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Former Republican congressman says Murdoch's media outlets fuelling 'climate rejectionism'

A former Republican congressman has blamed Rupert Murdoch's media outlets for fuelling "climate rejectionism" among conservatives, suggesting they could be part of the reason why the United States is failing to lead the world to tackle global heating.

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The foot soldiers of the new environmental movement

Coming of age in the time of climate change, teenagers like Maddie have become foot soldiers of a new environmental movement, with 17-year-old Greta Thunberg as their standard-bearer.

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Trump’s coronavirus musings put scientists on edge

The president’s habit of favoring his own judgments over those of the experts is vastly complicating efforts to fight the outbreak.
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James Murdoch's climate stance distances him from family empire

James Murdoch had always had a genuine and sincere concern about environmental issues throughout his career, according to a media analyst.

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Australia fires: News Corp employee calls Murdoch media coverage dangerous, misinformation

News Corp has responded that it does not deny climate change or the gravity of its threat after an employee accused her organisation of "dangerous" bushfire coverage.
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Fox News' year of climate denial and conspiracy theories

If you want something for the holidays that will make you throw up in your mouth a little, try this montage. From Media Matters for America.

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Clean water group denounces Tucker Carlson's 'racist' litter comments

Fox News host blames immigrants for littering Potomac River but Potomac Conservancy calls remarks 'racist plain and simple.'

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Greta Thunberg, after pointed U.N. speech, faces attacks from the right

The young climate activist was widely celebrated after her speech at the United Nations. But critics have said she is being used, and a conservative commentator compared her likeness to Nazi imagery.
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Fox apologizes for 'disgraceful' comment about Thunberg

Fox News has apologized for a guest's "disgraceful" description of environmental activist Greta Thunberg as mentally ill but was silent Tuesday on Laura Ingraham likening her to a murderous cult of children from a Stephen King story.
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Not the Onion: Fox News host expresses frustration that young Americans believe in climate change

"They want to fight the weather. The rest of us want to deal with real threats," Fox & Friends co-host Pete Hegseth said.
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Fear and loathing of the Green New Deal

What the backlash to the emergency legislation reveals about the age-old pathologies of the right.

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‘The planet’s on f**king fire!’ Bill Nye, John Oliver burn GOP on climate change

The "Last Week Tonight" host teams up with the Science Guy to deliver an urgent message about the planet.
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Fox News is desperately trying to spin climate science

A bombshell new study written by 400 scientists found that up to one million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction. Trump's favorite network isn't buying it.

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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.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

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.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

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

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.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

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