"Ecuador Votes To Ban Oil Drilling In Part Of Amazon, Mining Outside Quito"

"Ecuadorean referendums to ban oil drilling in a part of the Amazon and mining in a forest outside Quito easily passed, drawing cheers on Monday from Indigenous leaders and environmentalists despite warnings from oil and mining groups about billions of dollars in lost income."

Source: Reuters, 08/22/2023

"The Latest on Hilary, Emily, Franklin, Gert, and a Texas-Mexico Threat"

"[I]t’s not often that a tropical storm from the Eastern Pacific moves through Southern California on the same weekend that three tropical storms erupt in the Atlantic. That’s where things stood on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023."

Source: Yale Climate Connections, 08/22/2023


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