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Some inspiring news from Ethiopia

From 538 Significant Digits: 353,633,660 trees Ethiopian officials say that volunteers in the country planted more than 350 million tree seedlings in 1,000 sites in just 12 hours in a day. It was a mass effort to counter deforestation and … Continue reading

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The uber-rational response to climate change legislation

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Eleven Republican state senators in Oregon were believed to be hiding out in Idaho with the assistance of right-wing militias to avoid voting on a measure limiting greenhouse gas emissions. “Send bachelors and come heavily armed,” … Continue reading

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Trumpists on climate change: “Societies reorganize, we move to different places”

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed the threat of climate change, saying, “Societies reorganize, we move to different places.” At the U.S.–Mexico border, migrant children between the ages of 5 and 12 were driven to an … Continue reading

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