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  • Nursing home where residents died after Hurricane Irma loses bid to get license back
    A South Florida appeals court has refused to reconsider an appeal by a Broward County nursing home where residents died after Hurricane Irma in 2017. A panel of the 4th … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-06
  • How are some drivers trying to get into the Keys? With counterfeit stickers, sheriff says
    After a hurricane evacuation, residents of the Florida Keys are allowed to re-enter the island chain by displaying a Monroe County-issued sticker on their windshields. The tiny documents are valued … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-06
  • As wildlife rescues rise, Miami’s Pelican Harbor Seabird Station has outgrown its home
    On any given day, wild pelican mamas and chicks squawk from their perch high above the Pelican Harbor Sea Bird Station, hoping for handouts from workers feeding recovering critters below. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-06
  • Running out of space for patients, Pelican Harbor Seabird Station is moving to Miami’s Little River
    Miami’s Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, which helps injured or sick birds and small wildlife, is preparing to move to a new location that will allow them to care for more patients, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-06
  • Outbreak: Mississippi gets disaster declaration to speed aid
    Mississippi on Sunday become the latest U.S. state declared a major disaster area by President Donald Trump amid the new coronavirus outbreak, giving the state access to more federal assistance … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-05
  • Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters
    Before New Zealand began its four-week lockdown to fight the coronavirus, a reporter asked Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern what would happen if an earthquake struck while everybody was sequestered in … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-04
  • Trump EPA still hasn’t told thousands of Americans about cancer risks from ethylene oxide
    Nearly two years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency identified hot spots of ethylene oxide across the nation, the Trump administration still hasn't told thousands of Americans they face elevated … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-04
  • California issues first new fracking permits since July
    California issued 24 hydraulic fracturing permits on Friday, authorizing the first new oil wells in the state since July of last year and angering environmental groups who have been pressuring … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-03
  • Forecasters give first look into the 2020 hurricane season. ‘Above average,’ they say
    The 2020 hurricane season will be busier than normal, with 16 named storms predicted, eight turning into hurricanes and four growing into major hurricanes, according to scientists at Colorado State … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • World climate talks in Scotland delayed due to coronavirus pandemic
    A major UN climate summit scheduled for November in Glasgow, Scotland, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. "The world is facing an unprecedented global challenge and countries are … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-04-01
  • California rules anger water agencies, environmental groups
    California regulators on Tuesday set new rules about how much water can be taken from the state's largest rivers, angering water agencies for restricting how much they can take and … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • Trump eases pollution rules for cars, setting up showdown with California
    The Trump administration announced its long-anticipated plan to lower fuel efficiency and carbon emissions standards for automobiles Tuesday, setting up a bruising showdown with California over pollution and climate change. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push
    The Trump administration rolled back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, raising the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come and gutting one of the United States' … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-03-31
  • Kansas death toll from new coronavirus grows to 9
    As a statewide stay-at-home order took effect Monday and Kansas' coronavirus death toll grew to nine, President Donald Trump issued a major disaster declaration for the state. Trump's order allows … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-03-30
  • Miami Hurricanes’ NCAA tennis champion makes groundbreaking decision about her future
    University of Miami’s reigning NCAA tennis champion Estela Perez-Somarriba has made a momentous decision, one that had her mind racing the past two weeks. But now she’s at peace. “Very … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-03-30
  • Forecasters Predict Above Average Hurricane Season
    Four major hurricanes are possible during the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1, scientists said Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-04-03
  • U.N. Climate Summit Postponed To 2021 Amid Pandemic Fears
    The COP26 was scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, in November. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-04-01
  • Trump Moves Forward On Biggest Environmental Rollback To Date Amid Pandemic Chaos
    The administration unveiled its final rule to gut Obama-era auto emissions standards as the COVID-19 pandemic rages. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-31
  • In Major Victory For Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Judge Orders Review Of Dakota Access Pipeline
    U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a full environmental review of the controversial pipeline. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-26
  • Greta Thunberg Says It’s ‘Extremely Likely’ She Had Coronavirus
    "Our actions can be the difference between life and death for many others," the teen climate activist said. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-24
  • House Democrats Add Climate Rules To Stimulus Bill, But Fall Short Of Progressive Calls
    The bill targets the airline industry for emissions cuts in particular. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-23
  • Here’s Why We’ll Never Treat The Climate Crisis With The Same Urgency As The Coronavirus
    The delayed COVID-19 response was met with swift condemnation. But outrage about the decades-long delay on climate change continues to be waved away as alarmism. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-23
  • Here’s What Trump’s Environmental Agencies Were Doing During The Pandemic This Week
    They approved pipelines and gold mines while attacking science as the death toll rises from the novel coronavirus and mass layoffs begin. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-20
  • Airline Union Leader To Push For New Climate Rules Amid Fight Over Bailout
    As airline layoffs mount due to the coronavirus' unprecedented economic shock, the influential Association of Flight Attendants plans to push for emissions cuts. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-20
  • How To Be A Climate Activist During The Coronavirus Pandemic
    The fight against climate change isn't going away; it's going online. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-20
  • If We Bail Out Airlines, It Better Come With Climate Rules
    The 2008 auto bailout led to stricter tailpipe emissions rules. In the “flight shame" era, shouldn’t the aviation industry buck up on fuel efficiency and electric planes? ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-20
  • Should Gasoline Come With A Climate Change Warning Label? These Cities Think So.
