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20 Countries Agree to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Projects Abroad

Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images)GLASGOW, SCOTLAND — In a major announcement at United Nations climate talks on Thursday, 20 countries said they would...

The Fossil Fuel Industry Has Killed Pennsylvania Twice Over

Photo: Dharna NoorGREENE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA—Last weekend, I found myself standing in a cemetery beside one of the largest processing plants in the country....

16-Million-Year-Old Tardigrade Found Preserved in Amber

An ancient tardigrade found trapped in Dominican amber. Image: Ninon Robin (Harvard/NJIT)Though it proved difficult to spot, scientists managed to find an itsy-bitsy...

Could Fossil Fuel Companies Ever Be Tried for Crimes Against Humanity?

Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: PixelSquid)Someone does something wrong, and is held accountable for it. It’s a pleasant notion, one with no bearing whatsoever...

The ABCs of Big Oil: The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Century-Long Quest to Invade Elementary Schools

Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Shutterstock, PixelSquid, Getty Images)Research shows that kids under the age of 7 can’t recognize that advertisements are trying to...

Some Paleontologists Think They’ve Found Fossilized Dinosaur DNA. Others Aren’t So Sure

The fossilized skeleton of a dinosaur outside a Brazilian research center.Photo: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP (Getty Images)Dinosaur researchers working on extremely well-preserved remains from...

How Can I Divest From Fossil Fuels?

Illustration: Vicky LetaWelcome to Burning Questions, a series where Earther answers the most common asks we get on how to address climate change....

The ABCs of Big Oil: Why the Fossil Fuel Industry Infiltrated Schools

Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Shutterstock, PixelSquid, Getty Images)For decades, the fossil fuel industry has been distributing propaganda to limit how Americans think about...

Gorgeous Fossil Shows Ancient Bird With a Pair of Super-Sexy Tail Feathers

The new ancient bird fossil showing a pair of elongated tail feathers. Image: M. Wang et al., 2021/Current BiologyIntroducing Yuanchuavis, an extinct bird...

Does Driving an Electric Vehicle Matter if the Grid Is Fossil Fueled?

Illustration: Benjamin CurrieWelcome to Burning Questions, a series where Earther answers the most common asks we get on how to address climate change....
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