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A GreenBiz 20 mantra: Sustainability’s next phase is about breaking down siloes 6.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
But making this thinking a matter of second nature could take years, according to main-stage speakers at GreenBiz20.
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How the U more than doubled its Native American student graduation rate 6.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Students and faculty at the University of Minnesota credit the progress to a variety of academic and social supports designed to help them feel welcome on campus. And yet, many students say the campus has a long way to go.
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Non-traditional crime prevention gets some traction in Mpls., St. Paul 6.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Officials hope anti-crime strategies that focus more on community-based solutions and public health than on beefing up police patrols will help prevent a repeat of 2019 violence levels.
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Read the Full Transcript of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address tonight. Here is the full transcript of his remarks, via Vox: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share […]
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Minnesota utility regulators approve updated Line 3 environmental review 4.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The decision sets the stage for the PUC to decide again whether to grant Enbridge Energy the certificate of need required to build the controversial project.
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A New Report Reveals Climate Change Is Increasing Gender-Based Violence 3.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Climate breakdown and the global crisis of environmental degradation are increasing violence against women and girls, while gender-based exploitation is in turn hampering our ability to tackle the crises, a major report has concluded. Attempts to repair […]
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For state utility regulators, it’s Line 3 all over again 3.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More than a year and a half after regulators at the state Public Utilities Commission first approved the oil pipeline replacement project, they’re being asked to consider it again. A state court overturned the project's environmental review last summer, and the PUC now has to decide whether to approve a revised assessment.
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State regulators to hear public comments on Line 3 pipeline project once again 31.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the project, which would replace an aging Enbridge Energy oil pipeline across northern Minneosta, in June 2018. But last summer, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that the project first needed a revised environmental study in order to move forward. On Friday, the PUC will hear public comments on the new study.
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'Our voices are not being heard': Colorado town a test case for California PFAS victims 30.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

When Wendy Rash was diagnosed in 2005 with a thyroid disorder, chronic fatigue and other ailments, her doctor couldn't explain her suddenly failing health.

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Study: Young walleye are smaller in MN lakes with zebra mussels, spiny waterflea 29.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new University of Minnesota study has found that when lakes were infested with the two common aquatic invasive species, young walleye didn’t grow as large as quickly, as they did before the invaders arrived.
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European fish stocks on the move 28.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
European fish stocks on the move
Trend: Companies warm to nature-based solutions 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
More than 350 companies have made commitments to help reverse nature loss and restore vital natural systems on which economic activity depends.
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How climate change has altered cocoa farming in Ivory Coast 25.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Severe droughts have caused soil fertility to decline and therefore, yields hampered.
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Editorial: It's way too soon to declare Tylenol a carcinogenic killer 23.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California is considering listing acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and other over-the-counter medications, as a known carcinogen.

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Homeless count may reveal yet more people living on the street 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The result likely will underestimate the actual number of people sleeping outside or on transit, but the survey provides at least a minimal point-in-time read on the problem.
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How new data is helping West Oakland clear the air 22.1.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Fern Uennatornwaranggoon is EDF’s Air Quality Policy Manager. Community groups are using California’s first-of-its-kind Community Air Protection Plan to reduce pollution in the city’s most impacted areas. The fight for healthier air in West Oakland spans generations. Just Ask Ms. Margaret Gordon, who has been at it since 1992. “I’ve had 16 grandchildren and one […]
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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Racist Policies in Urban Neighborhoods Have Created Deadly “Heat Islands” 20.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Deadly urban heatwaves disproportionately affect underserved neighborhoods because of the legacy of racist housing policies which have denied African Americans home ownership and basic public services, a landmark new study has found. Extreme heat kills hundreds of people in […]
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Boulder scientists study declining ozone health in the lower stratosphere 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As brisk winter winds buffeted Marshall Mesa on a recent morning, Boulder scientists Patrick Cullis and Lizzy Asher wrestled a latex helium filled with 200-cubic-feet of helium tethered to a 4-pound package of science instruments into position, then freed it for a rapid flight high into the clear Colorado sky.
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Colorado a healthy state overall, some counties more than others. And it’s not just the poorer areas with serious health concerns. 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado has one of the healthiest populations in the nation, but that doesn't mean some resolutions aren't in order for 2020, assuming they haven't been already attempted and cast aside.
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