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Scientific American Breaks With 175-Year Precedent to Endorse Biden 16.9.2020 Truthout.com
The magazine’s editors said they were “compelled” by Trump’s rejection of science, which “has badly damaged the ...
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Trump’s Forest Management Talk Is a Ruse, Former White House Officials Say 16.9.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Forest Management Talk Is a Ruse, Former White House Officials Say
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Feds’ plan to allow more drilling in western Colorado nets second lawsuit 16.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
More conservation groups are suing the Bureau of Land Management over a management plan opening public lands in southwest Colorado to drilling.
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Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN 15.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
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How climate change is fueling record-breaking California wildfires, heat and smog 13.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Record heat. Record acres burned. Sky-high air pollution. The extremes California has experienced in recent weeks all have one thing in common: They were made worse by climate change.

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Op-Ed: With global heating, expect inferno seasons in the American West 12.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Even talking about records is starting to feel pointless when every year is practically guaranteed to be hotter than the last.

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Climate change brings Santa Ana-like winds and explosive wildfires to Oregon 11.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Like the winds that race down the mountainsides near Los Angeles each fall, gaining heat and fanning the flames as they go, the gales that struck Oregon over the weekend have turned small fires into infernos.

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Fire, smoke, heat, drought — how climate change could spoil your next glass of California Cabernet 5.9.2020 LA Times: Business

How many more scorched summers can the king grape of Napa Valley survive?

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Profile: Former Australian PM Tony Abbott 3.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
The former Australian prime minister is being lined up to help the UK negotiate post-Brexit trade deals.
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The wilds of one Lake Ontario bay reveal how coastal habitats suffer from a changing climate and human choices 1.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Throughout the Great Lakes basin, about 70% of wetlands have vanished, and coastal areas in particular have lost 50% of their wetlands, mainly because of urban development and agriculture.
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Why Do Oil Companies Care So Much About Your Carbon Footprint 31.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. If only there were an app that would let you track your personal carbon footprint in real-time, like a FitBit. You could watch the weight of your emissions grow as you drove to the store, took a bus to […]
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Polar bear kills man in Norway's Arctic Svalbard islands 28.8.2020 BBC: World
The bear is shot dead after a Dutch national is attacked in a campsite near Longyearbye.
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Bread price may rise after dire wheat harvest 26.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
The price of bread is set to rise after what could be the worst UK wheat harvest in 40 years.
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Disasters Are Driving a Mental Health Crisis. The Only Federal Program to Address It Is Underfunded. 25.8.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Barbara Herndon lay in the center of her bed, muscles tensed, eyes on the television. She was waiting for the storm. All morning on that day in late May, the news had covered the cold front slouching south […]
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Climate change: New UK law to curb deforestation in supply chains 25.8.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
UK businesses will have to show that products and supply lines are free from illegal deforestation.
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Climate change: Removing CO2 could spark big rise in food prices 24.8.2020 BBC: Science
Technologies that remove CO2 from air could drive up food prices five-fold in parts of the world
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The lights went out. Now California might let these gas plants stay open 24.8.2020 LA Times: Business

The gas plant vote Tuesday is the first major energy decision for Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration following this month's blackouts.

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Trump Dropped Into Iowa — and Didn’t Even Try to Understand the Devastation 19.8.2020 Truthout.com
The climate crisis is hitting the heartland hard -- but Republicans just want to force kids into COVID ...
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Climate change hits home in Colorado with raging wildfires, shrinking water flows and record heat 19.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Climate scientists emphasized that average temperatures will continue to increase for decades due to humans burning so many fossil fuels -- coal, gas and oil -- in the past. That means impacts including wildfires, aridity, depleted streams and rivers -- with some variability -- likely will intensify.
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Here's how California can keep the lights on while meeting its clean energy goals 19.8.2020 LA Times: Business

Supplying enough power on hot summer evenings is one of California's main challenges. But experts say there solutions.

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