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Starbucks generates an astronomical amount of waste – can it stop?
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:18 PM

Actor Adrian Grenier is leading a movement at Starbucks’ shareholder meeting to push the company to develop and implement a bold sustainable packaging goal in line with the coffee company’s rhetoric about helping the planet.

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A judge asks basic questions about climate change. We answer them
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:16 PM

California judge William Alsup put out a list of questions for a climate change ‘tutorial’ in a global warming case.

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Oregon failed to provide flu vaccinations to most of its prison inmates. One woman died
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:14 PM

Experts say the state’s choices left prisoners defenseless in a confined space as the virus spread.

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Pruitt’s clean air promises ring hollow as EPA eases off smog protections​
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:13 PM

The EPA has taken at least 15 major actions on air pollution – all to delay, weaken or repeal protections, and all opposed by leading public health groups.

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In age of super-commutes, activists want condos, not parks
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:11 PM

As the forces of population growth and gentrification in the Bay Area continue to send lower- and middle-class residents to the outer suburbs or to different cities altogether, the ranks of super-commuters are growing. The lack of housing is also testing California’s environmental goals.

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More than 800m people need to travel 30 mins for safe water, report finds
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:10 PM

Water inequality is increasing in the world’s most environmentally stressed nations, warn the authors of a

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that shows more than 800 million people need to travel and queue for at least 30 minutes to access safe supplies.

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Canada’s outdoor rinks are melting. So is a way of life
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:09 PM

Canada loves its ice, and outdoor hockey is part of the nation’s cultural identity. So what happens when winters get too warm for backyard rinks?

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Europe saw a spike in extreme weather over past 5 years, science academies say
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:07 PM

Floods, heat waves and other extreme weather events that can be exacerbated by climate change have risen across Europe, the European science academies report.

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Europe faces ‘biodiversity oblivion’ after collapse in French birds, experts warn
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:06 PM

The “catastrophic” decline in French farmland birds signals a wider biodiversity crisis in Europe which ultimately imperils all humans, leading scientists have told the Guardian.

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The trouble with tuna poke bowls
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:01 PM

The Hawaiian dish is all the rage – but the oceans are paying the price.

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Where do birds flock together? Australians are mailing in feathers to help find out
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 9:00 PM

Kate Brandis, an Australian researcher, has enlisted the public to help her track elusive waterfowl as the country’s wetlands disappear.

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Borrowing G.O.P. Playbook, democratic states sue the government and rack up wins
Wednesday March 21st 2018, 8:56 PM

Democratic attorneys general are suing the Trump administration, just as their Republican counterparts sued the Obama administration. Each side has scored victories.

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