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States Sue Trump Administration Over Rollback of Obama-Era Climate Rule

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:38
The legal fight over how to regulate coal-burning plants could ultimately determine how much leverage the government has to fight global warming.
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U.S. Significantly Weakens Endangered Species Act

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:38
The Trump administration announced far-reaching revisions to the Endangered Species Act, which was first enacted in 1973.
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NOAA Data Confirms July Was Hottest Month Ever Recorded

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:38
Data from federal researchers confirmed that July was the hottest month on record, edging out the previous record-holder, July 2016.
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One Thing You Can Do: Make Your Donations Count

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 04:32
Also this week, Greta Thunberg sets sail for America.
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How One Billionaire Could Keep Three Countries Hooked on Coal for Decades

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:46
The story of a mining project in Australia helps to explain why the world keeps burning coal despite the profound risk it poses to the future.
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How to Reduce Exposure to Air Pollution

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:59
While most of us do not have the power to make the air cleaner, there are some ways to protect yourself.
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Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:21
The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint.
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Heat Wave Sweeps Through Southern United States

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:08
Millions of people across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee faced excessive heat warnings and high humidity.
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The Great American Lawn: How the Dream Was Manufactured

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 11:36
America’s lawns represent the pride of homeownership and community. But maintaining them risks contributing to climate change. So why do we even have lawns in the first place? We traced their history.
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Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 06:40
The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a climate change solution.
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Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 15:38
The world's land is being exploited at an “unprecedented” rate, a United Nations report on climate change warns, putting pressure on food production and amplifying the risk of mass migration.
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A More Active Hurricane Season Could Lie Ahead, Scientists Warn

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:00
A revised prediction from federal forecasters sees the potential for as many as 17 named storms this hurricane season, four of which may be major.
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What Worries Iceland? A World Without Ice. It Is Preparing.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 08:25
As rising temperatures drastically reshape Iceland’s landscape, businesses and the government are spending millions for survival and profit.
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Three Things You Can Do: Swap, Share and Donate

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 04:00
Also this week, life as a young, conservative climate advocate.
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Young Climate Activists Push Democrats to the Left

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 04:00
A New TV Show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu
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Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:16
A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem.
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Notes From Three Months With Young Climate Activists

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 03:00
Astead W. Herndon, a politics reporter, answered questions on Reddit about his reporting on the Sunrise Movement’s Democratic pressure campaign.
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Russian Land of Permafrost and Mammoths Is Thawing

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 13:55
Global warming is shrinking the permanently frozen ground across Siberia, disrupting everyday life in one of the coldest inhabited places on earth.
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How Hot Was July? Hotter Than Ever, Global Data Shows

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 01:33
European climate researchers said Monday that last month was the hottest month ever recorded, slightly eclipsing the previous record-holder, July 2016.
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Algae Bloom Fouls N.J.’s Largest Lake, Indicating Broader Crisis

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 17:23
Lake Hopatcong, normally buzzing with swimmers and water skiers, is filled with cyanobacteria in quantities never before recorded.
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