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Governor Gavin Newsom proposes $100 million line item for purchasing and preserving tribal lands

Over the weekend, California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a $100 million line item to be given to Native American tribes in California to purchase land that would be preserved, as well as create programs to fight change. climate change and increased workforce development. According to Newsom’s proposal, which stems from a 2020 executive order in […]

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War in Ukraine increases pressure for US oil; the industry faces obstacles

Matthew Brown and Susan Montoya Bryan | Associated press Billings, Mont. – In the northern Montana oil fields, industry veteran Mac McDermott watched crude prices soar from $75 a barrel in January to over $120 as Russia continued its war in Ukraine and then back again when coronavirus concerns in China raised the specter of […]

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Lancet report says India’s excessive Covid death toll highest in the world, government calls it ‘misinformed’

London: India’s estimated cumulative excess deaths from COVID-19 between January 2020 and December 2021 was the highest in the world at 4.07 million, about eight times higher than expected, according to a new Lancet analysis.Responding to the findings, the Union Health Department on Friday called the analysis “speculative and ill-informed” and said the authors themselves […]

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Why Indigenous voters who helped elect Kyrsten Sinema now feel betrayed | american politics

Indigenous leaders who mobilized Arizona voters to help elect Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the centrist Democratic lawmaker could no longer count on their support because communities felt betrayed. Sinema was elected in 2018, halfway through Trump’s term, amid growing concern over rolling back voting rights and environmental protections that disproportionately impact tribal communities. She entered […]

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US to spend $725 million this year cleaning up abandoned coal mines

Feb 7 (Reuters) – The Biden administration said on Monday $725 million in federal funds would be made available to states this year to clean up abandoned coal mines, one of several initiatives to reduce pollution resulting decades of fossil fuel development. The money is part of the $11.3 billion allocated for mine rehabilitation in […]

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Indian development discourse must diversify its leadership and stop ignoring caste

Caste is an elephant in the living room of Indian social development professionals. Although caste has always been at the heart of the country’s electoral politics, it remains marginal in mainstream development thinking. Also globally, it is absent from social characteristics of concern, such as gender, race or age in the Sustainable Development Goals, despite […]

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Agar trees | The Manila Times

WE all know that our forests are at risk. Development, climate change and poaching have reduced them to sufficiently threatened levels to jeopardize our future (if not our present) sustainability. Although we all understand the reasons for illegal logging – obtaining hardwood for construction like narra, molave, dungon, mangkono and other hardwood tree species that […]

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BACKGROUNDER: Biden administration tackles super polluting methane emissions

Interior announces $1.15 billion of bipartisan infrastructure law to create jobs by capping sinks alongside additional federal action When President Biden restored American climate leadership to the world stage in Glasgow at the United Nations climate conference, he unveiled America’s methane emissions reduction action plan. The ambitious action plan outlined how the United States will […]

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Nearly 70,000 invasive green crabs were caught in Washington State last fall | Smart News

Despite the species name, the color of European green crabs varies greatly from dark brown to dark green with flecks of yellow or orange. MyLoupe via Getty Images Washington state is taking emergency action to combat an infestation of European green crabs, an invasive species that has seen an “exponential increase” in local waterways. Last […]

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Former Mayor Swearengin Is the “Unofficial Governor” of the San Joaquin Valley – GV Wire

If you want to serve the people of California, is public service the best place for you? Joe Mathews Opinion The question was raised again when one of our most accomplished state legislators, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego, resigned her seat to take on a leadership role at the California Labor Federation, a powerful […]

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Arkansas to receive $287.7 million in federal funds for bridge repairs |

(The Center Square) – Arkansas will receive $287.7 million over the next five years to repair the state’s 663 bridges that are in poor condition, according to a press release from the US Department of Transportation. The money for the bridge replacement, rehabilitation, preservation, protection and construction program – or bridge formula program – comes […]

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Biden Administration’s New Actions Will Increase Clean Energy Generation, Create Jobs and Reduce Energy Costs

January 12, 2022 Ben Schneider (202) 572-3279, [email protected] “President Biden promised a whole-of-government approach to addressing climate change and advancing the clean energy economy when he took office, and today’s announcement once again delivers on that promise. These actions — which include the largest offshore wind lease in U.S. history, renewed interagency coordination on offshore […]

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Governor Ducey proposes major funding for water

