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Welcome to Charlie Buttrey's blog. Explore Charlie's insights on current legal issues and concerns and how they relate to our world... as well as, other subjects that have caught his eye and interest.

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  1. August 18, 2019 Since I subscribe to the New York Times, I do not know if this op-ed by Iceland’s Prime Minister is behind a paywall, but it is an important read. The long and short of it is that today she will join a group of artists and scientists and the former president of...

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  2. August 17, 2019 In 1982, it appeared that the California Condor — a holdover from prehistoric times — was doomed to go the way of the dodo and passenger pigeon: there were fewer than 25 in the wild. That year, however, the San Diego Zoo launched a captive breeding program and, ten years later, North...

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  3. August 16, 2019 Every year, millions of tons of plastic are discarded into the environment. They then get broken down into small particles and fibers that do not biodegrade. These particles, known as microplastics, have now been found everywhere from high mountains to deep oceans and can carry toxic chemicals and harmful microbes. And, according to this article in...

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  4. August 15, 2019 Here’s some more disturbing news on the climate change front: New Jersey’s average temperature has climbed nearly 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) since 1895, double the average rise of the rest of the continental United States. That number — 2 degrees — “has emerged as a critical threshold for global warming” and...

    The post The heat is on appeared first on Charlie Buttrey.

  5. August 14, 2019 On March 15, 2019, Australian Brendan Tarrant, equipped with two semi-automatic rifles and two shotguns, attacked two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 51 people and injuring another 49. On April 10, 2019, by a vote of 119-1, New Zealand’s House of Representatives passed legislation that outlawed most automatic and semiautomatic weapons,...

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