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Railroad industry group passed intel on environmental journalist to cops

By distributing private intelligence reports to federal “fusion centers,” industries can influence how law enforcement views threats.
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Justice

FBI chased imagined eco-activist enemies, documents reveal

At the wind energy industry’s behest, the FBI and DHS gamed out attacks against targets that they acknowledged face no threat.
news.sky.com
Justice

In West Africa, climate change and extremism have created a crisis that will impact us all

Mass migration, human-trafficking, drought, famine and terrorism have combined to make the Sahel one of the most dangerous regions of the world right now.

www.ft.com
Toxics

Chemical blamed for Beirut explosion under scrutiny

Experts question why ammonium nitrate was stored for so long, so close to the heart of the city.

www.fpri.org
Justice

Rising tides of terrorism

Experts refer to climate change as a "force multiplier", meaning that it increases the frequency and intensity of challenges that countries face today.

www.theguardian.com
Climate

US climate activists charged with 'terrorizing' lobbyist over plastic pollution stunt

Environmental activists opposing a plastics manufacturing facility in Louisiana have been booked with a felony for "terrorizing" an oil and gas lobbyist by delivering a box of plastic pellets found as pollution in bays on the Texas coast.

www.nytimes.com
Climate

Thomas Friedman: Coronavirus showed how globalization broke the world

If recent weeks have shown us anything, it's that the world is not just flat. It's fragile.

Toxics

Mozambique insurgents stage attacks near big gas projects

Government troops were fighting Islamist fighters amid concern that the country’s growing gas industry may be under threat.
www.telegraph.co.uk
Climate

COP26 security plans 'blown' after civil servants accidentally publish blueprints of venue online

Civil servants in Westminster accidentally published sensitive details of the site online - including the location of secret tunnels, VIP entrances along with gas and electricity generators.

www.nytimes.com
Climate

British police said watch out for extremists  — like climate activists

The counterterrorism police quickly disavowed a brochure grouping Extinction Rebellion with militant white supremacists and Islamists. A top government official did not.
www.eenews.net
Justice

First-of-a-kind U.S. grid cyberattack hit wind, solar

A Utah renewable energy developer was struck by an unprecedented cyberattack that cut contact to a dozen wind and solar farms this spring, according to documents obtained by E&E News under the Freedom of Information Act.
news.mongabay.com
Justice

A Papuan village finds its forest caught in a web of corporate secrecy

Indonesian companies were given until March this year to disclose their "beneficial owners" under a 2018 presidential regulation, but less than 1 percent have complied.

www.circleofblue.org
Toxics

How terrorists leverage climate change

In the era of climate change, the wall between the natural hazards and terrorism is crumbling.
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Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

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