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US Must Face its Economic and Social History as Climate Migrants Move North

US Must Face its Economic and Social History as Climate Migrants Move North

By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor Thousands of Haitian migrants have gathered at the US border following political turmoil and climate impacts in both Haiti and South America. Experts say that colonialism, a history of slavery, and systemic inequality have culminated and left Black people more vulnerable to climate change. And now, thousands of Haitians […]

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One Cool Thing: Around the World with NatGeo and Disney click button

One Cool Thing: Around the World with NatGeo and Disney

National Geographic is bringing a new docuseries to Disney+ this December. In Welcome to Earth,  the former Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith travels around the globe with some of the world’s greatest modern adventurers. As our planet warms and ecosystems deteriorate, it’s more important than ever to remember what makes Earth so precious. “We think […]

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One Cool Thing: All the Rumors are True

One Cool Thing: All the Rumors are True

AS WE TALK ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE, SOLVING HOMELESSNESS, AND MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.. WE HAVE TO TALK ABOUT THE INSTITUTIONALIZED RACISM THAT HAPPENS IN THIS COUNTRY ALL THE TIME. Have you been to a Lizzo show? #Liztalk pic.twitter.com/43x0XqzIuz — ALL THE RUMORS ARE TRUE (@lizzo) September 26, 2021 On Saturday Night, the Global […]

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One Cool Thing: When Earth is Under Attack, What Do We Do?

One Cool Thing: When Earth is Under Attack, What Do We Do?

Stand up, fight back. Climate activists across 70 countries took to their respective streets on Friday, inspired by Swedish Youth Activist Greta Thunberg. After a summer of devastating climate disasters across the globe, young people are more anxious than ever about climate change. “There are natural disasters all over the world,” said protester Quang Paasch, […]

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Newsmaker of the Week: Our Exclusive Interview with Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines click button

Newsmaker of the Week: Our Exclusive Interview with Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines


Commercial aviation accounts for 11% of US transportation CO2 emissions and 2.4% of global emissions, and the US is the largest aviation emitter in the world. On Wednesday, 100 environmental organizations urged President Biden to cut airplane pollution. Cutting carbon emissions in the sector is crucial to fighting climate change, but decarbonizing an industry that […]

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Bezos Earmarks $1 billion of $10 billion Earth Fund for 30×30 Conservation

Bezos Earmarks $1 billion of $10 billion Earth Fund for 30×30 Conservation

By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor One year after founding the $10 billion Bezos Earth Fund, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has earmarked $1 billion for conservation efforts aimed at protecting 30% of all lands and waters by 2030. The organization stated in a press release that it would prioritize “areas that are important for biodiversity […]

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