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Jacques Leslie
LA Times contributing opinion writer and frequent contributor to NY Times opinion pages, New Yorker Elements blog, Yale Environment 360. Author of Deep Water.
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WEATHER/ METEO WORLD Apr 16
New York was hit by severe over past hours. Some stations and subway systems had water pouring into them. Video;
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Jacques Leslie Apr 16
Michael Cohen and the End Stage of the Trump Presidency
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Jacques Leslie Apr 14
A winning approach for Democrats: race and class are the same issue.
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Jacques Leslie Apr 14
"Ahistorical " is putting it kindly. How about "ignorant" or "dismally unaware"?
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Jacques Leslie Apr 14
"His downfall ought to serve as a warning to other Republicans of the price of selling one’s soul"-- Max Boot on Paul Ryan’s pathetic legacy
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Jacques Leslie Apr 13
Beyond maddening: The Trump administration has officially clipped the wings of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, see
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Jacques Leslie Apr 13
In more and more courtrooms, climate change is finally having its day in court.
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Jacques Leslie Apr 12
"The silent circle of assent. The boss in complete control. The loyalty oaths. The us-versus-them worldview. The lying about all things, large and small, in service to some code of loyalty that put the organization above morality and above the truth.”"
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Jacques Leslie Apr 12
Protecting rivers and other invaluable natural resources has become an extremely dangerous pursuit in many parts of the world.
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The Intercept Apr 12
Why did the EPA’s Scott Pruitt suppress a report on corruption in Oklahoma? by
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Jacques Leslie Apr 12
Two California dam projects have risen from the dead, as dam projects so often do. In my latest Los Angeles Times op-ed, I'm advising the California Water Commission to put a stake through them.
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Jacques Leslie Apr 11
Three weeks after it was written, this story still has immense explanatory power: Trump would love to fire Mueller. But here’s why he’s been afraid to so far. via
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Brian Klaas Apr 11
Just your occasional reminder: about 30% of American adults voted for Trump. Nearly 40% of American adults didn’t vote. Non-voters beat Trump by 10%. Register to vote. Convince friends & family to register. Volunteer for a voter registration drive. Our democracy depends on it.
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Bill McKibben Apr 11
Climate change appears to be sapping the great ocean current of the Atlantic--a flow equal to 15 Amazon rivers has disappeared in my lifetime.
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Jacques Leslie Apr 7
In the Trump administration, this counts as good news: The Myth of Scott Pruitt’s EPA Rollback
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UC Water Institute Apr 5
How are California water managers dealing with ? It depends on how they view scientific information & the future, with big implications for small, rural systems says new study
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Chris Mooney Apr 5
From yesterday -- Scientists say the Mississippi is flooding more than it has in 500 years — and we caused it
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Ari Berman Apr 4
Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed one week after MLK's assassination as tribute to his life. Trump was sued by Nixon DOJ for violating the law & his admin has stopped enforcing it
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ClimateCommunication Apr 5
Newly unearthed internal documents show that Shell Oil Co. knew about the serious societal risks posed by human-caused climate change decades ago (they also noted the threat to their business). Don’t miss this story.
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Susan Hatch Mar 30
The judge wouldn't believe the woman when she explained that her probation officer hadn't told her she couldn't vote, so sentenced this mother to 5 years in prison. Appalling. Her lawyer is appealing the decision of this so-called judge.
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