'We can't see a future': group takes EU to court over climate change

'We can't see a future': group takes EU to court over climate change

Litigants from eight countries claim EU institutions are not protecting fundamental rights.

Growing debt payments hinder climate action in vulnerable countries

Debt payments by the 50 countries most vulnerable to the climate crisis have doubled since the pandemic, hindering their ability to address global heating.

Larry Elliott reports for The Guardian.

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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.
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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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Trump aims to reduce environmental oversight and mocks climate concerns

Former President Trump revealed plans to cut the Interior Department and mocked climate change action during a recent interview.

Timothy Cama reports for E&E News.

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Climate change must be a priority in upcoming UK election debates, say environmental groups

Environmental organizations are urging broadcasters to prioritize climate change discussions in the televised election debates between Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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Human activities accelerate carbon release from rivers

New research indicates that human activities are transforming rivers from carbon sinks into carbon sources, exacerbating climate change.

Jordan Pearson reports for CBC.

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Climate change is becoming a focus in medical school education

Amid rising concerns about the health impacts of climate change, medical students around the world are advocating for enhanced climate health education in their curricula.

Kiley Price reports for Inside Climate News.

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Op-ed: New York considers bill to slash plastic waste and protect health

The New York state Legislature is evaluating a bill that aims to significantly reduce plastic packaging and its associated health risks.

Judith Enck writes for Albany Times-Union.

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The oil and gas industry’s radioactive problem: Q&A with Justin Nobel

The oil and gas industry’s radioactive problem: Q&A with Justin Nobel

“Of all the levels of radium in produced water or brine around the world that I’ve looked at, I have encountered none that are consistently as high as what comes out of the Marcellus Shale.”

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Environmental justice advocates find hope, healing and community in Pittsburgh

Advocates and researchers gathered to not only discuss ongoing fights but victories, self-care and cautious optimism about the path ahead.

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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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