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March 21, 2019 U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floodsSource: Reuters
Record floods have devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states. Early estimates of lost crops and livestock are approaching $1 billion in Nebraska alone. With more...
Source: The Guardian
In the first significant check on the Trump administration’s “energy-first” agenda, a US judge has temporarily halted hundreds of drilling projects for failing to take climate change into account.
March 21, 2019 Green New Deal Is Dead Without Nuclear PowerSource: Forbes
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the International Energy Agency, the UN Sustainable Solutions Network and the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate argue for a tripling of nuclear energy, requiring over...
March 21, 2019 Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $100,000 for Midwest Flood ReliefSource: CSR Wire
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - In response to the floods that have impacted midwestern states including Iowa and Nebraska, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation have committed to provide $100,000 in support...
March 21, 2019 Africa in a world without waterSource: The Punch Newspapers
Affecting over 1.1 billion people globally, lack of safe, clean water is gradually metamorphosing from a challenge to a problem. According to findings, this problem has become prevalent in low and ...
March 21, 2019 Millions of Volunteers Will Transform Public Spaces Into Beautiful Places During the Keep America Beautiful Great American CleanupSource: MarketWatch
Mar 20, 2019 (3BL Media via COMTEX) -- SOURCE:Keep America Beautiful STAMFORD, Conn., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - It's the first day of spring, which means it's time to kick off the annual Keep America Beautiful [(R)] Great...
March 20, 2019 Kale joins list of ‘dirty dozen’ fruits and vegetables most likely to contain pesticidesSource: MarketWatch
Kale ranked as a third-worst fruit or vegetable behind strawberries and spinach when it comes to pesticide contamination, according to the Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” report. Over 92% of kale samples were...
Hydrologists here have simulated how saltwater will intrude into fresh water aquifers, given the sea level rise predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC has concluded that within the next 100...
March 20, 2019 A Jury Has Found That A Popular Weed Killer Was "A Substantial Factor" In Causing A Man's CancerSource: Buzzzfeed
A federal jury in San Francisco has found that a commonly used weed killer played a significant role in causing a California man's cancer, delivering another blow to the agrochemical giant Monsanto as it fights a similar decision...
March 19, 2019 74 Nebraska cities issue emergency declarations amid historic floods that killed 4 and displaced hundredsSource: CNN
Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Nebraska Tuesday to tour communities devastated by record-breaking flooding that is expected to continue throughout the week.
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