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11/22/2019 - Light pollution is key 'bringer of insect apocalypse'



Exclusive: scientists say bug deaths can be cut by switching off unnecessary lights.

11/22/2019 - Coldplay pauses tour for ‘Everyday Life’ to determine how to stage environmentally beneficial concerts



The band joins other popular artists including Jack Johnson, Pearl Jam and Adele in seeking to reduce carbon emissions from their tours, which have large environmental footprints.

11/22/2019 - New Trump administration plan could boost oil drilling on remote Alaska reserve



One scenario would allow development on lake that shelters tens of thousands of migrating caribou and birds.

11/22/2019 - After deaths, ban on flavored vapes to be passed on by New York City



Nearly 50 people have died in recent months in the United States from vaping-related respiratory illnesses.

11/22/2019 - His White House engulfed, Trump keeps California in the cross hairs



Aides describe the president as obsessed with narrow policies that affect California, even as an impeachment inquiry threatens his administration.

11/22/2019 - Trump’s NOAA pick, Barry Myers, asks to withdraw his nomination



Mr. Myers, whose nomination had stalled in the Senate, said medical issues made leading the agency “impractical.” Some Democrats had questioned his ties to a family-run private forecasting company.

11/22/2019 - The world burns all year. Are there enough planes to douse the flames?



As climate change pushes California’s fire season into Australia’s, an intricate system of resource sharing struggles with the load.

11/22/2019 - Extinction Rebellion co-founder apologizes for Holocaust remarks



In an interview in Germany, Roger Hallam said of the massacre of millions of Jews during World War II, “This is an almost normal event.”

11/22/2019 - ‘Dark Waters’ review: The killing fields of West Virginia



In Todd Haynes’s latest, Mark Ruffalo plays a corporate defense lawyer who switches sides to defend a poisoned community.

11/22/2019 - Military families are getting sick from mold in their homes. Now they’re suing



A recent Army report showed that some residents at Joint Base Lewis-McChord worried about facing reprisals if they raised concerns or complained.