Climate Solutions

The people and organizations tackling our biggest environmental challenges

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Scotland's whisky industry is trying to go net-zero. It's not easy.
Executive editor Sally Buzbee on The Post's Climate Solutions coverage.
New national monument designations will protect Castner Range, a former military site, and Avi Kwa Ame, a sacred tribal area.
The EPA plans to grant California a waiver that will allow the state to phase out diesel-powered trucks, helping communities burdened by truck pollution.
President Biden plans to declare a huge protected area in Nevada near a sacred tribal site, Avi Kwa Ame.
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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.
From snow sports to watercraft, battery-powered recreation could save millions of gallons of gasoline — and cut back on noise, fumes and pollution.
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The Biden administration wants dozens of small nuclear plants to sprout across the country. Coal communities see big opportunity.
Members of Generation Z are getting their driver’s licenses at lower rates than their predecessors. The question — for American drivers and for the planet — is whether that trend will last.
The more trees planted in a neighborhood, the fewer people die, according to a recent study led by U.S. Forest Service researchers out of Portland, Ore.
New household washing machines, refrigerators and freezers will be subject to more stringent energy-efficiency requirements under rules proposed by the Department of Energy on Friday.
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New Zealand – dubbed the Saudi Arabia of milk for its dominant role in global dairy trade – wants its farmers to pay a world-first levy on agricultural emissions by 2025 to help reduce agriculture's climate footprint.
Virtuous proclamations and campaigns from clothing brands can often amount to greenwashing, or in some cases, “clearwashing,” where the information doesn’t tell consumers much.
You can make your home more energy-efficient this year with the federal government picking up at least some of the tab on everything from stoves to EVs.
How much of your donated clothing finds a new home or helps someone in need? Far less than you probably might think, experts say.