NY Small Towns See Opportunity to Address Climate Change Locally

Aussie minister runs scared of climate experts – Climate Weekly

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Ecuador’s High Court Affirms Constitutional Protections for the Rights of Nature in a Landmark Decision – Inside Climate News

Mining in a protected region of the Ecuadorian rainforest violates the rights of nature, Ecuador’s Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday, in a landmark decision interpreting the country’s constitutional provisions that grant rights and confer protections to ecosystems.  The decision means that Ecuador’s government will have to revoke mining permits granted to Enami, Ecuador’s state mining […]

USAToday: Plug in Your Zip Code to See How Climate has Changed Rainfall in Your Town

Well, this helps explain a lot. My Yale Climate Connections video above describes the climatic changes behind increases in extreme rains across the country and around the world, including a specific catastrophic incident in my local area. Now, USAToday has a fantastic tool developed from rainfall data, where you can plug in your zip code, […]

The EPA Placed a Texas Superfund Site on its National Priorities List in 2018. Why Is the Health Threat Still Unknown? – Inside Climate News

First in a series with KERA in Dallas on the Delfasco Forge Superfund site in Grand Prairie, Texas, produced with the support of  Investigative Editing Corps in a pilot project with Report for America. The Beltrán family always stocks two to three cases of bottled water in the cluttered garage of their home in Grand Prairie, Texas. […]
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Are Second Life EV Batteries Game Changers for Microgrid Owners and the Grid?

He lost his best friend in a mudslide. Now he’s using coconuts to fight deforestation in West Africa.

At 12 years old, Alhaji Siraj Bah was living on the streets. A decade later, his business in Sierra Leone employs nearly three dozen people as they work to create an alternative to wood-based charcoal.

A rush to mine the deep ocean has environmentalists worried

Tiny Nauru is behind a push to fast-track talks on mining rules for the deep seabed, which could see fragile habitats opened to exploitation as early as 2023

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Billions for Climate Protection Fuel New Debate: Who Deserves It Most

The $1 trillion infrastructure law funds programs that tend to favor wealthy, white communities — a test for Biden’s pledge to defend the most vulnerable against climate change.

As automakers go electric, Detroit group wants to ensure other modes aren’t forgotten

Megan Owens, executive director of Transit Riders United, at the showcase at Royal Oak’s transit center.

The future of Michigan mobility: autonomous rideshare vehicles, e-bikes, and propane-powered vehicles?

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