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How EcoAthletes plans to go to bat for the climate 7.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A new group aims to create a roster of professional sports figures evangelizing for public engagement on the climate crisis.
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Review: Ellen Page's documentary examines 'environmental racism' in her home province 27.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

In "There's Something in the Water," the Oscar-nominated actress interviews women of color on the front lines of environmental activism in their communities.

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Coastal Care Package 26.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Coastal Care Package
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Alt-weeklies thought they'd been through the worst economically. Then came coronavirus 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus might be the final death knell for alt-weeklies

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The Internet Is Brutal Towards Public Women. Greta Thunberg Is No Exception. 9.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is 17 years old, legally a minor. Despite her age, in the past week, numerous actual adults have made her the subject of many forms of online harassment. Some say she ought to be “burnt […]
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Melania Trump Got an “Einstein Visa.” Why Was It So Hard for This Nobel Prize Winner? 27.2.2020 Mother Jones
In early 2017, Robert Michael, a lawyer in New York City, was contacted by a client who wanted to apply to become a permanent resident of the United States. Specifically, the client, who lived in a largely Muslim country, hoped to get an exceptional ability green card, which are issued to non-citizens with “a degree […]
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The Sunrise Movement Is Taking the Fight to Big Oil’s Home Turf 15.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Sunrise Movement, the youth campaign behind the Green New Deal, called 25,000 Iowans and persuaded 7,000 to sign pledges to vote for the candidate who advocated the most ambitious plan for rapidly lowering planet-heating emissions along with guaranteeing federal […]
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How to make ending factory farming irresistible, delicious and lucrative 15.2.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Animal activists have made huge strides over the past two decades. But it hasn’t been enough to tip the scales of justice.
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Want to Save the Planet? Easy! Just “Be More Like Donald” 14.2.2020 Mother Jones
President Trump is reading a book, and he would very much like you to know about it. It’s a book about himself, called Donald J. Trump: An Environmental Hero, self-published in 2016 by his former environmental consultant, Edward Russo. Beginning in 2002, Russo consulted on the Trump Organization’s golf courses on matters like landscaping and […]
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Oscars 2020: Stars step out in sustainable looks by Louis Vuitton and Laura Basci 10.2.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Kaitlyn Dever, Léa Seydoux and director Elena Andreicheva are this year's ambassadors for Suzy Amis Cameron's Red Carpet Green Dress initiative.

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Independent Spirit Awards: Our top 10 favorite looks 9.2.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Style was in abundance on the carpet at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Here are our favorite looks.

Thanks to Trump, Keystone XL Is Back. The Anti-Pipeline Movement Is Ready. 7.2.2020 Mother Jones
You may remember the Keystone XL pipeline from 2015, when a movement galvanized by the growing threat of climate change successfully pushed President Obama to reject the project. But Keystone XL, which would pump some of Canada’s most dangerous oil products over nearly 1,200 miles of US land and Indigenous territories largely for export to […]
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The Car Industry Is Having an Identity Crisis. Just Look At Its Super Bowl Ads. 6.2.2020 Mother Jones
A decade after it emerged from the Great Recession’s bloodletting, the auto industry is once again booming and profitable, but it faces an uncertain future. Even in a flush economy, Americans are buying fewer cars per person every year (and fewer than they did in 2000), and auto dealers make their profits less on sales […]
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NPR poll: Majority of Americans believe Trump encourages election interference 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More than 40 percent believe the U.S. is not very prepared to keep this year's election safe. The results paint a picture of a polarized electorate wary about what it reads and the fairness of elections.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Movement Is About a Lot More Than Just Congress 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
For years, tenants in New York’s public housing residences had complained about the black mold breeding on the walls, the brown liquid dripping from the ceilings, and the cold water flowing from the faucets. But the city hadn’t made repairs. One white-skied Saturday this past November, neither New York City Housing Authority head Gregory Russ nor mayor-turned-presidential-candidate […]
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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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Two states. Eight textbooks. Two American stories. 13.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Two States. Eight Textbooks. Two American Stories.
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“For Him to Endorse Her Is Huge for Me”: These Voters Liked Warren Last Night. They Loved Castro. 9.1.2020 Mother Jones
“I’m undocumented and unafraid,” exclaimed Jonathan Jayes-Green from the stage of Kings Theater in Brooklyn Tuesday night. Jayes-Green, the National Latinx Outreach Director for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, was onstage to help introduce someone that many had come to see that night: Obama’s former HUD Secretary Julián Castro. It was Castro’s first campaign […]
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Why Is This Federal Pollution Tracker Shutting Down? 24.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Fifteen years ago, the US National Library of Medicine launched Toxmap, a free, interactive online application that combines pollution data from at least a dozen US government sources. A Toxmap user could pan and zoom across a map […]
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ESA joins other scientific societies in opposing potential Trump executive order 24.12.2019 EcoTone
  Blogpost by Osvaldo Sala, ESA President On December 18, ESA joined 125 other societies in sending a letter to address a potential Trump administration executive order that would require all papers produced by federally funded research be made freely available immediately upon publication. While ESA supports open data and facilitates the accessibility of its ...
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