Climate Solutions

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Pauliina Feodoroff is allying with conservationists and institutions to raise awareness about deforestation in reindeer habitats, which help regulate the planet’s temperatures.
Executive editor Sally Buzbee on The Post's Climate Solutions coverage.
Laundry can be the most significant thing that you do when it comes to reducing your clothes' environmental impact, experts say.
The 78-foot-tall red spruce came from the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina. As it glitters on the National Mall, advocates are hoping to draw attention to the challenges the trees face in a warmer, drier world, and why they are important to restore throughout the Appalachians.
The Washington Post got an up-close look at the $6 billion MOSE barrier system, including a hidden world of underwater tunnels.
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Once pushed to the brink of extinction, condors are soaring in Northern California skies again with the help of an Indigenous tribe and a team of scientists.
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Pauliina Feodoroff is allying with conservationists and institutions to raise awareness about deforestation in reindeer habitats, which help regulate the planet’s temperatures.
Ocean scientist Douglas McCauley is working to protect an increasingly-industrialized sea by showing what’s happening under the waves — before it's too late.
Coral Vita, a mission-driven for-profit company, wants a thriving reef restoration economy to preserve reefs for future generations.
One catch at a time, Lefteris Arapakis is cleaning the Mediterranean through Enaleia, his nonprofit focused on sea cleanup and fishing education.
Founded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, CSED is changing how the Lower 9th Ward prepares for disaster — and inspiring the next generation along the way.
After working in obscurity for decades, Anuar Abdullah is emerging as an increasingly influential, somewhat unlikely expert on how to revive the world's coral reefs.
Popular laundry and dishwashing pods are often encased in a film made of polyvinyl alcohol, also known as PVA or PVOH, which critics say is "a synthetic petroleum-based plastic."
Federal suppliers would also have to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and the climate change risks they face under the proposed rule.
A controversial new law restricts outdoor lighting to help safeguard the island's endangered birds. There go the nighttime hula shows and luau spectacles.
(Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)
School buses are going electric, as polluting, smelly diesel models are supplanted over concerns relating to pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
In the past century, Gandys Beach alone has seen a foot of sea level rise, and lost almost 500 feet of shoreline.
A study released Monday in the journal Nature Sustainability offers a new guide to weighing the total environmental impact of your diet, from crops to livestock to seafood.