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US and Canadian Oil Production Push the Planet’s Climate Goals Out of Reach 10.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A surge in US and Canadian oil production over the last decade has added the equivalent of “one Russia or one Saudi Arabia” to the markets—pushing the planet farther away from ever getting a grip on the pollution that is […]
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What is the Carnivore Diet? 5.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The carnivore diet is bolstered by anecdotal evidence, but widely dismissed as dangerous by nutritionists.
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Today: Cohen’s Extraordinary Opening Statement 27.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Michael Cohen goes before Congress this morning with his public story of President Trump’s behavior before and after taking office.


Cohen’s Extraordinary Opening Statement

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, once vowed that he would “take a bullet” for Trump. Today,...

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UN: Growing threat to food from decline in biodiversity 22.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A UN report says the plants, animals and crops crucial to human food systems are in global decline.
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Long before City Hall rats, L.A. has struggled with the rise of typhus 17.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Los Angeles officials this month called for an investigation into a vermin infestation at City Hall, after at least one city employee was diagnosed with typhus, a disease spread by rodents.

The rat problem has focused attention on typhus over the last several weeks. But cases of the disease have...

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What are the biggest threats to humanity? 15.2.2019 BBC: World
Why asteroids and volcanoes aren't the greatest problems facing life on Earth.
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Read Gov. Gavin Newsom's prepared remarks for his first State of the State address 13.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Here are the full prepared remarks for Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first State of the State address:

Mr. Speaker, thank you for being a champion for all Californians – and for welcoming Jen and me into your house today.

Madam Pro Tem – thank you for your commitment to collaboration, which has helped make...

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We Need To Drastically Change Our Diets 8.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
I had the honor of serving in the White House as the chef for the Obama family and the head of the administration’s food policy work.
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CRISPR revolutionized gene editing. Now its toolbox is expanding 4.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The gene-editing tool that has revolutionized biology is becoming even more powerful.

CRISPR, as the system is known, allows scientists to target and snip a specific sequence of letters on a strand of DNA with unprecedented precision. That has opened up new possibilities for treating genetic diseases...

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Massive starfish die-off is tied to global warming 31.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Sea stars along the Pacific Coast are dying in the largest disease epidemic ever documented in a wild marine species. New research suggests warmer water is making the disease even more deadly.
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We Are Destroying Our Life Support System 28.1.2019
Runaway climate disruption has made extinction a reality. Will humans be able to adapt?

The post We Are Destroying Our Life Support System appeared first on Truthout.

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Research body to fund humanitarian efforts 23.1.2019 BBC: Science
New science funding initiatives are accused of pandering to political imperatives.
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Climate Change Is Even Worse for Our Health Than We Thought 21.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change could take a greater toll on global health than previously estimated. That’s according to a new report published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The article, along with an editorial published in the same issue, calls on health professionals to lead […]
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From disease to habitat loss, researchers lay out Minnesota's bleak climate realities 18.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota lawmakers considering new legislation for reducing greenhouse gas emissions got their second crash course Thursday. This time, it was on all the ways climate change is already harming the state.
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Climate change is making us sicker and shortening our lives, doctors say 17.1.2019 LA Times: Science

In the welter of daily demands upon physicians, it might be easy to imagine that weaning the world off its reliance on fossil fuels is asking a bit too much.

But preventing sickness and averting premature death are squarely in a physician’s wheelhouse. And dramatic increases in both are projected...

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Doctor: Climate policy will help 'keep my patients out of the hospital' 17.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Lawmakers will hear Thursday how climate change exacerbates health problems -- from asthma to Lyme disease.
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Colorado’s Diana DeGette plans to investigate Trump’s family separation policy as House committee chair 16.1.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette on Tuesday was appointed chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s oversight panel. According to a release from her office, her first order of business is to investigate the Trump administration’s policy of separating families at the border.
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The Biggest Issues for Wildlife and Endangered Species in 2019 13.1.2019
Experts warn that the opportunity to make a difference on conservation is already running short.

The post The Biggest Issues for Wildlife and Endangered Species in 2019 appeared first on Truthout.

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Care about the environment? Here's what to watch in the 2019 Legislature 9.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
From energy storage to pollinators, check some of the major environmental issues to watch during the 2019 legislative session.
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This Reporter Took a Deep Look Into the Science of Smoking Pot. What He Found Is Scary. 5.1.2019 Mother Jones
It’s been a few years since Alex Berenson has “committed journalism,” as he like to say. As a New York Times reporter, Berenson did two tours covering the Iraq War, an experience that inspired him to write his first of nearly a dozen spy novels. Starting with the 2006 Edgar Award-winning The Faithful Spy, his […]
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