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Category Archives: Climate Change

The 5 Best New Children’s Books About the Environment

Whenever my four-year-old daughter, Josephine, and I visit a library, she runs straight past the children’s nonfiction section—packed with information about animals, ecosystems, and environmental issues—and makes a beeline for the storybooks. Like most humans, her brain is hardwired to learn through stories, and her favorites involve talking animals, struggles between good and evil, and […]

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The First Earth Day Changed the World. Here’s What We Can Learn from It.

Perhaps you, like me, have been getting flooded by Earth Day ads. There is so much you can do to save the planet, they scream. Pay money to plant a tree! Come to a Zoom meet and greet with tech bros who are making sustainable apps! Watch Nascar drivers race a supposedly carbon-neutral car! Buy […]

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The GMC Hummer EV Has Horsepower—and the Power to Impact Climate Change

1,000 horsepower. 1,200 pound-feet of torque. 9,063 pounds. $112,595. Those are some big numbers. But there’s one other big number that really helps put the new GMC Hummer EV in context: 66,000. That’s how many people have already ordered one. Last week, I took the all-electric Hummer off-roading in the Arizona desert to see how […]

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