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House Republicans huddle quietly to plot climate strategy

Roughly two dozen House Republicans met privately in Utah last weekend to try to find ways to "reclaim the narrative" from Democrats on combating climate change and promoting conservation.
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Biden says U.S., Canada to work toward achieving net zero emissions by 2050

U.S. President Joe Biden says that he and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have agreed to work toward achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

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Facebook ramps up efforts to dispel climate change misinformation

Facebook says it is stepping up efforts to dispute myths and misinformation about climate change, including adding labels to some posts in the UK.
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Greens track deniers ahead of Biden climate push

A coalition of environmentalists is tracking online disinformation about climate change in response to a rising tide of conspiratorial thinking among the American electorate.
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Why climate change denial still exists in the U.S.

Why does climate denialism continue to influence U.S. politics? Here's a look into who is funding the movement, and why denial is mainly a U.S. problem.

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New study urges media outlets to include air pollution data in weather forecasts

Energy giant E.ON is launching a new service to help media outlets include information on air pollution levels in their weather forecasts.

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'Buddha would be green': Dalai Lama calls for urgent climate action

The Dalai Lama has appealed to world leaders to take urgent action against climate change, warning of ecological destruction affecting the lives of billions and ruining the planet, including his birth country, Tibet.

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UK to ban all online junk food advertising to tackle obesity

The government has estimated that UK children under 16 were exposed to 15bn junk food adverts online last year.

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How should the media talk about      climate change?

Genevieve Guenther, a former Renaissance scholar, studies how we discuss global warming—and how we don’t.
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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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Petition targeting Murdoch swamps Australian parliament's website

More than 200,000 people signed a petition drawn up by a former prime minister calling for an examination of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in Australia.
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Margaret Sullivan: Rewrite that list of debate topics. Put the climate crisis at No. 1.

When the wildfires are burning, we must have our candidates address how the planet is heating up — and dispense with topics of partisan pandering.
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Katrina vanden Heuvel: Media must put the existential threat of climate change front and center

Until recently, the U.S. mainstream media featured more climate silence than climate science.
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Letter to a young Indigenous journalist.

You will feel alone. You will want to give up. But I urge you to keep going
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Voters want Facebook to be accountable for climate misinformation, poll finds

A majority of polled voters, 64 percent, think Facebook should be held accountable for failing to warn users about opinion articles that spread misinformation about climate change, according to a survey by the think tank Data for Progress.

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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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