Extinction Rebellion – Paralympic athlete glues himself to a British Airways jet as eco warriors invade L
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Extinction Rebellion – Paralympic athlete glues himself to a British Airways jet as eco warriors invade L

AN Extinction Rebellion protester glued himself to the top of a British Airways plane at London City Airport today. The man, who Extinction Rebellion identified as former Paralympic cyclist James Brown, was seen holding onto the aircraft in a video streamed online by the protest group. 32 Former Paralympic athlete James Brown lay on top…

Why Moscow’s Climate Strike Turnout Was Devastatingly Small
Climate Change

Why Moscow’s Climate Strike Turnout Was Devastatingly Small

As Earther reported from New York, 4 million people in 150 countries turned out for a gigantic global climate strike, a resounding demand to world leaders to act on climate change. Not so much in Russia.While Berlin, London, and Melbourne reported drawing around 100,000 participants each, Greenpeace Russia tweeted photos of only sparse gatherings in cities across Russia.…

Trump feud with California warrants U.S. Congress probe: hundreds of ex-EPA employees
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Trump feud with California warrants U.S. Congress probe: hundreds of ex-EPA employees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees on Thursday urged a congressional probe into whether the agency’s feud with California represented retaliation for the state’s failure to support President Donald Trump’s political agenda. FILE PHOTO: An empty podium awaits the arrival of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler…

Polystyrene breaks down naturally in just DECADES, not thousands of years previously predicted
Nature & Science

Polystyrene breaks down naturally in just DECADES, not thousands of years previously predicted

When exposed to sunlight, polystyrene can break down in as little as decades or centuries, rather than thousands of years, a study from the US reveals.The ubiquitous plastic — which is used for assorted applications from takeaway boxes to packaging materials — is often considered to last ‘forever’.However experts using a sun-simulating lamp found they could…

The Ford government has made ‘next to no progress’ on its environmental plan, new report says | CBC News
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The Ford government has made ‘next to no progress’ on its environmental plan, new report says | CBC News

The Ontario government of Doug Ford has done almost nothing on the bulk of the promises in the greenhouse-gas reduction plan it introduced last November, according to a new report by an environmental watchdog group. Ontario is ‘not on track’ to achieve its own targets for reducing carbon emissions, according to a new report from Environmental Defence. The…