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Sunday, December 04, 2016

environmental news stories sunday

for those little stories that somehow don't get mentioned on the talking head shows ...

the trolling of elon musk: how us conservatives are attacking green tech. electric-car evangelist is the target of concerted negative online campaign linked to influential rightwing network. - the guardian

nasa photo reveals a startling 300-foot-wide rift in antarctic ice shelf. the breakup of the massive larsen c ice shelf in antarctica is getting closer and will eventually produce an iceberg the size of delaware prowling the southern ocean, according to new nasa data - mashable
(p.s. - president trump has indicated that his administration will not fund projects like this from nasa)

fires and drought cook tennessee - a state represented by climate deniers. climate change intensified the extreme weather in tennessee, but its legislators deny the science - the guardian

breitbart news report on global temperatures is wrong, scientists say. scientists on friday debunked a widely circulated news media report suggesting that recent record-high global temperatures were unrelated to climate change. - nytimes

carnival princess to pay record $40 million for pollution cover-up. carnival corp's princess cruise lines will plead guilty to seven felony charges for polluting the seas and deliberate acts to cover it up, and pay a record $40 million criminal penalty, the u.s. justice department said on thursday - reuters

is florida’s climate change model — denial at the capitol, frantic action at the beach — in store for the u.s. under trump? when floridians narrowly voted for donald trump on nov. 8, they might as well have elected to drown themselves - la times

trump may target lbj's exec order on cross-border projects. president-elect donald trump's advisers are looking to fast-track approval of the keystone xl pipeline, with a top transition official reportedly planning to tour canada's oil sands region as climate activists and landowners gird for battle along the pipeline's path -eenews

'prepared for the worst': bolivians face historic drought, and global warming could intensify it. bolivia is in the midst of its worst drought in 25 years, as three reservoirs that supply its largest city, la paz, are almost entirely dried up - wapo

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