Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year – The New York Times

Surface temperatures are heading toward levels that many scientists believe will pose a threat to both the natural world and to human civilization.
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When someone tells you, “The climate is always changing,” show them this cartoon

File away under: Things To Show Climate Denying Relatives on Thanksgiving.
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Catholics petition Trump to uphold climate actions | National Catholic Reporter

In his encyclical, “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home,” Francis said, “There is an urgent need to de­velop policies so that, in the next few years, the emission of carbon dioxide and other highly pol­luting gases can be drastically reduced, for exam­ple, substituting for fossil fuels and developing sources of renewable energy.”
Source: Catholics petition Trump to uphold climate actions | National Catholic Reporter
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Costa Rica modernized without wrecking the environment. Here’s how. | Grist

Not every route to prosperity involves trashing the planet.
Source: Costa Rica modernized without wrecking the environment. Here’s how. | Grist
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How do we fight poverty without wrecking the planet?

Put people first.
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Final EPA Study Confirms Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

SHARE if you agree with Mark Ruffalo: "At last the EPA confirms what independent science has overwhelmingly determined for years, that drilling and fracking contaminate drinking water."
Source: Final EPA Study Confirms Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water
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Bill McKibben: Trump presidency “demands fierce resistance” | Grist

Here are some tips for persevering through the next four years.
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Tomgram: Tim Shorrock, American Military Power in Asia and the Trump Factor | TomDispatch

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Inside Exxon’s Great Climate Cover-Up: From Early Climate Change Researcher to Epic Climate Denier | Democracy Now!

Source: Inside Exxon's Great Climate Cover-Up: From Early Climate Change Researcher to Epic Climate Denier | Democracy Now!
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Palm Oil: Global brands profiting from child and forced labour | Amnesty International

The world’s most popular food and household companies are selling food, cosmetics and other everyday staples containing palm oil tainted by shocking human rights abuses in Indonesia, with children as young as eight working in hazardous conditions, said Amnesty International in a new report published today.
Source: Palm Oil: Global brands profiting from child and forced labour | Amnesty International
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