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Millennials Need A Supreme Court Nominee That Works For Our Generation

Alongside many other extreme acts in the first days of his presidency, such as enacting an unconstitutional Muslim ban, President Trump has nominated the hyper-conservative Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy on the nation’s highest court.

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Congress Is Invoking A Little-Known Law To Undo Obama’s Regulatory Legacy

In these first weeks of the Trump administration, you may have heard some chatter about the Congressional Review Act (CRA). If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. It’s a controversial, clunky statute that, until last week, had been used successfully only once before in history. But ...

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Artist Uses Work To Comment On American Islamophobia

Artist Siti Azzah Binti Syed Sultan is using art to address Islamophobia in America. The 20-year-old artist came to the United States in 2012 and recently decided to address the issue of Islamophobia in her artwork after witnessing the phenomenon. She stitched together pieces of hijabs mailed to ...

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High Temperatures Kill Over 100 People In India

In the past week alone, approximately 130 deaths have been attributed to India's record-breaking heat wave. This comes less than a year after at least 2,500 Indians died during one of the largest heat waves on record.

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EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Facing Supreme Court Stay, Gains Support

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan recently received a large amount of support from current and former members of Congress, as well as local governments.

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Climate Is Changing At An “Unprecedented” Rate

According to a recent study, a major climate shift may occur within the next few decades.

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After Porter Ranch, Los Angeles’ Low-Income Communities Want Environmental Justice Too

As the people of Porter Ranch return home, residents of Los Angeles’ working class communities continue to face similar environmental issues on a daily basis.

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Yellowstone’s Grizzly Bears Could Be Left Unprotected

Grizzly bears may lose their endangered species protections in and around Yellowstone National Park. There are approximately 700 bears in the area today, up from as few as 136 bears in 1975 when they were first listed as threatened.

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Air Pollution Killed Over Five Million People In 2013

According to a new report, air pollution prematurely killed more than 5.5 million people in 2013, with China and India accounting for more than half of the global total.

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More Plastic Than Fish In Oceans By 2050 Helps Drive Calls For Reduced Plastic Use

Plastic is infiltrating our oceans at alarming rates, which could finally force us to address our plastic consumption.

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Native American Tribe In Louisiana Becomes First Climate Change Refugee Group In US

The Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Native American tribe just became the first official group of climate change refugees in the United States.

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The Pentagon Is Taking Climate Change Seriously

The Department of Defense recently released a report on how the military should respond to climate change, showing that they consider climate change to be a significant threat.

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