The Democrats’ climate bill is a historic victory. But we can’t stop here Source: The Guardian

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Capitalism is killing the world’s wildlife populations, not humanity’ Source: The Conversation

Newsom unveils plan to store more water as California gets drier Source: The Week

Polio virus detected in New York wastewater, health officials say | New York | The Guardian Source: The Guardian


Rhine close to running dry in German energy nightmare Source: The Telegraph


Teen’s jailing shows exactly how Facebook will help anti-abortion states | Ars Technica Source: Ars Technica

The Psychology of Inspiring Everyday Climate Action | WIRED Source: WIRED

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Record-Breaking Rains Flood Death Valley National Park | Smart News| Smithsonian Magazine Source: Smithsonian Magazine


Norfolk mother and daughter accused of illegal abortion, burning and burying body | Nebraska News | Source: Lincoln Journal Star

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Drone footage reveals impact of climate crisis on Europe’s rivers — videoa Source: The Guardian

Globe has top 3 hottest July amid extreme heat waves, drought and floods Source: Axios


There are no safe levels of pollution’: an interview with wildfire researcher Sam Heft-Neal


Scientists measure how quickly crucial Antarctica glacier is melting Source: PBS NewsHour via YouTube

Opinion | Dana Milbank: How Republicans became Destructionists - The Washington Post Source: The Washington Post

No, You’re Not Dreaming. Congress Really Is on the Verge of Doing Something for the Planet. Source: Mother Jones


How Republicans Are Weaponizing’ Public Office Against Climate Action Source: New York Times

Why Is There More Media Talk About Using Nuclear Weapons Than About Banning Them? Source: FAIR

Video: Weird, Huge Batteries May Be Key to Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Source: Bloomberg

Nightly News Fails to Connect Gas Price Surge and Climate Crisis Source: FAIR

Exclusive: Apple just showed us how it will kill the password forever | Tom’s Guide Source: Tom’s Guide


The Climavores podcast: Today’s food crisis is a postcard from our warming future

More Americans Are Going Hungry, and It Costs More to Feed Them Source: The New York Times

How Coal Mining and Years of Neglect Left Kentucky Towns at the Mercy of Flooding Source: The New York Times

Kansas abortion-rights activists emphasized attack on personal rights to defeat amendment Source: Missouri Independent

Instagram’s TikTok-ification drives an exodus to rivals Source: Axios

The Human Mind Is Not Meant to Be Awake After Midnight, Scientists Warn Source: Science Alert

Discovered in the deep: the snail with iron armour Source: The Guardian

Lauren Boebert calls for laws to enforce biblical citizenship training” in our schools Source: BoingBoing


See the James Webb Space Telescope’s Dazzling New Photo of the Cartwheel Galaxy Source: Smithsonian Magazine

How climate change drives inland floods Source: NPR

Jon Stewart shows Democrats how to respond to GOP cruelty Source: The Washington Post


Malcolm Nance: We Are on the Last Leg of the American Experiment” Source: Amanpour and Company/YouTube

Nancy Pelosi Arrives in Taiwan and China Is Not Happy About It Source: Mother Jones

UN chief warns world is one step from `nuclear annihilation.’  Source: AP News


California’s McKinney Fire explodes in size amid heat, drought Source: Axios

Reality is scary’: climate culture war heats up for UK meteorologists Source: The Guardian

The city that pioneered Europe’s car-free future Pontevedra banned cars decades before most cities started to think about reclaiming streets for pedestrians. Source: Politico!

Global Policy Lab: Living Cities Politico sub-site dedicated to exploring living cities

My abortion story Source: John August


Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt Uhura in original Star Trek, dies aged 89 Source: The Guardian

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on Star Trek,’ dies at 89 Source: NPR

Three myths about COVID-19 — and the biggest challenge that lies ahead

Why Can’t Congressional Democrats Imagine a World In Which Fewer People Drive Cars? Source: Mother Jones

This heatwave is a reminder that grass lawns are terrible for the environment Source: The Guardian

Kansas Is the First Battle in the Post-Roe Abortion War Source: The Atlantic


Soon it will be unrecognisable’: total climate meltdown cannot be stopped, says expert Source: The Guardian

Bank of America Memo: We hope conditions for American workers will get worse The financial behemoth privately fears that regular people have too much leverage. Source: The Intercept

At least 25 dead in Kentucky after catastrophic flooding hit Appalachia Source: Axios

