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Blizzard likely to strike parts of New England this weekend as “bomb cyclone” forms

A powerful blizzard is likely to strike parts of New England and the Mid-Atlantic beginning Friday and lasting into the weekend, with snow totals that…

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Air and water under threat as SCOTUS targets environmental laws

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Jan. 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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House unveils $250 billion tech bill

The House has introduced its own version of a sprawling $250 billion tech bill that the Biden administration is counting on to address supply chain…

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Coast Guard searches for 39 people after boat capsizes off Florida coast

U.S. Coast Guard crews were searching Tuesday for 39 people whose boat sank off Florida’s coast over the weekend after traveling from the Bahamas. The…

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Fiction in the time of climate chaos

The giant wave is coming, folks—but not on the big screen. In this all-climate art panel episode of Art for the End Times, Lyta sits…

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How millions of people ended up with a toxic chemical in their water

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s largest drinking water supplier discovered a toxic chemical in the river where it gets water for hundreds of thousands of…

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Why Russia’s thawing permafrost is a global problem

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Joshua Yaffa, Moscow correspondent for the New Yorker, about a major climate change threat confronting Russia. Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/22/1075108299/why-russias-thawing-permafrost-is-a-global-problem Droolin’ Dog…

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Former NSA McMaster proposes climate policy to pressure Russia

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with former National Security Advisor, General H.R. McMaster, about how climate policy can be used to counter Russian President Vladimir Putin’s…

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Nanoplastic pollution found at both of Earth’s poles for first time

Tiny particles including tyre dust found in ice cores stretching back 50 years, showing global plastic contamination Nanoplastic pollution has been detected in polar regions…

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FAA clears more planes after 5G fears

The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday it had approved nearly 80% of the U.S. commercial fleet to perform low-visibility landings at airports with new 5G…

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Water protectors in Hawaii confront dangerous environmental polluter: the US military

As Director for the Sierra Club of Hawai’i Wayne Tanaka recently wrote in The Guardian, the US Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Storage Facility is “a massive underground ‘farm’ of 18-million…

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GOP considers more ruthless redistricting

Republican mapmakers in Missouri weren’t expecting an intra-party fracas when they unveiled a redistricting proposal that would help the GOP maintain their lock on six…

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Senate Democrats join Biden to pivot Build Back Better strategy

A growing number of Senate Democrats are urging their colleagues to begin paring back the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better agenda to salvage what they…

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UN declares healthy environment a human right—now what?

This past fall, the United Nations Human Rights Council declared a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment to be a human right. (The US does not…

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AT&T delays 5G again over airline fears

AT&T said Tuesday it would delay lighting up its 5G signals near a limited number of airports after renewed opposition from the aviation industry over…

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Why young Americans overwhelmingly back Democrats

Reproduced from John Della Volpe (Data: Exit polls, Roper Center for Public Opinion Research). Chart: Axios Visuals Gen Xers have always been a swing voting…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm lashed much of the East Coast Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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Airlines warn of “catastrophic disruption” in 5g service deployment

The CEOs of leading U.S. air cargo and passenger carriers on Monday warned the Biden administration there could be “catastrophic disruption” after AT&T and Verizon…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm lashed much of the East Coast Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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China’s coal production hit record levels in 2021

In blow to climate campaigners, state encourages miners to ramp up output to avert winter gas crisis China’s coal production reached record levels last year…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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