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Want To Slow Down Climate Change? Plant A Tree

Massachusetts should plant more trees, and stop cutting them down, to help avert the worst consequences of climate change, according to a new study.

The Interior Department Is Sidelining Environmental Justice

In early September, DOI quietly rescinded two memos that provided guidance on protecting vulnerable communities and Native American sacred sites.