Climate Crisis Weekly Stories Yesterday

  • Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its third mass bleaching in five years.
  • The Welsh government will plant a national forest that will span the length and breadth of the country.
  • Vehicle emissions drop in March due to COVID-19, but what happens when driving returns?
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories March 21

  • Social distancing doesn’t have to be boring — it can also help the planet. Here’s how.
  • Coronavirus masks are clogging up Hong Kong’s beaches and nature trails.
  • It sounds more than a bit odd, but the coronavirus lockdown may save lives by reducing air pollution.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories March 14

  • Bears across the globe are waking up from hibernation early due to warm temperatures.
  • Greta Thunberg listens to the coronavirus science — and moves climate-crisis strikes online.
  • Phones, tablets, and laptops will be included in Europe’s “Right to Repair” law to cut waste.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories March 7

  • How a couple created a tiger reserve in India by buying land and letting forest grow back.
  • Hey, New Yorkers: ’80s rocker Billy Idol wants you to stop “idling” your fossil-fuel cars.
  • American station in Antarctica records the warmest February in 53 years.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories February 29

  • The EPA rolls back yet another climate-protecting rule — this time it’s deregulating HFCs.
  • Here’s why every Uber/Lyft trip should be electric and pooled asap.
  • Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres explains why there’s hope — and why protest is vital.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories February 22

  • The Lancet and the Union of Concerned Scientists flag up how climate change is hurting children.
  • This search engine is not only secure, it also supports ocean cleanup and emissions reduction.
  • Why all media outlets need to follow the Guardian‘s lead and drop fossil-fuel advertising.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories February 15

  • Scientists on an Antarctic expedition found that chinstrap penguin populations have plummeted.
  • Half of US pollution deaths occur in states where the pollution didn’t start, according to a new study.
  • Globally, air pollution from fossil fuels costs $8 billion per day.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories February 8

  • What Donald Trump said (and didn’t) say about climate change, energy, and EVs in his State of the Union speech.
  • Nine leading environmental organizations released a statement about Trump’s environmental track record (spoiler: they’re not impressed).
  • The bumblebee population is in decline across North America and Europe due to rising temperatures.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories February 1

  • Joe Biden said that “there’s not a single solitary scientist that thinks” the Green New Deal can work. 57 scientists responded that he’s wrong.
  • An endurance swimmer swam beneath the Antarctic ice sheet to highlight climate-change effects.
  • Wildlife experts in Australia work to rescue animals after the bushfire crisis.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories January 25

  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he’s more worried about Iran than climate change.
  • Why Bernie Sanders’ expensive, radical plan to tackle the climate crisis just might work.
  • Not everyone at Davos is “elite”: Meet the youth climate activists who slept in tents in the snow.
  • And more…

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