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America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

  • Published: May 31st, 2016

Three-fifths of wetlands in the West are in “poor” condition, but marsh restorations are underway.

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

  • Published: May 13th, 2016

Forests that regrow after being cut play an unexpectedly valuable role in sequestering carbon emissions.

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

  • Published: May 5th, 2016

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

  • Published: May 3rd, 2016

Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.

How Can We Reduce Concrete’s Hefty Carbon Footprint?

How Can We Reduce Concrete’s Hefty Carbon Footprint?

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2016

Bit by bit, innovators are chipping away at this ubiquitous material’s environmental downsides.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

  • Published: Apr 12th, 2016

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

Farmland Could Play Key Role in Tackling Climate Change

Farmland Could Play Key Role in Tackling Climate Change

  • Published: Apr 6th, 2016

Carbon could be stored in soil as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb climate change.

These Tiny Mangroves Hold Vast Stores of Carbon

These Tiny Mangroves Hold Vast Stores of Carbon

  • Published: Mar 28th, 2016

The mangroves of Baja California don't look like much, but they store more carbon than many forests.