EDF statement from Kevin Moran, Senior Director, Colorado River Program January 10, 2022 Ronna Kelly, (415) 293-6161, [email protected] (PHOENIX, AZ – January 10, 2022) In his State of the State address today, Governor Doug Ducey proposed to make a historic $ 1 billion investment in water infrastructure. In response, the Environmental Defense Fund issued the […]

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Sharjah’s Xposure festival celebrates culture and beauty

Fascinating photographs on display. Gulf today, Journalist The sixth edition of the Xposure International Photography Festival, a premier global event dedicated to celebrating the art of photography, will bring to Sharjah a wide range of stunning images from around the world that transcend genres and formats, and celebrate culture, beauty, adventure, and humanity. First held […]

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The climatic victories of 2021 which put fossil fuels under control | Divestment from fossil fuels

[ad_1] After a year of record-breaking climate disasters and a grim prognosis from the world’s top experts warning the planet has already suffered “irreversible” damage, a movement is gathering momentum to force change. As the UN Secretary General said in August, the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions is the “death knell” for the fossil […]

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Honey, meat, climate change and resilience: indigenous trade and global issues on the table in Dubai

[ad_1] President Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui Sheena Maru presents to Te Aratini at Expo 2020 Dubai. Photo / Supplied (Te Aratini) Honey, meat, climate change and resilience were all on the table when a collective of Maori farmers of over 9,000 shareholders traveled to Expo 2020 Dubai to forge new relationships with indigenous leaders […]

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Energy and environment – The weather disasters of 2021 cost $ 170 billion

Welcome to Monday’s Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-inscription. Today, we take a look at the cost of this year’s climate disasters, the passage of NDAA, and four environmental fights we’ll be watching next year. For The Hill, we are Rachel […]

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City of Tucson Receives Better Reconstruction Phase 1 Challenge Grant from Economic Development Authority

[ad_1] Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. The city of Tucson has been named one of 60 finalists in the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) Regional Build Back Better Challenge. Over 500 applicants from across the country competed for phase one funding of $ 500,000. www.tucsonaz.gov The prize is a […]

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Funding for infrastructure bill opens new chapter for tribal communities

[ad_1] Guest review. For generations, Indigenous communities in the United States have faced a dire infrastructure situation. Amenities that many Americans take for granted, such as access to transportation and sanitation facilities, have either been neglected or have never been available in a significant part of Indian country. Tribal advocates have long called for federal […]

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Zimmerman: San José trees improve human health and save money

Anyone who has read Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree” knows that humans take for granted the benefits and gifts of the trees around us. We underestimate their impact on our lives and the weight of our responsibility to protect them. It looks like we are finally learning how important trees are, not only to the […]

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Heavy rain floods southern California with powerful storm

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A powerful storm swept through California on Tuesday, inundating the drought-stricken state with desperately needed rains, but also triggering rescue efforts on a swollen river and mandatory evacuations due to the threat of mudslides in some areas marked by forest fires. The National Weather Service reported remarkable rainfall in several […]

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REPORTS: Climate change presents challenges and opportunities for Idaho | Idaho

[ad_1] MOSCOW – The impacts of climate change in Idaho will present challenges and opportunities for all sectors of Idaho’s economy – from recreation and tourism to agriculture, energy, human health, infrastructure and land – according to a series of reports prepared by researchers in Idaho that have just been released to the public by […]

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Parliament: Oppn castigates government for Glasgow climate summit announcements | Latest India News

[ad_1] India’s decision to announce a goal of net zero emissions by 2070 amid the climate crisis facing the planet was debated at length at Lok Sabha on Friday during a discussion of the results of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. The debate ranged from why India announced the 2070 target […]

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At COP 26, a bigger and stronger climate movement made its mark

Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, speaks at COP 26 in Glasgow. (Daniel Leal-Olivas – Pool / Getty Images) This column is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration co-founded by Colombian journalism review and The nation to strengthen coverage of climate history. Science tells us this is the decade to take action […]

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Lummi Nation Says Whatcom Green Crab Invasion is a Disaster

[ad_1] The Lummi Indian Business Council passed a resolution declaring a disaster after more than 70,000 European green crabs – an invasive species – were caught and removed from the Lummi Sea Pond in recent months. The tribe cultivates shellfish and juvenile salmon in the 750-acre marine pond surrounded by the reserve’s most productive natural […]

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Ladakh pashmina-goat nomads dwindle

