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Global warming can be frightening. So this teacher focuses on solutions. – Yale Climate Connections

Duffer: ‘There was a lot of enthusiasm. It was a fun time. Students got into it.’ (Photo: Courtesy of Sarah Duffer) Global warming can be frightening. For Sarah Duffer of Asheville, North Carolina, that made it hard to teach in…

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow – KING5.com

BERLIN, Germany — (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Officials meeting in the western city of Bonn for…

Obama EPA Spent $4.1 Million To Link Air Pollution To Eating Fast Food

Researchers were awarded more than $4 million by the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency to study whether exposure to air pollution led children to eat more fast food. The $4,146,875 grant was awarded in 2013 to fund a five-year study…

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Desmond Tutu Clinic welcomes HIV patients with a striking sawtooth roof

In the Cape Town township of
Masiphumelele, approximately 30 percent of the residents are infected with HIV. To help the low-income community, South African architectural practice theMAAK partnered with the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) to build a striking new public building to serve the area.

Wacky NYTimes Targets Air Travel As Climate Destroyers…In Its Travel Section

New York Times reporter Andy Newman led off the Sunday Travel section with a buzzkill, “Travel’s Climate Problem – If to see the world is also to help destroy it, should we just stay home?” (And kill the paper’s Travel…

As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call – The New York Times

PORTLAND, Ore. — The final meeting of the year for the Pacific Islander Club at Roosevelt High School was mostly celebratory, with candy leis for the departing seniors and a spread of fried chicken. But the club was talking climate…

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Charges Against Scott Peterson Yet Another Symptom of the Increasing Stakes of Partisan Politics

June 6, 2019, 1:50 pm From Jacob Sullum at Reason Former Broward County sheriff’s deputy Scot Peterson has been widely vilified for failing to intervene in the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. But did…

Activists Using Polar Bears As Climate Change Symbol Are Reality Deniers

Young activists like Ollie Nancarrow from the UK need to find another symbol for their messages of climate change. Polar bears are thriving despite recent dramatic declines in summer sea ice: they have not been devastated as predicted by declining…