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Climate change may not have been as prominent in the headlines in the 1980s as it is today, but it was certainly on the minds of engineers designing a new sewage-treatment plant for Boston. Today, the massive Deer Island plant can boast of being one...
For parts of the world, climate change is not simply a potential future threat, it is an urgent and daunting reality. Rising sea levels are threatening to eradicate the tiny island nation of Kiribati, aiming a spotlight on the world's first climate...
When she was young, Julie Guthman’s father enforced “intense food restrictions.” Even treats had to be good for you — whole-wheat cookies, carob chips, honey that tasted “horrible.” What that meant in practice was...