Why Didn’t More Candidates Show Up for Environmental Justice?
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Why Didn’t More Candidates Show Up for Environmental Justice?

“We thank everyone who showed up,” said Michele Roberts of the Environmental Justice Health Alliance during her opening remarks for the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice on Friday.“And for those who didn’t, catch up.”The forum, a three-hour discussion of climate change and its disproportionate impact on vulnerable communities, was historic, necessary, eye-opening, and—I hate…

Sustainable travel: A guide to understanding your impact on the environment and how to reduce it
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Sustainable travel: A guide to understanding your impact on the environment and how to reduce it

Eoneren/iStockPhoto / Getty Images It’s easy to forget that tourists contribute to climate change in a substantial way. So can you satiate your travel bug while minimizing your impact on the environment? This package will help answer that question with tips and ideas on how to be a better traveller. The environmental impact of travel…

Save the Planet (Except the Babies)
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Save the Planet (Except the Babies)

Airline tycoon Richard Branson (L) and former U.S. vice-president Al Gore hold a globe in central London February 9, 2007. (Kieran Doherty/Reuters) A group of scientists advocates creepy, dystopian solutions to the world’s environmental problems.More than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries have declared a climate emergency, warning in a new report that “untold human suffering”…

Arctic Shifts to Carbon Source – Stunning Reversal After Capturing Carbon for Tens of Thousands of Years
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Arctic Shifts to Carbon Source – Stunning Reversal After Capturing Carbon for Tens of Thousands of Years

The Active Sensing of Carbon Emissions over Nights, Days and Seasons (ASCENDS) campaign flew over Nome, Alaska, on August 5, 2017, as part of NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE). Credit: NASA A NASA-funded study suggests winter carbon emissions in the Arctic may be adding more carbon into the atmosphere each year than is taken…

Relocating Indonesian capital will impact nation’s startup ecosystem
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Relocating Indonesian capital will impact nation’s startup ecosystem

Hugh Harsono is a former financial analyst currently serving as a U.S. Army officer. More posts by this contributor Recently reelected, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced a desire to move the nation’s capital from Jakarta to the East Kalimantan region, citing environmental concerns, the most exigent of these being the fact that Jakarta is literally sinking…