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Colombia: Presidente Duque y John Kerry hablaron sobre protección del medio ambiente

El exsecretario de Estado de los EE. UU, es enviado especial del presidente Joe Biden para la agenda global de cambio climático.
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Cerro Rico: La montaña del “vale un Potosí” en Bolivia corre riesgo de desaparecer

Un reportero boliviano, acogido en España temporalmente, relata el riesgo que corre por denunciar las tropelías contra el Cerro Rico, uno de los yacimientos de plata más grandes del mundo.

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Cambio climático: El Gobierno de Bolsonaro decreta la muerte de una parte de la Amazonia

Al autorizar que la empresa controlada por Eletrobrás deseque la Vuelta Grande del Xingú, el órgano ambiental brasileño ha cambiado de bando y ha firmado el permiso para cometer un ecocidio en la mayor selva tropical del mundo.

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Título minero amenaza el río Neusa, una de las vertientes del río Bogotá

Este proyecto que se adelantaría en el municipio de Cogua iría en contra de la sentencia del Consejo de Estado para descontaminar el río Bogotá.
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France's BNP to stop financing firms farming deforested land in the Amazon

France's largest bank BNP Paribas pledged on Monday to stop financing firms producing or buying either beef or soybeans cultivated on land in the Amazon cleared or converted after 2008.
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Francia Márquez: “Colombia es un país que condena y extermina a quienes piensan diferente”

La ambientalista colombiana, víctima constante de amenazas, reclama atención del Estado y señala al modelo económico como detonador de la violencia que vive su país.

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Medellín se prepara para una de las contingencias ambientales más difíciles

Como medidas aplicará un pico y placa para vehículos de carga, controles a empresas y por el momento no hay pico y placa a particulares.
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Once united in support of Biden, environmentalists and unions clash over pipelines

Environmentalists and labor unions that threw their support behind U.S. President Joseph Biden now find themselves on the opposite sides of a battle over the construction of big pipeline projects between Canada and the United States.

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Editorial: Biden needs an innovation agenda

As Joe Biden’s administration gets underway, reviving American ingenuity should be among his top priorities.
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Amazon biome hurtles toward death spiral as deforestation jumps in 2020

An area the size of Israel was deforested in the Amazon biome last year as destruction surged 21% in the region spanning nine countries that is home to the world's largest rainforest, according to the Amazon Conservation organization.
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150 líderes mundiales dicen a Biden que volver al Acuerdo de París no es suficiente

El exsecretario general de la OEA José Miguel Insulza considera clave que el presidente estadounidense vaya más allá de los objetivos de la Administración Obama.

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Biden se propone acabar con el ‘fracking’ en terrenos federales

El presidente de EE UU firmará una orden ejecutiva que limita la perforación y protege el agua.

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IEA launches global group to tackle fallout from energy transition

The International Energy Agency is launching a global commission to address the impact on employment and society from the transition to renewable energy from fossil fuels.

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Brazil proposes cuts to 2021 budget for environmental protection as deforestation spikes

Brazil's government under President Jair Bolsonaro is proposing the smallest budget for environmental protection in at least 13 years despite soaring destruction of the country's Amazon rainforest, according to data from non-profit Contas Abertas.
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México sustituirá glifosato tras prohibir su uso

La decisión busca impulsar la agroecología y el uso de “alternativas seguras para la salud humana”.
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Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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