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'You need to act now': Meet 4 girls working to save the warming world 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
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Immigration system will 'put people before passports' - PM 20.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Boris Johnson says post-Brexit immigration to the UK will become "fairer and more equal".
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Is China addicted to coal? 20.1.2020 BBC: Science
China is a country caught in the middle of a global struggle: to develop but also be green.
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Entrepreneurs: From coal to coffee in ex-mining town 17.1.2020 BBC: Business
Having failed all his exams, Scott James started a coffee roastery in his "forgotten" community.
Siemens resists climate protests over Australia coal project 13.1.2020 BBC: World
The German engineering giant says it cannot back out of a huge coalmining deal in Queensland.
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'Without coal Wales would be part of England' 4.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
In this fictional Wales, each county would look like Gwynedd today, one historian believes.
Trump's plans to strip clean water protections leave New Mexico fearing pollution and health risks 31.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration's plans to weaken clean water protections would lift limits on how much pollution can be dumped into small streams and wetlands, a move that could threaten arid Western states. In New Mexico, the Clean Water Act will essentially cease to exist.

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Chinese mines: At least 14 dead in latest disaster 17.12.2019 BBC: World
Some 37 miners have died since October, as Chinese mines struggle with poor safety standards.
Blyth Valley: A constituency that changed its mind 15.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Blyth Valley has always been a Labour seat - until Friday morning. What's behind the change?
Australia climate change: Thousands rally in Sydney amid bushfires 12.12.2019 BBC: World
Demonstrators accuse the government of inaction as bushfires bring hazardous smoke to the city.
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Floods and power cuts hit South Africa 10.12.2019 BBC: World
Some 700 homes have been swept away, power stations have been flooded and mining has been affected.
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How the Interior Department Got Swamped 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This article originally was published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In October 2017, Ben Cassidy walked away from his lucrative lobbying gig at the National Rifle Association, where he raked in as much as $288,333 per year, for a post at the Department of the Interior. He’d spent nearly […]
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Russia's Taymyr plan: Arctic coal for India risks pollution 29.11.2019 BBC: World
A huge wildlife haven is at risk as Russian coal ships exploit melting Arctic ice in Siberia.
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Coal Knew, Too 25.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. “Exxon knew.” Thanks to the work of activists and journalists, those two words have rocked the politics of climate change in recent years, as investigations revealed the extent to which giants like Exxon Mobil and Shell were aware of the […]
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Most Superfund Sites Are Threatened by Climate Change. EPA Doesn’t Plan to Do Anything About It. 19.11.2019 Mother Jones
Two years ago, Congress asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to determine how prepared the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was to address the threat climate change poses to Superfund sites—spaces that store hazardous materials, like coal ash ponds or decommissioned mining sites that the EPA has identified for eventual clean up. The GAO findings just […]
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Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet 18.11.2019 BBC: World
Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate.
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Woodhouse Colliery: First UK deep coal mine in decades to go ahead 2.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The new mine in Cumbria could create 500 jobs but protesters argue it will contribute to global warming.
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General Election: Who is target voter Workington Man? 30.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
He is 2019's Worcester Woman. But who is he? And what do men in the Cumbrian town think?
California ditched coal. The gas company is worried it's next 22.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Southern California Gas is engaged in a wide-ranging campaign to preserve the role of its pipelines in powering society.

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Opinion: A Uighur scientist faces execution as part of China's broad persecution of a Muslim minority 18.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Tashpolat Tiyip, a renowned scholar and geographer, has been sentenced to death in a secret trial by the Chinese government, which has made no charges or evidence public.

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