"Protests erupted across the globe on Friday led by youth activists demanding governments take action to thwart the inevitable effects of climate change."
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- Source: The Hill, 03/18/2019
"Heavy rain and melting snow that overpowered the Missouri River forced hundreds of families out of their homes in the Midwest and forced the base that is home to U.S. Strategic Command to sharply scale back operations on Sunday."Source: NBC News, 03/18/2019
"The EPA’s yearslong, tenuous effort to ease air pollution limits on trucks with rebuilt engines can be traced back to a day early in Scott Pruitt’s tenure as administrator."Source: Bloomberg Environment, 03/18/2019
"Some Minnesota cities are grappling with how to reduce the amount of chloride being released from their wastewater treatment plants into lakes and streams, threatening aquatic life."Source: AP, 03/18/2019
"Democratic candidate says other issues matter, but America cannot afford to have another leader who does not have climate change as their top priority".Source: Guardian, 03/18/2019
"The United States joined Saudi Arabia to derail a U.N. resolution that sought to improve the world's understanding of potential efforts to lace the sky with sunlight-reflecting aerosols or use carbon-catching fans."Source: ClimateWire, 03/18/2019
"Yak, reindeer and entire ways of life in the “Third Pole” and Scandinavia face new threats in a warming world."Source: Ensia, 03/18/2019
"If all goes as planned, a Massachusetts biotechnology company will soon begin importing salmon eggs from a Canadian hatchery to its plant in Indiana, where they'll grow into the first genetically modified salmon ever produced in the United States."Source: Greenwire, 03/18/2019
"Scientists were warning about the risks of climate change and the burning of fossil fuels when today's world leaders were Greta Thunberg's age."Source: InsideClimate News, 03/15/2019
"A top US official told a group of fossil fuel industry leaders that the Trump administration will soon issue a proposal making large portions of the Atlantic available for oil and gas development, and said that it is easier to work on such priorities because Donald Trump is skilled at sowing “absolutely thrilling” distractions, according to records of a meeting obtained by the Guardian."Source: Guardian, 03/15/2019
"Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation on Thursday to prevent political interference with public science research amid what they called 'President Trump's multi-agency assault.'"Source: The Hill, 03/15/2019
"The morning swell off the Santa Barbara coast is running high as the crew boat churns away from the pier west of Haskell’s Beach toward Platform Holly."Source: LA Times, 03/15/2019
"Maryland could soon be the first state to completely ban polystyrene food containers."Source: HuffPost, 03/15/2019
"After Hurricane Sandy flooded Lower Manhattan and caused massive damage to the city’s financial center, climate scientists agreed it was only a matter of time before a new superstorm would bring the same kind of damage — or worse."Source: NY Times, 03/15/2019
"The owners of a long-proposed Yaphank fish farm have agreed to pay a $1.3 million penalty for taking more than 200,000 yards of sand and gravel without a permit, one of the largest actions for illegally digging sand in state history, the Department of Environmental Conservation said Thursday."Source: Newsday, 03/15/2019