    Proponents hope the simple stickers will make consumers question their own use of fossil fuels. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-19
  • Greta Thunberg’s Climate Mission Helped End Her Torment, Reveals Powerful New Memoir
    The teen activist stopped eating and talking during a frightening time before her passion emerged, according to her family's book. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-17
  • Why We Panic About The Coronavirus But Not About The Climate Crisis
    Both are urgent global crises, both are taking lives ― but our reactions are very different. Climate experts explain why. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-13
  • Coronavirus Crisis Forces Greta Thunberg To Take Climate Strike Online
    The activist urged her supporters to "find new ways to create public awareness & advocate for change that don’t involve too big crowds." ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-03-11
  • UN’s COP 26 climate change conference postponed 2021 over coronavirus
    The UN's COP 26 climate change summit due to take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the British government said on Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-04-01
  • Clearer water, cleaner air: The environmental effects of coronavirus
    From crystal clear waters in the canals of Venice to dramatic falls in pollution levels in major cities, the coronavirus pandemic has had a number of positive effects on the environment as millions across the world are placed under lockdown. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-03-20
  • Coronavirus emergency spending ‘is two years of climate financing’, says climatologist Jean Jouzel
    French climatologist Jean Jouzel says the swift global reaction to the coronavirus crisis may bode well for the climate as well: It shows that in a real emergency, nations have the means – and the will – to act. "It is just as urgent to tackle the climate problem," he says. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-03-19
  • Mayoral race becomes a referendum on pesticide ban in French village of Langouët
    The mayor of tiny Langouët became a hero to environmentalists across France last year after unilaterally banning pesticides from his village. With his mandate up for grabs on Sunday, the election is being billed as a test for ecological activism in rural communities where farmers remain dependent on weedkillers.  ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-03-10
  • Indonesia’s tin miners who slave away for the world’s computer and phone giants
    On the island of Bangka, in Indonesia, men dig tirelessly at the face of a giant mine. They're searching for tin, a metal worth as much as gold to them. The island supplies a quarter of global production, feeding the needs of computer and mobile phone giants. Located east of Sumatra, Bangka ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-03-06
  • Ceasefire agreed between Putin, Erdogan comes into effect for Syria’s Idlib
    A ceasefire in northern Syria agreed between Russia and Turkey came into force on Friday, aiming to halt intense fighting that has sparked a humanitarian disaster and raised fears of their armies clashing. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-03-05
  • After Super Tuesday, what next for Bernie Sanders?
    When you're dealing with the climate emergency and the social crisis in the US, where people can't make ends meet, there is no middle ground. So says Clément Pairot, author of the first book in French about Bernie Sanders, entitled "Démocrazies". He says that although Sanders will be disappointed by the ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-03-04
  • German teen Naomi Seibt the darling of climate change deniers
    At 19, Naomi Seibt is on her way to becoming the voice of climate sceptics. Close to the far right in her home country of Germany, she has also been propelled by the Heartland Institute, an American think tank supported by allies of US President Donald Trump. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-02-27
  • Judge rejects British government’s Heathrow Airport expansion plan
    Britain’s plan to expand Heathrow Airport has been rejected by an appeal court judge on climate change grounds, meaning that the government will have to go back to the drawing board and amend the policy. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-02-27
  • Margaret Atwood: ‘The people who suppress women also pretend there is no climate crisis’
    Multi award-winning Canadian author Margaret Atwood is often cited as one of the most powerful and prophetic voices writing today. She’s the creator of contemporary literature's most chilling dystopia: Gilead in "The Handmaid's Tale". The feminist icon won last year’s Booker Prize for "The Testaments", alongside Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-02-20
  • Amazon’s Bezos to donate $10 billion to fight climate change
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-02-17
  • Record high Antarctic temperatures sparks global sea rise worries
    Temperatures in Antarctica hit 20.75°C on February 9, according to a team of scientists on Seymour Island, marking the first time the Polar continent has broken the 20°C barrier. Its warming reinforces concerns that melting ice could rise global sea levels by dozens of metres. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-02-16
  • Trains, flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ciara batters northwest Europe
    Trains, flights and ferries have been cancelled and weather warnings issued across much of northwestern Europe on Sunday as a storm with hurricane-level winds battered the region. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-02-09
  • Macron seeks to smooth relations with Green Deal-resistant Poland
    French President Emmanuel Macron will pay his first visit to Poland on Monday in a bid to mend ties strained over Warsaw's controversial judicial reforms and its position on EU climate goals. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-01-31
  • French cities and NGOs sue oil giant Total over ‘climate inaction’
    A group of French cities and advocacy groups said Tuesday they had filed a lawsuit against oil giant Total, claiming it was not doing enough to limit carbon emissions and prevent climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-01-28