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Can Europe Wean Itself From Fossil Fuels? Its Leaders Are About to Decide

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 07:36
European leaders from 28 countries will decide Thursday whether the E.U. will aim to get to net-zero emissions in the next 30 years.
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These Animal Migrations Are Huge — and Invisible

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 02:53
Swarms of insects move across continents each year. Scientists used radar to track one species and discovered a vast ecological force.
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Soaring Temperatures Speed Up Spring Thaw on Greenland’s Ice Sheet

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 21:14
Temperatures in Greenland have been as much as 40 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, helping fuel a pulse of melting across much of the ice sheet surface.
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Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 15:02
At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat.
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New York to Approve One of the World’s Most Ambitious Climate Plans

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 06:41
The state would pledge to eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, with all its electricity coming from carbon-free sources.
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In Britain, Politicians Shy Away From a Crackdown on Fast Fashion

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 03:55
The British government rejected proposals from a cross-party committee on how to tackle fashion’s footprint, prompting an outcry.
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I Am Part of the Climate-Change Problem. That’s Why I Wrote About It.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:00
A reporter’s uncomfortable reckoning with the role his family’s vacation travel plays in global warming.
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Grow Faster, Grow Stronger: Speed-Breeding Crops to Feed the Future

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 02:37
Plant breeders are fast-tracking genetic improvements in food crops to keep pace with global warming and a growing human population.
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One Thing You Can Do: Plan a Climate-Friendly Cookout

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 21:02
Also this week, a Texas bill that could make environmental protests riskier.
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Australia, in a Victory for Coal, Clears the Way for a Disputed Mine

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:11
The final permit from regulators in Queensland came less than a month after a conservative coalition that champions coal won in national elections.
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Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 08:14
The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis.
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Sea Ranch, California’s Modernist Utopia, Gets an Update

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 21:36
Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”
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A Software Upgrade (After 40 Years) Aims to Improve U.S. Weather Forecasts

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 22:11
The change, prompted in part by Hurricane Sandy, should help improve predictions of severe weather events like winter storms and hurricanes.
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U.K. Will Cut Net Greenhouse Emissions to Zero, Theresa May Vows

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:34
The prime minister’s plan leaves many questions unanswered, but sets a new standard that she hopes other countries will adopt.
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Buttigieg Outlines Foreign Policy Views, Urging End to ‘Endless War’

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:16
The speech in his home state of Indiana seemed aimed at easing concerns about his age and lack of experience in world affairs.
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Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:51
The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas.
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White House Tried to Stop Climate Science Testimony, Documents Show

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 19:37
Administration officials said proposed testimony by a State Department scientist amounted to “climate alarm propaganda.”
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As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 09:51
Three years after the school board passed a resolution mandating climate justice education in all public schools, a rollout may be coming.
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Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 15:12
The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk.
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The Week in Business: YouTube Flip-Flops on Hate Speech

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 11:54
Plus, why the auto industry doesn’t want Trump to loosen emissions standards.
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