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30×30 Is Conservation’s Flashy New Goal. Now It’s Time To Figure Out What It Means Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

30×30 Is Conservation’s Flashy New Goal. Now It’s Time To Figure Out What It Means

The new global target aims to protect 30 percent of land and waters. But is it a powerful goal or an empty slogan?
How Centuries-Old Whaling Logs Are Filling Gaps In Our Climate Knowledge Courtesy: Jayne Doucette/Grist/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

How Centuries-Old Whaling Logs Are Filling Gaps In Our Climate Knowledge

Historic data from similar initiatives has contributed to global marine heat wave forecasts and helped identify drivers behind long-term droughts in Hawaii.
Schools Are Harnessing Solar Power In Record Numbers Courtesy: Hawaii DOE/2014

Schools Are Harnessing Solar Power In Record Numbers

Hawaii was among the top places nationally to adopt solar along with California, Connecticut and Washington, D.C.
Overdue Reform Or Underhanded Deal? Here’s What’s In Manchin’s Permitting Bill Screenshot/manchin.senate.gov

Overdue Reform Or Underhanded Deal? Here’s What’s In Manchin’s Permitting Bill

It’s unclear how big of an effect the bill will have on construction timelines, or how it will benefit fossil fuel projects compared to renewables.
People Doubt Their Actions Affect Climate Change. Is That A Bad Thing? Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2022

People Doubt Their Actions Affect Climate Change. Is That A Bad Thing?

More Americans are blaming corporations, not individuals, for the climate crisis, a new poll shows.
A New Justice Department Office Will Take On Polluters In Hard-Hit Communities Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

A New Justice Department Office Will Take On Polluters In Hard-Hit Communities

The Biden administration says the first-ever Office of Environmental Justice will coordinate with other federal agencies to bring cases forward.