[ad_1] November 27, 2021 KHARNAK AND KHARNAKLING VSCITY LIFE is easy, Tsetan Paljor mocks, spinning a prayer wheel as he sits by a stream where, on a small island, three crimson-robed llamas take a nap. City dwellers don’t have the stress we have, he says: are goats eating enough? Do snow leopards roam? Mr. Paljor, […]

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A Thanksgiving message: we must preserve our great generosity for future generations

[ad_1] By Mauricia Baca and Jason Albritton Sunday 21 November 2021 | 2 a.m This week Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. This is my favorite holiday and that of most American families because it celebrates the luck that those who have crossed the Atlantic Ocean have found in the New World: a land of plenty, a land […]

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Yellen of the US Treasury will visit tribal communities; promises greater commitment

[ad_1] US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, UK on November 3, 2021. REUTERS / Phil Noble WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday said she would visit tribal communities within the next year as her department continues to expand its […]

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Climate funds in the infrastructure bill to combat drought, forest fires and floods

[ad_1] The recently passed bipartisan infrastructure bill is not just about roads and bridges, it is also spending billions to tackle forest fires, droughts, floods and other effects of climate change, said on Wednesday. officials from the Ministry of the Interior. The $ 1.2 trillion measure, which awaits President Joe Biden’s signature after House approval […]

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Congressman Cohen votes to advance reconstruction law better

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), a senior member of the Judiciary and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees, today voted for the Build Back Better Act review rule, landmark legislation investing in the country’s social safety net. The measure finally closes Tennessee’s Medicaid coverage gap and offers action once in a generation to reduce the […]

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West Papua: A Green State Vision

Report November 4, 2021 Research shows that when indigenous peoples properly control forests, biodiversity is much better protected. Danny chivers talk to Raki Ap about case to support the state of West Papua. Activists gather in La Pago, West Papua, to support the vision of the Green State. Credit: West Papua Free Campaign Sadly, West […]

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At UN climate summit COP26, indigenous voices call for more than empty talk

[ad_1] Ron Turney, a water protector from the White Earth Nation tribe, diligently photographed what he said shows the effects of drilling fluid spills and an aquifer rupture in northern Minnesota, where a Canadian energy company completed the replacement of an oil pipeline in September. The Line 3 replacement project, first announced by Enbridge in […]

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Youth group fight to save indigenous lands on Palawan Island in the Philippines – IDN-InDepthNews

By Nena Palagi PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Philippines (IDN) – This is a feat unimaginable by any modern standard. Six young people from this remote island of Palawan, Philippines, faced the landowner goliaths and won. They have secured over 40,000 hectares of land legally declared as protected habitat with the direct approval of indigenous custodians. The […]

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Adani Green’s operational capacity increased 93% to 5,410 MW, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Adani Green Energy Ltd. (AGEL), part of the Adani group, today announced financial results for the three and six months ended September 30, 2021. The strong growth in electricity supply turnover is supported by strong capacity growth and an improvement in solar and wind CUF. Continued growth in EBITDA from power and cash earnings is […]

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MoS Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Green investment and sustainability are a public policy priority, Union Minister of State for the Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey said on Wednesday. Speaking during a webinar on the ASSOCHAM conference on green investment and sustainability organized by the chamber, he highlighted various initiatives taken by the government to promote renewable energy, electric mobility, forestry, the […]

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Apple advances towards 2030 carbon neutrality goal, adding 9 gigawatts of clean energy and doubling supplier commitments

[ad_1] October 27, 2021 PRESS RELEASE Apple advances towards 2030 carbon neutrality goal, adding 9 gigawatts of clean energy and doubling supplier commitments Ahead of COP26, Apple launches 10 new initiatives to support communities around the world CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple today announced that it has more than doubled the number of suppliers committed to 100% […]

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Washington tribe waits to resume whaling

[ad_1] Details Through Jenna kunze October 19, 2021 On January 21, 1855, the villages of Makah in what is now Washington’s northwest coast reached an agreement with the US government – a treaty – where tribal officials ceded title to 300,000 acres of tribal land to retain some pre-existing rights in the future. Among them […]

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India’s REDD + Safeguards Project Needs Revision

India released draft document on Safeguards Information System to Reduce Potential Risks in Implementing Activities under the United Nations Deforestation Emissions Reduction Program and degradation (REDD +), a key climate change mitigation tool. The draft document is in line with India’s commitment to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Experts note that safeguarding […]

