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Siberian city residents advised to stay home to avoid smoke from wildfires

Smoke from wildfires covered the Siberian city of Yakutsk on Sunday where people were advised by the mayor to stay home and not open windows as the region fights unprecedented blazes the Kremlin blames on climate change.
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Great Salt Lake is shrinking fast. Scientists demand action before it becomes a toxic dustbin

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Editorial: The Times view on flooding and drought: Action on Climate

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As Massachusetts pursues ambitious climate goals, it continues to promote fossil fuels

Massachusetts has ambitious climate goals, and not a lot of time to achieve them, which has some clean energy and climate experts questioning why a state program continues to promote fossil fuels with cash incentives for oil and gas home heating systems.
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Rajahmundry: New canal-top solar power project in South India

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Fox News’ planned 24-hour weather channel has climate experts worried

Climate crisis researchers worry about the channel’s reach to perpetuate misinformation and advance political goals
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Even fire at sea can’t touch Pemex bonds as Mexico bestows grant

Petroleos Mexicanos bondholders are reaping the benefits of the government’s support for the state oil company -- even after it accidentally set the sea on fire.
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University of Pittsburgh board to form ad-hoc committee to study fossil fuel divestment

Pitt's board of trustees will form an ad-hoc committee to study whether the University should divest its $4.3 billion endowment of fossil fuel investments.

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Environmental groups say they see parallels between the disruptions caused by COVID-19 and the potential for more climate-induced large-scale disruptions

With 24 Pennsylvania counties set to take the first, tentative steps out of lockdown on Friday, environmental groups say they see parallels between the disruptions caused by COVID-19 and the potential for more climate-induced large-scale disruptions.

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Peduto speaks out publicly for the first time against a petrochemical expansion in Western Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto spoke out for the first time publicly against bringing additional petrochemical companies to Western Pennsylvania at the Climate Action Summit in Downtown Pittsburgh Wednesday.

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Climate

Emaciated grizzly bears in Canada spark greater concerns over depleted salmon population

With hibernation fast approaching, a grizzly bear family is spotted searching for fish near the shores of Canada's Knight Inlet. They're emaciated, and wildlife observers worry might not make it through winter. The heartbreaking images highlight another victim of the climate crisis and the depleted salmon population.
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Fossil fuels on trial: New York's lawsuit against Exxon begins

After four years of legal sparring and finger-pointing, oil-industry giant Exxon Mobil went to court on Tuesday to face charges that the company lied to shareholders and to the public about the costs and consequences of climate change.

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Gaming out a climate plan at Santa Fe Community College

In a simulation, 28 participants negotiated actions to reverse climate change and prevent global catastrophes.
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Pittsburgh students go on strike to join international day of climate action

PITTSBURGH—More than a hundred Pittsburgh-area students went on strike today, skipping school to participate in an international day of protests to demand action on climate change.

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