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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Beat Protectionism and Emissions at a Stroke Michael A. Mehling,Harro van Asselt, Kasturi Das and Susanne Droege – Nature – July 16, 2018 Two huge multilateral issues — free trade and climate change — top policymakers’ agendas in 2018. This offers … Continue reading

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Fish Subsidies are Speeding the Decline of Ocean Health By Elizabeth Wilson – PEW – July 19, 2018 More than 1 billion people worldwide depend on seafood as a main source of protein, and about 100 million people rely directly … Continue reading

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Is the global era of massive infrastructure projects coming to an end? By William Laurance – Yale Environment 360 – July 10, 2018 We are living in the most explosive era of infrastructure expansion in human history. To meet the … Continue reading

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Wind and solar power are called clean for a reason By Michael Goggin – The Hill – July 8, 2018 Fossil fuel proponents may claim that even renewables or “clean energy” have harmful impacts on the environment to justify continued … Continue reading

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How eating seaweed can help cows to belch less methanes By Judith Lewis Mernit – Yale Environment 360 – July 2, 2018 The spring morning temperature in landlocked northern California warns of an incipient scorcher, but the small herd of … Continue reading

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Is Seattle’s straw ban a green gateway drug or just peak slacktivism? By Shannon Osaka – Grist – July 5, 2018 Suddenly, everyone and their mother is against plastic straws. (Including my mother — she’s been living plastic-free since long … Continue reading

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2017 was the second-worst year on record for tropical tree cover loss By Mikaela Weisse and Elizabeth Dow Goldman – World Resources institute – June 26, 2018 Last year was the second-worst on record for tropical tree cover loss, according … Continue reading

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We’ve failed to secure our coasts — we must build resilience before it’s too late By Katharine Mach – The Hill  – June 27, 2018 As record-setting rains pummel South Texas and Ellicott City struggles to recover from another deadly … Continue reading

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