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Weekly News Roundup June 2nd-8th

Climate Change In the Midwest, corn planting is the most delayed it's been in recorded U.S. history, thanks to the rainiest spring on record for th...

Weekly News Roundup - May 18th-25th

Climate Change In their latest elections, Australians shrugged off the warming seas killing the Great Barrier Reef and the extreme drought punishin...

Weekly News Roundup - May 12th-18th

Climate Change Matthew Abbott for The New York Times Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that the government,...

Weekly News Roundup - May 5th-11th

Climate Change George Frey/Getty Images Details of Governor Inslee's plans for a carbon-free economy include mandating zero greenhouse gas emissio...

Why Charitable Giving?: Your Go-To Guide

“If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else” – Confucius “When we give cheerfully...

Weekly News Roundup - April 29th-May 4th

Climate Change NATO Militaries from 29 countries will test whether energy efficient equipment can be easily integrated into their operations Beto O...

Weekly News Roundup - April 21st-28th

Climate Change Karsten Moran for The New York Times NYC is expected to pass new legislation that would set emission caps for many different types o...

Weekly News Roundup - April 14th-21st

Climate Change Sean Rayford/Stringer A recent study by Swiss Re found that climate change is becoming increasingly costly for the insurance industr...

“Playboy” Sultan of Brunei Seeks to Alter Reputation by Criminalizing Innocent People

On April 3rd, the Sultan of Brunei’s new criminal laws went into effect that make homosexuality, adultery, and abortion punishable by death by ston...

Weekly News Roundup - April 7th-13th

Climate Change Sam McNeil / Associated Press Not good: glaciers are melting much faster than scientists previously thought Chevron, Occidental Petr...

Nasrin Sotoudeh

“Nasrin cannot remain silent in the face of injustice. And neither should we.” (Shaparak Shajarizadeh) In early March, Nasrin Sotoudeh, prominent I...

Weekly News Roundup March 31st-April 6th

Climate Change Canada has imposed a carbon tax on four of its provinces. This is a great decision, especially given that Canada is warming at twic...