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John Kerry Launches Star-Studded Climate Coalition

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 11:29
John Kerry and a group that includes some Republicans, some military members and a lot of Hollywood, are launching a new coalition to push for public action on climate change.
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Dr. Janette Sherman, 89, Early Force in Environmental Science, Dies

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 00:38
In one case, discovering that autoworkers shared the same diseases, she pinpointed the cause as chemicals in the factories — not, as was thought, cigarettes.
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Soccer Can’t Avoid Climate Change Forever

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 22:55
UEFA has taken steps to counter the carbon footprint of a sprawling European championship next summer. But is the game avoiding a difficult question?
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Ice Sculpture Steals Show at U.K. Climate Debate That Boris Johnson Skips

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 03:12
A melting block of sculpted ice stood in for a missing prime minister at a televised debate, infuriating Conservatives.
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One Thing You Can Do: Sustainable Holiday Shopping

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 19:55
Also this week, better weather forecasts for the masses
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How Stalagmites Get Their Shapes

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 09:04
Researchers developed a physics-based model to explain how the structures on cave floors take so many different forms.
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‘Bleak’ U.N. Report on a Planet in Peril Looms Over New Climate Talks

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 17:40
Countries agreed to rein in emissions in an effort to avert climate catastrophes. They've failed, according to the latest United Nations report.
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Koalas Aren’t Extinct, but Their Future Is in Danger, Experts Say

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 07:58
Claims that koalas were “functionally extinct” spread widely online as fires raged in Australia. But some scientists warned of the dangers of exaggeration.
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Supreme Court Acts in Campaign Finance and Libel Cases

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 14:22
The court also turned away an appeal from Adnan Syed, whose case was the subject of the first season of the podcast “Serial.”
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Scientists Created Fake Rhino Horn. But Should We Use It?

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 09:31
Experts are divided over whether flooding the Asian market with convincing artificial rhino horn would help or hurt rhinos’ survival.
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82 Days Underwater: The Tide Is High, but They’re Holding On

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 11/24/2019 - 18:59
A brutal “king tides” season made worse by climate change has flooded the streets of a Florida Keys community for nearly three months.
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Climate Change Protesters Disrupt Yale-Harvard Football Game

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 11/24/2019 - 08:56
Demonstrators stormed the field during halftime, causing the game to be delayed for about an hour. The Yale police issued 42 summonses for disorderly conduct.
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Trump’s NOAA Pick, Barry Myers, Asks to Withdraw Nomination

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/22/2019 - 15:28
Mr. Myers, whose nomination had stalled in the Senate, said medical issues made leading the agency “impractical.” Some Democrats had questioned his ties to a family-run private forecasting company.
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Stuck in Arctic Ice, Dodging Polar Bears. All for Science.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/22/2019 - 10:39
An international research team is now adrift about 300 miles from the North Pole. It’s for a yearlong expedition to study the Arctic’s changing climate.
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His White House Engulfed, Trump Keeps California in the Cross Hairs

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 11/22/2019 - 08:03
Aides describe the president as obsessed with narrow policies that affect California, even as an impeachment inquiry threatens his administration.
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The World Burns All Year. Are There Enough Planes to Douse the Flames?

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 22:01
As climate change pushes California’s fire season into Australia’s, an intricate system of resource sharing struggles with the load.
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Trump’s NOAA Pick, Barry Myers, Asks to Withdraw Nomination

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 20:52
Mr. Myers, whose nomination had stalled in the Senate, said medical issues made leading the agency “impractical.” Some Democrats had questioned his ties to a family-run private forecasting company.
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A Wet Year Causes Farm Woes Far Beyond the Floodplains

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:18
Last year was the wettest on record for the United States and flooded towns got much attention in the spring, but farm statistics show longer-lasting effects.
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Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Apologizes for Holocaust Remarks

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:03
In an interview in Germany, Roger Hallam said of the massacre of millions of Jews during World War II, “This is an almost normal event.”
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One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Climate Facts

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 09:51
Also this week, guarding Arctic researchers from polar bears
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