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Montrealers march to send message on climate inaction

About 1,000 mostly young activists demanded carbon neutrality by 2030, protection of migrant rights and the defunding and demilitarization of police services.

www.yesmagazine.org
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Generation Z is voting on climate change in 2020

Young voters are intimately aware that they will be forced to bear the full effects of climate change—and they’re voting with that in mind.
www.tampabay.com
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Florida’s ‘Gray Greens’ are mobilizing to save the environment

Elders have long played a key role in the conservation movement. Tampa Bay seniors are using their resources and time to combat climate change together.
e360.yale.edu
Climate

The world's largest wind turbines to be used for North Sea project

The world's largest offshore wind project — the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank farm in the North Sea — announced it will be using the world's largest turbines to generate electricity for more than 4.5 million homes in the United Kingdom.

www.theguardian.com
Climate

Support UK farmers to meet climate targets, ministers told

Farmers need more support from the government to plant the trees necessary to meet the UK's climate targets, ministers have been told, as they consider wide-ranging changes to farming payments after Brexit.

www.fastcompany.com
Toxics

You’re generating so much waste with food deliveries. What if it came in reusable containers instead?

Dispatch Goods is a new zero-waste container system for restaurants. Get your food delivered in a metal container. They’ll come pick it up, clean it, and bring it back to the restaurant.
civileats.com
Toxics

Cultivating sacred grains for the bread of life

How an agricultural chaplain is seeking to revive the ancient tradition of grain cultivation and heirloom wheat for churches and communities.
Toxics

The murky case for mass telecommuting

To cut climate emissions, Bay Area planners propose a work-from-home requirement for 60% of office employees. But critics warn of unintended consequences. 
www.nytimes.com

A Hopeful Forecast: More Accurate Long-Term Weather Predictions - The New York Times

Improving technology could make it possible to better anticipate weather conditions weeks in advance, especially in the tropics.
www.nytimes.com
Toxics

At Climate Week, America’s cascading disasters dominate

This year’s events come amid a climate reckoning in the world’s richest country. Here are the takeaways.
newrepublic.com
Justice

Why the squad voted against Pelosi’s energy bill

The party leadership’s attempt at a bipartisan boost for renewables won only seven Republican votes and alienated progressives, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
www.wired.com
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Activists at Amazon say its climate efforts still fall short

One year after organizing a walkout, employees are calling for a more ambitious environmental agenda.
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Our plastic planet

While climate change remains environmental issue #1, the worries over plastic in our water, soil, food, and bodies continue to grow.

Disinfection dangers: How to avoid viruses without exposing yourself to toxics

COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.

Building a library of American environmental classics (Part Two)

More recommendations for your home eco-library.

Microplastics in farm soils: A growing concern

Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.

Cutting edge of science

An exclusive look at important research just over the horizon that promises to impact our health and the environment

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