Polar Bear Attacks: Scientists Warn of Fresh Dangers in Warming Arctic

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Two people injured in latest attack as hungry bears deprived of access to sea ice increasingly look for food on land.

Carbon Farming: It’s a Nice Theory, but Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

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A 24-year-old conservation cropping experiment in rural Australia has become a test case for capturing carbon.

The County Council Election That Could Make or Break Big Coal

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Voters in rural Washington could decide the fate of millions of tons of coal exports to China.

#DrownYourTown: What Happens When Twitter Users Get On-Demand Apocalyptic Sea Level Rise Maps

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Researcher drowns over 50 locations in a 2-hour mapping marathon.

Three Reasons Why Germany Is Kicking Our Arsch on Solar

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Most Germans want a quick transition to decentralized renewable energy.

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