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IPCC Report and the Missing Dialogue in US Environmentalism The Observer – October 24, 2018 By Khalil Shahyd – NRDC – November 6, 2018 The recent midterm elections will have far reaching implications with choices made on key ballot initiatives … Continue reading

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Most Underestimate Minorities’ Environmental Concerns—Even Minorities By Susan Kelley – Cornell Chronicle – October 29, 2018 In a new study with implications for environmental organizations – and an indication that stereotypes are alive and well – most Americans underestimate just … Continue reading

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The Answer to Coastal Flooding is Not More Cement By David Yarnold, opinion contributor – The Hill – October 2018 For decades, governments have built higher levees and concrete barriers as the answer to protecting life and property from damaging … Continue reading

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The Poor Don’t Deserve Toxic-Waste Dumps in Their Backyards By Noah Smith – Bloomberg – July 23, 2018 The American left has a lot on its plate — universal health care, climate change, stagnant wages, wealth inequality and more. But … Continue reading

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Redefining Business with Environmental Restoration By Andrew Wu – Conservation Finance Network – March 14, 2018 For environmentalists, the word “business” often raises the specter of pollution. High-profile incidents such as the Volkswagen emissions scandal and the BP oil spill remind … Continue reading

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Investing in Nature: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Our Lands and Waters U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – August 29, 2017 Having a good estimate of nature’s value allows communities to make informed land management decisions and effectively advocate for land protection. … Continue reading

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Forget ‘the environment’: we need new words to convey life’s wonders By George Monbiot – The Guardian – August 9, 2017 If Moses had promised the Israelites a land flowing with mammary secretions and insect vomit, would they have followed him into … Continue reading

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Lakes Are Being A-Salted By Asher Elbein – Hakai Magazine – August 9, 2017 During winter storms, snowplows rumble along the roads ringing New Hampshire’s Mirror Lake. A spray of salt whirls out from behind each truck—sodium chloride settles on … Continue reading

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Why Rust Belt States Are Tackling Methane When Trump Won’t By Dan Grossman – Forbes – March 23, 2017 Nobody raises an eyebrow when California takes steps to rein in air pollution – but what’s going on when conservative-leaning rust belt states … Continue reading

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Lessons from Oroville: Resilience for Scarcity and Abundance By James Brasuell – Planetizen – February 15, 2017 – Video Is anyone feeling resilient enough to talk about resilience? To add to the overwhelming evidence that 2017 has not been a … Continue reading

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