"A new report from the Environmental Voter Project claims to have identified a hidden voting bloc in nine states: low-propensity environmental voters."
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- Source: Inside Climate News, 07/07/2021
"Boxed in by refineries, oil tanks, an interstate highway and a bridge under construction, the people are left in a hollowed-out neighborhood and a broken community."Source: Inside Climate News, 07/07/2021
"A pilot study is the latest evidence that women of color are disproportionately impacted by hormone-mimicking chemicals from hair care products."Source: EHN, 07/07/2021
"As viewers tune out cable news, Rupert Murdoch is preparing the debut of Fox Weather, a potentially powerful new player in a sphere long dominated by the Weather Channel."
"Weather is taking the media industry by storm.Source: NYTimes, 07/07/2021
"It’s among the wettest places on the planet, but shifts in rainfall, invasive grasses and a housing shortage are driving a wildfire spike on the islands."Source: NYTimes, 07/07/2021
"A former top executive of a Honduran construction firm was found guilty on Monday of being a collaborator in the 2016 murder of indigenous environmental activist Berta Caceres, a judge said in a court ruling."Source: Reuters, 07/06/2021
"Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) said Sunday that too many people in the state died during the unprecedented heat wave that settled over the Pacific Northwest last week, warning the climate change-fueled temperature extremes were only a “harbinger of things to come.”"Source: HuffPost, 07/06/2021
"The petroleum smell is gone, the benzene emissions have abated and residents in nearby neighborhoods of color feel they’re finally being heard."Source: Inside Climate News, 07/06/2021
"A Houston oil company that grew into one of the largest producers in the Gulf of Mexico before going bust last year is planning to abandon hundreds of oil wells and pipelines it acquired over the last decade, potentially adding to the fast-growing tangle of neglected oil and gas infrastructure off the Louisiana coast."Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 07/06/2021
"Maine’s beloved wild blueberry fields are home to one of the most important fruit crops in New England, and scientists have found they are warming at a faster rate than the rest of the state."Source: AP, 07/06/2021
"Just as vacationers head to the coast to beat the July heat, a new study offers a bit of caution: 82% percent of the almost 300 Gulf Coast beaches that recently underwent water testing were found to have potentially unsafe levels of fecal bacteria."Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 07/06/2021
"Up to 100 turtles and 20 dolphins have washed up dead on Sri Lanka’s beaches in the past month, as experts fear a link to the leak of toxic chemicals from a sunken freight ship."Source: Mongabay, 07/06/2021
"As many as one-third of Wisconsin’s gray wolves likely died at the hands of humans in the months after the federal government announced it was ending legal protections, according to a study released Monday."Source: AP, 07/06/2021
"As viewers tune out cable news, Rupert Murdoch is preparing the debut of Fox Weather, a potentially powerful new player in a sphere long dominated by the Weather Channel."Source: NYTimes, 07/06/2021
"Catapulted into the spotlight amid B.C.’s new war in the woods, Pacheedaht First Nation is asserting its right to decide how resources on its territory, including old-growth forests, are managed".Source: The Narwhal, 07/06/2021