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The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice program, a partnership between Environmental Health News and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is excited to announce our fifth group of fellows.

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Artificial Intelligence is now challenging traditional methods in predicting extreme weather events, offering potentially more accurate forecasts.

Laura Bult reports for Vox.

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Federal authorities have denied permits for hydroelectric projects on Navajo land, marking a significant step in recognizing tribal sovereignty in energy projects.

Noel Lyn Smith and Wyatt Myskow report for Inside Climate News.

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In Florida, farmworkers have pioneered the strongest workplace heat protections in the U.S., setting a new standard for labor safety in agriculture.

Nicolás Rivero and Eva Marie Uzcategui report for The Washington Post.
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In a landmark decision, a Montana judge has blocked a new housing development, citing inadequate groundwater protection.

Christopher Flavelle reports for The New York Times.

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Barcelona and Catalonia face unprecedented water restrictions and agricultural challenges amid Spain's worst drought, highlighting a climate-stricken future.

María Ramírez reports for The Guardian.

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An innovative app developed by Inuit communities, SIKU, is redefining the integration of traditional knowledge and scientific data to empower Indigenous groups across the Arctic in environmental monitoring and decision-making.

Hannah Hoag reports for Hakai Magazine.

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A recent study highlights the increasing peril to coastal communities from land subsidence and sea level rise, exacerbated by groundwater depletion.

Mira Rojanasakul and Marco Hernandez report for The New York Times.

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The U.S. Farm Bill, a significant spending package, could impact greenhouse gas emissions by aiding farmers in storing soil carbon, a crucial yet uncertain method in combating climate change.

Max Graham reports for Grist.

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The Colorado River, vital for 40 million people, faces an uncertain future due to climate change.

Joshua Partlow reports for the Washington Post.

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The Colorado River, vital for 40 million people, faces an uncertain future due to climate change.

Joshua Partlow reports for the Washington Post.

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World leaders committed in 2015 to try to limit the long-term temperature rise to 1.5C, which is seen as the threshold for avoiding the most damaging impacts.

Mark Poynting reports for BBC News.

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In a shift from past trends, electric grids now face significant strain during winter months, matching the challenges traditionally seen in summer.

Ivan Penn reports for The New York Times.

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Recent events in Chile and California highlight the devastating effects of climate change and El Niño, combining to cause deadly wildfires and record-breaking floods.

Somini Sengupta reports forThe New York Times.

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Cornel West announces his presidential run as an independent candidate, focusing on climate change and social justice.

Lee Hedgepeth reports for Inside Climate News.

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In a novel approach to environmental restoration, camels are being used to transport Joshua tree sprouts across the Mojave Desert's burn scars.

Miles W. Griffis reports for Vox.

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