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‘It is our future on the line’: young B.C. voters say climate action a top election issue

As industrial projects in the province push ahead, four young climate leaders say politicians need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and invest in clean energy.

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Poll: Two-thirds of voters support Biden climate plan

New polling indicates Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s climate plan is doing well with voters even as they are split on their support for fracking.
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Joe Biden answers 6 Vox questions about his climate change agenda

How Biden could use the powers of the presidency to protect vulnerable communities and hold fossil fuel companies accountable.
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'We don't have any choice': The young activists naming and shaming US politicians

As the election nears, young Americans are calling on US politicians to take action on climate, police brutality and immigration.

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Fannie, Freddie take a close look at mortgage risks as climate events multiply

The recent gathering shows the data is beginning to point to connections between housing prices and the changing climate.
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Environmentalists sound alarm over Barrett's climate change comments

Environmentalists are sounding the alarm over Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s comments this week casting doubt on the science of climate change, saying her remarks should disqualify her from sitting on the Supreme Court.
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Protection for the rich, retreat for the poor

How the United States' implementation of climate change adaptation programs is exacerbating inequality and breeding a new form of climate gentrification.

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Louisiana hurricanes are causing thousands to languish in hotels. Now they're waiting for help from FEMA

Six weeks after Hurricane Laura hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Delta crashed through. For some, seedy hotels and a seemingly endless wait for FEMA add to a disastrous 2020.
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Populism is the key to climate action

Recent research on persuasion offers a manual for how to turn red states green.
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Hotter days widen racial gap in U.S. schools, data shows

Higher temperatures are linked to worse test scores, but only for Black and Hispanic children. The likely culprit: a lack of air-conditioning.
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Sunday Reading: The global climate crisis

From The New Yorker’s archive: stories about the environment and the growing crisis of climate change.
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Charles Ellison: Black voters are the eco-voters climate activists are looking for

"They're not hearing people speak to them on the issue in a manner that resonates."

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As Miami keeps building, rising seas deepen its social divide

As developers eye higher ground, communities of color will likely bear the heaviest burden from the changes wrought by climate change.

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Montrealers march to send message on climate inaction

About 1,000 mostly young activists demanded carbon neutrality by 2030, protection of migrant rights and the defunding and demilitarization of police services.

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Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

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Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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