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Nestlé Says It Can Be Virtuous and Profitable. Is That Even Possible?

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:31
The world’s largest food company is trying to show it can be environmentally sustainable and still make money. Activists are skeptical.
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Available: A 415-Acre Island With Manhattan Views. What to Build?

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:12
A hub of renewable energy, packed with solar panels and batteries, or an expanded La Guardia Airport could replace the Rikers jails.
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Germany Passes Climate-Protection Law to Ensure 2030 Goals

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 11:50
The law aims to get the country in line to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to meet Paris Agreement targets.
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Sanders’s Climate Ambitions Thrill Supporters. Experts Aren’t Impressed.

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 19:38
Bernie Sanders' plan to tackle climate change would nationalize power plants and end fossil fuels. His supporters are thrilled. Climate experts are not.
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One Thing We Can Do: Balance Our Energy Demand

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:57
Also this week, the carbon footprint of the very, very wealthy
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Venice Flooding Brings City to ‘Its Knees’

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 04:11
The mayor called for a state of emergency after the Italian city was submerged under “acqua alta,” an exceptionally high tide — the worst in 50 years.
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Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 18:36
A study from the Lancet points to infectious diseases, worsening air pollution, rising temperatures and even malnutrition as threats to child health as the climate changes. 
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Greta Thunberg Sets Sail, Again, After Climate Talks Relocate

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 15:27
Ms. Thunberg, who doesn’t fly, found herself suddenly needing a ride across the Atlantic when United Nations climate talks were moved on short notice.
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As Australia Burns, Its Leaders Trade Insults

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:42
The country has long been a model for common-sense public policy. But this week’s fires have revealed once again that its pragmatism stops at climate change.
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Where Michael Bloomberg Stands on the Issues

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 12:21
Mr. Bloomberg has been an outspoken voice on gun control and climate change, but his views on taxes would put him on the conservative end of the Democratic field.
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Cuomo Threatens National Grid: Provide Gas or Lose Your License

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:27
The governor and the utility have been fighting for months over a proposed pipeline and a moratorium on new gas hookups.
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5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 08:17
Here's how the next 20 years are shaping up in terms of energy, and what it means for global warming.
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At Least 3 Dead as Fires Rage Across Eastern Australia

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 07:24
Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be the country’s worst fire season in decades.
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Arctic Weather Freezes Much of the U.S.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:45
Temperatures across the country hit record lows on Tuesday morning, prompting some school districts to close and others to delay opening.
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Maya Lin to Conjure Dying Trees to Make a Point

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:16
Her public art installation at Madison Square Park, opening in June, will focus on the so-called ghost forests that have died off because of climate change.
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A Silicon Valley Disruption for Birds That Gorge on Endangered Fish

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:04
To persuade some migrating Caspian terns to stop short of the Columbia River, scientists planted plastic decoys and patio speakers in San Francisco Bay.
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This Elusive Creature Wasn’t Seen for Nearly 30 Years. Then It Appeared on Camera.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:14
By interviewing people who live around a forest in Vietnam, scientists captured visual evidence that silver-backed chevrotains still exist.
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Gulf Oysters Are Dying, Putting a Southern Tradition at Risk

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:42
Cheap and plentiful, they’ve long been a menu staple in New Orleans and beyond. But recent months have brought a crisis that worries fishermen and chefs.
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Australian Fire Officials Say the Worst Is Yet to Come

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 09:36
Dozens of blazes, many of them out of control, are burning from the Sydney suburbs to areas hundreds of miles north around Byron Bay.
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E.P.A. to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health Rules

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 18:37
A new agency rule would restrict the science that can be used in drafting health regulations by requiring researchers to turn over confidential health data.
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