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It seems that climate change snarled traffic in both cities yesterday morning. The Extinction Rebellion, a global climate protest group that similarly shut down London last spring and they are planning to do the same again in October,organized #ShutDownDC in which they claimed they had hundreds of protesters who blocked 22 intersections in downtown Washington. Apparently they are not aware that D.C. shuts down quite often when Congress can’t pass spending bills — and it could shut down again officially in about 2 weeks at the end of the government’s fiscal year. At the same time, the President was causing his own traffic nightmare in NYC, staying in Trump Tower for his visit to the United Nations, and forcing numerous street and even sidewalk closures near his apartment. We are in NYC covering #ClimateWeek and found refuge in nature just a few blocks north in Central Park!
The Colorado River is drying up, millions are at risk of losing their water supply, and Indigenous communities are fighting to keep their water rights. The Western megadrought is taking its toll on American communities, but how did we get here? In his new film, River’s End: California’s Latest Water War, Jacob Morrison delves […]
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and HP just announced that they’re taking their friendship to the next level. The odd couple is teaming up and expanding their partnership to restore, protect, and improve the management of almost one million acres of forest. HP is pledging $80 million to forest conservation and restoration, and not stopping there […]
Researchers from the National University of Singapore used data from more than 1,000 twin siblings to evaluate their opinions about environmental policy. They found identical twins were more likely to have similar views on green policy than non-identical twins, suggesting that support for climate action may have a genetic component. Felix Tropf, a professor in […]
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