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"Height of Fashion? Clothes Mountains Build Up As Recycling Breaks Down"

"Clothes recycling is the pressure-release valve of fast fashion, and it’s breaking under COVID-19 curbs. The multi-billion-dollar trade in second-hand clothing helps prevent the global fashion industry’s growing pile of waste going straight to landfill, while keeping wardrobes clear for next season’s designs."

Source: Reuters, 10/06/2020

"Boris Johnson: Wind Farms Could Power Every Home By 2030"

"Offshore wind farms will generate enough electricity to power every home in the UK within a decade, Boris Johnson has pledged. Speaking to the Conservative party conference, the PM announced £160m to upgrade ports and factories for building turbines to help the country "build back greener"."

Source: BBC News, 10/06/2020

Need Climate Questions? We’ve Got Climate Questions.

Climate change may have made an unexpected appearance at the raucous 2020 presidential debate last night, but it's equally important to quiz state and local candidates on the topic too. The latest TipSheet offers environment and energy journalists a list of 10 key climate change questions to ask in reporting elections in your coverage area.

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Pebble Exec Resigns After Being Caught On Tape Boasting Of His GOP Ties

"Mining executive Tom Collier, who boasted in secretly taped conversations that he had leveraged his ties to Republican officials to advance a controversial project in Alaska, resigned Wednesday."

Source: Washington Post, 09/24/2020
September 25, 2020

Scaling Climate Policies and New Financing for High Biodiversity Areas

Under2° Coalition/ The Climate Group, The State Government of Querétaro and Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda invite you to this online Climate Week NYC event, 10:00 a.m.-Noon ET. There will be Spanish/English interpretation channels available.

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