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Biden’s Border Restriction Are Stranding Climate Migrants in Extreme Heat

2019 US Mexico Border Crossing apprehension. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons By Ayurella Horn-Muller / Grist With much of the southwest baking under record temperatures, immigrants’ rights advocates worry President Joe Biden’s decision to effectively close the border to asylum seekers for the foreseeable future will endanger lives and further […]

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International Study Finds Indicators of Economic Growth Without Environmental Harm in China’s Yangtze River Delta Region

Dusk on the Yangtze River. Andrew Hitchcock, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Diego Ramos / Original to ScheerPost A recent study conducted by researchers from China, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Britain, and South Africa has found evidence of separation between economic growth and environmental degradation in China’s most economically significant lake […]

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Ohio and Pennsylvania residents affected by the East Palestine train derailment say their ‘basic needs’ are still not being met

This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission. Sign up for their newsletter here.  Residents of East Palestine, Ohio, and nearby areas in Pennsylvania harmed by the Norfolk Southern train disaster say a new $310 million settlement announced by the Biden […]

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Forests may not benefit from extra CO2, spelling further Danger of Global Heating

By Kristine Crous, Western Sydney University; Belinda Medlyn, Western Sydney University; and David S Ellsworth, Western Sydney University | (The Conversation) – As humanity continues to burn fossil fuels, the delicate balance of life on Earth is changing. That’s true of trees, many of which are growing faster as a result of increased carbon dioxide […]