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Opinion: Renewable energy must be the future, if we are to have one at all 7.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The world relies too much on fossil fuels, but nearly 75% of new electricity generation capacity last year used renewable energy. Great. Let's do better.

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Climate change: UK forests 'could do more harm than good' 7.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Mass tree planting could harm the environment if badly planned, a report warns.
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News Analysis: The coronavirus crisis will change America in big ways. History says so 6.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Disruptive events like the COVID-19 outbreak can end political inertia and result in bold changes

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Whale sharks: Atomic tests solve age puzzle of world's largest fish 6.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Data from Cold War nuclear bomb tests help scientists accurately age whale sharks for the first time.
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Colorado sees “significant declines” in air pollution as coronavirus ramps down driving, industrial activity 5.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
At least temporarily, air pollution that hurts human lungs has decreased sharply along Colorado's Front Range as the novel coronavirus spreads.
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UK using 1.2 billion tonnes of material a year 2.4.2020 BBC: Business
The figure is the equivalent of 18.5 tonnes of material per person and that has increased.
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Letters to the Editor: Coronavirus isn't the only thing threatening our lungs right now 2.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Of all times, the Trump administration is rolling back fuel economy standards during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Taiwan is donating 100,000 medical masks to Colorado, Sen. Cory Gardner says 2.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Taiwan has pledged to donate 100,000 masks to Colorado as part of a larger donation of medical equipment to the United States, a Colorado senator says.
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Coronavirus forces postponement of COP26 meeting in Glasgow 2.4.2020 BBC: Science
A key climate conference due in November is delayed due to disruption caused by the coronavirus.
Oceans can be successfully restored by 2050, say scientists 1.4.2020 BBC: Science
Researchers say there are good reasons to be optimistic about the future of our oceans.
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'Dinosaurs walked through Antarctic rainforests' 1.4.2020 BBC: Science
Sediments drilled off the coast of the ice continent reveal a time of great warmth and plant growth.
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Climate change: Warming clips the nightingale's wings 1.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.
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Editorial: Enjoying the clean air? Trump weakens car emissions standards just when we need them the most 1.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's especially galling that the Trump Administration chooses this very moment, in a pandemic, to rollback car emission standards.

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Trump administration weakens auto emissions, rolling back key climate policy 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.
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Trump weakens fuel economy standards, rolling back biggest U.S. effort against climate change 31.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration released weaker fuel economy standards for new cars and trucks, pitting the federal government against California on a policy key to combating climate change.

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Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push 31.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.
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Trump to roll back fuel economy standards, reversing major effort to combat climate change 31.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The White House is likely to finalize plans to weaken fuel-economy standards, undoing the biggest single step the U.S. has taken to fight global warming.

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It’s Time to Rethink US Militarism in the Midst of COVID-19 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
This should be a time for a genuinely new approach, one fit for a world of rising disruption and ...
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A place that makes you ask the questions that really matter 30.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt found a visit to Antarctica made him emotional, and ultimately hopeful.
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Coronavirus Shows Us What Our Future Could Look Like During Climate Crisis 29.3.2020 Truthout.com
COVID-19, like climate, isn’t just about a singular crisis -- it's about multiple crises unfolding all at ...
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