South American Lithium Mines Threaten Native Water, Culture And Wealth

"In the “lithium triangle” – a region spanning Argentina, Chile and Bolivia – native communities sit upon a treasure trove of the stuff: an estimated trillion dollars in lithium."

Source: AP, 03/14/2024

"Spring Is Getting Earlier. Find Out How It’s Changed In Your Town."

"As global warming nudges temperatures higher, memories of the past offer an informal account of how the seasons have changed. A formal account comes from the USA National Phenology Network — phenology is the study of seasonal change — which reports the annual appearance of spring’s first leaves in the contiguous United States since 1981."

Source: Washington Post, 03/14/2024
March 28, 2024

Food Matters: Why Climate Change May Hinge On What We Eat and How We Grow It

This Project Drawdown webinar will present a new framework for addressing climate change from food, agriculture and land use as well as offering a glimpse into a new Project Drawdown Food initiative launching this year that will bring solutions in this space into much sharper focus. 1:00 p.m. ET.


"Legal Action Could End Use Of Toxic Sewage Sludge On US Crops As Fertilizer"

"New legal action could put an end to the practice of spreading toxic sewage sludge on US cropland as a cheap alternative to fertilizer, and force America to rethink how it disposes of its industrial and human waste."

Source: Guardian, 03/13/2024

"Florida Passes ‘Cruel’ Bill Curbing Water And Shade Protections For Workers"

"The Florida legislature passed a bill on Friday that prevents any city, county, or municipality in the state from adopting legislation aimed at protecting outdoor workers from extreme heat, prompting many to call out lawmakers for being “cruel” to the “most vulnerable workers”."

Source: Guardian, 03/12/2024


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