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Battered by extreme weather, Americans are more worried about climate change

“After months of intense hurricanes, heat waves, and droughts, a survey finds a record number of Americans worried about climate change.”
via Battered by extreme weather, Americans are more worried about climate change | Dana Nuccitelli | Environment | The Guardian.

Our Love Affair With Digital Is Over

“But real books, records and bricks will take us back with open arms.”
Source: The New York Times

Poor sperm quality linked to air pollution

“Study finds ‘strong association’ between high levels of fine particulate matter and abnormal sperm shape – but impact on wider fertility remains unclear.”
Source: The Guardian

How recycled roofs are transforming homes in slums

“An engineering graduate who had returned to his home town, Mr. Ganatra decided that there must be a better way to construct roofs. A sustainable and cost effective way, that would allow residents to be comfortable in their homes.”
Source: BBC News

How your electric car could be ‘a virtual power station’

If electric cars really are the future, where is all the electricity to power them going to come from?
Source: BBC

An American Journalist Is Facing A Felony Trial This Week — In The United States

A photojournalist facing a criminal trial on several felony charges sounds like something that would happen in another country. So this article is written in the style that would be used if it did.
Source: The Huffington Post

To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves : The Salt : NPR

“A lack of water can force people to take a hard look at how they use it, and make big changes. That’s what happened in southern Colorado, where farmers have tried a bold experiment: They’re taxing themselves to boost conservation….”
Source: NPR

Too right it’s Black Friday: our relentless consumption is trashing the planet

Growth must go on – it’s the political imperative everywhere, and it’s destroying the Earth. But there’s no way of greening it, so we need a new system
via Too right it’s Black Friday: our relentless consumption is trashing the planet | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian.

Russian nuclear facility denies it is source of high radioactivity levels

Greenpeace calls for investigation after levels of ruthenium-106 in atmosphere near Urals site found to be 986 times norm.
Photograph: Martin Argles for the Guardian
Source: The Guardian

Award-Winning Filmmakers Submit New Films to Cinema Verde 2018

Acclaimed director Scott E. Schimmel and Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Mark Kitchell have submitted new films to Cinema Verde’s 9th Annual International Environmental Film & Arts Festival. Cinema Verde has not only screened their work in previous years, these filmmakers have personally attended the festival.
Scott E. Schimmel (left) at Cinema Verde’s 2017 International Environmental Film […]

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ANWR Drilling May Be Allowed In Senate Tax Bill

The Senate could soon approve oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with its bill to overhaul the nation’s tax code.
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Source: NPR 

US telecoms regulator unveils sweeping plans to dismantle net neutrality

FCC to reverse Obama-era rules designed to protect open internet.
Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images
Source: The Guardian

‘My eyes are burning’: Delhi holds half marathon despite pollution warning

Around 35,000 brave runners registered for the race after more than a week of hazardous pollution levels.
Photograph: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images
Source: The Guardian

Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals

Stop obsessing with how personally green you live – and start collectively taking on corporate power.
Photograph: Amer Ghazzal/Alamy
Source: The Guardian

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