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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

EarthTalk: Protecting coastal cities

Dear EarthTalk: What have we learned from storms like Katrina, Sandy and Harvey about protecting our coastal cities better from the warming-intensified major storms...

EarthTalk: Paris Climate Agreement

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest update on the Paris Climate Agreement? Have the participating nations been meeting their interim goals? Is the U.S. completely...

EarthTalk: Ramifications of Amazon Rainforest fires

Dear EarthTalk: What are the ramifications of these horrendous fires taking place now in the Amazon Rainforest? What can be done to stop the...

EarthTalk: Greener school buses?

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that school buses cause a lot of pollution, especially for the kids riding inside. Is anyone making greener school buses...

EarthTalk: Sprinkling dust to prevent global warming

Dear EarthTalk: Is the plan to sprinkle dust in the stratosphere to reflect some of the sun’s rays away from Earth to prevent global...

EarthTalk: Environmental studies

Dear EarthTalk: I’m going into my senior year in high school and am looking for a college focused on sustainability where I can major...

EarthTalk: Controversy over mine near Alaska’s Bristol

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the background of the controversy over whether to allow development of a big copper and gold mine near Alaska’s Bristol Bay? --...

EarthTalk: Why aren’t we desalinating more ocean water?

Dear EarthTalk: If the world is running out of fresh water, why aren’t we desalinating more ocean water? -- H. Smith, Providence, RI The protagonist of...

EarthTalk: Cell towers in national parks

Dear EarthTalk: I was appalled to find out on a recent backpacking trip to Yosemite National Park that I could get three bars of...

EarthTalk: Cutting back on air traffic

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve noticed more and more air traffic over my house in Seattle and I’m getting a little sick of all the noise....