Trudeau Climate Record Complicated by Gas Emissions Increase

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/21/2021 - 16:29
Canada is the only G7 nation whose greenhouse gas emissions have increased since the Paris Agreement. The main reason: its oil sands.
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Earth Day 2021: TV Shows and Documentaries to Watch

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/21/2021 - 15:18
This year’s specials include a Greta Thunberg documentary, a David Attenborough extravaganza, James Cameron on whales and Cher rescuing an elephant.
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Bolsonaro Seeks International Funding for Amazon Protection

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/21/2021 - 12:01
The Biden era has prompted Brazil to take steps to repair its record as an environmental scoundrel — for which it’s seeking billions of dollars from the international community.
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Earth Day Edition: Biden's Climate Summit, Gina McCarthy and More

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/21/2021 - 11:19
We answer some big climate questions. Plus, this week’s news.
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How New Yorkers Reacted to the Guilty Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/21/2021 - 11:11
New York residents and public figures responded with surprise, elation and resignation.
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Biden Will Pledge U.S. to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 18:46
The president will commit the United States to deep cuts in emissions at an Earth Day summit meeting that starts on Thursday, according to people familiar with the plan.
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Amid Biden Climate Push, a Question Looms: Is America’s Word Good?

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 17:26
After four years of “America First,” the president tries this week to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change. Can the world trust his promises?
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Gina McCarthy Leads Biden Climate Push

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 17:00
Gina McCarthy, Barack Obama’s E.P.A. chief, could only watch as the Trump administration dismantled her climate work. Now, she’s back with another chance to build a lasting legacy.
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China's Solar Dominance Presents Biden With Human Rights Dilemma

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 16:08
President Biden’s vow to work with China on issues like climate change is clashing with his promise to defend human rights.
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Coal Is Set to Roar Back, and So Are Its Climate Risks

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 15:19
To slow down climate change, new coal projects need to end. A global forecast this week shows demand rising sharply.
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LaDonna Allard Dies at 64; Led Dakota Pipeline Protests

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 13:17
She started a resistance camp that turned into a movement that opposed fossil fuels while it embraced tribal sovereignty and environmental justice.
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Listen to Climate Change Podcasts

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 12:14
Understanding the climate crisis is tough. Let these audio storytellers help you understand the problems, and potential solutions.
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On the Menu at a Lunch in Italy: Protected Songbirds

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 11:01
The Italian police were called to investigate a luncheon for a potential violation of coronavirus rules. They found a feast of migrating finches.
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The Science of Climate Change Explained

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:01
Definitive answers to the big questions.
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Newer Planes Are Providing Airlines a Trove of Useful Data

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 03:00
During the pandemic, older aircraft have been retired, resulting in a fleet that can collect more information about emissions and safety.
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Why Is Fashion Talking About Regenerative Farming?

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 03:00
Brands like North Face, Allbirds and Patagonia, as well as the Kering luxury group, are all about agriculture these days. Here’s the dirt.
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Artist's Illustrations Help Explain Climate Change to Kids

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 04/20/2021 - 03:00
To help explain to children the urgency of a warmer planet, a visual journalist created artwork with a playful approach.
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Progressives Propose Tripling Housing Commitment in Infrastructure Plan

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/19/2021 - 22:19
The proposal, called the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act, is a marker for liberals as Democrats seek to influence President Biden’s $2.3 trillion public-works package.
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Exxon Mobil Proposes Carbon Capture Plan

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/19/2021 - 17:00
The oil company wants to create a profit-making business out of the capture of carbon emitted by petrochemical plants and other industries.
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Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/19/2021 - 11:16
More than 300 corporate leaders are asking the Biden administration to nearly double the emission reduction targets set by the Obama administration.
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