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Building toward a climate policy   This editorial was written by Bloomberg View. The Denver Post Editorial    President Donald Trump flips through environmental impact statements for a road while delivering remarks on infrastructure investment and deregulation on June 9 in Washing...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Over the past decade, a growing number of studies have linked urban green space and aspects of biodiversity with emotional wellbeing. Although the existing body of epidemiological work has been very encouraging—collectively providing a strong argument that access to areas rich in vegetation, bodies ...
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STUDIES SHOW PESTICIDE CAN HARM CHILDREN   EPA chief, Dow CEO met before ban rejected   By Michael Biesecker
The Associated Press WASHINGTON »The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agenc...
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The Nature Climate Change in a new study  is gaining widespread attention, and other scientists are agreeing with its conclusions. As Inside Climate News says in its report on the research: By the time children born today are in their 80s, New York will have 50 days per year with temperatures ...
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This story originally appeared on Newsweek and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen, an Arctic expedition vessel, will not be venturing north for its planned trip this year. The highly anticipated voyage aimed to monitor and understand the effect...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Former head of the Environmental Protection Agency's New England regional office is worried that President Donald Trump's proposed budget could put Rhode Island's air and water quality at risk.      Trump is proposing to cut EPA's funding by more than 30 percent. If the b...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
  The best analog to EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's latest action might be for the U.S. Geological Survey to undertake a "scientific critique" of theories that the world is round. After all, numerous authoritative sources over the years have raised doubts that the Earth is not flat. Surely ...
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Posted by on in Arts and Entertainment
By EmmaJean Holley and Nicola Smith Stephen Gorman has always felt drawn to wild places. The less hospitable, the better. “Most of these places are in really forbidding, hostile environments,” the Norwich-based photographer said in an interview at his home last week, itself located deep down ...
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New Report, Trump Paris and Congress INTRODUCTION On June 1, 2017, Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement, an ambitious global framework to tackle climate change agreed to by President Barack Obama in December 2015. At Climate Hawks Vote, we score ...
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Posted by on in Clean Water
What is clean water worth, well its life to people and essential for animals and plants alike, yet our government  has removed protections rolling back Obama policy that protected more than half the nation's streams from pollution. What is the deal here, how badly do we need to use our streams...
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EPA chief, Dow CEO met before ban rejected   By Michael Biesecker
The Associated Press WASHINGTON »The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency’s push to ban a widely used pesticide after heal...
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PARIS - Dozens of city mayors from around the world -- including Washington, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney -- on Monday called on G20 leaders to stick to their commitments on tackling climate change. In a joint text distributed to media outlets worldwide and posted online, the "C40" mayors "of th...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The Nature Climate Change in a new study  is gaining widespread attention, and other scientists are agreeing with its conclusions. As Inside Climate News says in its report on the research: By the time children born today are in their 80s, New York will have 50 days per year with temperat...
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By Jennifer Kay
The Associated Press  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, and Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine tour Miami Beach. Alan Diaz, AP MIAMI BEACH, FLA.» With the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U....
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Building toward a climate policy   This editorial was written by Bloomberg View. The Denver Post Editorial   President Donald Trump flips through environmental impact statements for a road while delivering remarks on infrastructure investment and deregulation on June 9 in Washington. ...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
A federal judge has handed a lifeline to efforts to block the Dakota Access pipeline, ruling Wednesday that the US Army Corps of Engineers did not adequately consider the possible impacts of an oil spill where the pipeline passes under the Missouri river. US district judge James Boasberg said ...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed delaying a federal air pollution rule for two years, despite acknowledging that children will be disproportionately harmed by the decision. The regulator plans to suspend standards aimed at preventing leaks from the oil and gas industry while it reco...
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Helen Davidson         As climate change pushes marine species towards cooler waters, and the fishing industry expands around the globe, the tropics are emptying out, a leading fisheries expert has warned. The federal government is expected to release its new management pla...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
By Sylvia Earle and Jason Patlis This week, the ocean finally gets the attention it deserves – and desperately needs. Delegates from almost all of the United Nations' 193 member states have gathered for the U.N. Ocean Conference, an unprecedented and historic special session of the G...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The American People Support the Paris Agreement   Climate change is a serious threat to the economic prosperity, national security, and public health and welfare of the United States and nations around the globe. That’s why more than 190 nations came together in 2015 to create the Paris Agree...
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