Australia’s Fires Test Its Winning Growth Formula

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 16:31
The country’s vulnerable environment and growing dependence on China have raised questions about the sustainability of its economic success.
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2019 Was a Record Year for Ocean Temperatures, Data Show

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 16:31
A new analysis found 2019 was the hottest for the world’s oceans. The five hottest years have also been in the past five years. 
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Trump’s Move Against Landmark Environmental Law Caps a Relentless Agenda

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 14:12
The White House, hoping to speed infrastructure projects like pipelines, will formally introduce changes to a half century-old landmark environmental law.
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Los Angeles Rethinks Taxis as Uber and Lyft Dominate the Streets

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 10:20
The cab business is down 75 percent in less than a decade. The plan is to make taxis a lot more like their app-hailed rivals.
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Australia’s Leader Calls for Inquiry Into Government Response to Fires

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 09:44
In an interview with the local media, Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed regret but reiterated that economic concerns would still play a key role in climate policies.
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How Rupert Murdoch Is Influencing Australia’s Bushfire Debate

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 05:42
Critics see a concerted effort to shift blame, protect conservative leaders and divert attention from climate change.
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Why Australia Is Burning

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 05:22
As firefighters battle flames across the country, Australia’s prime minister is fighting to keep climate change out of the conversation.
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Where Eagle Feathers Fall Like Snow

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 01/12/2020 - 12:11
Lebanon is a byway for migratory birds. To protect them from hunting, a conservationist turned to Islamic tradition.
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House Democrats Push Environmental Bills, but Victories Are Few

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/10/2020 - 23:53
Climate and environmental activists are growing impatient with a Democratic-led House that they view as not doing enough to enact their agenda.
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Fires Threaten Australian Towns That Have Already Burned Once

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/10/2020 - 22:44
The relentlessness of the blazes is increasingly pushing Australia beyond crisis mode into anger and fatigue.
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The Australia Fires: Everything You Need to Read

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/10/2020 - 08:47
Our reporters have been on the ground documenting the disaster as it unfolded, whether interviewing evacuees or following firefighters.
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Some of Australia’s Smallest Species Could Be Lost to Wildfires

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 22:39
Velvet worms, trapdoor spiders: Scientists worry about the fate of the nation’s many remarkable, overlooked endemic creatures.
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Golf Club for the 1 Percent Wants to Seize a Migratory Bird Habitat

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 20:06
The golf course in Jersey City, N.J., says it needs the land to compete for tournaments. A birder counters, “It’s really just an obscenity.”
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‘Earth’ Review: Humanity Is Digging Its Own Grave

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:40
In this sobering documentary, Nikolaus Geyrhalter looks at how humans are changing the planet one backhoe at a time.
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Bernie Sanders’s Latest Endorsement: Sunrise Movement

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 09:36
The move by the group of young climate activists was another sign that left-wing advocacy organizations have increasingly coalesced around the Vermont senator’s candidacy.
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How We Picked the 2020 ‘Places to Go’ List

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 05:30
There are so many places in the world, and only 52 spots. How do we choose? (Do you know all the synonyms for “argue”?)
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One Thing You Can Do: Help to Preserve Forests

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 22:43
Also this week, wildfires in Australia
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2019 Was Second Hottest Year on Record

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 22:39
2019 was a very hot year, with global average temperatures the second highest on record,by less than one-tenth of a degree Fahrenheit behind 2016. 
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Koala Mittens and Baby Bottles: Saving Australia’s Animals After Fires

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 11:58
Millions of animals, many found on no other continent, may have perished, and Australians are taking care of survivors.
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‘Armageddon Is Here’: Australian Readers Share Their Wildfire Experiences

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 07:40
Readers share how they are coping with wildfires that have swept through parts of Australia. Some fled to the beach for safety. Others stayed behind to defend their homes.
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