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Covering climate & climate solutions for @washingtonpost . Vermonter, skier, and flannel-connoisseur. Contact: tik.root @washpost .com; tik.root @protonmail .com

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a year ago
NEW: I’ve spent over a year investigating the private U.S. adoption industry for @TIME & @Newsy . With virtually no federal regulation and loophole-riddled state laws, baby brokering has become an extremely lucrative business rife with exploitation (THREAD)
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3 months ago
BREAKING: The 5th Circuit just gave the Biden administration a temporary reprieve on its climate rules, issuing a stay so that agencies can factor global warming damages into its policies. By @annamphillips
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Karen K. Ho
3 months ago
Reasons why people don't want to return to offices: -commuting -dress codes -the cost of buying lunch -the hassle of packing lunch -the necessity of code-switching -distractions from open-office layouts -poorly ventilated meeting rooms -commuting
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3 months ago
Last Friday @conocophillips spotted a gas leak from one of its oil fields on Alaska's North Slope. It's still going, forcing the evacuation of 300 workers and nearly two dozen families from a nearby village, as experts eye its #climate impact. @partlowj
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Dino Grandoni
3 months ago
NEW: In remarks to energy execs in Houston, Michael Regan previewed how the EPA will crack down on power plant pollution this year His remarks on using existing authority come as Biden struggles to get new power by passing a climate bill in Congress
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Nick Penzenstadler
3 months ago
Let me take you inside our big nursing home investigation that launched this morning. We sought to examine the invisible webs of ownership during the pandemic. Main story here: 1/
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Amy Brittain
3 months ago
$3.2 billion has been spent to settle lawsuits/claims of police misconduct over the past decade. Now, the public can explore this data and learn the names of officers whose alleged misconduct has led to repeated payouts. @keithlalexander @dataeditor
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Darryl Fears
3 months ago
Redlining didn't just destroy the American dream for Black & Latino homeowners. It's why 45 million people are breathing dirtier air 50 years after it ended, a major new study says. Boyle Heights LA is one example. My latest w/ @JohnMuyskens @janehahnphoto
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Darryl Fears
3 months ago
Because of redlining, 45 million Americans are breathing dirtier air, a new landmark study says. The federal gov't excluded Black & Latino Americans from the dream of homeownership -- then came the freeways, industrial polluters, incinerators and dumps.
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3 months ago
As the White House weighs a ban on Russian oil imports, some Democrats worry that it could be a political trap, where they won't hurt Putin but get blamed for rising gas costs. By @StevenMufson @mikedebonis and @AnnieLinskey
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Maxine Joselow
3 months ago
New: If @Interior approves a massive oil project in Alaska, it would completely negate the emissions avoided by meeting Biden's clean energy goals on public lands, according to a new report by @amprog . w/ @vanessamontzz
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3 months ago
U.S. delegate Monica Medina choked back tears when the resolution passed: “it is the beginning of the end of the scourge of plastic on this planet … I think we will look back on this as a day for our children and grandchildren.”
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