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Brazilian Rainforest Destruction Soars (Russ)
Progress in saving the vital resource may be on the wane, and a variety of factors, economic and political, are likely to blame.
Companies Claim Climate Change Initiatives, Fund Climate Deniers (Dan)
Major companies like Google, DuPont, and PepsiCo have pledged to work with the Obama administration on climate change. Yet donations from these companies often end up in the hands of climate change skeptics and deniers.
Trump’s Energy Plan Overstates Drilling Benefits (Jeff C.)
The GOP candidate for president has promised to roll back regulations and unleash an energy revolution in America — but economists have their doubts about the plan.
Ferguson Protest Leader Killed in Burning Car (Trevin)
Darren Seals is the second young black man associated with the Ferguson protests to have been discovered shot dead in a burned car.
Put Taco Trucks at Every Polling Place? (Russ)
That’s what the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hoping to do in a symbolic pushback at a negative comment on taco trucks by a Trump backer. Sure at least to add to the political hot air.