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Biden Wants to Replace U.S. Government Fleet of 645,000 with Electric VehiclesPresident Joe Biden has proposed replacing the U.S. government's fleet of 645,000 cars and trucks with American-made electric vehicles in a push for the widespread adoption of renewable energy.
Elon Musk Offers $100 Million Prize for "Best" Carbon Capture TechnologyElon Musk, the founder of the electric car manufacturer Tesla, took to Twitter on Thursday to promise a $100 million prize to develop the best carbon capture technology.
An Estimated 1.5 Billion Masks Have Entered Oceans In 2020According to a recent report by conservation organization OceansAsia, 1.5 billion face masks may have entered the oceans in 2020.
Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Nestlé Are World's Top Corporate Plastic Polluters for Third YearCoca-Cola, Pepsi, and Nestlé have been named the world's biggest corporate plastic polluters for the third year in a row by Break Free From Plastic's latest annual audit.
Bank of America Pledges Not to Finance Oil and Gas Exploration In the ArcticEvery major American bank has now pledged not to fund artic oil and gas exploration.
U.K. Will Ban Sale of New Diesel and Gasoline Cars From 2030The United Kingdom will become the first major economy to ban the sale of new diesel and gasoline cars to tackle the climate crisis.
Greta Thunberg Tells Trump to "Work on His Anger Management Problem"Climate activist Greta Thunberg has taken a jab at President Donald Trump amid the contested election.
Joe Biden Recommits to Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement on First Day of His PresidencyIf Joe Biden wins the presidency, he will rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement on the first day of his administration.
Scientists Rediscover Madagascar Chameleon Last Seen 100 Years AgoScientists have found several living specimens of Voeltzkow's chameleon, an elusive chameleon species last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago.
This Mycelium 'Bath Bomb' Helps Your Lawn Absorb More CarbonNetZero mycelium orbs may look like they belong in the tub, but these mushroom orbs actually belong in a watering can or hose sprayer.
Finland Is Training Dogs to Detect Coronavirus In HumansDogs can be trained to smell coronavirus in human sweat, and early results show nearly 100% accuracy.
Student Dives for Trash During Spare Time While Remote LearningBryan Kaleta, who is remote learning as a result of the pandemic, found himself battling boredom until he discovered the Rubbish app.
Rare White Sea Turtle Spotted on South Carolina BeachA rare white sea turtle has been photographed hatching and makings its way to the sea on a South Carolina beach.
Five-Year-Old Saves Endangered Lemur Stolen From San Francisco ZooJames Trinh, a five-year-old from San Francisco, is being praised after helping to save an endangered 21-year-old lemur.
David Attenborough Breaks Record as Fastest Instagram User to 1 Million FollowersThe record was previously held by Jennifer Aniston.
Wuhan Bans Eating Wild Animals, Declaring the City a "Wildlife Sanctuary"The Chinese city at the center of the global coronavirus pandemic has banned the eating of wild animals and offered cash incentives to local farmers to stop the breeding of exotic livestock.
Coca-Cola and Carlsberg Could Switch to Plant-Based Bottles That Degrade Within a YearDrinks companies Coca-Cola and Carlsberg are backing a project which aims to develop plant-based plastic bottles that degrade within a year.
Beachgoers Left 13,000 Pounds of Trash on Florida's Cocoa Beach After It ReopenedLittering in Cocoa Beach, which only reopened on April 21, can now land offenders with a $250 fine.
Flamingos Turn Mumbai Pink as Population Booms During LockdownFlamingos are migrating to Mumbai in India in larger numbers than usual thanks to the coronavirus lockdown.
Dolphins Return to Italy's Ports Amidst Coronavirus LockdownDolphins were spotted swimming in the port of Cagliari as ship traffic came to a halt.
The Pacific Ocean Is Becoming so Acidic That Crab Shells Are DissolvingThe process is preventing the crabs from developing strong shells.
Greta Thunberg is TIME's Person of the YearClimate activist Greta Thunberg has been named TIME's 2019 Person of the Year.