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Everything is Fine!

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On June 10, 2021
A year of pandemic where we all stay home was going to help with climate change, right? Nope! Economies worldwide nearly ground to a halt over the 15 months of the coronavirus pandemic, leading to a startling drop in global greenhouse gas emissions. But the idle airplanes, boarded-up stores and quiet highways barely made a […]
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Warehouse Pollution

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On May 15, 2021
Among the biggest battles over pollution right now is around southern California’s enormous warehouses. This deserves attention and our support in the fight for regulation. Now, Southern California air quality officials are set to vote on rules that for the first time would hold warehouses in the nation’s smoggiest region accountable for pollution from the […]
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That people of color are targeted repeatedly for the worst kind of polluting plants is absolutely 100% an intentional act of corporations and politicians. The Fifth District of Louisiana’s St. James Parish was never exactly a bustling community — but it was still a community. Then the local landmarks began to disappear. Woodrow’s grocery closed […]
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There was a downside to the environmental movement’s transformation from a mass movement to one that relied on fundraising to litigate through the courts. But that litigation was indeed necessary because the nation passed all sorts of environmental legislation in the 1960s and early 1970s and then policymakers immediately regretted it, especially with the rise […]
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