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Indigenous leaders at the forefront of environmental injustices and solutions

[ad_1] The fight for a healthier planet is inextricably linked with indigenous rights. In all sectors and ecosystems, Indigenous leadership is leading the way towards a just and sustainable future. Keyen Singer Green and Nizhoni Toledi, members of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Confederate Tribe Youth Leadership Council, recently sent a letter to President Biden calling […]

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Amitav Ghosh’s nutmeg curse lacks careful thought-Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

Most of the information transmitted by Ghosh is generally accessible to the informed public and its contribution is mainly its assembly. Amitav Ghosh is an anthropologist by training but is best known as a fiction writer, and he chooses anthropological subjects around which he builds fiction – for example, people, ecology and legends of the […]

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Develop Amazonian land management systems of the past, experts say

[ad_1] Before the arrival of Europeans, the Amazonian peoples would have numbered 10 million, domesticating and cultivating native plants for food throughout the biome. Their long coexistence with the forest has given rise to a rich diversity of languages, artistic expressions, mythologies and cosmologies, said Márcio Augusto Freitas Meira, anthropologist at the Goeldi Museum, at […]

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Organize UVM attracts students to protest oil sands pipeline completion – The Vermont Cynic

[ad_1] Organizer UVM joined other organizations and activists in downtown Burlington on September 24 to protest the controversial Line 3 oil sands pipeline project. Organize UVM formed in 2019 as a collective initiative to fight against climate change, according to its UVM clubs web page. Its first victory was the push to divest from the […]

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Historically cheated, tribes would get conservation aid under bipartisan bill

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – The Walker River Paiute tribe, located in Schurz, Nevada, is not bear country. But because of the forest fires ravaging California, these animals are escaping to new, safer habitats, some of which are in Indian territory. Historically, the federal government has provided relatively little funding for tribal land conservation, so suddenly having […]

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COUNTDOWN COP 26: Meta-Story for Incorporating Indigenous Climate Perspectives in the San Francisco Bay Ecotarium

[ad_1] A waterfall projection exhibit in the bay’s future ecotarium will immerse visitors in the practices and lifestyles of Native American stewardship The 2nd pod of the future Bay Ecotarium will contain an immersive theater, a restaurant and a “Blue” bar and deep ocean submersibles The world’s first living museum for climate and ocean conservation […]

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The Amazon of Salgado seeks to save a world

[ad_1] Sebastião Salgado, the 77-year-old Brazilian-born Parisian photographer who travels the world and whose work often invokes social activism on behalf of the exploited poor workers, indigenous peoples, the consequences of climate change, ecological devastation and the disappearance of nature. world, is exhibiting his latest epic Brazilian rainforest project “Amazonia” at the Peter Fetterman Gallery […]

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UN, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

[ad_1] UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that developing and developed countries alike “must do their job” to achieve the goal of net zero emissions by 2050, expressing hope that countries like the United States, China, India and Europe will understand that they must do their best without waiting for what others are doing. […]

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Australia’s embrace of nuclear submarine technology strengthens its role as a regional foil against China

It is not called the nuclear option for nothing. One momentous decision reconfigures Australia’s relationship between its oldest ally, key security partner and biggest customer. This will piss off some of Australia’s neighbors and require skillful diplomacy. This will likely force Labor to agree, even reluctantly, due to a shared commitment to the US alliance. […]

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President Biden approves emergency federal wildland fire relief for four northern California counties

[ad_1] President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed and approved a California Disaster Emergency Declaration on the state’s wildfire situation, granting federal assistance to the state’s wildfire recovery efforts and the locality dating from mid-July of this year. Biden’s aid order came less than 24 hours after Governor Gavin Newsom initially called for a presidential declaration […]

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Home Office Advances Three Solar Projects in California, Continuing Efforts to Develop Robust Clean Energy Economy – YubaNet

[ad_1] WASHINGTON, August 6, 2021 – In support of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of tackling climate change and promoting renewable energy production, the Home Office today announced it is advancing three solar projects on 4,700 acres of public land in Riverside County, California. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today invited the public to review […]

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Salmon Farming Provides Students with Connection to Environment and Yakama Tribal Culture | News watch

