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Weather Channel documents struggles of climate refugees in the U.S. 17.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week on Climate Cast we're talking about increases. There's been a surge in climate refugees on the United States' coasts as water levels rise. A boom in tick population as winters warm. And, on a lighter note, an increase of clean energy jobs in the Midwest.
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“Aerial Art Action” Demands End to Planned Oil Drilling in Portugal 16.8.2018 Truthout.com
Hundreds participated in a work of live art to protest the Portuguese government's recent pro-fossil fuel actions.

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Wisconsin reservation offers a climate success story and a warning 15.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is causing more severe flooding around the country, and a disproportionate number of Native American communities are on the front lines.
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How Trump’s War on Regulation Is Trickle-Down Economics 14.8.2018 American Prospect
trickle-downers.jpg When Trump’s not blaming foreigners for everything that ails America, he’s blaming regulations. Last week, he even blamed regulations for the wildfires now ravaging California. They’re “made so much worse,” he  tweeted , “by the bad environmental laws which aren’t allowing massive amount[s] of readily available water to be properly utilized.” I have news for Trump. California’s tough environmental laws are among America’s (and the world’s) last bulwarks against climate change. And it’s climate change—not regulation—that’s wreaking havoc across California as well as much of the rest of the world.   Oh, and Californians are using water very carefully. Yet Trump is pushing in the opposite direction. He’s now proposing to let cars pollute more and to strip California of its right to set higher air-quality rules . It’s not just the environment. Trump is also gutting regulations that protect consumers, workers, investors, students, and children. The Trump regime is now contemplating a ...
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Learning a life lesson from Arctic explorer Will Steger 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A failure this summer reminded legendary explorer Will Steger of the power of the human mind and the resilience of the human spirit.
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Climate One: Wall Street and Climate Change 13.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Host Greg Dalton interviews three experts on the ways corporations, and their shareholders, can make an impact on climate change and environmental sustainability.
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Canada Backtracks on a Carbon Tax 13.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Justin Trudeau’s Liberals try to stop a stampede of capital out of the country.
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Art alive 10.8.2018 BBC: Technology
How augmented reality is giving artworks and exhibitions new dimensions.
Climate Cast Special: Capitalism, communication and carbon-free energy 10.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
During this hour-long Climate Cast special, MPR Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner will talk to experts about "climate capitalism," the best words to use when talking climate and where Minnesota is at when it comes to emissions goals.
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The Coming Thunder of the Climate Change Voter 9.8.2018 Truthout.com
A newly motivated bloc of climate voters will have their say in November.

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Report: Energy efficiency, renewables create nearly 60,000 Minnesota jobs 9.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A report analyzing jobs in the Midwest's energy efficiency, renewable energy and related sectors found job growth was particularly strong in Minnesota.
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Will Public Health Suffer From EPA Greenlighting Forest Biomass Energy? 7.8.2018 Truthout.com
Experts, existing research and a recent study make it clear that biomass energy production is not carbon neutral.

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Climate change threatens Midwest's wild rice, a staple for Native Americans 7.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When harvests are bad, Native Americans in the region may go without rice for the year. And there have been a lot of bad years lately, as climate change causes more frequent and severe rainstorms.
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Fueled by Pollution and Unsound Policies, Toxic Algae Overtakes Florida Beaches 6.8.2018 Truthout.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has played a role in weakening regulations that protect water.

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Trump Administration and California Will Collide Over Vehicle Emissions Rules 6.8.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration plans to revoke California’s authority to set more stringent rules.

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As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Fire science funding has been eroding for more than a decade.

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Battle for Water Rights Heats Up in El Salvador 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Social movements fear politicians backed by big business are about to privatize El Salvador's already scarce water.

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KochPAC Rarely Gives Money to US House Democrats…Except to These Four 4.8.2018 Truthout.com
These Koch-backed Democrats include those who oppose environmental regulation and deny climate change.

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Study: Minnesota can meet climate goals through clean energy, electrification 4.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The latest study on how Minnesota can reach greenhouse gas reduction goals set back in 2007 shows renewable energy and a more connected grid can help de-carbonize the state's economy.
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Searching for climate change fingerprints as wildfires only get worse 3.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus, a good way to visualize climate change and how a chemistry teacher realized he needed to start talking about it.
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