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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard 19.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard
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'As World Teeters on Brink of Climate Catastrophe,' 600+ Groups Demand Congress Back Visionary Green New Deal 19.1.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

On behalf of their millions of members and supporters, 626 environmental organizations on Thursday demanded that U.S. policymakers "pursue visionary and affirmative legislative action" such as a Green New Deal to combat the "urgent threat" of the global climate crisis.

"As the world teeters on the brink of climate catastrophe, we're calling on Congress to take large-scale action," said Bill Snape of the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), which signed the letter (pdf) to lawmakers. "Americans want a livable future for their children, and that requires keeping fossil fuels in the ground while greening the economy on a wartime footing."

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Bipartisan Congressional Bill Would Help Keep Our Children Safe from Mercury 18.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Bipartisan Congressional Bill Would Help Keep Our Children Safe from Mercury
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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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Conservative Wyoming rises to the occasion as feds roll over on oil and gas pollution 16.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Conservative Wyoming rises to the occasion as feds roll over on oil and gas pollution
EDF Opposes the Nomination of Andrew Wheeler to Lead EPA 9.1.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Opposes the Nomination of Andrew Wheeler to Lead EPA
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What will hyperloop mean for climate, ecosystems and resources? 8.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Hyperloop promises ultrafast transportation — but what does it mean for the environment?
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Andrew Wheeler’s record shows he is unfit to lead EPA 4.1.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
Sad but true: since he became acting head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew Wheeler has ramped up Scott Pruitt’s relentless attack on public health and environmental safeguards. Wheeler is leading efforts to severely weaken or altogether eliminate meaningful limits on the largest sources of climate pollution – including cars, power plants, and […]
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Trump’s EPA Doesn’t Seem to Want to Punish Law-Breaking Polluters 2.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Under the Trump administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is more likely to give polluters a pass when they violate laws intended to keep the air healthy and water clean, according to recent reporting by the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative […]
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EPA says mercury limits on coal plants too costly, not 'necessary' 29.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Trump's EPA says it will keep limits on toxic mercury emissions from coal plants but now deems them not cost-effective. Environmental groups worry the move could hinder future regulations.
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The EPA’s Latest Move Risks Exposing the Public to More Mercury 29.12.2018 Mother Jones
Children and pregnant women hear the warnings against eating too much fish because of potential exposure to mercury. But where does that mercury come from? Coal and oil-burning plants are the number one source of mercury in the US, and they leech not just that neurotoxin but arsenic, acid gasses, and a host of other air toxics into the atmosphere that drift back towards the […]
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Trump Administration Unveils “Immoral and Unnecessary” Attack on Mercury Standards 28.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Trump Administration Unveils “Immoral and Unnecessary” Attack on Mercury Standards
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Want Clean Air? Let’s Talk Climate Change. 28.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For years, air quality and climate change have been like star-crossed lovers—inextricably linked, but never quite finding their way to each other in environmental policy and dialogue. Well in 2018, the two finally got hot and heavy thanks to several landmark reports and climate […]
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These 13 Words Defined Our Overheating Planet in 2018 25.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Every December, dictionary editors hunt through all the words in our growing lexicon to pluck out the ones that best capture the spirit of the fading year. The top choices from 2017 (feminism, complicit) neglected the environment. One dictionary editor at the time lamented the […]
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Colorado’s Electric Car Dream: More charging stations, less smog and the warm embrace of renewable energy 22.12.2018 Denver Post: Local
The state of Colorado is growing more bullish on electric vehicles as it launches a plan to build more charging stations and "electrify" more of the state's transportation sector.
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Year in Review: 18 numbers that tell 2018’s story of the environment, health, and climate 21.12.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
2018 brought with it a torrent of stories that now shape the world we live in and will shape 2019 and years to come. From a disgraced EPA Administrator, to urgent reports on climate change, the year showed how far we’ve come and how much work remains—especially as President Trump and his administration continue to […]
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Governor Murphy Leading on Clean Air and Climate Change Solutions in New Jersey 17.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Governor Murphy Leading on Clean Air and Climate Change Solutions in New Jersey
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The Stinkiest, Dirtiest, Nastiest Renewable Energy You’ve Never Heard Of 16.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Drive down Interstate 95 through Baltimore and you can’t miss the Wheelabrator trash incinerator, its smokestack emblazoned with the city’s name. The Charm City’s single largest source of industrial air pollution churns out well over 600,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. […]
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Alberta’s methane regulations will fail to meet provincial reduction target 13.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Alberta’s methane regulations will fail to meet provincial reduction target
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