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  • State to invest $1 million to track how Lake Okeechobee muck fuels harmful algae blooms
    Tracking muck from Lake Okeechobee as its waters flow east and west to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers can shed light on a much-hated Florida problem: harmful algae blooms. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-10
  • Environmental groups sue over W.Va. coal reclamation fund
    Environmental groups have sued the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection over what they say is the agency’s failure to adhere to federal reporting requirements for a coal mine reclamation … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-10
  • Tropical Storm Fay threatens mid-Atlantic coast, New England
    Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, began to edge away from the North Carolina coast Thursday evening, its sights set on the mid-Atlantic coast … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Coronavirus live updates: Here’s what to know in South Florida on July 9
    We’re keeping track of the latest news regarding the coronavirus in South Florida and around the state. Check back for updates throughout the day. DOH_quick_facts Miami Hurricanes lose marquee nonconference … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • ‘A $5 billion bandaid’: Community groups push back on Army Corps plan for Miami-Dade
    In the past decade or so, the Miami-Dade area has come up with plenty of ideas to address sea level rise and storm surge flooding. None of them involved a … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • A table for four in a parking spot? Miami restaurants scramble before COVID-19 shutdown
    The foreseeable future of dining out in Miami-Dade County — come heat, humidity or hurricanes — is outside. Restaurants will be limited to offering only outside seating, along with takeout … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-07
  • Two disinfectants proved lethal against COVID-19 for first time, lab testing shows
    The first surface disinfectants tested on COVID-19 were approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist were effective in killing the virus in … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-07
  • After a June lull in storms, be ready for hurricane season to heat up again
    From the earliest outlooks of 2020, experts have warned of a busy hurricane season. But after starting with a bang, the Atlantic went quiet. Things are changing with the disappearance … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-07
  • Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing
    Japan's disaster management agency said the death toll from recent flooding has risen to 50 and at least a dozen others are still missing. Pounding rain since late Friday in … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review
    A federal judge on Monday sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done. In a 24-page … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-06
  • Jarmond faces many challenges in taking over as UCLA’s AD
    Most new athletic directors who take over in July have the luxury of getting acclimated to their new school before things really ramp up in two months. That isn't going … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-04
  • In Florida Keys, $5.5 billion hurricane protection plan would buy 300 homes, raise thousands
    Protecting the Florida Keys from the future’s stronger storms and rising seas involves retreating from the most dangerous spots. That process will be by choice, for now. Last week, the … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-03
  • They tapped the mighty Gulf Stream for power in a test. Does ocean energy have a future?
    The appeal of ocean currents like the Gulf Stream is their relentlessness. This balmy jet of seawater speeding northward up Florida’s coast could spin underwater turbines all day, generating reliable … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-02
  • MLB players begin reporting for tests as first workouts near
    Yoán Moncada has spent the past couple of months working out in what he called a “controlled and limited environment” in Florida, where the White Sox slugger could continue to … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-07-01
  • Hand sanitizer and fireworks could make for a dangerous July 4th. What you need to know
    Using hand sanitizer could be a disaster waiting to happen this Fourth of July, officials say. That’s because it contains alcohol, making it highly flammable and posing dangers to people … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-06-30
  • 3 Years After Hurricane Harvey, Many Houston Homeowners Don’t Know Who’s At Risk Next
    A lack of data and options is trapping people in flood-prone homes and driving inequality. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-07-05
  • Trump’s Pick For Public Lands Chief Puts Endangered GOP Senators In A Bind
    Either Cory Gardner and Steve Daines back an anti-environment extremist and outrage public land advocates, or they oppose him and face Trump's wrath. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-07-01
  • As Democrats Unveil Ambitious Climate Goals, House Lawmakers Press For Green Stimulus
    At least 59 congressional Democrats are calling on party leaders to add green provisions to a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-07-01
  • Is Your Grocery List Sustainable? We Asked Climate Experts How They Shop.
    Here's what scientists refuse to buy when shopping for food. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-07-01
  • Trump To Nominate Anti-Environment Extremist As Permanent Public Lands Chief
    William Perry Pendley says his personal views and past actions are “irrelevant” when it comes to leading an agency that manages more than one-third of all federal land. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-26
  • Siberian Heat Wave Is A ‘Warning Cry’ From The Arctic, Climate Scientists Say
    “This is what this heat wave is doing: It makes much more fuel available to burn, not just vegetation, but the soil as well." ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-25
  • Minnesota Sues Exxon, Koch And API For Being ‘Deceptive’ On Climate Change
    The complaint alleges that the companies and an industry group “strategized to deceive the public” about climate science. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-24
  • The South Has Some Of The Nation’s Dirtiest Electricity. Now It’s Seeing A COVID-19 Uptick.
    The region is primed for renewable energy. Instead, climate-change-denying utilities are switching from coal to gas. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-23
  • If We Don’t Solve Racial Injustice, We’ll Never Solve The Climate Crisis
    Making the connection between racism, inequality and the environment is the only way we will preserve human life on this planet. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-19
  • We Don’t Have To Halt Climate Action To Fight Racism
    It's time to stop #AllLivesMattering the climate crisis ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-12
  • Dolphins in the Louisiana Bayou Keep Dying. A Reconstruction Plan Might Make It Worse.
