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Month: June 2021

Federal Judge Ends Long-Running Dakota Access Pipeline Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed the Standing Rock Sioux lawsuit to stop operations of the Dakota Access pipeline, bringing to an end the long-running legal fight in a defeat for anti-pipeline forces. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, who has presided…

Wildfires Threaten Urban Water Supplies, Long After the Flames Are Out

The Cameron Peak Fire burned 208,000 acres, more than half of them in the Poudre watershed. Mr. Bowker and many others had spent the spring poring over maps, prepared by federal agencies following aerial surveys, that showed the severity of…

Climate watchdog says Britain lacks a strategy to meet its goals.

An influential watchdog group on Thursday said the British government was doing far too little to implement the ambitious pledges it has made on tackling climate change. Although the government has promised to cut its greenhouse emissions to net zero…

‘Worst is yet to come’: Disastrous future ahead for millions worldwide due to climate change, report warns – USA TODAY

The report, which is scheduled for official release next year, is the most comprehensive rundown to date of the impacts of climate change on our planet and our species. “The worst is yet to come, affecting our children’s and grandchildren’s…

Exxon must face Massachusetts lawsuit alleging climate change deceit – Reuters

June 23 (Reuters) – A Massachusetts state judge has rejected Exxon Mobil Corp’s (XOM.N) bid to dismiss a lawsuit by state Attorney General Maura Healey accusing the oil company of misleading consumers and investors about its role in climate change….

Orchid Thought to Be Extinct in UK Was Discovered Blooming on the Rooftop of London Bank

An extremely rare colony of orchids previously believed to be extinct in Britain has been discovered growing on a City of London rooftop. The small-flowered tongue orchid, or serapias parviflora, is normally found in the Mediterranean, and hasn’t been seen in the UK for over a decade. But 15 plants have been found on the […]

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Detroit vs. Climate Change: How the City Can Prepare for the Future – WDET

Detroit has historically been a titan of industry, but with more instances of environmental disasters due to climate change in the city, it may be time to reassess our response to sustainability and climate action. It’s also possible that Michigan…