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07/26/2021 - Ontario seeing more and larger wildfires this year, officials say



Ontario officials say the number of northern wildfires this year is double the 10-year average and the amount of land burned is more than three times the average.

07/26/2021 - Can Arctic animals keep up with climate change? Scientists are trying to find out



New studies suggest that rising temperatures may prove disastrous for species of birds, fish and other animals that are adapted to the cold of Arctic climes.

07/26/2021 - Green light: A new series on the critical role of companies in the climate crisis



Every day the world fails to adequately address the climate emergency, the timeframe needed to drastically cut emissions shrinks and the likelihood of increasingly devastating climate impacts grows.

07/26/2021 - Should I factor climate change into deciding whether to have kids?



With more people worrying about the environmental ethics of bringing more children into the world, Kate Ng examines the arguments on either side.

07/26/2021 - Transit a sticking point in bipartisan infrastructure talks



Senators from both parties said this weekend they were closing in on a bipartisan legislative deal that could be finalized as early as today - if they could agree on funding for public transit.

07/26/2021 - Will London’s Tube stations face more floods?



Both climate change and the "increased laying of asphalt over earth surfaces" puts more pressure on sewers and will contribute to increased flooding in London and subsequently the city's underground system in the future.

07/26/2021 - Extreme weather and climate change



The deadly heat wave that scorched the Pacific Northwest in late June also upended Oregon's typically prosperous Christmas tree market.

07/26/2021 - Warming rivers in US West killing fish, imperiling industry



Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another.

07/26/2021 - Ganga highly contaminated with microplastics, says new study



Non-degradable plastics enter the Ganga as untreated industrial waste or through packaging from religious offerings being dumped into the river, a research study found.

07/26/2021 - India can save $1.2 billion a year by shutting old coal plants



India can potentially save 89.4 billion rupees ($1.2 billion) a year by shutting down some old coal-burning power plants and allowing newer ones to run for longer hours, a study says.