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Green policies and the rise of the far right in Europe

Green policies and the rise of the far right in Europe

A new study reveals a growing backlash in Europe against green policies, which is driving voters toward far-right political parties.

Shannon Osaka reports for The Washington Post.

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EU scientists urge inclusion of farmers in new nature law

EU scientists urge inclusion of farmers in new nature law

Scientists emphasize the necessity of including farmers in the EU's proposed nature restoration law to ensure its success, following extensive protests that have threatened the initiative.

Patrick Greenfield reports for The Guardian.

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Mexican farmers protest against water-intensive avocado farming

Mexican farmers protest against water-intensive avocado farming

As a severe drought persists, local farmers in Michoacán, Mexico, are clashing with avocado orchards over the drastic depletion of their water sources.

Armando Solís reports for The Associated Press.

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Farmers' discontent fuels far-right agendas in Europe

Farmers' discontent fuels far-right agendas in Europe

Amid mounting grievances over agriculture policies, Europe’s far right capitalizes on farmer protests to push their political agenda.

Emily Rauhala and Virgile Demoustier report for The Washington Post.

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Farmers grapple with scarce insurance options amid climate threats

Farmers grapple with scarce insurance options amid climate threats

In the face of escalating climate-related risks like droughts and floods, many fruit and vegetable farmers are struggling to find affordable insurance, jeopardizing their livelihoods and food supply.

Patrick Cooley reports for The New York Times.

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European farmers' protests halt climate policy changes

In a wave of protests, European farmers challenge new climate policies, leading to policy reversals.

Max Graham reports for Grist.

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As Switzerland’s glaciers shrink, a way of life may melt away

Rising temperatures and retreating glaciers threaten Europe’s water tower, forcing local farmers to adapt and presaging larger troubles downstream.

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