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Bill Gates has branded fossil fuel divestment “a false solution” and accused environmentalists of making misleading claims about the price of solar power. [The Guardian]

A study published  in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has revealed finds the total area of the Amazon affected by severe drought will triple by the end of the century. [The Washington Post]

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, the only nuclear power plant in Massachusetts, will close by June 2019 because of unsustainable maintenance costs. [The NY Times]