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June 12, 2024

Michigan Governor Whitmer announced the annual “PitchMI'' competition offering $100K to individuals for ideas that improve the state’s transportation infrastructure. (Beth LeBlanc/The Detroit News)

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General tells advertising agencies to drop fossil fuel clients and calls for a ban on fossil fuel advertising during World Environment Day speech. (Kathryn Lundstrom/Adweek)

Researchers discover microplastics floating in the air around us – this is how they move through our respiratory system and affect our health. (Simon Ducroquet, Shannon Osaka/The Washington Post)

So called zombie coal plants could threaten the U.S. energy transition. (Jeff St. John/Canary Media)

In an unprecedented event, a flamingo was spotted in Massachusetts, likely displaced by previous southern hurricanes. (Meredith Deliso/ABC News)

A new first-of-its-kind study shows the planet’s oceans are experiencing a “triple threat” of oxygen loss, extreme heat and acidification, affecting marine life and tropical storm intensity. (Cristen Hemingway Jaynes/EcoWatch

According to data from the European Copernicus Climate Change Service, Earth marks its 12 straight month of record-setting heat driven by human-caused climate change. (Doyle Rice/USA Today)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed limits on the use of the chemical N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) for its links to serious health effects, while some groups say it will impede manufacturing and innovation. (Coral Davenport/The New York Times)

Advocates estimate the average cost of American electric bills could rise eight percent, the highest level in decades. (J.J. McCorvey/NBC News)

The Biden Administration is considering new federal mandates requiring efficient heating and cooling systems in newly built homes. (Thomas Frank/E&E News)

How heat driven by climate change may threaten the beloved summer oyster. (Devon Fredericksen/The Atlantic)

Then there’s this…

Almost half of journalists globally covering the climate crisis and environmental issues receive threats for their work. (Nina Lakhani/The Guardian)


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