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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Grist

an oral history of An Inconvenient Truth

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SINK CITY 

Sorry, Beijing, but you look like a wrung-out sponge

The city is pumping out so much groundwater it's sinking 4 inches a year.
HOT MIC

It’s really hard to deal with climate change. A new podcast talks it out.

"Warm Regards" features scientists and journalists who aren't afraid to admit it: They're terrified.
MOJO BOJO

Post-Brexit, U.K. favorite for prime minister is Trump-Lite on climate change

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson isn’t exactly a climate denier. But he’s something.
RAIN OF TERROR

Watch a burning house float away in an epic flood

West Virginia is flooding in a pretty terrifying way.
BREXIT STAGE RIGHT

Brexit could have serious repercussions for the climate

What will Britain’s vote to leave the European Union mean for the Paris Agreement and climate action?
ICE CREAM DOOMSDAY

Ben & Jerry’s keeps trying to save the world with ice cream (and beer)

We’re all going to die, so why not drink your beer and ice cream at the same time?
WINDING UP

China could blow the world away as a wind superpower

China could produce up to a quarter of its electricity from wind by 2030.
SUNPRECEDENTED

A solar-powered plane just crossed the Atlantic

The scrappy little plane completed the journey that the Titanic never could.
CLIMATE & ENERGY

30 million dead trees could make California wildfires even worse

As if the state's firefighters weren’t already busy enough.

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SPILL, BABY, SPILL

California’s latest oil spill almost drained right into the Pacific

You don't need offshore drilling to have an offshore oil spill.
FOOD

Don’t believe the slander: Americans are eating less crap.

But the rich still eat better than the rest.
FEELIN' THE BERN

Bernie Sanders lays out what Democrats should do next

The runner-up in the Democratic race hasn’t given up on impacting the party's platform.
NEWS

Top architect of climate deal warns against Brexit

Climate advocates say Britain leaving the EU is bad news for the climate.
WELL WELL WELL

Pennsylvanians are complaining their water is fracked up. Now what?

For those with contaminated wells, state regulators aren’t acting fast enough.
LANDFILL 'ER UP?

What’s worse, burning plastic or sending it to a landfill?

When it comes to pesky, non-recyclable plastics, should we bury or burn? Advice maven Umbra Fisk tosses out a few ideas.
NUCLEAR'S UNCLEAR 

Wave goodbye to California’s last nuclear plant

And wave hello to what might become a bigger carbon footprint.
WATER WE DOING?

Clean water should be a basic human right. Why are we charging so much for it?

The cost of clean water and wastewater services has risen 41 percent over the last five years.
CLIMATE & ENERGY

The California drought ain’t over til it’s over (and it’s not over)

Not so fast, everyone: A new study indicates California will be feeling the drought for the next three years.
OH FRACK

Obama’s fracking regulations hit a speedbump, not a brick wall

A judge rules that the government is limited in how it regulates fracking, but don't freak out.
NEWS

After mega-heatwave, Los Angeles faces mega-wildfire

After two days, only 10 percent of the fire was contained.
DEEP SEA DUMPSTER DIVER

20,000 leagues under the sea, we’ve made a mess

Industrial chemicals can now be found at the very bottom of the ocean.
GAME OF DRONES 

Could delivery drones cut down China’s emissions?

Drone deliveries are becoming more likely in China, which could mean less air pollution.
THE CHEMICAL BOTHERS 

Republicans in Congress passed a law giving EPA more power

Now the agency can start to regulate some 64,000 chemicals that are already in use.
BLACK GOLD

Desperate for cash, Trump turns to the coal industry

If there's any money left in coal, that is.
ICE ICE BABY GRAND

Piano performance next to a crumbling glacier will give you chills

Greenpeace’s latest stunt involves a pianist playing a haunting song in the Arctic.
FLEECING THE FISH

Don’t look now but you’re shedding plastic

At least, your microfiber fleece is.
JUST CHILL

Today’s headlines, brought to you from the future

The extreme heatwave in the Southwest is just the beginning.
SNAKES ON A PLANE

People don’t trust hypocritical climate scientists, study finds

Scientists seem less credible if they fly a lot or have large, gas-guzzling houses.
DENIAL'S A RIVER IN D.C.

A peek into the relatively sane climate debates outside the United States

Turns out denial isn't a pre-req for political life elsewhere.
JERKSTORM ALERT

The weather is throwing thunderstorm tantrums

Yet another reason that coal dust is not your friend.