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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 Truthout.com
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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This Journalist Is About To Be Very Unpopular With Some Mother Jones Readers 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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What's coming in 2019? Global thinkers make big, bold predictions 5.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
What will the next year bring? We asked experts for their forecasts on humanitarian aid, the refugee crisis, global health and other topics.
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The World Is Getting Quietly, Relentlessly Better 2.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: US Business
If you spent 2018 mainlining misery about global warming, inequality, populism or other anxieties, here is some good news, Greg Ip writes. The world got better last year, and it is going to get even better this year.
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L.A.'s trees are more essential than ever. The city needs to start treating them that way 2.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

While bird lovers, environmentalists and poets have long put a high value on trees, the hard-nosed number crunchers in government have not. Trees have often been treated as merely aesthetic enhancements. Nice, but not essential. That’s one reason why tree maintenance is among the first government...

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How Worried Should We Be About Declining Insect Populations? 28.12.2018 Truthout.com
The real story of an “insect Armageddon" is nuanced, but unsettling.

The post How Worried Should We Be About Declining Insect Populations? appeared first on Truthout.

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Ten Grim Climate Scenarios If Global Temperatures Rise Above 1.5 Degrees Celsius 28.12.2018 Truthout.com
Here’s a peek into our climate-addled future.

The post Ten Grim Climate Scenarios If Global Temperatures Rise Above 1.5 Degrees Celsius appeared first on Truthout.

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The Wildfires Are Over but the Danger Will Persist for Months 30.11.2018 Truthout.com
The effects of the wildfires could plague people from Sacramento to the Bay Area long after the smoke clears.

The post The Wildfires Are Over but the Danger Will Persist for Months appeared first on Truthout.

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Urgent warnings for Minnesota in U.S. climate report 29.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is already wreaking havoc in Minnesota, from making people sicker to threatening the wild rice crop. Those are a few of the grim conclusions tucked inside the latest National Climate Assessment.
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Bigger wildfires. Worsening droughts. More disease. How climate change is battering California 25.11.2018 LA Times: Environment

Bigger, more dangerous wildfires. Coastlines threatened by rising sea levels. Less water. More heat-related illnesses.

These are some of the ways climate change is rapidly changing California and the West, with conditions only expected to worsen, according to a landmark federal report, the first...

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Climate Change Is Threatening Many Species, But One Is Getting a Boost 24.11.2018 Truthout.com
Warmer temperatures may be helping one species of butterfly, but many others are seriously threatened.

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Climate change is already hurting U.S. communities, federal report says 24.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A massive new federal report warns that extreme weather disasters, like California's wildfires and this year's hurricanes, are worsening in the United States.
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China-backed coal projects prompt climate change fears 23.11.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new unit at a Serbian coal-fired power station focuses concerns on China's role in global warming.
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Climate Change Should Make the Republican Party Impossible 21.11.2018 Truthout.com
In every breath of air we take, we inhale, unseen, our climate debt, and exhale a future of disaster.

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Science Under Siege 12.11.2018 American Prospect
House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith speaks on Capitol Hill.  This article appears in the Fall 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here .  The HONEST Act may be one of the most perversely named pieces of legislation ever. Sponsored by Texas Republican Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science Committee and one of the most fervent climate-science deniers in Congress, the acronym stands for Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment. Smith, who is retiring this year, attempted to get the legislation through Congress in the past two sessions. Both times, it barely passed the House and failed in the Senate. That would usually be the end of it, but in line with the Trump playbook, the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, announced he would issue most of the “HONEST” agenda as a proposed rule retitled “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.” The proposed “HONEST” rule sounds ever so reasonable. It would require that EPA’s scientific ...
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Should there be a tax on red meat? 7.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
It could save lives, experts say, but some people find being told what to eat too much to swallow.
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Carbon Capture: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Here's a harsh climate reality: extracting carbon already emitted is as important as reaching zero output.

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