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Industry Groups Ask California To Delay Pollution Rules, Citing Pandemic

Industry Groups Ask California To Delay Pollution Rules, Citing Pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Industry groups are pushing for California regulators to delay new environmental measures, including those meant to promote clean air. Their reason: the economic stress the COVID-19 pandemic is putting on their businesses. Groups have sent at least six letters to California officials in the past two weeks …

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Spilling the tea on COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis. What can we learn?⠀ .⠀ So I…

Spilling the tea on COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis. What can we learn?⠀
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Spilling the tea on COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis. What can we learn?⠀ .⠀ So I finished my qualifying exams this week and passed! Given current events, I got a few questions about the pandemic and the climate crisis and the question above was my favorite, so I thought I’d …

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EU presses on with tighter 2030 climate target despite pandemic

EU presses on with tighter 2030 climate target despite pandemic

The European Union executive has kick-started its plan to set a tougher 2030 emissions target, a move that could help maintain the bloc’s focus on climate change despite pressure to soften its green ambitions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The European Commission began a public consultation to gather views …

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The important role of local authorities during the coronavirus pandemic

The important role of local authorities during the coronavirus pandemic

As we struggle to contain and cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the effective work of local authorities in supporting and providing services to their communities will be more important than ever, writes Tiffany Cloynes and Clare Hardy from Geldards. The difficulties caused by the pandemic will put …

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#RisingQs: Pandemic response and more

#RisingQs: Pandemic response and more

This week on #RisingQs hosts Krystal and Saagar answer Rising fans’ questions on who will get credit for $1200 as part of the Coronavirus stimulus package, … source Y Not Freakin’ Recyclable Home

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Coronavirus: China promotes bile from caged bears to treat pandemic ‘caused by exploiting wildlife’

Coronavirus: China promotes bile from caged bears to treat pandemic ‘caused by exploiting wildlife’

The Chinese government is touting bile extracted from caged bears as a treatment for coronavirus, which experts have branded “hugely irresponsible”. Scientists agree that China’s wildlife trade – notably markets where species are crammed closely together – was the most likely source of the coronavirus pandemic. But in a list of …

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