- “Saugeen Ojibway Nation Has Saved Lake Huron From A Nuclear Waste Dump” • In a major victory for Canada’s First Nations, the Saugeen Ojibway Nation overwhelmingly voted down the proposed deep geological repository for storage of low-level and intermediate-level radioactive nuclear waste next to Lake Huron. [CounterPunch]
- “Thanks To Renewable Energy: Electric Bulbs Will Finally Glow In 1200 Government Schools” • Students in far flung areas across Kashmir division have a reason to smile as more than 1200 government schools will be provided round the clock electricity from the clean renewable energy sources. Previously, only 36% of the schools had power. [The Kashmir Monitor]
- “From Billie Eilish To Maroon 5, Green Touring Is Becoming The New Normal” • Green touring has been around for decades, with musicians including Neil Young and Bonnie Raitt among the movement’s pioneers. But as effects of climate change continue to intensify, the music industry is now making this approach mainstream. [CNN]
- “Largest US Offshore Wind Farm Hinges On Fossil Fuel Giant” • Some Virginia Democrats, who had previously been adversarial to Dominion Energy, are easing that position a bit, as they see the company work on the Mid-Atlantic’s first offshore wind farm. Dominion proposes to build hundreds of turbines off the coast of Virginia. [E&E News]
- “Trump’s New Trade Deal Is Disastrous For The Planet” • A number of leading members of Congress and virtually every major environmental group have one thing made clear, Trump’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement opts for ignoring the health of the planet. Despite these warnings, Trump signed his pro-polluter trade deal last week. [CNN]
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