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LA PINE, Ore. (AP) — Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it. “We were going to grow our own food.

Illegal marijuana farms take West's water in 'blatant theft'

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is moving the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management, which oversees 245 million acres in Western states, back to the nation’s capital after two years in Colorado.

Bureau of Land Management will move back to D.C., reversing Trump-era decision | PBS NewsHour

The majority of the cases are being brought under the Energy Charter Treaty, and are being hosted within the International Centre for The Settlement of Investment Disputes, a branch of the World Bank.

Fossil fuel firms sue governments across the world for £13bn as climate policies threaten profits | Climate News | Sky News

Shoppers spent £100m more in 2020 on alt-milks, with sales driven by environmental and health concerns

One in three Britons drink plant-based milk as demand soars | Food & drink industry | The Guardian

House Democrats are investigating the role major oil companies and their trade groups may have played in misleading the public on the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming.

Democrats Probe Oil Giants for Misleading Claims on Climate - BNN Bloomberg

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed comprehensive climate legislation Wednesday that will make it the first state in the Midwest to shut down all of the state’s coal-fired energy plants by 2045 while creating a transformed, statewide renewable-energy infrastructure.

Illinois Governor Signs Bill Shutting Coal Plants for Good (1)

A new study published in scientific journal Nature Food confirms that meat production accounts for 60 percent of food-related greenhouse gas emissions, which are double that of plant-based food.

Study: 60 Percent of Food Industry Emissions Come From Meat—Twice As Much as Plants | VegNews

In the survey of 10,000 young people, 58 per cent said that governments are betraying them

Half of young people think 'humanity is doomed' in climate anxiety poll | The Independent

Many Faroese horrified by what Sea Shepherd group claims was largest such massacre in the islands’ history

Outcry over killing of almost 1,500 dolphins on Faroe Islands | Dolphins | The Guardian

Maersk CEO Soren Skou says the International Maritime Organization should take a tip from the European auto industry by banning the construction of fossil fueled ships. His comments, which were...

Maersk CEO Says Construction of Fossil Fueled Ships Should Be Banned

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dozens of American Indian tribes asked the Biden administration Tuesday to immediately enact emergency protections for gray wolves, saying states have become too aggressive in hunting the animal.

US tribes demand emergency protection for wolves

With recycling headed to the dump, Maine and Oregon have a new strategy to fix a broken system: Make companies pay.

Corporations tried to blame you for the plastic crisis. Now states are turning the tables. | Grist

Climate scientists believe that if Greenland continues to rapidly melt, tens of millions of people around the world could face yearly flooding and displacement by 2030

Rain fell on Greenland's ice sheet for the first time ever known. Alarms should ring | Kim Heacox | The Guardian

Production of meat worldwide emits 28 times as much as growing plants, and most crops are raised to feed animals bound for slaughter

Meat accounts for nearly 60% of all greenhouse gases from food production, study finds | Meat industry | The Guardian

Growing and conserving 1 trillion trees around the world is a vital response to climate change that everyone can take part in.

We Can Use Trees to Fight Climate Change. Here's How | Time

Seðlarnir eftir nógv umrødda springaradrápið í Skálafirði í gjárkvøldið koma út klokkan 15.

Sí myndirnar: 1428 springarar løgdu beinini | Kringvarp Føroya

More than 220 environment and land rights activists were murdered last year, according to a report.

Record number of environmental activists murdered - BBC News

In unprecedented move, new hunting and trapping regulations would allow every wolf coming into state from America's first national park to be killed as a trophy

Polar Vortex returns for Winter 2021/2022, together with a strong easterly wind anomaly high above the Equator, impacting the Winter season

Stratospheric Polar Vortex returns for Winter 2021/2022, together with a strong easterly wind anomaly high above the Equator, impacting the Winter season


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