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Column: Trump finalizes a new attack on food stamp recipients 5.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Trump's latest attack on food stamp recipients will throw 700,000 off the rolls — and more attacks are coming.

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We Predicted Where Violent Conflicts Will Occur in 2020. Water Is Often a Factor 5.12.2019 WRI Stories
We Predicted Where Violent Conflicts Will Occur in 2020. Water Is Often a Factor Comments|Add Comment|PrintMalian refugees gather water. Water risks are intensifying in some parts of Mali. Photo by Anouk Delafortrie/EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Thousands of people took to the streets of southern Iraq in July 2018. Their anger stemmed from a litany of problems, everything from poor public services to lack of job opportunities to widespread government corruption. Many lacked access to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 2.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate ...
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 28.11.2019 WRI Stories
Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintProtests in Santiago, Chile. Photo by Carlos Figueroa/Wikimedia Commons Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate crises cannot be treated... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Many Native Americans can't get clean water, report finds 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new report from the U.S. Water Alliance found race is the strongest predictor of water and sanitation access. This has implications for public health.
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Climate-resilient fisheries require fairness and equity 16.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Climate-resilient fisheries require fairness and equity
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Tribe to argue against expansion of Dakota Access pipeline 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members have long maintained that a leak in the Dakota Access oil pipeline would threaten their Missouri River water supply, and on Wednesday they will argue that a new proposal to double the line's capacity magnifies the probability of a disastrous oil spill.
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Surabaya: The Legacy of Participatory Upgrading of Informal Settlements 13.11.2019 WRI Stories
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts 13.11.2019 WRI Stories
To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts Comments|Add Comment|PrintOne of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman. Many cities, particularly in the global South, have large areas of informal settlements — poor neighborhoods that grew organically, but which often lack structurally sound buildings and services like running water, sanitation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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To Fix City Slums, Don’t Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts 13.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
Many cities, particularly in the global South, have large areas of informal settlements ‒ poor neighborhoods that grew organically, but which often lack structurally sound buildings and services like running water, sanitation and waste management. The traditional approach to upgrading ...
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Marin Clean Energy’s CEO, Dawn Weisz, on the benefits of a Community Choice Aggregation model 11.11.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
On the Sidebar of VERGE 19, Dawn Weisz discusses how utilizing a Community Choice Aggregation Model (CCA) benefits the local communities Marin Clean Energy (MCE) works with
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Making Electric Vehicles More Accessible in the UK Can Save Low-Income Households Millions 11.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Making Electric Vehicles More Accessible in the UK Can Save Low-Income Households Millions
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California Could Have Helped Low-Income Residents Weather PG&E Blackouts. But It Didn’t Happen. 10.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Exactly a year ago, as the devastating Camp Fire swept through the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas. Frank A. Jr. Funes, a disabled 69-year-old Vietnam veteran, woke in the early morning hours to a phone call. It was […]
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai 5.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
When Cape Town, South Africa, and Chennai, India nearly ran out of water, these two cities managed to avert Day Zero with solutions that were creative and effective but far from perfect. In Cape Town, there were mile-long queues of people waiting for hours for water. ...
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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities 2.11.2019 WRI Stories
What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities Comments|Add Comment|PrintProtesters gather in the Plaza Baquedano in Santiago, holding signs and Chile’s flag, to protest metro fare hikes. Photo by Carlos Figueroa/Wikimedia Commons At least 17 people were killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands arrested in what is Chile’s most severe period of civil unrest in years. While President Sebastian Piñera reversed the Santiago Metro fare hikes that initially triggered... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities 2.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
At least 17 people have been killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands arrested in what is Chile’s most severe period of civil unrest in years. While President Sebastian Piñera reversed the Santiago Metro fare hikes that initially triggered outcry, protests ...
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai 31.10.2019 WRI Stories
Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai Comments|Add Comment|PrintCape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof, at 11% capacity in March 2018. Photo by Zaian/Creative Commons When Cape Town, South Africa, and Chennai, India nearly ran out of water, these two cities managed to avert Day Zero with solutions that were creative and effective but far from perfect. In Cape Town, there were mile-long queues of people waiting for hours for water. In Chennai,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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