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How island nations vulnerable to climate change need rich, polluting countries to act

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Low-lying islands and nations are among those most at risk from rising sea levels, and have been sounding the alarm on the need for action by wealthier nations to limit global warming for years.

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From COP26: Pete Buttigieg describes how transportation factors into climate goals

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg from COP26, as world leaders release a draft of their goals to cut emissions and avert disastrous climate change.

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Uganda's Vanessa Nakate says COP26 sidelines nations most affected by climate change

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Nakate spoke with NPR about the role gender plays in climate activism, whether the COP26 summit feels inclusive and her advice for other youth who feel they can't affect change in the climate crisis.

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Uganda's Vanessa Nakate says COP26 sidelines nations most affected by climate change

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with climate activist Vanessa Nakate of Uganda about her goals in bringing the needs of the global south to the fore at the United Nations climate change conference, COP26.

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What President Xi Jinping's absence from COP26 indicates for China's climate pledges

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping is not attending COP26 in person. Climate analysts and activists weigh in on what his absence means for the climate pledges made by one of the top carbon-emitting nations.

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Indigenous activists are united in a cause and are making themselves heard at COP26

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Indigenous activists from around the world are in Glasgow for COP26, but say the same legacy of colonialism that has led to climate-related losses has impacted their access to the conference.

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Indigenous activists say the legacy of colonialism has limited their access to COP-26

Monday, November 08, 2021

Indigenous activists from around the world are in Glasgow for COP26, but say the same legacy of colonialism that has led to climate-related losses has impacted their access to the conference.

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Lead U.S. negotiator at Paris summit on what's next for 2021 climate talks

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Todd Stern, who served as a chief climate negotiator for the Obama Administration, about what to expect as this year's climate negotiations get underway in Glasgow.

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Congresswoman Jayapal on the latest regarding President Biden's spending plan

Friday, October 29, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., about the ongoing talks over President Biden's domestic spending plan.

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House climate crisis chair says spending plan is 'transformative,' despite cuts

Thursday, October 28, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., who chairs the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, ahead of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26.

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How the proposed tax on billionaires would actually work

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Adrian Ma of the Planet Money podcast about the "billionaire tax" being proposed by Democrats to help fund the Build Back Better legislation.

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Sorry arachnophobes, you have more in common with spiders than you thought

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Although spiders are sometimes thought of as being creepy crawly animals, new evidence suggests some get scared and assess danger in almost the same way as humans.

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When will it stop being the 'pandemic economy?'

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with economist Austan Goolsbee about what it will take for the U.S. to recover from the unique economic challenges posed by the pandemic.

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Why hasn't South Carolina redrawn voter maps?

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with ACLU attorney Somil Trivedi and Slate reporter Mark Joseph Stern on a lawsuit against South Carolina's redistricting process and when new voting maps will be put in place.

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Mother of Parkland shooting victim Joaquin Oliver reflects on gunman's guilty plea

Friday, October 22, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Patricia Oliver, whose son Joaquin was among the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., about the gunman's guilty plea.

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Lyft's first safety report shows over 4,000 reports of sexual assault

Friday, October 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rachel Abrams, a lawyer representing victims of sexual assault in lawsuits against rideshare company Lyft, which had over 4,000 reports of sexual assault in two years.

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Black children make up more than half of the incidents of police using force on kids

Thursday, October 21, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Kristin Henning of Georgetown University on why Black children are more likely to be handled forcibly by police.

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A now-repealed law will weigh on the trial of Ahmaud Arbery's accused killers

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Joseph Margulies, a criminal law expert, about how citizen's arrest laws factor into the trial of three white men charged in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.

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Pressure from Trump loyalists is forcing this Texas election official to resign

Monday, October 18, 2021

Michele Carew's 14-year career as an election administrator is soon ending. Carew resigned after supporters of former president Trump pressured her out of her position with unfounded claims of fraud.

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Former Michigan player opens up about the sexual abuse behind his sit-in protest

Friday, October 15, 2021

Former NFL player Jon Vaughn talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang from his sit-in protest outside the University of Michigan president's home after sex abuse allegations emerged about a school doctor.

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