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Location. Location. Location.

Location. Location. Location.

Yes, there are enough optimal siting locations for solar panels to avoid impacts on important natural and agricultural lands. (Photos: Chesapeake Conservancy) Recent Lightning Updates focused on aspects of the climate crisis. Today’s is on one major climate mitigation...

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Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report

The National Intelligence Council's new quadrennial report sets out trends shaping the future. Climate change and the environment play a big role. (Image: National Intelligence Council) Last week we featured how little attention was given to climate change by...

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Covering the Climate Crisis

Covering the Climate Crisis

If the public discourse about climate change is influenced by broadcast TV networks, how did the networks cover the climate crisis in 2020? (Graphic: Melissa Joskow / Media Matters)As conservationists, we tend to think about the climate crisis fairly often. After all,...

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Maryland Goes Big for Open Space

Maryland Goes Big for Open Space

The Maryland General Assembly just passed a fiscal year 2022 budget with substantial funding increases for parks and open space. (Photo: Annapolis.gov) Late last week, the Maryland General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a $52.4 billion state budget for fiscal year...

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Advancing 30 by 30

Advancing 30 by 30

Sharing Perspectives with Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland In late January, President Biden issued an Executive Order (14008) on "Tackling Climate Change at Home and Abroad." Within the order, the President set out a goal of conserving at least 30 percent of U.S....

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The Urgency of Urban Green Space

The Urgency of Urban Green Space

The image above is a screen shot from a compelling short video about the urgency of urban green space. (Photo/Video: The Washington Post) In one neighborhood on the west side of Chicago, the county and the state of Illinois spent at least $238 million over five years...

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