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Collapsed Arctic ice shelf adds 'exclamation point' to dire climate trends, say scientists

The loss of the St. Patrick's Bay ice caps, located on Ellesmere Island, is a warning that "everything is changing up there," says scientist Mark Serreze.

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With coal in crisis, will Virginia be saddled with millions in mine cleanup costs?

As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates King Coal’s decline, Virginia could be on the hook for millions in cleanup costs if an anticipated wave of bankruptcies destabilizes its bond pool system for managing the risks of company failures.
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Russian Indigenous groups call on Elon Musk not to buy battery metals from Nornickel

Tesla is a world leader in electric cars, while Nornickel is a global leader in environmental damage. This doesn't match, claims Aborigen Forum.

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British Columbia’s looming extinction crisis

British Columbia has well over 2,000 species at risk of disappearing yet has no endangered species law.

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Former B.C. premier Christy Clark on board of company proposing LNG terminal in Alaska

New company wants to build floating terminal to export B.C.'s fracked natural gas to Asia.

How diseases sweep through the sea

For marine mammals, viral and bacterial outbreaks are on the rise.

newrepublic.com

Farms can’t save the planet

U.S. senators, McDonald's, Microsoft, and the agribusiness lobby are pushing the dangerous myth that carbon storage in American farmland will stave off climate catastrophe.

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How Mike Pompeo built a blood-for-oil pipeline

The State Department, a conservative-connected shell company, and a key Kurdish crime family team up to siphon Syrian oil for U.S. investors.
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Italy resort lifts alert on melting glacier threat

An Italian alpine resort on Sunday lifted a state of alert declared last week over fears that a chunk of glacier on the Mont Blanc mountain range might crash down on them.

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Carolyn Kissane: What Trump got wrong by pushing coal

During Trump’s presidency, the U.S. has remained the world’s premiere oil and gas producer. But coal has continued to struggle.

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