‘Talk Is Meaningless’: Readers Tell Us What They Want From the Debates

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 13:33
Should the Democratic hopefuls focus on differentiating themselves from one another or stir the imagination on who’s best to go against President Trump in the general election?
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How 21 Democratic Candidates Answered Our Questions Before the Debates

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:55
Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other issues? Here's a quick look at their answers.
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With a Poof, Mars Methane Is Gone

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 03:03
Last week, NASA’s Curiosity rover detected a belch of natural gas on the red planet. The gas has since dissipated, leaving only a mystery.
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A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 22:33
The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family.
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Europe Is Bracing for a Heat Wave. It’s the New Normal.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 22:01
Meteorologists say temperatures could climb above 40 degrees Celsius, or more than 104 degrees Fahrenheit, across large stretches of the continent.
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Pod of Killer Whales Makes Rare Visit to Monterey Bay

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 19:14
There has been a startling number of killer whale sightings in the bay in June, normally an off-season month for whale watchers.
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Miami, Drowning and Scorching, Awaits Democrats for Debate

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 18:52
Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable.
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Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 18:41
Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance.
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Blue States Roll Out Aggressive Climate Strategies. Red States Keep to the Sidelines.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:38
The widening divide between states on climate-change policy comes with the potential to cement an economic and social divide for years to come.
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Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 03:00
As wildfires grow more intense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blazes.
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A Climate Bill Sets Off Tumult: Republicans Flee, Police Follow

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 15:45
In Oregon, where Democrats control the statehouse, outnumbered Republicans disappeared to delay a vote on a cap-and-trade bill.
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12 Ways the Progressive Takeover Is Transforming New York

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 22:16
Rent regulations, climate change, gun control and more: Lawmakers pushed through an undeniably liberal agenda.
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With More Storms and Rising Seas, Which U.S. Cities Should Be Saved First?

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 22:04
As the dangers and costs of climate change rise, policymakers are facing painful choices about how to decide which communities to protect.
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California Wildfire Fund Would Put Aside $21 Billion for Damage Claims

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 17:58
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy.
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Don’t Do Just One Thing

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 12:39
Also this week, a wave of heat waves.
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E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 08:05
The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming.
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E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 08:05
A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependent on coal raised objections.
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Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 02:38
The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action.
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Demise of Gasoline Cars? What We Know About N.Y.’s Ambitious Climate Goals

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 21:29
It’s one of the world’s most far-reaching climate plans. Here’s what it could mean for your work, health, neighborhood and bank account.
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Rising Temperatures Ravage the Himalayas, Rapidly Shrinking Its Glaciers

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 08:34
A new analysis of satellite data concludes that Himalayan glaciers are melting much faster than before, posing grave risks to millions downstream.
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