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Even in Death, Black Bodies Face Environmental Racism 10.7.2020 Truthout.com
Many Black grave sites are vulnerable to disasters due to systemic racial disparities in planning and ...
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Chicago air is dirtier in July than smog-choked Los Angeles. More bad air is forecast. 10.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
After missing out on cleaner air during the coronavirus lockdown, the Chicago area just suffered its longest streak of high-pollution days in more than a decade.
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Extinction: One third of all lemurs 'on the brink' 9.7.2020 BBC: Science
A third of all the lemur species on Earth are "one step from extinction".
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Climate change: 'Rising chance' of exceeding 1.5C global target 9.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
The chance of breaching one of the Paris accord goals in the next five years has doubled, a study says.
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Meet the Nuns Who Created Their Own Climate Solutions Fund 5.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It’s been five years since Pope Francis’ “Laudato Si,” the celebrated 225-page encyclical in which the pope called for environmental justice and fundamental social change in the face of global warming. To mark the occasion earlier this month, the Vatican […]
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U.S. says leaking nuclear waste dome is safe; Marshall Islands leaders don't believe it 2.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

The DOE says that radioactive leakage from Runit Dome, a respository for U.S. atomic waste, is insignificant. Marshall Islands leaders are skeptical.

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Citing 'existential threat,' House climate action plan has a big focus on California 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

California, other U.S. states and communities of color face threats from climate change, a House select committee stated in a report Tuesday. It laid out an action plan for reversing those threats.

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Climate change: UK could hit 40C 'regularly' by end of this century 30.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Britain could see temperatures up to 40C every few years by 2100 if carbon emissions stay very high.
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Op-Ed: There have been periods of turmoil before — but not with Trump at the helm 29.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The fall election could well turn on whether, after four years of Trump, the country is simply exhausted and needs a respite.

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It’s Time to Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry 26.6.2020 Truthout.com
We must institute public ownership of the fossil fuel industry to avert catastrophe, says economist Robert ...
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Editorial: Goodbye, diesel exhaust. California adopts nation's first zero-emission truck rule 26.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The rule is among the most ambitious efforts in the world to replace dirty diesel trucks with electric and other zero-emission vehicles.

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Climate change: Planting new forests 'can do more harm than good' 22.6.2020 BBC: Science
Large-scale tree planting to fight climate change may backfire, two new studies have found.
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Climate change: Sport heading for a fall as temperatures rise 20.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new analysis says global sport faces major disruption from climate change in coming decades.
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As Amazonian Wildfire Season Approaches, We Must Protect the Vulnerable Forest 7.6.2020 Truthout.com
As Amazonian Wildfire Season Approaches, We Must Protect the Vulnerable Forest
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Extinction crisis 'poses existential threat to civilisation' 2.6.2020 BBC: Science
A study presents more evidence that the world is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction.
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Four More Years of Donald Trump Could Delay Global Emissions Cuts by 10 Years 1.6.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s call to step back from international climate action endangers any prospect of hitting global emissions ...
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COP 26: New date agreed for UN climate summit in Glasgow 29.5.2020 BBC: Science
The COP26 UN summit, which was postponed due to coronavirus, will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021.
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Column: In landmark vote, shareholders tell Chevron to report on its climate lobbying 29.5.2020 LA Times: Business

Chevron's directive from shareholders: Report how you're lobbying against the environment.

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Coronavirus: Climate change 'could have greater impact' 26.5.2020 BBC: Business
SSE reveals its "greenprint" for rebuilding "a cleaner and more resilient economy for the future".
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First-of-its-kind clean hydrogen plant planned for Los Angeles County 20.5.2020 LA Times: Business

The green technology caught the attention of R. Rex Parris, a Republican mayor in Southern California.

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