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Many trout face extinction due to climate change, pollution
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:33 AM

A new study published in Science magazine found that many of the world’s trout species are facing extinction due to climate change.

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With PG&E implicated in wildfire catastrophe, a fight over its future
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:30 AM

The company is lobbying for changes in state law that critics say would reduce its liability and leave customers responsible for paying cost of disasters.

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Boston has new rules to help buildings withstand climate change
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:29 AM

Memories of the floods that turned downtown streets into rivers are still fresh, and city officials are now pushing developers to make Boston more resilient.

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Making buildings, cars and planes from materials based on plant fibers
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:26 AM

Materials scientists find new ways to use natural fibres

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Inside Exxon Mobil’s fight to stop climate change litigation in its tracks
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:25 AM

With a surprising procedural victory in a Texas court recently, Exxon is attempting to gain greater latitude in what it and other oil companies can say – or not say – about climate change and the impact on their businesses.

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Plogging: Germans take to the new eco-friendly fitness craze
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:24 AM

The Swedish jogging trend, which is just as good for the environment as it is for your body, is taking off around the world.

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Arctic river turns red after nickel processing plant leaks into waters
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:23 AM

A shocking ‘river of blood’ has appeared on satellite pictures as pollution spews from Siberian nickel processing plant.

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The bike share war is shaking up Seattle like nowhere else
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:22 AM

Residents are divided over whether the city’s dockless bike share program is revolutionizing transit—or creating an unwieldy, dangerous mess.

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McDonald’s taps paper straws in UK to trim down plastic waste
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:22 AM

The world’s largest restaurant chain will begin to phase out plastic straws in some European markets as concerns about consumer waste mount.

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Bill to reduce microplastics released into the environment passed by Japan’s Upper House
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:20 AM

The Upper House on Friday passed a bill to reduce microplastics, with the aim of combating ocean pollution by reining in corporate use and emissions of the tiny plastic pieces that are feared to have a serious impact on the environment.

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‘Melting Away’ — climate change and Greenland’s Inuits
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:20 AM

Over the past five years, photographer Ciril Jazbec has documented the changing lives of the Inuit people in Greenland, the world’s largest island, which is covered by the world’s largest and fastest-melting ice sheet.

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Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012
Friday June 15th 2018, 11:11 AM

Ice melting in Antarctica has raised sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, with almost half of this rise coming in the last five years.

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