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Trump Vies With Reagan As Worst Enemy of Wildlife

Trump Vies With Reagan As Worst Enemy of Wildlife
The Trump Administration refused to list the Pacific Walrus as endangered by melting sea ice due to climate change.
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Close Coal Plants, Save Money: That's an Indiana Utility's Plan. The Coal Industry Wants to Stop It.

Close Coal Plants, Save Money: That's an Indiana Utility's Plan. The Coal Industry Wants to Stop It.
A coal company hired former Trump EPA head Scott Pruitt to get Indiana lawmakers to block the plan, but economics point to renewable energy as the best option.
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Alarming Rate of Forest Loss Threatens a Crucial Climate Solution

Alarming Rate of Forest Loss Threatens a Crucial Climate Solution
The global loss of tree cover has continued even as more corporations and countries make commitments to preserve tropical forests.
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South Dakota Can’t Silence Our Protest Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

South Dakota Can’t Silence Our Protest Against the Keystone XL Pipeline
For Indigenous Peoples in South Dakota, the land is more than just the ground beneath their feet.
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Petition Demanding 2020 Democrats Hold Climate Debate Reaches 30,000 Signatures in Just 48 Hours

Petition Demanding 2020 Democrats Hold Climate Debate Reaches 30,000 Signatures in Just 48 Hours
"It's no longer sufficient to have a single token environmental question that 2020 candidates get to brush off with a soundbite."
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Extreme Heat Waves Like 2018's Growing More Common with Climate Change, Study Says

Extreme Heat Waves Like 2018's Growing More Common with Climate Change, Study Says
Heat waves are covering wider areas, and people are suffering the consequences. With 2°C of warming, most summers will look like 2018, scientists say.
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Republican Congressman Humiliates Himself Trying to Discuss Basic Science

A Republican congressman was loudly laughed at by people attending a hearing after he bungled an attempt to attack former Secretary of State John Kerry over climate science.
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Monsanto Found Liable for Man's Cancer, Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Damages

Monsanto Found Liable for Man's Cancer, Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Damages
"Bayer-Monsanto has known for decades the cancer-causing properties of Roundup, and I applaud the jury for holding the company accountable for failing to warn consumers of the known danger."
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Ocasio-Cortez shreds GOP for doing nothing while the Midwest drowns

Ocasio-Cortez shreds GOP for doing nothing while the Midwest drowns
Ocasio-Cortez slammed a Republican congressman for dishonestly claiming that it’s “elitist” to combat climate change — when poor and middle-class kids are the ones most hurt when lawmakers fail to act on environmental issues.
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Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was 'Substantial Factor' in Causing Man's Cancer

Another Guilty Verdict for Monsanto as Jury Finds Roundup Was 'Substantial Factor' in Causing Man's Cancer
"As similar lawsuits mount, the evidence will grow that Roundup is not safe, and that the company has tried to cover it up."
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