Thursday, April 1, 2021
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Thursday, April 1, 2021

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The top climate takeaways from Biden's sweeping infrastructure plan

Andrew Freedman, Axios

The White House decided to go big or go home in proposing a more than $2.2 trillion bill that, if enacted, would be the most far-reaching climate legislation ever adopted by the U.S.

A French city announced it would serve meatless school lunches. The backlash was swift.

Marta Zaraska, Vox

Lyon’s move to a veggie diet for students — and the protests that followed — reveals how enmeshed meat-eating has become with cultural identity.

Along Russia's majestic Lake Baikal, the quest for tourism cash stalks a pristine landscape

Isabelle Khurshudyan, The Washington Post

The 400-mile-long lake is a UNESCO world heritage site and contains a unique Siberian ecosystem, including fresh-water seals. Its unspoiled wonders, however, is precisely why Russian developers are trying now to move in.