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Civilian Climate Corps Is a Government Plan That All Americans Can Back

"It was a rare case of Presidential understatement in the unveiling of a program: the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior, according to a paragraph buried in Joe Biden’s long executive order on climate change, had been directed to make plans for a Civilian Climate Corps, modelled on the Civilian Conservation Corps—the C.C.C.—of the nineteen-thirties."

Source: New Yorker, 03/08/2021
March 22, 2021 to March 26, 2021

Workshop: Fire in the Crown of the Continent

This virtual event, hosted by the Crown Managers Partnership in association with several agencies, organizations, Tribes and the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network, will feature a unique 4-hour session each day.

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March 17, 2021

DEADLINE: IJNR Ocean + Climate Workshop Series

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources is offering four free regionally focused virtual workshops over the course of 2021, designed to help journalists explore ocean issues that are underreported in popular media. Deadline for Workshop #1, Southeastern U.S. on Mar 31-Apr 1, is Mar 17.

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“The Last Lions of Africa: Stories From the Frontline in the Battle To Save a Species”

A straightforward but passionate new book explores efforts to save the big cat from extinction in “The Last Lions of Africa.” Our BookShelf review lauds the author for making clear the species’ complexity and the damage done by “sustainable” practices such as trophy hunting. And the loss ends not just with the lions. Read our review for the bigger picture.

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October 21, 2021 to October 22, 2021

2nd Annual Conference: Shifting Climates, Shifting People

The Center for EcoJustice at the Iliff School of Theology (Denver) will host its second annual conference virtually, focusing on the intersection of environmental racism and immigration.

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Could Hackers Poison Your Local Drinking Water?

A computer hacker nearly succeeded recently in rendering a local Florida facility a source of poisonous drinking water. And the risk of other such hacks is real, even as the vulnerabilities are hidden behind stringent U.S. secrecy laws. The latest TipSheet explores dangers to our drinking water supply — which go well beyond future hacking.

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Top Biden Climate Advisor, Others Preview 2021 Energy and Enviro News

President Biden’s national climate advisor Gina McCarthy joined an outspoken U.S. senator and a roundtable of elite journalists last week to preview dramatic changes possibly ahead in U.S. and international climate policy, environmental justice, clean energy and more. Get the upshot from the Society of Environmental Journalists’ 2021 Guide to Energy & Environment event. Plus, watch video of the full program.

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