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Republicans at the Convention Did Not Lay Out a Plan for Climate Change—Much Less Acknowledge It 29.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Republican National Convention, dominated by veneration of Donald Trump and bleak warnings of the dangers of socialism, has completely ignored the climate crisis, an omission that has disturbed some conservatives who warn the party risks being left behind […]
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Trump’s Energy Department Recommends Throwing Money at Uranium Mines 25.4.2020 Mother Jones
On Thursday morning, Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced “an array of policy options to restore America’s leadership in nuclear energy” by reducing the nation’s dependence on foreign uranium suppliers. Compiled by the Nuclear Fuel Working Group over the past nine months, the recommendations amount to a thinly veiled exercise in crony capitalism: streamlining the permitting […]
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US announces millions in aid for resource-rich Greenland 24.4.2020 BBC: World
The Trump administration will also open a consulate in the territory. amid competition for Greenland's resources.
What Are the Trump Administration’s New Plans for Utah Monuments? 21.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Released in February, the Trump administration’s final management plans for Utah’s shrunken Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments caused a predictable amount of commotion. While monument foes like Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) praised the […]
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Danes see Greenland security risk amid Arctic tensions 29.11.2019 BBC: World
For the first time Denmark puts mineral-rich Greenland top of its national security agenda.
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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Russian Kindergarten Inspection Uncovers High Levels of Radioactive Gas 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Radon levels four times above normal were found in one of the nap rooms of the kindergarten in Siberia's Kemerovo region.
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The hidden costs of China's rare-earth trade 29.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

China's advantage in rare-earth elements, a critical material to high-tech products including smartphones and electric cars, comes at a high environmental and human cost.

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US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters 10.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
US Marine General Joseph Dunford wants to "ensure freedom of navigation" in the Gulf and off Yemen.
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Trump: Iran made 'big mistake' downing US drone 20.6.2019 BBC: World
It was brought down over the Strait of Hormuz, amid soaring tensions between the US and Iran.
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Iranian military claims to have shot down US spy drone 20.6.2019 BBC: World
Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) say they shot down a US spy drone on Thursday morning.
Iran speeds up uranium enrichment; U.S. to send more troops to Middle East 18.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Pentagon announced it was sending about 1,000 additional American troops to the Middle East to bolster security in the region in the face of what U.S. officials said is a growing threat from Iran.
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Supreme Court justices split along unexpected lines in three cases 18.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The court decided four cases Monday, and they defied the usual ideological fissures.
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Iran says it will break uranium stockpile limit in 10 days 17.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The spokesperson for the country's atomic agency also warned that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20 percent -- just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
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U.S. says Iran took mine off tanker; Iran denies involvement 14.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz, suggesting the Islamic Republic sought to remove evidence of its involvement from the scene.
John Bolton Says Iran 'Almost Certainly' Bombed Oil Tankers Off UAE 29.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Bolton also suggested Iran is still seeking a nuclear arsenal despite its adherence to the 2015 nuclear deal.
Live blog: STEM School shooting in Highlands Ranch 8.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Live updates from the STEM School shooting in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, on May 7, 2019.
Shots fired at STEM School Highlands Ranch, Douglas County deputies responding 8.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Douglas County Sheriff's deputies are responding to a call of shots fired at a charter school called the STEM School in Highlands Ranch in Douglas County.
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Judge lifts injunction on uranium mining in Colorado valley 8.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
A federal judge has lifted an injunction on southwest Colorado uranium mining after a review found it did not have harmful effects on certain fish.
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Thanks to This Advocacy Group, the Trump Administration Believes a Little Radiation Is Good for You 27.2.2019 Mother Jones
World War II, virtually every American business where radiation is present—hospital emergency rooms and cancer wards, uranium mines, nuclear power plants, and others—has operated under rules generally requiring that exposures be kept as low as possible. The rules are based on a widely-accepted scientific dicta that even small amounts of extra radiation can be harmful […]
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