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Levees make Mississippi River floods worse, but we keep building them 21.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For more than 150 years, scientists have known that levees increase flood risk on the Mississippi River. That hasn't stopped local officials from building up levees in response to more severe floods.
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Mumbai's glow-in-the-dark waves may be fueled by climate change, study says 21.5.2018 Washington Post
Mumbai's glow-in-the-dark waves may be fueled by climate change, study says
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Climate Pressure on Shell Is Warning to Oil Industry 21.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Investors are upping the ante on big oil companies over climate change, demanding they take more concrete action to help curb global warming, with the issue set to come into focus at Shell’s annual meeting.
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Russia’s first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives in Arctic 21.5.2018 Hindu: International
The plant will replace a coal-fired power plant and an aging nuclear power plant supplying more than 50,000 people with electricity in Chukotka, Rosatom said.
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Polls Show Being Anti-Trump Isn’t Enough to Beat GOP 21.5.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Instead of addressing demands for social progress, such as single-payer insurance, Democratic leaders find it much easier and more comfortable to denounce Trump. But it’s not working, as Norman Solomon explains. By Norman Solomon With six months to go before…Read more →
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Del Mar considers unpopular 'planned retreat' strategy due to rising sea level 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Herb Montgomery and his wife, Janet, have lived in Del Mar’s low-lying Beach Colony just east of Camino Del Mar for 20 years.

He knows the ocean is creeping closer to his property and he says the city has an obligation to protect his home, valued at $3.2 million, from the rising waters.

But considering...

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I Asked a Bunch of Scientists if Climate Change Was Affecting the Bacteria in My Gut 20.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Those of us who believe in climate change (and maybe some who don’t) jokingly blame all kinds of things on it, from flat tires to summer hailstorms. Case of the flu? Climate change. Mudslide? Climate change. (Usually, we’re right.) But I was […]
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Tomorrow's cities: Park with four seasons under one roof 20.5.2018 BBC: Technology
Four seasons park explores need for greener cities and looks at how climate change affects urban spaces.
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Environment, tribal groups rally to fight Line 3 oil pipeline 20.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A cadre of environmental and tribal groups camped in downtown St. Paul on Friday and Saturday for an anti-Line 3 rally and to take pledges from people who promise to continue fighting the pipeline, if it's approved.
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Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate 20.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord, a prominent American economist said Friday.
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Tracking one of the world’s most elusive cats 20.5.2018 Washington Post: World
No one knows how many snow leopards are left in the world. Researchers are trying to find out.
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A $50,000-a-Night Underwater Hotel Room in the Maldives Shows How Oblivious We Are to Climate Change 19.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In a tiny nation that will likely be underwater due to sea level rise within the next century, an American luxury hotel chain is constructing an underwater hotel room that the world’s wealthiest will be able to reserve for $50,000 a night. […]
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New Study of Bitcoin’s Energy Use Makes You Libertarian Nerds Look Even Worse Than Usual 19.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Bitcoin’s energy footprint has more than doubled since Grist first wrote about it six months ago. It’s expected to double again by the end of the year, according to a new peer-reviewed study out last Wednesday. And if that happens, bitcoin would […]
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A little extra global warming will mean a lot more habitat loss for plants and animals, study says 19.5.2018 LA Times: Science

What difference does half a degree Celsius of global warming make?

To many plants and animals, and especially insects, it could mean the difference between life and death, according to a new study.

In a paper published Thursday in Science, researchers report that limiting global warming to 1.5...

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Trump apologists are grossly exaggerating his achievements 18.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Trump apologists are grossly exaggerating his achievements
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Five myths about spring allergies 18.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Sorry, eating honey won’t help you.
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Today’s lesson in democracy: Oil drum calls the kettle black! 18.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Today’s lesson in democracy: Oil drum calls the kettle black!
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The president is throwing the language of democracy down the garbage chute 18.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

While we were barely looking, the terminology of American democracy has been quite literally disappearing down Donald Trump’s equivalent of George Orwell’s infamous Memory Hole.

One example hit me in a personal way. At an annual national security conference in New York City, aimed largely at law...

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Will Trump's pick to run EPA in California show up for work? 18.5.2018 LA Times: Environment

The White House may have finally found someone to take on the stress of overseeing President Trump’s fossil fuel-friendly environmental agenda in the heart of hostile territory: California and nearby states.

But there’s one glaring problem.

The guy officials have queued up to lead the Environmental...

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Carbon rocks 18.5.2018 BBC: Business
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.
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