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What's tangling up the humpback whales? A food chain snarled by climate change 27.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

A team of scientists solved the mystery of the record humpback whale entanglements that caused an uproar in 2016. They showed how one dramatic shift in the marine ecosystem, exacerbated by an ever-warming planet, could topple a domino of problems across California.

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Midwestern Farm Network Is Leading the Way to Chemical-Free, Sustainable Farming 25.1.2020 Truthout.com
Midwestern Farm Network Is Leading the Way to Chemical-Free, Sustainable Farming
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MPCA estimates greenhouse gas emissions for Winona Co. dairy farm expansion 23.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After Minnesota’s appeals court revoked a controversial permit for a proposed dairy farm expansion in Winona County, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released a draft permit and an additional environmental review that shows the project’s potential impacts to the climate.
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Cut meat and dairy intake 'by a fifth', report urges 23.1.2020 BBC: Science
Taxes may be needed to curb eating meat and dairy in the effort to combat climate change.
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Waiter, There’s a Climate Surcharge in My Soup 20.1.2020 Mother Jones
American restaurant diners don’t usually blink before adding an extra 15-20 percent tip onto their bills. In recent years, San Francisco’s eaters have even (mostly) grown accustomed to paying up to six percent extra for dinner to offset the cost of the city’s mandated healthcare program. Starting in January, at a smattering of high-end joints, […]
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The Netherlands Is Sinking and Here’s Why 19.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Netherlands often stop to take selfies in front of one of the country’s more than 1,000 windmills. Afterward, they might taste one of the many varieties of cheese for which the nation is famous. But most are unaware […]
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Can Microsoft's 'moonshot' carbon goal succeed? 18.1.2020 BBC: World
The tech giant admits its "carbon negative" goal is ambitious.
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Climate change: Citizens' jury prepares to tackle climate change 17.1.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
UK panel will tackle some of the dilemmas around global warming.
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What can I do about climate change? 17.1.2020 BBC: World
From population to plants, your questions answered about climate change.
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Pacific 'blob' heatwave feared to have killed a million birds 16.1.2020 BBC: World
Seabirds that died off the US in 2015-16 probably starved because of warmer waters, scientists say.
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What is climate change? 16.1.2020 BBC: World
BBC News looks at what we know and don't know about the Earth's changing climate.
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Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment' 16.1.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
We're at a pivotal point in efforts to tackle climate change, the naturalist and broadcaster warns.
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A New Study About the Death of 1 Million Seabirds Should Scare the Crap Out of You 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
Over just two days in early 2016, more than 6,000 penguin-like birds were found dead on the rocky beaches near Whittier, Alaska. Many of the dead birds, scientists observed, were clearly emaciated. “It was pretty horrifying,” seabird biologist David Irons told a Canadian news outlet at the time. “The live ones standing along the dead ones […]
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What caused die-off of Pacific seabirds in 2015? A warm 'blob' disrupted their food web 16.1.2020 LA Times: Science

A new study suggests that a 'blob' of warm ocean water in 2015 disrupted the food web of the Pacific, triggering the starvation and deaths of thousands and thousands of sea birds, including the common murre.

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Shuttered Refinery in Philly Shows Climate Activists Cannot Ignore Labor 15.1.2020 Truthout.com
The Green New Deal must unite unions looking out for their members and climate organizers trying to stop fossil ...
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Australia’s Bushfires Expose an Extinction Crisis Decades in the Making 15.1.2020 Truthout.com
The extinction crisis is acutely felt in Australia, where more than 1,800 species are federally listed as ...
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An Australia in flames tries to cope with an 'animal apocalypse'; California could be next 14.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Wildfires in Australia are overrunning vast ecosystems and their wildlife. Nearly half of Kangaroo Island has burned.

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Boulder County’s populations of native bird species decline in the face of development 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Northern Hemisphere lost 3 billion birds, or 29% of the overall population, in the last 50 years. While the warming climate has played a demonstrative role in this decline – and will continue to do so with ever-increasing power – ornithologists in Boulder County have pointed to urban sprawl as a more immediate threat to the survival of the area’s native bird populations, without which local ecosystems cannot properly function, adding to the affects of climate change.
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Climate change: Arctic ice melt makes permafrost vulnerable 9.1.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new study shows that the absence of Arctic sea ice is linked to the melting of permafrost.
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Ethan Brown went vegan, but missed fast food. So he started a revolution 8.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Beyond Meat is changing the way people eat. Can it live up to its founder's wildest dreams?

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