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Climate Change News Digest for 6/26/24

This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.

By David Gelles (New York Times)

The state agreed to take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. It’s the latest of several victories for youth-led climate lawsuits.

By Victor Gambarini (The Conversation)

Marine plastic pollution is a massive environmental issue, with a plastic smog of an estimated 170 trillion particles afloat in the world’s oceans. This highlights how urgently we need to develop strategies to mitigate this environmental crisis.

By Fiona Harvey (The Guardian)

John Podesta, Biden’s top climate official, calls for other big economies to step in to help poorer states.

By Fiona Harvey (The Guardian)

The richest 1% of people in the world are responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the 66% at the other end of the scale, yet they experience little of the vulnerability to climate shocks that are causing suffering and death, mainly among poorer people.

By Austyn Gaffney (New York Times)

In a changing climate, extreme wildfire events are becoming far more common and more intense, according to a new analysis.

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