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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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Jacques Leslie 21h
Insectageddon: farming is more catastrophic than climate breakdown | George Monbiot
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Jacques Leslie 21h
Worth reading: Our relentless consumption is trashing the planet | George Monbiot
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Jacques Leslie 22h
Thanks to Bruni for this. I don't like the headline, but the story nails Trump.
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The temperature on the Australian Open court was a reported 154 degrees F.
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Jacques Leslie Jan 18
One year in, Trump's environmental agenda is already taking a measurable toll
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Jim Acosta Jan 16
As I attempted to ask questions in Roosevelt Room of Trump, WH press aides shouted in my face to drown out my questions. I have never encountered that before.
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Scott Dworkin Jan 13
The word “shithole” is being projected onto Trump’s DC hotel.
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Atul Gawande Jan 13
Kentucky is literally reintroducing literacy tests for people to get coverage if they fail their work requirement. Literacy tests. (And hey, never mind that lack of literacy may have been a reflection of undiagnosed medical issues and a reason they don’t have a job.)
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Jacques Leslie Jan 13
The kleptocracy at work.
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Dylan Matthews Jan 13
Very good thread on the cruelty of Medicaid work requirements
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Jacques Leslie Jan 13
Putting Republicans' loss of their last shred of integrity on display...
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ian bremmer Jan 12
NORWAY Happiest country #1 (US #14) Most gender equality #2 (US #49) damn you, Iceland Most political freedom #1 (US #45) Most press freedom #1 (US #43) Most prosperous #1 (US #18) People there must be clamoring to come to America.
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Paul Rogers Jan 12
Big changes afoot in California water: Brown administration working to scale down $17 billion Delta tunnels project from two to one tunnel amid funding and political problems
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Dalai Lama Jan 12
I really feel that some people neglect and overlook compassion because they associate it with religion. Of course, everyone is free to choose whether they pay religion any regard, but to neglect compassion is a mistake because it is the source of our own well-being.
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International Rivers Jan 12
RIVER DEFENDER KILLED | We condemn, in the strongest terms, the murder of Jomo Nyanguti, a Kenyan river defender who confronted police officers guarding a team of surveyors mapping the proposed dam site.
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Bill McKibben Jan 10
One of the biggest days in 30 years of the climate fight: NYC announces it will divest giant pension fund and sue the oil companies for damages. Earth's mightiest city now in full-on fight with its richest, most irresponsible industry
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Jacques Leslie Jan 10
Plastic microbeads ban enters force in UK
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Jacques Leslie Jan 8
A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds via
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International Rivers Jan 8
India's Bhakra Dam was completed in 1963, and it submerged some 371 villages. Some landless families are still fighting for justice, more than 50 years later.
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Jacques Leslie Jan 8
My latest story for @Yale360, on the heaven or hell that autonomous cars may bring us:
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