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Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 6

New study links air pollution to dementia, U.K. accuses Russian spies of implementing nerve agent attack, anonymous White House official publishes scathing NYT op-ed, and more.
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World Bank ramps up investments to fight climate crisis

"Climate change is an existential threat to the world's poorest and most vulnerable. These new targets demonstrate how seriously we are taking this issue, investing and mobilizing $200 billion over five years to combat climate change."

‘A new and unanticipated danger of plastic pollution’: New study shows plastic’s effect on...

The study is the first of its kind to look at the impacts of plastic on this type of bacteria.

Washington state AG sues EPA for repealing state’s water quality standards, violates federal law

“Trump’s EPA cannot change important water quality protections at the whim of industry interests. It’s not only disruptive to Washington’s environmental efforts over the past two years, it’s a clear violation of the Clean Water Act.

Climate Action for San Miguel de Allende

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRjAV4myxug&w=882&h=496] On Friday, September 20, an estimated 400 to 500 people in San Miguel de Allende joined millions...

Automation, climate change and Donald Trump: What kind of future are we in for?

Author Peter Frase combines science fiction and Marxist theory to imagine possible outcomes, for better and for worse.

‘A deeply dangerous order’: Trump-appointed judge blocks Biden from pausing new oil drilling leases

"This is a deeply dangerous order that heightens the imperative for bold, urgent climate action on our public lands and ocean."

Carl Pope: Why Donald Trump is going after our national monuments

Under Trump’s instructions, his cabinet has bountifully rewarded the patron’s favorite clients with sparkling rewards.

Denver becomes latest city to require green roofs

"This is a battle won against climate but the war doesn't stop here."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...