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Trump uses conspiracy theories to foster fear and anger — and to gaslight America 25.4.2019 Raw Story

Interest in conspiracy theories has been rising fairly steadily for a very long time, before Donald Trump raised attention to a fever pitch. But now a new book argues that, in a sense, the emperor has no clothes: there’s no theory to speak of in Trump’s conspiracism—and he’s not alone. A good deal o...

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California utilities use wildfires as an excuse to wring ratepayers dry 25.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It always was predictable that California’s utilities would ask for a heap of government assistance to cover their financial liabilities resulting from two years of epic wildfires.

What wasn’t so predictable was how deep they would try to reach into their customers’ pockets.

Now we know. As my...

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Antarctic penguins suffer ‘catastrophic’ breeding failure 25.4.2019 Raw Story

The second largest Emperor penguin colony on Earth has suffered a “catastrophic” breeding failure after nearly all chicks born over three years died as their icy Antarctic habitat shrinks, researchers said Thursday. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) used satellite imagery to study the b...

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Daily Digest: Taxes, wages, climate 25.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A quick look at some Minnesota politics stories in the news.
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Blood-sucking “kissing bug” sighted in Colorado, CDC warns 25.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A blood-sucking bug that can spread disease and is nicknamed for biting people around their mouths has been sighted in Colorado.
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Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack 25.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.
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43 Percent of Americans Exposed to Unhealthy Air 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The study noted that more than 6.2 million people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and 2.5 million children with asthma lived in counties with unhealthy air.
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Deceptive conservative poll on Green New Deal accidentally supports strong climate action 25.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
The right wing media, led by Fox News, has been working overtime to misrepresent and demonize the Green New Deal and one of its chief proponents, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). But while this attack has certainly helped turn Republicans against the term “Green New Deal,” support for the underlying policies of the proposal — a […]
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A quiet drinking water crisis is going unaddressed in Iowa 25.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Private wells used for drinking water in Iowa face widespread contamination due to agricultural practices, according to a new report out Wednesday, highlighting the latest in a series of major drinking water issues unfolding across the country. Authored by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Iowa Environmental Council, the report finds that agriculture, a […]
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Robotics VCs on what’s real, what’s coming, and what to keep in mind 25.4.2019 techCrunch
Last week, at TechCrunch’s robotics event at UC Berkeley, we sat down with four VCs who are making a range of bets on robotics companies, from drone technologies to robots whose immediate applications aren’t yet clear. Featuring Peter Barrett of Playground Global, Helen Liang of FoundersX Ventures, Eric Migicovsky of Y Combinator and Andy Wheeler […]
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Climate Change Generation Needs to Know What's Coming 24.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Misinformation is a tool of oppression and it has no place in classrooms.
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New Report Shows How World Bank Enables Corporate Land Grabs 24.4.2019 Truthout.com
A new report underscores the need for public institutions focused on regenerative development, not agribusiness.

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Critics Say State “Highjacked” Isle de Jean Charles Tribe’s Resettlement Plan 24.4.2019 Truthout.com
Isle de Jean Charles continues to lose land at an alarming rate as Louisiana takes away important relocation funds.

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The real climate change controversy: Whether to engineer the planet in order to fix it 24.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In 1965, leading scientists of the day produced a report for President Lyndon B. Johnson on the rampant pollution of the environment. It included a section that summed up their understanding of climate change.

“Through his worldwide industrial civilization, Man is unwittingly conducting a vast...

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What’s on MPR News – 4/24/19 24.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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Minneapolis mayor: Cities need feds' help on climate change 24.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"Cities are the ones that are going to be feeling the brunt of the burden associated with climate change and so cities need the resources to be able to attack that head on," Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey tells Climate Cast.
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People living in this part of Colorado are most at risk of climate change’s adverse health effects, study says 24.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Individuals living in southeastern Colorado are more vulnerable to potential health effects from climate change than residents in other parts of the state, in part, because of the region’s susceptibility to heat and drought, according to a new index from the Colorado Health Institute.
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'Green News Report' - April 23, 2019 23.4.2019 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Gas prices set to spike again after Trump imposes new sanctions on nations that import Iran's oil; Redacted Mueller report shows Russian trolls stoked divisions over climate and coal in 2016 election; European Union votes to curb plastic pollution; PLUS: The Big Apple goes big and ...
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One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report 23.4.2019 Raw Story

Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends. The accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing fo...

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Bill McKibben on how humans’ disconnection from nature is harming the environment 23.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Bill McKibben’s first book, “The End of Nature,” was a clarion call on global warming, employing a conversational tone that inspired readers to take up the cause and launching McKibben as the nation's leading environmental writer for the general public. Three decades and more than a dozen books...

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