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WNBA will donate portion of ticket sales to women’s causes, including Planned Parenthood 18.5.2018 Washington Post
WNBA will donate portion of ticket sales to women’s causes, including Planned Parenthood
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Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment 17.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Environmental groups and three Montana landowners sued Tuesday to cancel hundreds of recent oil and gas lease sales, saying the U.S. government's leasing of public lands is skyrocketing without understanding how all that drilling will affect water quality and climate change.
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This could be the biggest advance in aluminum production in 130 years 15.5.2018 Washington Post
This could be the biggest advance in aluminum production in 130 years
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We’re making hurricanes worse. We’re also not preparing for them. 12.5.2018 Washington Post: Editorials
Scientists point to the human role in Harvey’s devastation — and our vulnerability going forward.
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The Energy 202: Mothers lobbied Scott Pruitt to ban a toxic chemical. Two days later, EPA signaled it would. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Mothers lobbied Scott Pruitt to ban a toxic chemical. Two days later, EPA signaled it would.
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Pentagon revised Obama-era report to de-emphasize threats from climate change 10.5.2018 Washington Post
The word “climate change” appeared 23 separate times in an unpublished 2016 draft of the Defense Department report, which was obtained by The Washington Post. But the final version used the phrase just once. Other references were omitted or altered to “extreme weather” or simply “climate.”
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The Energy 202: New York vows to continue climate work without Schneiderman 9.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The work will go on.
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N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is under investigation after abuse claims prompt his resignation 9.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is under investigation in Manhattan and his office is under transition to an acting director less than a day after a report alleging he abused several women forced his abrupt resignation.
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The Energy 202: Interior agency blocks group of archaeologists from attending scientific conference 3.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Some groups say it's an example of the Trump Interior Department’s effort to restrict researchers’ scientific communications.
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A temperature roller coaster could be coming 3.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Global warming has so far seen a gradual rise in average temperatures. But that may change, with extreme variations. And poor countries could bear the brunt of it.
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The people who'll be most hurt by climate swings did the least to cause them, study says 3.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Scientists just found another reason climate change is really unfair.
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Global temperatures have cooled since 2016. Here's why that's normal. 27.4.2018 Washington Post
Global temperatures have cooled since 2016. Here's why that's normal.
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Study: Climate change could make thousands of islands ‘uninhabitable,’ disturb U.S. military installations 26.4.2018 Washington Post
The study focused on the island of Roi-Namur, part of the Marshall Islands and home to a U.S. military base that supports 1,250 American civilians, contractors and military personnel.
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Does Minnesota need Line 3? Pipeline plan tests state's environmental-business balance 24.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
State regulators are weighing whether to let Enbridge Energy build a new high-volume oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The company says the new line is vital to the nation's energy needs and will be strong and safe. Environmentalists say it's a disaster waiting to happen. Is there a middle ground?
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On Earth Day: Environmenal Activism is Spreading 23.4.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Across America environmental activism is growing, and government and the fossil fuel industry are taking notice, say Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Tree-sits are growing in West Virginia where people are putting their bodies on the…Read more →
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Boulder DA forming cold case unit to review unsolved homicides — including JonBenet Ramsey 23.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty is forming a cold case unit to investigate unsolved homicides and missing persons cases, which would include the 1996 slaying of JonBenet Ramsey.
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The Global Crisis of Plastic Pollution 22.4.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A young sperm whale, the largest toothed predator on Earth and an endangered species, washed up on the beach in southeastern Spain in February. Wanting to know what killed it, scientists brought the cetacean’s 13,000-pound body to a lab for […]
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The Energy 202: Why the Trump administration wants to open ANWR to drilling so quickly 20.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
There could be a Democratic president in four years.
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The more humans spread, the smaller other mammals get. Elephants, rhinos and hippos had better watch out 20.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Thirteen thousand years ago Southern California was crawling with enormous mammals — all of which are extinct today.

There were massive mammoths three times bigger than modern-day elephants, giant ground sloths up to 20 feet in length, and strange, armadillo-like beasts known as glyptodons that...

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The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt praises emissions drop but still hasn't conceded climate change is real 19.4.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt praises emissions drop but still hasn't conceded climate change is real
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