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Every Friday, we round up the week’s most interesting and useful climate stories. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective solutions for addressing climate change. 

 COMMUNICATIONS

When a New York magazine article on the worst-case climate scenario was published this week, experts refuted its doomsday messaging.

Scientists challenge magazine story about ‘uninhabitable Earth’ (The Washington Post)

Podcasts are a great way to talk about climate. We discovered this one, which gets to the heart of climate change through personal stories.

‘Civil Rights and Climate Change,” and other ‘No Place Like Home’ podcasts

RESEARCH

Our July poll found most people believe home is where the climate action is.

American Climate Perspectives: 8 out of 10 Americans Agree: Local Communities Should Lead on Climate Solutions (ecoAmerica)

ADVOCACY

This week, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) voted to commit themselves to achieve zero net impact on our climate by 2030. ecoAmerica’s Blessed Tomorrow program partnered to issue this press release about the pledge.

General Assembly Adopts Green Resolution (Christian Church)

SOLUTIONS

Towns and industries are greening up too.

Communities and Experts Collaborate for Climate Resilience (Earth and Space Science News)

Ports Go Electric in Drive to Decarbonize and Cut Pollution (Inside Climate News)

Do you know which of four changes would reduce the most carbon from our atmosphere? The answer may surprise you.

If You Fix This, You Fix a Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle (The New York Times)

POLITICS

Other nations are moving forward on collaborative climate action, despite the President’s pullout from the Paris Agreement.

World Leaders Move Forward on Climate Change, Without U.S. (The New York Times)

France in particular has ambitious plans worth emulating.

Banning Sales of Conventional Cars and Other Incredible Promises in France’s Climate Plan (National Observer)

America is still funding its clean-energy sector. Great news to start off the weekend!

Solar Power Gets $46 Million Boost From U.S. Energy Department (Bloomberg)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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