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Plastic industry pollution to overtake coal in US by 2030, report says

Enlarge / Smoke billows from one of many chemical plants near Baton Rouge, La. ‘Cancer Alley’ is one of the most polluted areas of the…

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‘We want sun’: the battle for solar power in Puerto Rico

Many people suffered following power cuts in the aftermath of two hurricanes, but advocates say solar power will withstand future disasters Rosalina Marrero spends the…

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Prescribed burn gets out of hand, prompts evacuations in California

Cal Fire said it had the blaze surrounded with fire retardant Friday night. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/prescribed-burn-gets-out-hand-prompts-evacuations-california-n1281691 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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The ABCs of Big Oil: How Big Oil Killed Our Political Imagination

On The ABCs of Big Oil, a new podcast miniseries produced in collaboration with Drilled, my co-host Amy Westervelt and I have been exploring the…

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Guatemala’s growing palm oil industry fuels Indigenous land fight

The Guatemalan palm oil industry, world’s six largest, faces resistance from Indigenous people demanding land rights. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/15/guatemala-growing-palm-oil-industry-fuels-indigenous-land-fight Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Rocket Report: Virgin Galactic stands down, SpaceX faces environmental lawsuit

Enlarge / Blue Origin’s New Shepard launches its second human spaceflight on Wednesday. (credit: Blue Origin) Welcome to Edition 4.20 of the Rocket Report! If…

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Fossil fuel companies paying top law firms millions to ‘dodge responsibility’

Over the last five years, the 100 top law firms in the US represented fossil fuel clients in 358 legal cases and transactions worth $1.36tn…

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Operator in oil spill didn’t shut down for hours after leak alert, regulators say

Federal officials believe the breach might have been caused by an anchor. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/operator-california-oil-spill-didn-t-shut-down-pipeline-hours-n1280874 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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8 Devastating Aerial Photos of California’s Oil Spill

New information about California’s biggest oil spill in decades continues to emerge, as federal and state officials scramble to contain the damage and lawmakers call…

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Photos show Manila Bay mangroves ‘choking’ in plastic pollution

The Navotas mudflats are among the last of their kind and act as a crucial feeding ground for migratory birds, but they are being buried…

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1 in 8 acres in California has burned in last decade

About one in every eight acres of California land has been burned by wildfires in the past decade, according to an analysis published this week.An analysis…

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Massive California oil spill may close beaches for months

One of the largest oil spills in recent California history has contaminated a swath of popular beaches south of Long Beach, including Huntington Beach. Driving…

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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts

Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano was erupting Wednesday afternoon within a closed area of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/574632-hawaiis-kilauea-volcano-erupts Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Ivory-billed woodpecker, more than 20 other species declared extinct by U.S. government

Climate change, habitat loss and other human-related factors contributed to the extinction of the 23 species, according to wildlife officials. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/ivory-billed-woodpecker-more-20-other-species-declared-extinct-u-n1280314 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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World’s largest tree wrapped in fire-resistant blanket due to threat of California wildfires

The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest was wrapped for protection against the possibility of intense flames, officials said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/world-s-largest-tree-wrapped-fire-resistant-blanket-due-threat-n1279420 Droolin’…

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Scientists discover how to turn toxic sewer gas into hydrogen fuel

Researchers have found a way to convert foul-smelling, dangerous sewer gas into useful hydrogen fuel. Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/chemical-looping-sewer-gas-hydrogen/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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California Law Will No Longer Allow Companies to Slap the Recycling Symbol on Everything

California wants to be the first state to prohibit companies from labeling their products as recyclable unless they can prove that the product is actually…

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Komodo Dragons Are Lurching Toward Extinction

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has updated the status of the Komodo dragon to endangered, a worrying development for the world’s largest…

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Three new wild fires ignite in California as Caldor fire slows

Three new wildfires ignited in California on Sunday as the state reported progress in containing the Caldor fire. The Aruba fire sparked in San Diego…

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The Caldor Fire Has Taken an Ominous Turn Toward Lake Tahoe

While the Gulf South is underwater, the West is ablaze in a serious way. On Sunday, fire officials put residents of the city of South…

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10 Plants That Will Turn Your Backyard Into a Wildlife Sanctuary

You spend countless hours weeding, watering, pruning, and nurturing your garden into a space you enjoy; so it’s easy to forget that the rich vegetation…

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Big Oil Coined ‘Carbon Footprints’ to Blame Us for Their Greed. Keep Them on the Hook.

This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the…

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