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January 24, 2024

Michigan environmental justice and health experts are backing a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club that argues the EPA failed to show air quality in Detroit is clean enough to meet federal air quality standards. (Kyle Davidson/Michigan Advance)

A new study finds hundreds of thousands of microscopic “nanoplastics” in bottled water. (Shannon Osaka/The Washington Post)

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declared 2023 was the Earth’s hottest year in recorded history driven in part by human-fueled climate change. (Andrea Thompson/Scientific American)

The New York Times takes an inside look at the first major offshore wind farm that will power U.S. homes. (Patrick McGeehan, Joe Buglewicz/The New York Times)

University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for Environmental Future’s new research finds climate change concerns likely played a significant role in presidential votes and the outcome of the 2020 election. (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

The United Nations (UN) estimates that nearly a quarter of humanity was living under drought driven by climate change in 2022-2023. (Somini Sengupta/The New York Times)

Norway becomes the first country to allow deep-sea mining for EV battery minerals, as scientists warn about the irreversible effects it will have on the environment. (Natasha Gilbert/Nature)

The Biden administration is awarding $623 in federal grants to build out electric vehicle (EV) charging network infrastructure across the country. (Matthew Daly/The Associated Press)

Nuclear energy start-up NuScale Power is laying off nearly one-third of its workforce following its promising start after it received the country’s first design certification on its small modular reactor. (Alexander C. Kaufman/The Huffington Post)

Here are some simple tips to warm your home while saving energy as frigid temperatures blanket the country. (Allyson Chiu/The Washington Post)

In a follow up study just published, researchers look at the long-term costs and effects as land along the east coast is subsiding and sea levels are rising. (Matt Simon/Wired)

Then there’s this…

Heatmap News is fact-checking every statement Donald Trump has made about climate change since losing office to help inform voters in the 2024 election. (Jeva Lange/Heatmap News)


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