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Environment/Energy

NAM original coverage, youth media stories and ethnic media articles on the environment.

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Climate change

Copenhagen Talks Create Hardly a Ripple in Malaysia

Inter Press Service, News Report, Anil Netto, Dec 18, 2009

Even if Prime Minister Najib Razak is in Copenhagen for the high-level segment of the U.N. conference on climate change, there has been precious little meaningful debate on the subject here in Malaysia.

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Young Tribal Activists Nix Coal, Embrace Green

New America Media, News Feature, Ngoc Nguyen, Dec 18, 2009

Young tribal activists are showing a defiant front to their Hopi and Navajo governments. The new generation is trying to stop the elders' reliance on coal for their economy and is urging them go green instead.

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Indias Trash Pickers Keep Global Warming in Check

The Advocacy Project, News Feature, Iain Guest, Dec 16, 2009

Trash scavengers in India reduced carbon dioxide levels, roughly equivalent to taking 175,000 vehicles off the road, a report says.

Will Fighting Global Warming Kill Jobs or Save Lives?

TheLoop21.com, News Analysis, Alyssa Giachino, Dec 16, 2009

As President Obama arrives at the Copenhagen Climate Summit this week, he will once again have to straddle international and domestic concerns, most likely to the satisfaction of none.

Climate change

Honduras Heads List for Climate Risk

Inter Press Service/Terra, News Report, Stephen Leahy, Dec 15, 2009

Honduras has been hit harder by extreme weather events than almost any other country over the last 18 years, says a study released at the Copenhagen climate summit.

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Tuvalu: 'Fate of My Country Rests in Your Hands'

Oneworld.net, news report, Jeffrey Allen, Dec 14, 2009

Tuvalu's lead negotiator, Ian Fry, made an impassioned plea to the U.S. Senate, U.S. President Barack Obama, and the entire UN climate conference Saturday, telling them that his country's very survival depends on the decisions they make in the next few days.

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Foreclosure Crisis Brings Unwelcome Pests

New America Media, News Report, Annette Fuentes, Dec 14, 2009

Foreclosures are driving people out of their homes. But as homeowners move out rats and mosquitos are moving in.

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Closing the Climate Gap

New America Media, Q&A Audio, Sandip Roy, Dec 13, 2009

The effects of climate change can be felt all over the world from melting ice caps in the Arctic to islands in the Indian Ocean. But a recent report suggests that climate change hits people of color and the poor much harder than others.

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The Greening of Hip-Hop

ColorLines, News feature, Eric Arnold, Dec 13, 2009

Millions of young people around the world participate in social activism. According to Wiretap magazine, there are more than 600 youth-led community organizations currently creating green jobs, removing toxic waste, combating corporate pollution and fighting against violence in their communities.

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Poor Nations Need Help To Combat Global Warming

New America Media, Opinion, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Dec 12, 2009

Getting the worlds richest and poorest nations to cut a deal on climate control that both sides can live with has never been easy. Rich industrial nations did the damage to the economies of poor nations. The burden is on them to undo it.

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