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German farmers protest agro-industry, back healthy foods

15 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Thousands of farmers from across Germany and their supporters have protested at Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate, calling for climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food...
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A huge number of economists agree we need a policy to fight climate change - but lawmakers aren't getting on board

A huge number of economists agree we need a policy to fight climate change - but lawmakers aren't getting on board

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Top American economists from both sides of the aisle see a carbon tax as the most cost-effective way to address climate change. In a letter out this week, forty-five of them...
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Gov. Baker proposes tax hike to help towns address climate change

Gov. Baker proposes tax hike to help towns address climate change

1 day ago   |   WCVB

Baker said the increase in the state excise tax will be included in his proposed state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
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Pentagon Confirms Climate Change Is A National Security Threat, Contradicting Trump

Pentagon Confirms Climate Change Is A National Security Threat, Contradicting Trump

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

The military walks a fine line between the White House's official climate denialism and the stark realities of a warming planet.
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Defense Department Warns About Climate Change Impacts to Armed Forces and Bases

1 day ago   |   Time

The U.S. Defense Department has issued a dire report on how climate change could affect the nation's armed forces and security, warning that rising seas could inundate coastal...
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Gov. Baker: Tax hike will help towns address climate change

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By STEVE LeBLANC BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing an increase in the state excise tax on real estate transfers to help Massachusetts communities better prepare for the...
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Mediterranean freshwater fish species susceptible to climate change

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean region.
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Rex Murphy: Spare us the yoga-mat mantras about the environment and the economy

Rex Murphy: Spare us the yoga-mat mantras about the environment and the economy

1 day ago   |   National Post

“The environment and the economy go hand in hand.” - Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Feb. 23, 2018 “The environment and the economy go hand in hand.” -Environment...
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Gov. Baker: Tax hike will help towns address climate change

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing an increase in the state excise tax on real estate transfers to help Massachusetts communities better prepare for the effects of climate change...
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Scientists discover natural fitness watch in fishes that records their activity levels

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have shown for the first time that the energetic cost of living of fish can be measured in structures that grow in their ears. This new tool can be used to show how...
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Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

The Latest: VanZant wins first UFC fight in 2½ years

The Latest: VanZant wins first UFC fight in 2½ years

NEW YORK - The Latest on the UFC card in New York with T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fighting for the 125-pound title : Read more ...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers in OT

Houston is 26-19 and has overcome the injury bug so far this season to stay in the playoff hunt. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova's run at Aussie Open

Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova's run at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - It took two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova being on top of her game to bring a very abrupt ending to 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova run of upsets at... Read more ...

Celtics star ejected from game in win over Hawks

Celtics star ejected from game in win over Hawks

Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 on Saturday night. Read more ...

Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist climbs career wins list, now sixth all-time with...

Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist climbs career wins list, now sixth all-time with win over Bruins

New York Rangers netminder Henrik Lundqvist now sits in sole possession of sixth on the all-time NHL wins list after notching his 446th career victory Saturday night in Boston. Read more ...

Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett propel No. 1 Duke past Virginia

Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett propel No. 1 Duke past Virginia

DURHAM, N.C. - RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 on Saturday night to give the Cavaliers their first loss of the... Read more ...