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Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says 6.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.

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Ryrkaypiy: Far-north Russian village overrun by polar bears 5.12.2019 BBC: World
All public activities in Ryrkaypiy have been cancelled until the polar bears leave.
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Newsletter: Beyond Con Law 101 5.12.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Beyond Con Law 101 The House Judiciary Committee's first impeachment hearing yesterday featured four legal scholars testifying about whether President Trump's actions were impeachable offenses under the Constitution.

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How Supporters of the Green New Deal Are Showing Up for Workers 4.12.2019 Truthout.com
People stand holding signs reading "UAW WORKERS ON STRIKE"
Calls for a just transition have become central to a robust and revitalized environmental movement in the U.S.
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Why the floods in East Africa are so bad 2.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Rain-triggered disasters have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa.
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American Exceptionalism Is Killing the Planet 2.12.2019 Truthout.com
the u.s. flag billows
We need to stop idealizing war and its so-called warriors. At stake is nothing less than the viability of life on Earth.
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Climate change: COP25 talks to open as 'point of no return' in sight 2.12.2019 BBC: World
Politicians and diplomats meet in Spain as scientists and charities say urgent steps are needed.
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Indigenous Colombians Escalate Fight to Rescue Ancestral Lands 1.12.2019 Truthout.com
A person with a covered face walks through the brush
Nasa activists are taking direct action to liberate the land, cutting down cane fields and growing native vegetation.
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Climate Change Is Brutal for Everyone but Worse for Women 29.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The climate crisis is so epic, so vicious, so wide-reaching, that at this point there are few aspects of the human experience it isn’t transforming. Supercharged wildfires are devastating California, heat waves are killing more people and more crops, cities are […]
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General election 2019: UK-US trade deal - what do the leaked documents show? 28.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The papers set out discussions held between UK and US trade officials.
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With Coal’s Decline, Pennsylvania Sees Rise of Natural Gas-Fueled Plastics 27.11.2019 Truthout.com
Resting angel on a tombstone in Bethlehem Cemetery in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, next to the Bruce Mansfield coal power plant. Steam in the background rising from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station.
The expansion of the natural gas industry is moving us in the wrong direction.
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Antarctic research takes the cake in these science-inspired confections 22.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A former sous chef at Antarctica's McMurdo Station is creating cakes inspired by her colleagues' research projects. She says cake can be a gateway to conversations people might otherwise shy away from.
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Green Party manifesto: The key policies explained 19.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Green Party election manifesto has been launched. What are their most eye-catching promises?
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Humans Aren’t Inherently Destroying the Planet — Capitalism Is 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
A young woman with a face mask on stands in front of an extremely smoggy city
A new book dubs our current geological era the “Capitalocene.”
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In the Sierra, scientists bet on 'survivor' trees to withstand drought and climate change 18.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sierra Nevada forests are vital for California's water supply and wildlife, but are under siege from drought, beetles and climate change. Can scientists use drought-surviving trees to build more resilient forests?

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Huge Flow Country wildfire 'doubled Scotland's emissions' 18.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The massive fire in the Flow Country in May doubled Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions while it burnt.
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Presidential Candidates Wouldn’t Touch This Radical Idea to Transform Agriculture—Until Now 17.11.2019 Mother Jones
Food and agriculture policies have been at best a fringe issues during the last few Democratic presidential primaries. Candidates tend limit their agricultural appeals to “broad value statements” rather than dive into the policy specifics “that would indicate they’ve given these issues the attention they deserve,” says Sarah Hackney, coalition director for the National Sustainable […]
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Opinion: California has the most polluted national parks in the country. That's unacceptable 17.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California has nine national parks — the most of any state. It also has the most polluted national parks in the country. We need to change that

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Oil and Gas Emissions Have Increased Under California’s Cap and Trade Program 16.11.2019 Truthout.com
Experts are increasingly worried cap and trade is allowing California's biggest polluters to conduct business as ...
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U.S. cleans graffiti off Marshall Islands nuclear waste dome but won't clean up radiation inside 14.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The U.S. won't clean out its leftover radioactive waste from a huge dome in Marshall Islands — but it does pay to keep anti-American graffiti off it.

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