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Farm-ageddon: Tariff-Slammed Farmers Now Battling Climate Change Flood Hell

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Tue, 06/18/2019 - 6:28pm

Panicked farmers throughout the Midwest are facing the increasing probability that vast tracts of fields will remain unplanted or crops will fail this year as much of their land remains under water or too sodden for farm equipment and plants.

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Dr. Seuss ‘Lorax’ tree falls in San Diego park; it had appeared healthy, from leaf to bark

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Tue, 06/18/2019 - 6:15pm

“I speak for the trees,” Dr. Seuss’ Lorax cried, to the tree-chopping Once-ler’s immense surprise.

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Saving the Planet With Electric Cars Means Strangling This Desert

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Mon, 06/17/2019 - 5:56pm

The oases that once interrupted the dusty slopes of the Atacama desert in northern Chile allowed humans and animals to survive for thousands of years in the world’s driest climate. That was before the mining started.

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UK Unveils Plan To Become First G7 Country To Go Net Zero By 2050: ’Now Is The Time’

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Mon, 06/17/2019 - 5:52pm

The United Kingdom could become the first major economy in the world to legally require itself to emit net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, according to a new plan unveiled Tuesday.

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Here's one way to keep plastic out of the ocean ... turn it into a lifeguard tower

Published: 
Mon, 06/17/2019 - 5:48pm

The lifeguard tower being built Saturday on Bruce’s Beach in Manhattan Beach is not just another oceanfront lookout.