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Colorado River stakeholders to face tribal rights, environmental protection and climate change

Talks to revise water-use agreements are set to begin later this year as river flows shrink. The fate of the humpback chub helps explain the challenge.
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Fight against environmental racism finally gets its moment

The increased attention to systemic racism and the urgency of climate change has made for a unique opportunity.

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Campaign 2020: Biden has a new climate road map. Here's what's missing

Climate investment goals, green job targets and key decarbonization deadlines were missing from an environmental platform published yesterday by a joint team of Joe Biden backers and Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters.
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Fight against environmental racism finally gets its moment

The increased attention to systemic racism and the urgency of climate change has made for a unique opportunity.

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Phoenix is trying to combat climate change

On a warming planet, heat hurts communities of color more. But Phoenix is finding ways to cool down.
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Is this the end of oil and gas pipelines?

Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.
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With climate change intensifying extreme weather events, can at-risk minority communities rely on the police to keep them safe?

Four experts discuss the options to prepare for crisis response—defund the police, reform police practices, or look to communities of color to protect themselves.
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Sister Norma Pimentel: COVID-19 has come to our migrant camp. It makes ending the MPP policy even more urgent

A makeshift ‘tent city’ in Mexico filled with about 1,500 asylum seekers records its first coronavirus case.
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Dakota Access Pipeline to shut down pending review, federal judge rules

The ruling, a victory for the Native American and environmentalist groups who oppose the pipeline, said that it must be emptied of oil by Aug. 5.
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Rising tides of terrorism

Experts refer to climate change as a "force multiplier", meaning that it increases the frequency and intensity of challenges that countries face today.

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Join the “Agents of Change” discussion on research and activism

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Can the VA keep its rooms clean during the pandemic?

The VA’s federal watchdog has uncovered filthy conditions at facilities across the country. Yet some 40 percent of all VA hospitals recently suffered from severe shortages of housekeeping staff.
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Could putting farmland in the commons support land justice and sustainability?

The Agrarian Trust aims to help farmers access land and stay on it, while fostering a system of community supported, environmentally sustainable agriculture.
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Agonizing lag in coronavirus research puts pregnant women and babies at risk

After months of asserting pregnant women were not at high risk for the coronavirus, the CDC recently released a study with sobering findings for expectant mothers. Experts say the data gaps are almost as worrisome as the results.
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