Here’s a Bunch of Stuff the U.S. Would Get If Donald Trump Bought Greenland
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Here’s a Bunch of Stuff the U.S. Would Get If Donald Trump Bought Greenland

Illustration: G/O Media/APDonald Trump wants to buy Greenland. Okay then.The Wall Street Journal broke the news Thursday afternoon that our big real estate boy in the White House has floated the idea to multiple aides that the U.S. should purchase the world’s largest island. This is, to put it plainly, batshit. It’s the presidential equivalent…

July was the *hottest month* ever recorded
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July was the *hottest month* ever recorded

Temperature percentiles for July over the last 140 years. Dark reds show record warmest temperatures. Image: noaa By Mark Kaufman2019-08-15 17:17:04 UTC July 2019, marked by persistent, historic heat waves, was the warmest month ever observed in 140 years of record-keeping, according to new data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  NOAA’s confirmation…

Gillian Anderson pens powerful op-ed urging governments to protect oceans
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Gillian Anderson pens powerful op-ed urging governments to protect oceans

Gillian Anderson: “We have a historic opportunity to strengthen ocean protection for decades to come.” Image: Dave Benett/Getty Images for OUT-SOURCING Inc By Rachel Thompson2019-08-19 11:00:27 UTC Gillian Anderson has written an impassioned op-ed for the Guardian urging governments to set aside “geopolitical differences and commercial gain” and act in the interests of future generations to…

Extinction Rebellion breaks into fashion in Stella McCartney sustainability campaign
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Extinction Rebellion breaks into fashion in Stella McCartney sustainability campaign

The environmentalist fashion designer Stella McCartney has chosen a slightly off-kilter cast to model her winter collection: the sedulous, green-fighting group, Extinction Rebellion. As the daughter of the late activist Linda McCartney, since setting up her fashion house in 2001, McCartney has used her platform to continue the legacy her mother left behind, by committed…

Iceland unveils memorial for melted glacier
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Iceland unveils memorial for melted glacier

Icelandic officials and environmental activists on Sunday unveiled a memorial plaque, read poems and held a moment of silence to say an official goodbye to the country’s first glacier recognized by the country as disappearing due to climate change.Scientists declared in 2014 the Okjokull ice sheet in west Iceland no longer fulfilled the criteria to be considered a glacier after…