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"Where Republican Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change"

"As wildfires in Canada have sent masses of smoke over the United States this week, engulfing much of the Northeast in a yellow haze of hazardous air pollution, scientists are clear that we are seeing the effects of climate change. But the Republicans campaigning for the presidency have largely downplayed the issue and rejected policies that would slow rising temperatures."

Source: NYTimes, 06/09/2023

"Extreme Heat Is Killing Incarcerated Black Folks"

"As we march into what climate scientists predict could be one of the hottest years on record, plenty of us will be cranking up the air conditioning, sitting in front of a fan, or sweating on our front porches. But imagine the torment of trying to find relief by lying on a cold prison floor or cooling off with toilet water."

Source: Word in Black, 06/09/2023

IIJ-AAJA's The Freelance Business Workshop

This in-person workshop, presented by the IIJ and the Asian American Journalists Association Freelance Affinity Group in Washington, DC, aims to give freelancers the training and perspective to develop a path to financial and emotional sustainability as an independent journalist. 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ET.