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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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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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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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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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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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A few more bad apples: As the climate changes, fruit growing does, too 1.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Apple growing is a ruthless business obsessed with good looks. Higher temperatures affect every part of of the fruit's life cycle, from more pests to changing color -- and can even give them sunburn.
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A year's worth of Earth's resources are almost gone, and it's only July 24.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Next Wednesday is "ecological overshoot" day, says the Global Footprint Network. "In other words, humanity is currently using nature 1.7 times faster than our planet's ecosystems can regenerate."
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Spring is springing sooner, throwing nature's rhythms out of whack 23.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A warming climate is knocking nature's rhythms out of sync. High in the Rocky Mountains, scientists have been tracking the impact for decades
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Bengaluru gets Karnataka’s first climate change lab 23.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) has been designated as the state nodal agency for Climate Change in Karnataka to provide technical support in conducting research, training and capacity building in climate change programs. »
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How can the Midwest fix the ocean it has killed? 20.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
What Midwest agriculture puts into the soil is polluting a massive chunk of the Gulf of Mexico. Solutions to the massive ocean dead zone are out there, but they're not easy.
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Wealth Can’t Protect Environmentally-Ravaged Silicon Valley From Climate Change 15.7.2018 Truthout.com
Tech empire’s power and money are no match for the fierce drought and wildfires exacerbated by urban sprawl.

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Bradley Foundation Funds Web of Climate Change Deniers 13.7.2018 Truthout.com
The Bradly Foundation promotes fossil fuel industry interests at the expense of the environment.

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Scientists and kids work hard so we can survive climate change 5.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Climate change has lasting effects on how we get our food, how much water is available to us and how we go about our day to day lives. It's a lot to navigate, but scientists from the University of Minnesota are here to help. That and more on this episode of Climate Cast.
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Grave Warnings as Wall Street Vultures Circle Puerto Rico’s Water System 27.6.2018 Truthout.com
Wall Street profiteers and corporate water operators seek to extract wealth.

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Area of Global Dead Zones Doubling Every 10 Years 25.6.2018 Truthout.com
Declining oxygen levels in the oceans is killing marine life at alarming rates.

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Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
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As carbon dioxide levels rise, major crops are losing nutrients 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the level of carbon dioxide in the air rises because of climate change, scientists are trying to pin down how plants are impacted. There's evidence that it's changing many important plants we eat.
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Increased Deaths and Illnesses From Inhaling Airborne Dust: An Understudied Impact of Climate Change 16.6.2018 Truthout.com
Rising fine dust levels due to climate change could increase premature deaths by 130 percent in the US Southwest.

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5 years after Black Forest fire, danger looms 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
When Frances Burke's children were young, one of them carved "I love Mom" into the hearth of her wood-burning fireplace.
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