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Climate Change News Digest for 8/23/23

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)

With active lawsuits in five states, TikTok videos that mix humor and outrage, and marches in the streets, it’s a movement that is seeking to shape policy, sway elections and shift a narrative that its proponents say too often emphasizes climate catastrophes instead of the need to make the planet healthier and cleaner.

By Danny Halpin (Belfast Telegraph)

Commercial shipping will once again use wind power, with several companies teaming up to demonstrate how a pair of high-tech sails can save fuel and cut carbon emissions.

By Mike Lee And Adam Aton (Politico)

A growing number of conservative states are imposing new taxes on drivers using electric vehicle charging stations and trying to limit EV sales.

By Zack Budryk (The Hill)

The wealthiest tenth of U.S. households are the source of 40 percent of national greenhouse gas emissions. The wealthiest 1 percent of households were responsible for between 15 percent and 17 percent of emissions.

By Jenni Doering and Steve Curwood (Inside Climate News)

Pat Parenteau explains how the judge ruled in favor of a group of young litigants, and why an expected appeal by the state of Montana could be hard to win before the Montana Supreme Court.

Concerned about the Climate Crisis? - Learn what you can do: 10 ways you can help fight the climate crisis. For more news regarding the climate crisis, see Carbon Brief and Inside Climate News.

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