Bay Area transit leaders push for a single network
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Bay Area transit leaders push for a single network

With budget gaps fraying a large and fragmented public transportation system, transit voices in San Francisco and Oakland push for a single regional operator. 

San Gabriel Mountains expansion aims to improve access and environmental justice

A recent expansion of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is set to enhance green space accessibility for Los Angeles's communities of color.

Cora Cervantes and Raksha Vasudevan report for High Country News.

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Senator Whitehouse puts climate change on budget committee’s agenda

For more than a decade, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gave daily warnings about the mounting threat of climate change. Now he has a powerful new perch.
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
Coast Guard inspects Cameron LNG Facility in preparation for first LNG export in 2019. (Credit: Coast Guard News)

Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way

This 2-part series was co-produced by Environmental Health News and the journalism non-profit Economic Hardship Reporting Project. See part 1 here.Este ensayo también está disponible en español
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World on brink of surpassing critical climate threshold, UN warns

The United Nations cautions that imminent climate targets may be breached, with global temperatures predicted to exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius, urging immediate action to mitigate severe future impacts.

Damian Carrington reports for The Guardian.

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UN conference on plastic pollution marked by industry influence

At a recent United Nations conference in Canada, intended to forge a treaty on plastic pollution, industry insiders prominently influenced proceedings despite the event's "plastic-free" claim.

Lisa Song reports for ProPublica.

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Latin Americans turn to human rights court over climate change impacts

Victims from Latin America are addressing the consequences of climate change through a groundbreaking case at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which could significantly influence international legal standards.

Anastasia Moloney reports for The Christian Science Monitor.

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Occidental Petroleum's net-zero claims met with skepticism

Occidental Petroleum's strategy to achieve net-zero emissions through carbon capture and other technologies faces significant criticism for potentially increasing overall greenhouse gas emissions.

Joseph Winters reports for Grist.

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Amidst a controversial international sale, U.S. Steel falls behind in cleaner steelmaking

U.S. Steel’s proposed sale to Nippon Steel stokes concerns over labor rights and national security, all while the company continues to break clean air laws in Western Pennsylvania.

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Spanish-speaking residents feel left out of permitting process at massive Exxon petrochemical plant in Houston-area

“It is important to ensure meaningful engagement efforts are inclusive and accessible to all diverse members of our communities.”

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"Our lives might be on the line"

Eighth graders reflect on the state of the planet.

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After 13 years, no end in sight for Caribbean sargassum invasion

Thousands of people were hurt by sargassum blooms last year in the Caribbean.

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“We should take care of what is precious to us"

Eighth graders reflect on the state of the planet.

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Earth Day reflections from the next generation

This week we're featuring essays from Houston-area eighth graders to hear what the youth think about the state of our planet.

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