poor and non-white, and suffers some of the worst rates of crime, unemployment and social breakdown in the Continue →
One of Japan’s biggest but underreported stories – both in Japan and abroad – is the decision to relocate the US Marine Corps Continue →
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When Tesla Motors selected a site near Reno, Nevada for its so-called “gigafactory” a few weeks ago, Nevada felt like it had it the jackpot. Other states under consideration, including New Mexico, Arizona, and especially California, Continue →
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A very interesting exchange kicked off today’s House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing on the Obama administration’s plan to fight Continue →
As of Wednesday, your corner donut shop could be significantly more sustainable and forest-friendly.
After months of urging, Krispy Kreme, the American global donut and coffee chain, committed to frying its donuts in palm oil from distributors who aren’t contributing to deforestation. They followed right on the heels Continue →
There’s a whole line of thinking, popular with the fossil fuel industry and its allies in politics and business, that though climate change is real, the costs of addressing it are too high, especially for the world’s poor. In June, Bill Gates, billionaire philanthropist, took to his blog to Continue →
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The September 23 U.N. climate summit in New York City is not an official U.N. negotiating session but in many ways it is more than that. While the official United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meetings have the potential to usher in Continue →
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