Climate Stories January 15

Tesla independent director James Murdoch, the son of News Corp owner Rupert Murdoch, has publicly criticized his father’s media outlets, including Fox News and News Corp, for promoting climate-crisis denialism.

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Climate Stories January 11

  • Greta Thunberg and 20 other young activists are calling on world leaders to abandon fossil fuels.
  • London has installed three awesome “City Trees,” which are moss towers that eat pollution.
  • This tiny house is not only seriously cute, it’s also eco-friendly and resistant to natural disasters.
  • And more…

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Climate Stories January 4

  • Australian bushfires continue to blaze and the heat is relentless. Why is this happening?
  • Angela Merkel’s New Year’s speech message: We must combat climate change. There is still time.
  • The moment when climate activists Sir David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg “meet” on Skype.
  • And more…

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Climate Stories January 1

UK royals William and Kate launch the Earthshot Prize ‘to repair the Earth’

William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have started 2020 with the launch of a global environmental initiative to “inspire a decade of action to repair the planet.”

The Earthshot Prize “will seek answers to the biggest issues currently facing the planet, including: climate and energy, nature and biodiversity, oceans, air pollution, and fresh water.”

Climate Stories December 28, 2019

  • The Trump administration has dissolved more than 80 regulations protecting air, water, land, and health.
  • Activists in South Korea build a “Christmas tree” out of cigarette butts in a call for a plastic ban.
  • South Korea shuts down a second nuclear reactor.
  • And more…

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Climate Stories December 21, 2019

  • 5 eco-friendly holiday gift ideas for you last-minute shoppers.
  • If we cut air pollution, then it could prevent depression in millions of people.
  • A Dutch designer created a billboard in Mexico that actually eats smog.
  • A solar-powered desalinization plant provides clean water to a Kenyan community.
  • And more…

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Climate Stories December 14, 2019

  • COP25: What was — and was not — achieved at the UN Climate Summit in Madrid.
  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg is TIME’s 2019 Person of the Year.
  • Why melting ice in the Arctic directly affects every one of us.
  • Which US states cut their environmental agency budget and staff numbers? This map will tell you.
  • And more…

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Climate Stories December 11, 2019

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has been named as TIME magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year. Every year, TIME names the person who the magazine considers “for better or for worse… has done the most to influence the events of the year.”

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Climate Stories December 7, 2019

  • COP25: Madrid’s Prado Museum and the WWF use art to show effects of climate change.
  • The decade 2010-2019 is “on course” to be the warmest on record.
  • Very bad news for the Florida Keys: Monroe County can’t save some areas from rising waters.
  • Take this quiz to see how your choices would impact climate change.
  • And more…

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Climate Stories November 30, 2019

  • Big youth climate emergency marches yesterday ahead of the Madrid talks next week.
  • No-show British PM Boris Johnson is replaced with a melting ice sculpture at climate crisis debates.
  • Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee’s brother Mike says unnecessary emails are hurting the environment.
  • Scottish farmers are successfully growing and irrigating crops with seawater.
  • And more…

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