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Courts in recent years have reached a consensus that humans are warming the climate, but Trump’s effort to appoint a record number of judges may threaten that.

Judge nixes bid to stop coal sales that Trump revived

A judge threw out a lawsuit on Friday from a coalition of states, environmental groups and American Indians which sought to revive an Obama-era moratorium against U.S. government coal sales on public lands in the West.

The thing about science denial and disinformation is it works: Paul Thacker

COVID-19 is just the most recent example of science denial spreading faster than facts. Industry keeps using the tactic because it works.

Staying at home on planet Earth

The pandemic tells us that the right to shelter and habitat is an urgent and essential one, for humans and other creatures
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