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November 10, 2016

Daily News Roundup: Climate Activists Vow to Press On in Trump Era

Green Campaigners Say Trump Won’t Derail Work on Global Warming: Leaders of environmental groups, gathered in Morocco for talks on implementing the Paris climate agreement, raised concerns about the impact of Donald Trump’s election on efforts to curb global warming but said the rest of the world is moving on the issue and the new president would undermine U.S. foreign relations by undoing climate commitments, the Thomson Reuters Foundation reports.

MLB Won’t Donate Moot Indians Championship Gear: T-shirts and other licensed merchandise manufactured for sale in case Cleveland won the World Series will be destroyed rather than given to global aid charity World Vision for distribution in needy countries, as Major League Baseball has done in past years, reports ESPN.

L.A. Extends Hand to Lucas on $1 Billion Museum: In a symbolic vote, Los Angeles County supervisors gave official support to bringing George Lucas’s planned Museum of Narrative Art to the region, the Los Angeles Times writes. Los Angeles and San Francisco are competing for the long-gestating project, which the movie mogul has pledged to fully fund.

Data Firm Uptake Launches Help for Social Ventures: The $1 billion Chicago firm, which provides predictive analytics for businesses, is offering fellowships for nonprofits and social enterprises, writes the Chicago Tribune. The four-month Beyond.Uptake program will connect organizations with Uptake scientists to turn data insights into action on social issues.

D.C.-Area Nonprofits Tap Growing Pool of Millennial Volunteers: The Washington Post reports on what local organizations are doing to involve young adults in the region, who donate time to groups and causes at a higher rate than their peers nationwide.