China’s trans-Amazon railway stokes forest fears

Climate News Network: China’s fast-rising population and its burgeoning economy make steep demands on natural resources, so steep that Beijing is searching constantly for supplies [...]

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Costa Rica runs 100% renewable for 113 days in a row

Treehugger: Costa Rica just ran its electricity grid for 113 days in a row entirely on renewable energy. Using a mix of wind, solar and [...]

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Native American tribes unite against Dakota pipeline project

Deutsche Welle: Several hundred protestors from at least 100 Native American tribes have joined a weeks-long protest to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in [...]

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DiCaprio urged to return 1MDB money he allegedly received

Malaysiakini: International NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has urged Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio to return all funds that he and his eponymous foundation allegedly received [...]

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Groups challenge federal oil, gas leasing on climate grounds

Associated Press: The federal government needs to consider greenhouse emissions and the potential contribution to climate change before allowing oil and gas development on public [...]

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Judge to rule on tribe’s oil pipeline request by Sept. 9

Larampadinapoli: U.S. District Judge James Boasberg listened to arguments Wednesday in Washington, D.C. He says he will rule on the case by September 9.
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120 Great Lakes cities vs. Waukesha, Wisconsin in water diversion dispute

CBC: Cities that draw their water from the Great Lakes have aligned to oppose a decision that allows Waukesha, Wisconsin to divert water from Lake [...]

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Deforestation impacts felt for decades – scientists

Climate Home: The ecological and carbon cost of rainforest destruction goes on accumulating for years after nations halt the conversion of canopy into farmland, scientists [...]

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Clean, Green, Class War: Bill McKibben’s Shortsighted ‘War on Climate Change’

Counterpunch: Across the USA, people from all types of backgrounds marinate for hours each day in the glow of nationalistic and militaristic news reports and [...]

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Forest restoration can turn the clock back

Climate News Network: The ecological and carbon cost of rainforest destruction goes on accumulating for years after nations halt the conversion of canopy into farmland, [...]

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