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Native American professor resigns over disputed lecture series

Teacher says University of North Dakota didn’t want him to explore Standing Rock coverage.
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Law enforcement descended on Standing Rock a year ago and changed the DAPL fight forever

No other incident during Standing Rock better illustrates the collaboration between police and private security in suppressing the NoDAPL movement.

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Climate

Seeing God’s hand in the deadly floods, yet wondering about climate change

An evangelical mountain town lost eight people to flooding from an extreme rain storm. Many residents see the Biblical prophecy of the apocalypse, and welcome it. This story was also published with West Virginia Public Radio.

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Christian leaders demand implementation of Paris Agreement ahead of climate change conference

Christian leaders from various countries have signed a letter demanding action on the Parish Agreement in 2015 as the next phase of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, draws nearer.

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Climate

Mpls. church seeks for earth to power its heavenly work

The faithful at Mount Olive Lutheran Church just wanted to make their 80-year-old building energy-efficient, a tangible step to care for God's creation. They didn't know they'd be blazing a trail for geothermal heating.
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Minneapolis church seeks for Earth to power its heavenly work.

Mpls.' Mount Olive Lutheran Church turns to the earth to support the heavens

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Interfaith group addresses climate change.

Not that long ago, chance are pretty good Interfaith Power & Light (IP&L;) was not a household name in many homes in North Carolina.

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Shunning fossil fuels, 40 Catholic groups seek climate action.

OSLO (Reuters) - Forty Roman Catholic groups said on Tuesday they were shunning investments in fossil fuels and urged others to follow suit.

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A lesson on climate from the Torah.

Friedman (left): ‘One of the things that I feel that Judaism has given me as an activist is the importance of framing what’s happening in a way that inspires instead of shuts down.’

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Bears Ears is sacred to Native Americans. But heritage isn't all equal for Trump.

Bears Ears is sacred to Native Americans. But heritage isn't all equal for Trump

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Religious communities are taking on climate change.

Before Pastor Jim Therrien, 49, moved to New Mexico, he rarely thought about environmental issues. Back in Kansas, where he was born and raised, the grass outside his home was always green, and though the state had an active oil industry, companies fenced off well sites properly and promptly cleaned up spills. But then he and his family saw the impacts of energy development on the Southwestern landscape and their new church community. Therrien began to think about the connection between the local environment and the broader issue of climate change.

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Nick Kristof: ‘Enough already,’ said God.

˜Enough Already, Said God

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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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