We had to swim out’: Kentucky grapples with floods as search for survivors continues Source: The Guardian


The Secret Weapon of the New Climate Bill? Tax Credits Source: Wired

While Women Suffer, Samuel Alito Mocks Foreign Leaders for Condemning Dobbs Decision Source: MotherJones

How to Prevent Another European Transport Meltdown Source: Wired

The Case for Making Public Transit Free Everywhere Source: Wired


Humanity can’t equivocate any longer. This is a climate emergency | Rebecca Solnit and Terry Tempest Williams Source: The Guardian

Heavy rains in Appalachia cause flash flooding and catastrophic’ damage Source: The Guardian

What’s in the game changer” climate bill nobody saw coming Source: Vox

GISTEMP Climate Spiral Visualization Source: NASA


It’s Going to Take Several Miracles to Stop the Republican Party From Turning America Into Hungary Source: The New Republic

Donald Trump pushes for U.S. dictatorship: We have to go beyond the governor” Source:BoingBoing

Russia-Ukraine War Is Propelling Us Into a New Age of Global Political Upheaval Source: The Intercept

Don’t Call the New Federal Gun Law a Gun Law Source: Wired

Facebook’s TikTok-like redesign marks sunset of social networking era Source: Axios

How Is Climate Change Affecting Floods? Source: New York Times

Flash Floods in St. Louis Break a Century-Old Rain Record Source: New York Times


Is This a Typical Texas Heat Wave or the Coldest Summer of the Rest of Our Lives? Source: Texas Monthly

What if the suburbs were just a first draft? Source: Vox


Dispatch: The Day the River Went Dry Source: Adam Horowitz

We’ve all got Covid-19 fatigue, but BA.5 shows it’s not over Source: Vox

The dystopian American reality one month after the Roe v Wade reversal Source: The Guardian

The role of independent funds to help people access abortion is growing Source: NPR

How to Talk About Extreme Weather’ With Your Angry Uncle Source: New York Times


California Oak fire remains uncontained as Al Gore warns civilization at stake’ Source: The Guardian

Mother Jones: What Happens If the World Gets Too Hot for Animals to Survive? Source: Mother Jones

The great COVID disconnect Source: The Week

US democracy will not survive for long’: how January 6 hearings plot a roadmap to autocracy Source: The Guardian


The Scale Is Hard to Grasp”: The Avian Flu Is a Catastrophe for Seabirds. Mother Jones

Inside the remote California county where the far right took over: Civility went out the window’. The Guardian


Utah’s Environmental Nuclear Bomb The Daily

Lake Mead Keeps Dropping. NASA Earth Observatory

Forget plans to lower emissions by 2050 — this is deadly procrastination. The Guardian

This is a warning’: Spain looks to rebuild after devastating heatwave. The Guardian

Republicans Sharpen Post-Roe Attacks on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights. New York Times

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Beloved monarch butterflies are now listed as endangered. NPR

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Alarm as fastest growing US cities risk becoming unlivable from climate crisis The Guardian


Short, excellent animated video explaining the origin of fossil fuels and providing context for what it means in relation between carbon and climate collapse. Youtube

Instagram is dead. Om Malik

Searing Summer Heat Is Driving Food Prices Higher Still. Mother Jones

Heat wave kills more than 1,700 people in Spain and Portugal. Axios

Heat Wave Scorches Europe. Smithsonian Magazine Smart News

Biden under pressure to declare climate emergency after Manchin torpedoes bill The Guardian

Women Are Going to Die”: A Late Abortion Doctor on the Dangers of Post-Roe America. Mother Jones


What Pregnancy and Childbirth Do to the Bodies of Young Girls. New York Times

Europe heat wave: France, U.K. brace for hottest days on record. Axios

Why the Arctic Is Warming 4 Times as Fast as the Rest of Earth. Wired

Abortion laws spark profound changes in other medical care.

They say information is power. Wrong. Accurate information is power The Missouri Independent

As police crack down on homelessness, unhoused end up in Mojave desert The Guardian

Doctor who performed abortion on 10-year-old Ohio rape survivor warns Indiana AG to stop defaming her. The Week


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Images From the James Webb Space Telescope. New York Times

Pregnant Women Can’t Get Divorced in Missouri.

Lake Mead, once the largest water reservoir in the US, now little more than a graveyard.

Outrage Erupts as White House Calls Abortion Rights Activists Out of Touch’.