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How Zimbabweans welcomed climate migrants

Zimbabweans who had to flee their low-lying farms due to drought are finding an unexpected welcome in the nation’s Eastern Highlands.
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An intergenerational Juneteenth gathering shows how the Black food sovereignty discussion has shifted

Nearly two dozen Black farmers, chefs, and advocates came together last week to share stories of resistance, resilience, and the fight for land access.
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In 'Cancer Alley,' a renewed focus on systemic racism is too late

Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at more than double the rate of other groups, which experts say owes in part to pollution in Black communities.
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'Listen to Black women': Black women’s health is intersectional justice

While the Pittsburgh region is a challenging place for Black women to live, it is home. Improving the quality of life here is a priority.

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Will Bunch: Can big protests change the world … on climate?

The coronavirus shut down most of the United States this spring, but climate change kept working. In fact, NASA says that last month was the hottest May that Earth has ever recorded, and there's a good chance that 2020 - in addition to all of the other 2020 things — will be the planet's warmest year since humans began keeping track.

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The bicycle as a vehicle of protest

Bicycles are powerful things—inexpensive, versatile tools that can be used by dissenters to sneak up and speed off, to organize and mobilize and elude.
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Bill McKibben: Making a planet worth saving

The events of the past few weeks make one wonder: If we’re just going to use solar power instead of coal to run the same sad mess of unfair and ugly oppression, is it really worth it?
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As protests rage over George Floyd's death, climate activists embrace racial justice

Friends of the Earth tweeted #BlackLivesMatter, and the head of the NRDC promised “to be fully and visibly committed to the fight against systemic racism.”
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Jonathan Safran Foer: The coronavirus and a world without meat

If you care about the working poor, about racial justice, and about climate change, you have to stop eating animals.
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The climate ‘hot 10 songs’

A keen ear could hear the theme of global warming starting to swell in popular music all across the dial in the last two decades as global temperatures started to rise.
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Hackathons: An inclusive way to tackle the climate crisis?

Can an eclectic mix of hundreds of students brought together to work against the clock come up with technological solutions to the world's environmental problems?
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Greta Thunberg wasn't the first to demand climate action. Meet more young activists

In what they see as a battle for their future, youths are taking action and demanding their elders do more to protect the planet.
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Coronavirus has caused a drop in emissions. Don't celebrate yet

Even though air pollution over China, the world’s largest emitter, has dropped substantially, anything that causes human death is counterproductive to climate justice.
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A fight over fracking at a Pennsylvania steel mill is forcing a reckoning among Democrats

The politics of fracking and energy policy in a state that sits on the second biggest natural gas reserves in the country is more nuanced than absolutist positions might indicate.
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The dangers of opinion masquerading as fact in science journals: Jerrold J. Heindel

A call for unbiased, honest science in peer-reviewed journals.

Beyond the “silver lining” of emissions reductions: Clean energy takes a COVID-19 hit

With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.

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