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Banning Plastic Straws Won’t Help The Oceans. Here’s Why

The disposable plastic straw is a magnificent piece of engineering: Simple, cheap, durable, and unfailingly effective. Then, overnight, we abandoned it for wretched paper tubes that wither at the first sign of wetness. Such an abhorrent substitution might be justified…

Late-Night Hosts Preach Dems’ Climate Hysteria And Radical Socialism

On Wednesday, all of the late-night shows on CBS, ABC, and NBC – along with Comedy Central’s Daily Show and TBS’s Full Frontal – engaged in outrageous climate change fearmongering and demanded viewers support the radical socialist agenda of the…

Mental health could be the next casualty of global warming – The Japan Times

One evening in July, Stephanie Felts was lying in bed trying to process simultaneous climate disasters all over the world. From a crushing Canadian heatwave to U.S. wildfires and flooding in China, the drumbeat triggered memories of a close call…

Late Night Shares the Stage With Climate Change – The New York Times

A veteran late-night producer and writer, Steve Bodow, organized the event to coincide with Climate Week NYC. Kimmel made the case that climate change trumps all other important issues. “The pandemic, systemic racism, income inequality, immigration, gun violence — but…

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The Best Ways to Ensure Your Recycling Doesn’t End Up Getting Trashed

Per the EPA, 292.4 million tons of waste were generated during 2018. Of that, approximately 94 million tons were recycled or composted. That’s only a third of the trash that’s generated is actually recycled or composted. If you take out composting rates, only 69 million tons were recycled. There’s a lot of room for improvement, […]

Potty-training cows to curb climate change: 3 stories you may have missed – Conservation International

Editor’s note: News about conservation and the environment is made every day, but some of it can fly under the radar. In a recurring feature, Conservation News shares three stories from the past week that you should know about. The…

Obstacles abound in global effort to cut methane – E&E News

President Biden and European Union leaders want the rest of the world to join them in a new campaign to slash methane emissions. If successful, the initiative could go a long way toward blunting the impact of the planet-warming gas…

Mental health could be a casualty of global warming – York Dispatch

One evening in July, Stephanie Felts was lying in bed trying to process simultaneous climate disasters all over the world. From a crushing Canadian heatwave to U.S. wildfires and China floods, the drumbeat triggered memories of a close call her…

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