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EPA Administrator Dismisses Climate Change As '50 To 75 Years Out'
Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, has regularly downplayed the threat of climate change.
Ethiopian Airlines Black Boxes Show ‘Clear Similarities’ With Lion Air Crash: Official
By Maggie Fick, Reuters
Both planes were Boeing 737 MAX 8s and both crashed minutes after take off.
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Viral TrashTag Challenge Inspires Mass Garbage Cleanup Efforts
People around the world are posting photos of their good deeds.
How ‘Social Plastic’ Could Solve Marine Pollution
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New recycling centers in Indonesia offer residents a place to exchange plastic garbage for money, using blockchain technology.
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Trump Parrots Anti-Science Misinformation As He Readies Climate Change Panel
The president shared global warming skeptic Patrick Moore’s theories with his more than 58 million followers.
Woman Attacked By Zoo's Jaguar Apologizes For Crossing Barricade For Photo
She denied climbing over the barrier at Arizona's Wildlife World Zoo but said she was "in the wrong" for leaning over it.
The Green New Deal Debate Is Coming To A Town Hall Near You
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Sunrise Movement activists are planning roughly 100 town halls and a 10-stop nationwide tour.
Man Escapes Whale's Mouth After Being Swept Inside While Snorkeling
"I instinctively held my breath, assuming that it would dive down again and spit me out somewhere."
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Scientists May Have Discovered A New Orca Species
By Seth Borenstein, AP
Researchers spotted the mysterious killer whales off the coast of Chile.
Republicans Continue To Criticize The Green New Deal
Republicans have beef with a Democratic plan to tackle climate change.
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Why Eating Roadkill Makes Roads Safer For People And Animals
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States are legalizing roadkill salvaging to feed people and track animal migration.
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Acting Interior Chief To Sign Orders On Public Access, Big Game Habitat
Critics saw the announcement as an attempt to greenwash his anti-conservation record.
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An Ancient Ceiba Tree Blooms Once Again After Puerto Rico's Devastating Storms
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The Puerto Rican island of Vieques is still struggling after the hurricanes of 2017, but its most famous tree offers hope.
Gov. Jay Inslee Joins 2020 Presidential Race, Promising To Tackle Climate Change
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) has decided to make a long-shot bid for the White House in 2020, and he’s campaigning on a platform to combat climate change.
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Climate Change Takes A Bite Out Of Global Fisheries, Study Finds
New research shows fish populations have declined by as much as 35 percent in some areas due to ocean warming.
Meet The Black Climate And Social Justice Leaders You Have Never Heard Of
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A new generation of black activists are working on issues from housing to transportation to food security.
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This Project Aimed To Be A Model For Saving Farms And Fish In California. It Failed.
By Margiana Petersen-Rockney, Grist
But a separate effort by a cattleman nearby shows how a ranch can thrive in a water-scarce future.
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Here's Why I Stayed A Night In The Plastic Bottle Dungeon
In Bocas del Toro, Panama, visitors to a castle made out of plastic waste are asked to atone for their sins against the planet.
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Venezuelan Troops Fire Tear Gas At Protesters As Maduro Closes Colombian Border
By Nelson Bocanegra and Anggy Polanco, Reuters
President Nicolas Maduro closed the border to stop the opposition bringing U.S. humanitarian aid into Venezuela.
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Vanuatu Has One Of The World’s Strictest Plastic Bans. It’s About To Get Tougher.
The measure, meant to curtail ocean pollution, outlaws products that get thrown away after a single use.
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'Moment Of Reckoning': Cities Burn Recyclables After China Bans Imports
By Oliver Milman, The Guardian U.S.
This new reality risks an increase of plumes of toxic pollution that threaten many black and Latino communities.
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Australian Rat Declared Extinct Due To Man-Made Climate Change
One expert said the island mammal "is just the first of what will be countless species lost to climate change if we don’t get our pollution under control."
Canadian House Fire Kills Syrian Refugee Family's 7 Children
A man and a woman were also injured in the blaze.
Wallace Broecker, Scientist Who Popularized Term 'Global Warming,' Dead At 87
The Columbia University professor correctly predicted rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would lead to pronounced warming.
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The Everyday Item Millennials Don't Mind Spending $50 On
High-end water bottles are having a major social moment. They’re functional, fashionable and friendly to the environment.
China Bans Tourists From Its Mount Everest Base Camp, Citing Deluge Of Trash: Reports
Only people with proper mountaineering permits and select researchers will reportedly be able to access the base camp on the Chinese side.
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