User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Jun 17 2018 11:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump 17.6.2018 Hindu: Internet
Environmentalists are concerned that the pollution on Everest is also affecting water sources down in the valley.
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There’s a Very Simple Reason Evangelicals Love Scott Pruitt 14.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In 2007, the Rev. Joel Hunter formed a creation care team at his Northland evangelical megachurch in central Florida. “Creation care” describes a movement within the U.S. Christian community to better steward God’s creation, aka the Earth—it is, in short, environmentalism for […]
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Climate change: Pope urges action on clean energy 9.6.2018 BBC: Business
Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel in an unprecedented conference.
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No fertiliser needed 8.6.2018 BBC: Business
Scientists in Vietnam hope 'super bacteria’ could help to feed the world whilst reducing the pollution caused by intensive farming.
Cut down on use of plastic in courts: Delhi HC 8.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Sir Richard Branson: Ditch diesel for electric cars before 2040 7.6.2018 BBC: Business
Sir Richard Branson says government plans to ban diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040 should be brought forward.
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World Environment Day: Sportspersons pledge to reduce use of plastic, urge people to save environment 5.6.2018 Sports – The Indian Express
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Northern Minn. mine breach leaves messy cleanup 4.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
State and local officials are trying to figure out how to repair damage caused by a flood of muddy water from an abandoned mine pit just outside Biwabik.
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The World’s Richest Countries Beg Trudeau to Try and Control Trump 2.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  With less than two weeks to go before Canada hosts the world’s seven big economies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is being urged to push the United States over its climate change stance and stop the Trump administration from blowing up […]
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Trump’s Got a Crazy New Plan to Save the Dying Coal Industry 2.6.2018 Mother Jones
For over a year, President Trump has tried and failed to find a legal way to deliver on his campaign promise to save the coal industry. The administration has already cycled through several proposals, none enacted, that would extend an unprecedented  lifeline to an ailing industry. The Trump administration is considering compelling grid operators to […]
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Last straw for plastic straws? Cities, restaurants move to toss these sippers 31.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As awareness grows about the environmental toll of single-use plastics, U.S. retailers and regulators alike are finding ways to decrease their use. And straws have become a prime target.
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NGT notice to AAP government on plea for action against slum dwellers 31.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Daily Digest: Busy Thursday edition 31.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Gov. Dayton acts on some of the final bills in the session, and Erik Paulsen holds meetings with voters.
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Dayton vetoes wild rice bill, earning thanks from environmentalists 30.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have eliminated Minnesota's sulfate standard aimed at protecting wild rice.
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Dayton signs Minnesota public works spending bill despite 'concerns' 30.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday put his signature to a public works package that will spend $1.5 billion in projects from road construction to college campus repairs. The state will borrow $825 million of it.
Paris in the smog 30.5.2018 BBC: Business
Could the French capital provide a template for cutting pollution in other cities?
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Paris in the smog 30.5.2018 BBC: Business
Could the French capital provide a template for cutting pollution in other cities?
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Paris moves to improve air quality 30.5.2018 BBC: Business
Paris is leading the move to cut pollution by banning some vehicles from its streets.
More July weather in May 29.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While the rest of the world has adopted the Celsius temperature scale with zero and 100 degrees representing the freezing and boiling points of water, respectively, I am kind of partial to our Fahrenheit scale for everyday use. Sub-zero Fahrenheit temperatures in winter clearly inform you that it is cold outside. And rare triple-digit readings,…
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Record heat; excessive heat warning and air pollution advisory 29.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The temperature at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport hit triple digits this afternoon: Today is the earliest 100 degree day on record in the Twin Cities! #mnwx #MemorialDay pic.twitter.com/iqVM4QwUZt — Bill Borghoff (@BillBorghoff) May 28, 2018 The previous Twin Cities record for earliest 100 degree reading was May 31, 1934, when it hit 106. The 100 degree…
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