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CLIMATE CHANGE By Frank Jordan and Seth Borenstein The Associated Press BERLIN » The United States on Wednesday formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact it helped forge five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change. The move, long threatened by U.S. President Donald ...
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By Keith Schneider © The New York Times Co. SPOKANE, WASH. » Although it was established in 1873 near some of North America’s most productive forests, Spokane has rarely focused on new timber products in construction. But that is starting to change.In the city’s downtown, Eastern Washing...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Trump administration officials on Thursday ended endangered species protection for gray wolves nationwide, rankling conservationists who contend wolves still are vulnerable — and raising the stakes in Colorado’s citizendri...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
    More than a million tons a year of America’s plastic trash isn’t ending up where it should. The equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person is landing in places such as oceans and roadways, according to a new study of U.S. plastic trash. In 2016 — the last year en...
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By Alex Burness The Denver Post Despite increasing acceptance of the science of climate change across the state, what to do about it remains a politically sensitive question. Colorado, as in the world in general, is getting hotter, drier and increasingly susceptible to floods and wildfires, a...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
By Brad Plumer © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » In recent decades, the United States and Europe have gone to considerable lengths to mandate cleaner, more efficient cars at home. But at the same time, they are shipping millions of their oldest and worst-polluting vehicles to poorer countries i...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
SAFETY CONCERNS AMID RECESSION By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Mark Schell’s family has farmed in Colorado since 1906 and even though he works as a certified public accountant, he hasn’t left that way of life behind. About a year ago, Schell bought a 310-acre farm in Mead that he leases to som...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
  By Judith Kohler The Denver Post The owner of a cement plant in Florence has started design and engineering work with the goal of making it the first such U.S. facility to use carbon-capture technology on a commercial scale. LafargeHolcim, a global building materials supplier, has receive...
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Posted by on in Wind
Shared from the 10/27/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Ivan Penn© The New York Times Co.   Even as businesses around the world shut down this spring, executives at EDF Renewables were hopeful they would finish installing 99 wind turbines in southern Nebraska before a year-end deadlin...
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Posted by on in Forestry
  •October 28, 2020 President Trump has removed protections from Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, one of the world’s largest temperate rainforests, to allow for logging and development.  A notice, posted by the Forest Service on Wednesday, stated that all 16.7 million acres will be ope...
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Posted by on in Forestry
If President Trump's decision to strip protections in Alaska's Tongass National Forest was little more than a troll — well, he got us. For environmentalists and climate science believers, the announcement Wednesday was received with about the same disbelief, horror, and revulsion as watching someone...
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By Julian Lee Bloomberg Opinion Rather than building a wall along the border with Mexico, the next president of the United States would be better off building a wall along the Gulf of Mexico coastline. Climate change will have a far bigger impact on the country than immigrants from Latin America. ...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
The New York Times, Oct. 15, 2020By NADJA POPOVICH, LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA and KENDRA PIERRE-LOUISSECTIONS By NADJA POPOVICH, LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA and KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS UPDATED Oct 15, 2020 Over four years in office, the Trump administration has dismantled major climate policies and rolled back many m...
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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE ELECTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE By Brad Plumer Oct. 14, 2020 The New York Times  The presidential election is just weeks away, and climate change has broken through as a defining issue for Americans this year, even amid a historic pandemic and deep economic uncerta...
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By Christopher Flavelle and Lisa Friedman © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The Trump administration recently removed the chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation’s premier scientific agency, installed new political staff who have questioned accepted f...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Environmental organizations filed a lawsuit Tuesday that seeks to overturn a plan for public lands in southwestern Colorado, saying it was approved while William Perry Pendley headed the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and a federal court has ruled that his ...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
A new report by Amazon Watch and Brazil's Association of Indigenous Peoples (APIB) reveals that six US firms invested US$18 billion into nine companies tied to the destruction of the Amazon and the violation of Indigenous rights.   The financial corporations BlackRock, Bank of America, JPMorg...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Yahoo News October 24, 2020 The population of Galapagos penguins and flightless cormorants, two species endemic to the islands, has seen a record increase, study results released Friday showed. The Galapagos penguin is one of the smallest species of penguins in the world, measuring up to 35 centim...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
OCTOBER 25, 202011:50 PMUPDATED 14 HOURS AGO By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday as he unveiled a major shift in position on climate change.Japan had previously sa...
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Posted by on in Animals
  Shared from the 10/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition SPOKANE, WASH.»Heavily protected crews in Washington state worked Saturday to destroy the first nest of so-called murder hornets discovered in the United States. The state Agriculture Department had spent weeks searching, trapping and usi...
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