Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Minority-owned Southern businesses get back on their feet post-pandemic with a fund's help; President Biden says don't panic over the new COVID variant; and eye doctors gauge the risk of dying from COVID.

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U.S. Senate is back in session with a long holiday to-do list that includes avoiding a government shutdown; negotiations to revive the Iran Nuclear Deal resume; and Jack Dorsey resigns as CEO of Twitter.

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South Dakota foster kids find homes with Native families; a conservative group wants oil and gas reform; rural Pennsylvania residents object to planes flying above tree tops; and poetry debuts to celebrate the land.

Environmental Justice

People of Color Want "Real" Solutions for Climate Change

By Sonali Kolhatkar for YES! Media.Broadcast version by Roz Brown for New Mexico News Connection reporting for the YES! Media-Public News Service …

Front-Line Communities Applaud OR "Clean Truck" Rules

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Communities on the front lines of climate change are expected to benefit most from new rules in Oregon to move the state toward …


Advocates Call Build Back Better Essential For Environmental Justice

ORLANDO, Fla. - Advocates are calling on Florida's leaders to keep the momentum going after the U.N. Climate Change Summit by thinking of ways to …

Front-Line Communities on Climate Action: First Step is "Stop the Harm"

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Communities dealing with the impacts of climate change in Washington state are watching legislation in Washington, D.C. closely…


MI Officials Urge Bold Action as COP26 Concludes

MARTIN, Mich. -- As leaders from around the world meet in Scotland, the United States' plan to tackle climate change is coming into focus. The Build …


NY Advocate Joins Call for Action at Glasgow Climate-Change Conference

GLASGOW, Scotland -- A contingent of current and former elected officials from New York and across the country is in Glasgow, Scotland, this week and …


COP26: Readying Children for Their Climate Change Role

SANTA FE, N.M. -- The acceleration of global warming from fossil-fuel production, along with drought and wildfires, have been top-of-mind for New …

Local Leader: Climate Change Threatens Daily Life in WI

WESTON, Wis. -- In Washington, D.C. and on the other side of the globe, key talks continue surrounding climate-change solutions, and at the local …


CA Leaders In Glasgow Press for Quick Action on Climate Change

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A contingent of climate leaders from California is pushing for substantive change at the climate change conference in Glasgow…

MD Leaders at World Climate Summit Push for Action at Home

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Maryland lawmakers are traveling to the annual international climate conference in Glasgow, and they're pushing the U.S. to take …


 

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