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Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Jun 17 2019 06:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The family-of-four living off grid 17.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Two former vets from Essex and their children are showing others how it is possible to live self-sufficiently.
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This Los Angeles couple is on a mission to save the environment, starting with their own backyard 14.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Plant a native; help save Los Angeles. That’s Cassy and Kirk Aoyagi’s mission.

They’re not alone. All over Southern California, gardeners are removing their turf lawns and replacing them with indigenous plantings, prompted by turf removal rebates, the opportunity to combat climate change and, as...

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Here’s how city dwellers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming 13.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

It’s no secret that city folk like to eat, shop and travel. But all that consumption adds up to a hefty climate bill.

On the flip side, that means urbanites have a lot of power to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. By changing their diets, their purchasing habits and how they get around, city dwellers...

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Climate change: Should the UK's 2050 target be sooner? 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK has promised a stricter emissions target by 2050, but some say it should be sooner.
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News Daily: Climate change target and Johnson Tory campaign launch 12.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Your morning briefing for 12 June 2019.
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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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Why is so much of the US under water? 12.6.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
America's heartland has faced months of record-breaking floods. Why is it so bad now and what's the impact?
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Global warming may reduce fish and other sea life by 17% by the year 2100 12.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The world's oceans will probably lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says.

Every degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) that the world's oceans warm, the total mass of sea animals is projected...

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The Green New Deal is More Than a Climate Plan. It's a Model for Building Worker Power | Opinion 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
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Fact check: No sign of Trump-Mexico deal on farm goods 10.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The president tweeted that he had won the agreement to benefit America's "great patriot farmers," and that U.S. sales would begin "immediately." There isn't any sign of that happening, however. Mexican officials denied that anything on agriculture was included in the deal on border security reached Friday to avert Trump's threatened tariffs.
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Art from invasive species creates conversations about conservation 7.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A traveling art studio lets people make paper with pulp created from an invasive grass. The artist hopes to spark interest in paper making and conversations about environmental issues.
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Climate Change Could Make Russia's Frozen Siberia Far More Habitable by the 2080s 7.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Models show how vast landscapes in east of the country will respond under different climate scenarios.
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Good girl! These dogs are helping save habitats by finding rare turtles 6.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Iowa researchers have implemented an innovative method to help conserve a species that once thrived on the state's prairies — the ornate box turtle.
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The US Military Won’t Lead the Fight in Combating Climate Change 5.6.2019 Truthout.com
The Pentagon's scorched-earth policies cannot be reconciled with renewable energy initiatives.
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California has too much solar power. That might be good for ratepayers 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California set two renewable energy records last week: the most solar power ever flowing on the state’s main electric grid, and the most solar power ever taken offline because it wasn’t needed.

There’s no contradiction: As California utilities buy more and more solar power as part of the state’s...

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Giant Floating Islands That Turn Atmospheric CO2 into Fuel Could Prevent Climate Change, Scientists Say 4.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
If rolled out globally, the islands could offset the total global emissions from fossil fuels.
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Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools 3.6.2019 Truthout.com
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming.
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Is it our constitutional right to live in a world safe from climate change? 3.6.2019 LA Times: Science

Growing up in Fairbanks, Alaska, Nathan Baring has seen the signs of a warming world all around him. The winters have begun to lose their infamous chill. Thawing permafrost is shifting the ground beneath his feet. And some years, there isn’t even enough snow to ski.

“If you have eyes and you walk...

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Three Female Entrepreneurs Built North Carolina's First Seaweed Farm 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As 21-year old students with our whole careers in front of us, we could fail more often and more spectacularly — and learn more in the process — than anyone else in the market. How’s that for a competitive advantage?
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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