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Methane Levels Reach an All-Time High

A preliminary estimate from NOAA finds that levels of atmospheric methane, a potent heat-trapping gas, have hit an all-time high. Methane is roughly 80 times more powerful than carbon dioxide, and while it stays in the atmosphere for only around a decade, as opposed to centuries, like CO2, its continued rise poses a major challenge toREAD MORE

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Wood-And-Glue Skyscrapers Are on the Rise

Thanks to advances in wood construction, the next generation of skyscraper might be made of spruce, not steel. Architects are designing wood buildings that ditch concrete and steel in favor of a more environmentally friendly material — one that could help fight climate change. Glue might the best thing to happen to the lumber industry. Adhesives permit manufacturersREAD MORE