Enviro.News

24 Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 08:33
The governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to halt his rollback of clean car rules.
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Washington Floods Expose a Double Threat: Old Drains and Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 08:33
Cities will need to spend heavily to adapt their water systems to cope with rainstorms like the one that struck Monday, experts warn.
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Following the Money That Undermines Climate Science

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 04:29
Also this week, why you should talk about global warming
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State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 23:20
The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for entry into the record.
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Arctic Refuge Likely Won’t Be Surveyed Before Oil Lease Sales

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 23:12
The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year.
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Ambitious Climate Plans Might Need a Radical Legislative One: Ending the Filibuster

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 19:06
Even if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, effectively combating climate change might require the elimination of the Senate filibuster.
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The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 22:01
Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a start,” she writes.
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It’s New York vs. California in a New Climate Race. Who Will Win?

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 21:33
The two giant states have set some of the world's most ambitious climate targets, aiming to slash emissions close to zero in just decades.
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Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 08:58
President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups.
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As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News Is Changing, Too

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 01:38
Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story.
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Trump Saw Opportunity in Speech on Environment. Critics Saw a ‘“1984” Moment.’

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 20:02
Consultants thought the speech would help President Trump’s re-election efforts. But experts said many of the president’s claims weren’t based in fact.
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‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 16:45
Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here.
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Do Americans Need Air-Conditioning?

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 09:34
Summer’s great indoor-temperature debate rages on.
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Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 04:03
Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival.
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Should Oil Money Fund the Arts? Leading British Artists Say No

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 19:24
The National Portrait Gallery in London is the latest institution to face high-profile protests over fossil-fuel sponsorship.
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Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 07/06/2019 - 15:50
Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules.
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As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 07/06/2019 - 13:59
The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones.
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A ‘Climate Emergency’ Was Declared in New York City. Will That Change Anything?

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 07/06/2019 - 06:44
The city is now the largest on earth to pass such a measure.
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Heat Wave Nudged the Planet to Its Hottest June, European Forecasters Say

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 07/06/2019 - 02:46
A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly.
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Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:13
After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries.
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