No. 210, November 11, 2021
Hello Revelator readers,
It might be time to rethink that annual national parks roadtrip. A new study finds that warming temperatures will change how and when we recreate on public lands.
From pledges to cut methane to a victory over invasive species in Florida — it can be hard to keep up with all the environmental news. Catch up on what you missed with a roundup of the month’s highs and lows in our new Links From the Brink.
Global efforts to improve human rights will be upended unless we can address our climate and biodiversity crises, writes the Environmental Justice Foundation’s Steve Trent in our latest op-ed.
The newly passed infrastructure bill will help fund the cleanup and reclamation of abandoned mine lands, which could turn a toxic legacy into an asset.
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Here are five more stories we’re watching this week.
1. COP26 Draft Calls for Tougher Emissions Pledges by Next Year (The Guardian)
2. Infrastructure Bill Makes First Major U.S. Investment in Climate Resilience (The New York Times)
3. Owl Habitat Cuts by Trump Appointees Used ‘Faulty’ Science (AP)
4. Renewable Energy in the U.S. Nearly Quadrupled in the Past Decade, Report Finds (The Washington Post)
5. Indigenous Women in Peru Seek to Turn the Tables on Big Oil, Asserting ‘Rights of Nature’ to Fight Epic Spills (Inside Climate News)
What should we cover next?
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Stay tuned for stories about grizzly bears, COP26 and climate education in public schools.
Look for our latest links in next Thursday’s newsletter — or follow us on Twitter and Facebook for headlines as they go live.
As always, thank you for reading. Stay safe and connected.