What’s the difference between ...

Jul 31, 2019 by

The climate crisis is increasingly distressing. Fortunately, there are many things we can do to ensure our future is as prosperous as possible. These actions fall into one of two broad categories: climate change adaptation and climate change mitigation. These terms go hand-in-hand while navigating through the climate crisis, but they mean very different things.

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The environmental case for a T...

Jul 31, 2019 by

On July 1, 2019, the boards members of Friends of the Earth and Friends of the Earth Action passed a resolution calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to begin an impeachment inquiry on Donald Trump.

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Siberian Wildfires Prompt Russ...

Jul 31, 2019 by

Temperatures that have been soaring with climate change combined with lightning and winds to burn vast areas of forest and send smoke hundreds of miles into cities.

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EPA proposal scraps limits on ...

Jul 31, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed scrapping restrictions on arsenic-laden waste from coal-fired power plants.

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The deadliest environmental ca...

Jul 31, 2019 by

In December 2018, the bodies of brothers Neri and Domingo Esteban Pedro were found along the banks of Guatemala’s Yal Witz River, shot in the head. The two had recently rallied against a dam in the Ixquisis region of San Mateo Ixtatán in the western part of the country.

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In Zimbabwe, the Water Taps Ru...

Jul 31, 2019 by

It had been five days since water had stopped flowing out of the taps at Eneres Kaitano’s bungalow in southern Harare, Zimbabwe’s modern and tidy capital city. Five days since she had done any laundry. Five days since she had forbidden her children from using the toilet more than once a day.

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The Democrats Finally Debated ...

Jul 31, 2019 by

There were 12 minutes of climate discussion Tuesday night.

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The White House Blocked My Rep...

Jul 30, 2019 by

Politics intruded on science and intelligence. That’s why I quit my job as an analyst for the State Department.

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NARF’s Commitment to Environme...

Jul 30, 2019 by

It is clear that our natural world is undergoing severe, catastrophic climate change that adversely impacts the lives of people and ecosystems worldwide. Native Americans and Alaska Natives are especially vulnerable and are experiencing disproportionate negative impacts on their cultures, health, and food systems.

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airbus unveils ‘bird of ...

Jul 29, 2019 by

airbus has unveiled a bird-like conceptual airliner design that features feathered wings and a tail.

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Google Shuts Down Traffic to H...

Jul 28, 2019 by

One of the top natural health/health awareness websites in the world, Mercola.com, has been censored by Google as well as other social media platforms for simply sharing information.

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Louisiana’s coastline is disap...

Jul 25, 2019 by

In Louisiana, the loss of thousands of acres of coastline each year is driving residents to build common ground together. This story is part of an occasional Monitor series on “Climate Realities.”

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Just Hours Before Trump Unleas...

Jul 20, 2019 by

Just hours before President Donald Trump took to the stage in Greenville, North Carolina and unleashed more racist vitriol against Rep. Ilhan Omar and other progressive members of Congress, 137 House Democrats joined a united Republican caucus on Wednesday to kill articles of impeachment that sought to hold the president accountable for sparking “fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color.”

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This dark new event revealed t...

Jul 20, 2019 by

Recently, Republicans have demonstrated a huge amount of concern over the idea that there might be someone in Congress who holds anti-Semitic views.

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Manmade Antarctic snowstorm &#...

Jul 19, 2019 by

Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers say

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Alaska’s Hess Creek Fire...

Jul 18, 2019 by

The Hess Creek Fire has been burning since June 21 in the middle of the state near Livengood, about 80 miles north of the city of Fairbanks.

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Controversial agency relocatio...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Critics of the Trump administration’s efforts say the decision is politically motivated.

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What do sea turtles eat? Unfor...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Would you rather pick a fight with a jellyfish or a plastic bag?

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Activists Call on Retiring FER...

Jul 18, 2019 by

For the past 30 years FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has voted in favor of 398 out of 400 applications for mostly fracked gas interstate pipelines and related projects. 

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Berkeley bans: straws, plastic...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Environmentalists have cheered “valve turners” who illegally cut off oil and gas flows through pipelines. Now their political allies are turning off valves on gas pipelines that connect to buildings in their own towns.

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Fewer Inspections for Aging Nu...

Jul 18, 2019 by

A new report by staff members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which oversees the safety of the nation’s 59 aging nuclear power plants, recommends that the commissioners significantly weaken or reduce safety inspections of the plants.

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‘We Can’t Sit on the Sid...

Jul 17, 2019 by

“Regardless of how we feel about the term ‘climate change,’ the one thing I hope we all agree on is that each of us individually, as companies, impact the environment,” he said. “And it is our responsibility to do everything we can to make sure that we can be respectful in terms of that impact.”

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Dream Boat

Jul 17, 2019 by

In Costa Rica, a startup builds a model ship for a cleaner future

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Red Cross to World’s Cities: H...

Jul 17, 2019 by

One of the largest disaster relief agencies on Tuesday had a message for the world’s mayors: Heat waves are getting more intense on a hotter planet, but they don’t have to be deadly if city officials take simple and often inexpensive steps.

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What would a world without sha...

Jul 16, 2019 by

At the rate we’re killing them, we may soon see it firsthand.

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Can Trees Save Us From Climate...

Jul 16, 2019 by

Swiss scientists have identified an area roughly the size of the United States that could be newly shaded by planting more trees.

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‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up ...

Jul 16, 2019 by

New research shows that the extreme weather and fires of recent years, similar to the flooding that has struck Louisiana and the Midwest, may be making Americans sick in ways researchers are only beginning to understand.

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7,000+ Colleges and Universiti...

Jul 15, 2019 by

“We all need to work together to nurture a habitable planet for future generations and to play our part in building a greener and cleaner future for all.”

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10 Ways Andrew Wheeler Has Dec...

Jul 15, 2019 by

On July 8, President Trump hosted a White House event to unabashedly tout his truly abysmal environmental record.

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Trump the Environmentalist?

Jul 15, 2019 by

With swing states worried about climate change and toxic algae, the White House is talking green—while still working to strip away environmental protections.

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