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Scientists address myths over large-scale tree planting

Scientists propose 10 golden rules for restoring forests to maximise benefits for the planet.
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Coal communities across the nation want Biden to fund an economic transition to clean power

Coal-state economic development groups, labor leaders and environmentalists are asking President Joe Biden's administration to fund a “just transition" from coal to renewable energy.

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Southwest Memphis landowners mount legal defense against oil pipeline’s use of eminent domain

A lawyer for two Southwest Memphis landowners is challenging eminent domain lawsuits filed by Byhalia Pipeline against his clients, asserting in court filings that the building of an oil pipeline through residential properties does not serve residents and is a threat to the water supply.

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Climate change hit poorest countries hardest in 2019

Heavy rain and storms exacerbated by climate change particularly affected East Africa, Asia and South America in 2019, according to the latest Climate Risk Index.

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LISTEN: Brianna VanNoy’s plan to integrate medicine and health justice

Brianna VanNoy joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Health podcast to discuss why representation in research matters, and how clinical trial research can incorporate public health and justice ideas.

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Climate change contributed to more than 70 natural disasters since 2015

The sobering statistic was in a recent report from the medical journal The Lancet that focuses on the warming climate's impact on our health and wellbeing.

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Three books offer new ways to think about environmental disaster

A study of war crimes against nature, a guide for surviving climate change and a call for direct action against fossil fuels.
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Climate change will cause a shift in Earth's tropical rain belt - threatening water and food supply for billions, study says

By 2100, billions of people are at risk of facing more flooding, higher temperatures and less food and water.

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Hometown pollution shaped the next EPA chief

Michael Regan comes from a small city in North Carolina that illustrates the racial and economic disparities across America. Climate change is making them worse.
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Activists see Biden’s day one focus on environmental justice as a critical campaign promise kept

The new president signed executive orders on inauguration day aimed at embedding equity across the government and rolling back Trump's anti-environment legacy.

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Under Joe Biden and Deb Haaland, activists hope for a focus on environmental racism

Environmental justice activists hope that the Biden administration will focus on an often-overlooked issue: environmental racism.
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Climate groups begin vying for power in Biden era

As the BlueGreen Alliance gears up for a big staff expansion, debates around carbon capture, natural gas, and nuclear energy resurface.
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Biden cancels Keystone XL pipeline, tribal members in Montana react

When Cheyenne Foote heard that President Joe Biden blocked the Keystone XL pipeline permit on his first day in office, she cried.

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A silent death: Residents of Brazilian town of Santo Amaro poisoned by lead

In a remote town in Brazil's Bahia state, a health and environmental disaster linked to industrial pollution has been going on for decades.

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A big green turnaround

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Op-ed: Could paint be harming your health?

An endocrine-disrupting chemical lurks in paint – but safer options are available.

Op-ed: A push for answers about the environmental causes of child cancer

A first-of-its kind study aims to tease out the link between pollution and cancer in children.

The push for standing forest protections in US climate policy

Researchers say "proforestation" policies are the fastest and most effective way to draw excess CO2 out of the atmosphere.

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Picking ingredients for a better lifestyle.

How to shop for cleaning products - while avoiding toxics

A simple, 4-step guide to decoding all that packaging.

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