Robbie Parks

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Op-ed: We are undercounting heat-related deaths in the US

Knowing how many people die or get sick from heat-related causes is essential for the policy arguments to equitably adapt to and mitigate climate change.

In summer 2022, in San Antonio, Texas, 51 migrants died in an overheated truck, after being smuggled across the border from Mexico.

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A protest inside COP27 demanding Loss and Damage funding. (Credit: Robbie Parks)
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Mourning family and climate change in the age of loss and damage

The doctors told me that my mother’s hearing would be the last sense to go. My sister, a few close friends and I gathered around her hospital bed and sang “Amazing Grace,” tears rolling down our cheeks in disbelief.

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Crédito: Robbie Parks

Atravesar duelos familiares y por el cambio climático en la era de las pérdidas y los daños

Los médicos me dijeron que la audición de mi mamá sería el último sentido que perdería. Mi hermana, algunos amigos íntimos y yo nos reunimos alrededor de su cama en el hospital y cantamos “Amazing Grace” mientras lágrimas de incredulidad rodaban por nuestras mejillas.

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Tracking petrochemical accidents across the US

A new database monitors fires, flares, spills and other accidents at petrochemical plants.

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Lives “devastated’ by petrochemical industry pollution in Texas: Report

New analysis illustrates the climate, environmental, and human rights tolls linked to petrochemical production surrounding the Houston Ship Channel region.

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LNG production comes with a price, Gulf Coast communities warn

US takes the global lead on liquid natural gas production and export, as economic promises and environmental worries collide.

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

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

“People don’t know what we’d do without oil and gas. It comes at a big price.”

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La producción de gas natural licuado tiene un precio, advierten las comunidades la Costa del Golfo

Entre promesas económicas y preocupaciones ambientales, Estados Unidos lidera la producción y exportación de gas natural licuado.

Ante la expansión del GNL en la costa del Golfo, la comunidad espera erigirse como un muro de contención

Ante la expansión del GNL en la costa del Golfo, la comunidad espera erigirse como un muro de contención

“La gente no sabe qué haríamos sin el petróleo y el gas. Esto nos sale muy caro”.

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