Peter Dykstra

Peter Dykstra: WTF RFK Jr.?
WTF RFK Jr.?
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Peter Dykstra: WTF RFK Jr.?

An environmental leader’s bizarre journey from hero to pariah

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. was 14 when his father was murdered during the 1968 Presidential campaign. As a child of America’s most storied political dynasty of the 20th Century, he could not have avoided a high-profile life even if he wanted to.

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Dispossessed, again: Climate change hits Native Americans especially hard
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Dispossessed, again: Climate change hits Native Americans especially hard

Many Native people were forced into the most undesirable areas of America, first by white settlers, then by the government. Now, parts of that marginal land are becoming uninhabitable.
Peter Dykstra: Ready for a little good environmental news?​
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Peter Dykstra: Ready for a little good environmental news?​

What we do at EHN and The Daily Climate is write and aggregate on issues that are generally pretty depressing.
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All the times Keystone XL was inevitable
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The low-oxygen Gulf 'dead zone' could be three times the size of Rhode Island; here's why
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The low-oxygen Gulf 'dead zone' could be three times the size of Rhode Island; here's why

The 2021 summertime "dead zone" along the Louisiana and Texas coast lines — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and bottom-living organisms — is predicted
Oil sands pipeline wins bid to hide insurers from activists
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Politics

Oil sands pipeline wins bid to hide insurers from activists

Trans Mountain Pipeline LP’s effort to keep its insurers’ names confidential was accepted by regulators in a setback for environmental groups fighting to prevent development of the Canadian oil sands.
Politics

Peter Dykstra: SEJ enters middle age with grace

I've made it to most of the Society of Environmental Journalists' 29 annual conferences, but not this one.

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Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

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We asked you to share one "big lesson" your mother gave. And you responded

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