Controversial agency relocatio...

Jul 18, 2019 by

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

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Ravaged by Drought, a Honduran...

Jul 8, 2019 by

People in El Rosario live on the edge of hunger, not knowing if the next harvest will come. Climate change is a driving force of food insecurity.

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The Latest Signs We Are Cookin...

Jul 3, 2019 by

A European Union satellite has confirmed that June was the hottest month on earth since scientific record-keeping began around 1850.

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The devastation of farm countr...

Jul 3, 2019 by

A massive depression has been building for years across our vast rural expanse, but don’t feel alone if you didn’t know, for most of our media and political establishments have failed to notice, much less inform the general public.

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Today’s Fossil Fuel Infr...

Jul 1, 2019 by

To stay within the Paris climate goals, coal and other fossil fuel-fired power plants would have to shut down early or be retrofitted for carbon capture.

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Watch out, Great Pacific Garba...

Jun 28, 2019 by

It’s try, try again for the Ocean Cleanup, an ambitious project designed to remove plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Cleansing Plastic From Oceans:...

Jun 28, 2019 by

Shoji Kousaka always thought of Japan as a place where people knew how to dispose of their trash.

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General Electric’s multi-billi...

Jun 27, 2019 by

A new report says the industrial giant misread the tea leaves on clean energy  —  and should serve as a warning to businesses worldwide.

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Airplane Contrails’ Clim...

Jun 27, 2019 by

The clouds created by jet engine pollution have a surprisingly powerful short-term impact on global warming.

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The first Democratic debate re...

Jun 27, 2019 by

What is the greatest geopolitical threat to the United States? That was the question NBC’s Chuck Todd posed to 10 Democratic candidates for president during the first primary debate on Wednesday night. Four of them said climate change: Beto O’Rourke, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Julian Castro.

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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Arguments made in the Ninth Ci...

Jun 26, 2019 by

I am no lawyer and do not possess the background for why AG Barr is arguing the points in this case but no reasonable person could or would deny children access to beds, blankets, soap and toothbrushes while in detention.

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Dozens of public health groups...

Jun 25, 2019 by

Over 70 medical and public health organizations called on elected (and hoping-to-be-elected) officials Monday morning to commit to combating what they deem to be the “greatest public health challenge of the 21st century.”

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I’m in the 1 Percent. Please, ...

Jun 25, 2019 by

Wealthy people like me should commit to reducing the ravages of economic inequality.

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Desalination plants are here, ...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Some 30 miles north of San Diego, along the Pacific Coast, sits the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, the largest effort to turn saltwater into freshwater in North America.

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Climate Change Isn’t Only Chan...

Jun 24, 2019 by

It could ruin archeological sites before we get the chance to study them

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New York Passes Ambitious Clim...

Jun 20, 2019 by

The state legislation drew widespread praise for its goals, but also concerns that it fell short on support for disadvantaged communities.

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The Normalization of Corruptio...

Jun 20, 2019 by

The 21st century organized crime lords—the pharmaceutical industry—archetypal la cosa nostra mafia-like cartels, have risen to unprecedented dominion over humanity.

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Reparations Are Not Just About...

Jun 20, 2019 by

On the heels of Wednesday’s historic hearing on reparations, we speak with renowned writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lasting legacy of American slavery, how the national dialogue about reparations has progressed in the past five years…

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They Are Concentration Camps —...

Jun 20, 2019 by

The words “Holocaust” and “concentration camp” were trending on Twitter on Tuesday. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had referred to the prison camps that migrant children are being kept in as “concentration camps,” and a virtual war erupted.

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Climate Change Deniers Aren’t ...

Jun 19, 2019 by

When they go to court, fossil fuel companies don’t dare question the science.

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Renewables are winning the eco...

Jun 18, 2019 by

By 2030, wind and solar will “undercut existing coal and gas almost everywhere.”

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Names and locations of the Top...

Jun 18, 2019 by

[Translate] “The earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” – Utah Phillips By...

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The Next Wave of Climate Refug...

Jun 18, 2019 by

“We were so terrified with the water coming into the house and the sound of the storm.

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U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabot...

Jun 17, 2019 by

Whether in Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea or one of the 20 countries under the boot of U.S. sanctions, the Trump administration is using its economic weight to try to exact regime change or major policy changes in countries around the globe

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High-income countries are driv...

Jun 17, 2019 by

Consumer demand for meat, soy, palm oil, and more has resulted in 60% of primate species facing extinction.

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Virginia ban on uranium mining...

Jun 17, 2019 by

The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia’s ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump’s administration to the 1982 moratorium.

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White House Eliminates a Third...

Jun 14, 2019 by

WASHINGTON (June 14, 2019)—The White House just issued an executive order directing that federal agencies eliminate one-third of their federal advisory committees, many of which provide vital scientific advice across the government on everything from air and water pollution to drug safety and foodborne illnesses.

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In Exxon Climate Fraud Case, J...

Jun 14, 2019 by

The oil giant is accused of trying to deceive investors about how it was managing economic risks posed by climate change.

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‘Recycling Is Like a Band-Aid ...

Jun 14, 2019 by

What was most compelling to Hutton, however, was that Liboiron wasn’t just pondering changes to the scientific method on a theoretical level—she was living them.

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