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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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Rents Are Too Damn High and the World Is Too Damn Hot. Both Are About to Make Gentrification Worse. 7.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It’s no surprise that a list of places most at risk from climate change and sea-level rise reads like a Who’s Who of global cities, since historically, many great cities have developed near oceans, natural harbors, or other bodies of water. Miami […]
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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Revive Damaged Land 5.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Carianne Campbell remembers the exact moment she fell in love with the Sonoran Desert. As a botany major in college, she joined a class field trip to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the southern border of Arizona, arriving and […]
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The big ways climate and water are connected 29.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change and water are linked in many ways. During our Climate Cast Live program, meteorologist Paul Huttner talked to Radhika Fox, CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance, about the most significant ways.
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Oil Companies and Lobbyists Say They’re Ready to Solve Climate Change. Check the Fine Print. 27.6.2018 Truthout.com
The effort includes some deceptions already.

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‘Billion Tree Tsunami’ transforms arid Pakistan region into green gold 26.6.2018 Hindu: News
300 million trees of 42 species planted across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.
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Judge Dismisses Climate Suit Targeting Big Oil Companies 26.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland alleging that five of the world’s largest oil companies should pay to protect the cities’ residents from the impacts of climate change.
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She Spoke out About Climate Change—and They Tried to Make Her Pay for It 24.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 2015, a University of California, Davis researcher named Sarah Moffit appeared in a four-and-a-half-minute video detailing her work studying ancient ocean ecosystems. Looking young and serious, with a long ash-blonde mane falling around a scarf that wouldn’t be out of place on a […]
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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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Upside down forecast 21.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Mild weather pattern ahead.
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The refugees that the world barely pays attention too 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
They're known as 'climate refugees.' But there's not even an international definition for them, let alone recognition or protection.
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Study: Rising Seas Could Swamp More Than 300,000 US Houses 19.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sea level rise driven by climate change is set to pose an existential crisis to many US coastal communities, with new research finding that as many as 311,000 homes face being flooded every two weeks within the next 30 years. The swelling oceans are […]
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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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From Barricades to Courtrooms: The Fight Against a Fracked Gas Future in New York State 16.6.2018 Truthout.com
Activists are pushing the idea of "climate necessity" to end fracking.

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Going underground 15.6.2018 BBC: Business
In order to protect crops from drought, flash floods and increasing temperatures, Bolivian farmers are moving their farms underground.
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New Study Shows the Devastating Effect Climate Change Is Having on Antarctica 15.6.2018 Mother Jones
Antarctica’s sheets of ice are melting at a rate faster than ever before and raising global sea levels by “almost a centimeter,” an international group of scientists concluded Thursday in a study published in the journal Nature. If the icy continent continues to thaw at an accelerating rate, they noted, seas could rise by close to 200 feet bringing […]
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More rain, more development spell disaster for some U.S. cities 11.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is increasing the frequency of rainstorms in many parts of the U.S., and those storms bring more rain. Many communities don't have the drainage systems needed to handle all the water.
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The World’s Richest Countries Beg Trudeau to Try and Control Trump 2.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  With less than two weeks to go before Canada hosts the world’s seven big economies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is being urged to push the United States over its climate change stance and stop the Trump administration from blowing up […]
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Planting a forest 1.6.2018 BBC: Business
Uzbekistan has an ambitious plan to stop widespread health problems that developed when the Aral Sea disappeared.
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