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Leonardo Grosso: “El Gran Chaco se deforestó porque sí”

El congresista Leonardo Grosso habló sobre la deforestación incesante en el Gran Chaco argentino y el futuro de este ecosistema.
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7 reasons recycling isn't working in New York City

New York recycles only about a fifth of its trash, lagging other major cities and slowing its quest to reduce waste and fight climate change.
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Senate expected to vote on Green New Deal this week

Senators are expected to vote this week on a resolution regarding the Green New Deal, a Democratic proposal to tackle climate change through an unprecedented uptick in government spending on clean energy.

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Rachel A. Meidl: Ban plastic straws and bags? Then what?

Banning single-use items without a strategic plan for further action is not the ultimate solution to the world's many problems with plastic.

EPA's climate rule withdrawal will include big changes to cost calculations

In nixing the #CleanPowerPlan, EPA will suggest changing the benefits it counts, which would bolster its arguments that the rule’s economic burdens would outweigh its gains from cleaner air, reduced illnesses and greater energy efficiency. -Emily Holden, POLITICO
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