    Freshwater diversion projects that have divided environmental advocates are intended to save the coast but may imperil dolphins. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-05
  • Scorning Extinction Crisis, Trump To Open East Coast Marine Monument To Commercial Fishing
    The administration is using COVID-19 as cover to pursue a full-fledged assault on environmental protections. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-06-05
  • The Surprising Reasons A Biking Boom Is Great For Cities
    There's a national bike shortage as the U.S. embraces cycling during the pandemic. It's good for our health and the environment -- but there are some less obvious benefits too. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-05-30
  • ‘Historic’ Move Could Force Chevron To Be Transparent About Climate Lobbying
    If the oil company supports the Paris climate accord, investors say it should push for stronger action to fight global warming. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-05-28
  • Coronavirus Has Renewed Our Addiction To Plastic
    Environmental activists are sounding the alarm as city streets become littered with masks and gloves, and single-use plastics get a new lease on life. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-05-27
  • Climate change blamed for surge in India’s deadly lightning strikes
    Lightning strikes have killed 147 people in just ten days in the north Indian state of Bihar, local authorities said Sunday, an unprecedented surge in deaths caused by lightning that has been blamed on climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • Death toll climbs to more than 160 in Myanmar jade mine disaster
    Rescuers Friday pulled several bodies from the scene of a landslide which killed over 160 jade miners in northern Myanmar, many of them migrant workers seeking their fortune in treacherous open-cast mines near the China border. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-07-03
  • ‘Environment on the move’: Macron’s party crushed by green wave
    IN THE PAPERS - Monday, June 29: We look at reactions to France’s local elections which, despite record abstention, saw major cities turn green, won by the party Europe Écologie Les Verts (EELV). Left-wing Libération trolls the French president with the headline, "Ecologie En Marche", playing on his party's name, "La République En Marche" – ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-29
  • Irish parties strike three-way coalition deal to end months of deadlock
    Ireland's two dominant centre-right parties and the smaller Green Party agreed on Friday to form a new coalition government that will focus on climate action and end four months of political stalemate. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-26
  • Fukushima’s Olympic makeover: Will the ‘cursed’ area be safe from radioactivity in time for Games?
    In a year's time, the Olympic Games, dubbed the "reconstruction Olympics", should allow Japan to move on from the Fukushima tragedy. The region, a symbol of the 2011 disaster, has officially been cleaned up but many problems remain, such as radioactivity and "forbidden cities". Over the course of several months, our reporters followed ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-26
  • Climate protest disrupts reopening of Paris Orly airport after three-month shutdown
    The French capital's Orly airport reopened on Friday after a three-month closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but traffic was thin and also briefly disrupted by climate protesters storming the runway. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-26
  • French citizens’ council on the environment proposes making ‘ecocide’ illegal
    After nine months of deliberations, a citizens’ council set up by French President Emmanuel Macron to explore measures for cutting carbon emissions urged the French leader on Sunday to hold referendums on adding environmental protection to the Constitution and making the destruction of nature a crime. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-22
  • With coronavirus found in water systems, is it safe to swim this summer?
    With traces of the virus responsible for Covid-19 found in human sewage, scientists are studying whether there's a risk it will spread to beaches and rivers this summer. How does the virus evolve in a marine environment? We take a closer look in this episode of Down to Earth. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-22
  • Climate council urges Macron to hold referendum on making destruction of nature a crime
    A citizens' council set up by President Emmanuel Macron to explore measures for cutting carbon emissions urged the French leader on Sunday to hold a referendum on making the destruction of nature a crime. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-21
  • Oil spills, wildfires, invasive insects… Siberia’s climate change vicious circle
    On May 29, 21,000 tons of diesel fuel from the storage tank of a thermal power station in Siberia spilled onto the icy tundra and into rivers in one of the worst environmental disasters the Russian Arctic has ever seen and the result of what experts say is a vicious ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-16
  • ‘Well done New Zealand’: Dan Carter joins the party as rugby fans reap rewards of virus fight
    The Auckland Blues, featuring their blue-chip signing Beauden Barrett for the first time, overran the Wellington Hurricanes 30-20 on Sunday as the return of live sport in New Zealand drew a full house — and All Blacks legend Dan Carter — to Auckland's Eden Park.  ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-14
  • Week in Review: Anti-police protests spread to France and Alice Cooper rocks Covid-19
    As anti-racism protests spread across the globe, Martin Luther King III tells FRANCE 24 that he has "never seen anything like this". Meanwhile, environmental activists warn of a “plastic pandemic” as masks and gloves are discarded en masse, rock legend Alice Cooper gives the coronavirus the shock-rock treatment and George Floyd's uncle ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-12
  • ‘A new type of pollution’: Covid-19 waste ending up in world’s oceans
    The Covid-19 crisis is leading to a new source of pollution as personal protective equipment (PPE), such as gloves and facemasks, makes its way into the world’s seas and oceans, a French environmental group has warned. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-10
  • Shock, fear, rumours follow sudden death of Burundi’s strongman Nkurunziza
    Burundians were in shock Wednesday after the sudden death of veteran President Pierre Nkurunziza, with rumours circulating and a climate of fear engulfing a country grappling with the complex legacy of his 15-year rule. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-10
  • Storm Cristobal forecast to ‘weaken to depression on Monday’
    Storm Cristobal is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression by Monday morning as heavy rainfall and a storm surge continue along the Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-06-07