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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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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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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.

The post New Report Shows How World Bank Enables Corporate Land Grabs appeared first on Truthout.

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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.

The post Critics Say State “Highjacked” Isle de Jean Charles Tribe’s Resettlement Plan appeared first on Truthout.

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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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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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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...

The post One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report appeared first on Raw Story.

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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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Will Newsom end oil drilling in California? Many environmentalists are betting yes 23.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California’s legacy of oil drilling should be just that, many environmentalists argue — relegated to the history books.

They are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to ban new oil and gas drilling in California and completely phase out fossil fuel extraction in one of the nation’s top petroleum-producing...

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Maine AFL-CIO Is First to Support a State-Level Green New Deal Bill 23.4.2019 Truthout.com
Maine lawmakers will hold a hearing today on a new climate and jobs bill.

The post Maine AFL-CIO Is First to Support a State-Level Green New Deal Bill appeared first on Truthout.

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Barack Obama Praises Climate Activist Greta Thunberg 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The former president praised the 16-year-old who sparked the worldwide "school strike for climate" movement.
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Trump U.K. Visit Faces ‘Maximum Disruption’ 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Protesters in Britain promise to disrupt any state visit by President Donald Trump amid reports he will be invited in June by Queen Elizabeth II.
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Daily Digest: Lawmakers return to a full plate 23.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Catch up on politics and government news from around the region.
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Edison asks for bigger profits, says bills would rise $14.40 a month for the average home 23.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California’s major monopoly utilities asked regulators Monday to approve higher profits for their shareholders amid a growing risk of destructive fires. The biggest request came from Southern California Edison, where the average household customers could see an annual bill increase of more than...

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Two protesters scale globe at Universal Studios in Earth Day demonstration 23.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Two people scaled the iconic globe outside Universal Studios on Monday as part of an Earth Day demonstration. The members of the Los Angeles chapter of Extinction Rebellion — a group of climate change activists — waved green flags that read “climate emergency,” while they sat atop the structure,...

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Water Pollution Concerns U.S. More Than Climate Change 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A new report shows strong regional differences in the amount of concern Americans have for global warming.
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Earth Day founder to young people, Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Don’t let anyone tell you what’s impossible’ 23.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Denis Hayes, the principal national organizer of the first Earth Day, in April 1970, said on Monday that the upcoming 50th anniversary next year will be “the largest, most diverse action in human history.” The goal is to engage three billion people around the world with a focus on climate change. Thanks to a resurgence […]
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Trump Celebrates Earth Day With a Proclamation About How Capitalism Is Good 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Donald Trump issued on Monday an Earth Day proclamation that omitted any mention of climate change or the cavalcade of environmental threats posed by deforestation, species loss and plastic pollution. The president chose instead to praise the benefits of […]
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