[ad_1] Eisenhower High School plans to give its science teachers a valuable new recruiting tool for the upcoming school year. Several of Ike’s staff joined a class of 11 for a 21-and-a-half-day workshop earlier this week at La Salle, preparing them to add “Salmon in the Classroom” to their schedule. They also gained expert knowledge […]

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Entrepreneurial Spirit of Climate Change in the Tribal Reserve »Yale Climate Connections

[ad_1] “We Indigenous people have always been resilient and adaptive people: assimilation, genocide and reorganization haven’t stopped us. The climate crisis is different: I fear it threatens our existence like nothing else we have ever seen. “ The speaker was Robert Blake, a tribal citizen of the Red Lake Nation, addressing a Talk Climate Institute […]

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Indian man risked his life for 32 years to save the Brazilian Amazon

[ad_1] Aamidst the lush Amazonian forests of Brazil, young Shaji, then still in his mid-twenties, worked with the Quilombola community. They are descendants of Afro-Brazilian slaves who escaped slave plantations in Brazil by going deep into the forests and settling with existing tribal communities. This was one of Shaji’s first missions to work for the […]

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Monster Wildfire Shows The Benefits Of Years Of Forest Management Efforts: NPR

[ad_1] An oil tanker drops a retarder over the Bootleg fire in southern Oregon on Saturday. Bootleg fire incident control via AP hide caption toggle legend Bootleg fire incident control via AP An oil tanker drops a retarder over the Bootleg fire in southern Oregon on Saturday. Bootleg fire incident control via AP PORTLAND, Oregon […]

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It is easier for our leaders to engage in war than to work for peace – Marin Independent Journal

[ad_1] Sometimes I hate being human. Why do we have to put up with these internal political struggles? Why do I feel like I’m being attacked by “these others?” Why am I afraid these others will destroy the sanctity of our Constitution? Politicians and businesses have harnessed fear and anger to influence people’s minds. People […]

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‘Black Snake’ recounts the saga of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests

[ad_1] The protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline by the Standing Rock Sioux was one of the most important news of 2016 – and rightly so, as it touched on issues related to climate change, dependence on fossil fuels, Indigenous rights and environmental justice. The protest lasted nearly a year, straddling two presidential administrations and […]

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THURS: Officials May Revamp County Virus Framework, State Sues Over Abandoned Wells, + More

[ad_1] KUNM Evening Newscast with Megan Kamerick, April 22, 2021    New Mexico To Consider Changes To County Virus Framework – Associated Press Health officials in New Mexico are considering changes to the familiar color-coded dial system that determines county responses to the coronavirus pandemic, including public health restrictions. The New Mexico Health and Human […]

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FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Outlines Key Resources to Invest in Coal and Power Plant Community Economic Revitalization

[ad_1] White House Releases Initial Report Detailing Existing Resources for Energy Communities Department of Energy Announces $109.5 Million to Support Energy Jobs, Executive Director to Spearhead Interagency Efforts Today, the White House Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization released a report that was delivered to President Biden and included […]

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How the pandemic impacted rainforests in 2020: a year in review

[ad_1] 2020 was supposed to be a make-or-break year for tropical forests. It was the year when global leaders were scheduled to come together to assess the past decade’s progress and set the climate and biodiversity agendas for the next decade. These included emissions reductions targets, government procurement policies and corporate zero-deforestation commitments, and goals […]

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Conservation would be more effective with more Indigenous leadership, says Patrick Gonzales-Rogers

[ad_1] In the past year there’s been a lot more talk about stakeholder inclusivity in the conservation sector. But how would conservation actually transform its practices? Patrick Gonzales-Rogers, the Executive Director of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, says increasing the representation of Indigenous peoples in the leadership of conservation institutions would be a good place […]

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As COP26 looms and tropical deforestation soars, REDD+ debate roars on

[ad_1] The United Nations REDD+ program (reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) has been operating for more than 13 years as a multipurpose initiative, intended to curb deforestation in tropical nations, sequester forest carbon, combat climate change, protect biodiversity, and aid poor rural communities. The REDD+ mechanism is largely paid for by wealthy industrialized […]

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Tribal nations adapt to being at ‘ground zero’ of the climate crisis — High Country News – Know the West

[ad_1] ‘Tribes are on the front line of fixing things, using our resources, setting good public policy [and using] good science.’   Students from Quileute Tribal School paddle traditional canoes during an educational field trip. This story originally appeared in Indian Country Today and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism […]