User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Mar 21 2019 06:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Extremely weird weather on a full spring equinox supermoon 21.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Rare spring heat, massive ice chunks as spring arrives.
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Missouri Flooding Map, Evacuations 21.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I encourage Missourians to stay alert and be cautious while near impacted areas."
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Climate Change Could Impact Future U.S. Storms 19.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“There is evidence that climate change is increasing these underlying factors, supporting the development of more intense 'bomb cyclones' and nor'easters, packing tropical storm–scale winds and dumping huge amounts of precipitation.”
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Buttigieg: Time for Green New Deal 'Was Yesterday' 18.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"If we don’t act aggressively and immediately on climate, it’s not going to be a pretty picture,” Mayor Pete Buttigieg warned.
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Why Unions Must Bargain Over Climate Change 17.3.2019 Truthout.com
Leadership needs to see the Green New Deal as a tool against austerity politics.

The post Why Unions Must Bargain Over Climate Change appeared first on Truthout.

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Skipping school to protest climate change 15.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Students around the country are skipping class Friday to protest inaction on climate change. It's part of a wave of pressure by young people as Democrats struggle to agree on a climate policy.
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Flood insurance 101: How to get covered as Minnesota waters rise 15.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Springtime means flooding in Minnesota. Here are some basics on the insurance policy that can become a financial lifesaver for homeowners and renters.
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“I’m Fighting for My Future”—A Climate Change Generation Is Making Itself Heard 15.3.2019 Mother Jones
In 2040, Haven Coleman will be 33 years old. Having grown up in Colorado, she may have left the state to attend college or start her career, but wherever she goes will be a stunningly different world from the one she inhabits today.  The planet will have already warmed past one scary threshold—1.5 degrees Celsius above […]
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In midst of an oil boom, New Mexico sets bold new climate goals 13.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
New Mexico lawmakers passed a bill this week mandating state utilities use 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Meanwhile, oil production in the southeast corner of the state is breaking records.
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Destruction from sea level rise in California could exceed worst wildfires and earthquakes, new research shows 13.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In the most extensive study to date on sea level rise in California, researchers say damage by the end of the century could be far more devastating than the worst earthquakes and wildfires in state history.

A team of U.S. Geological Survey scientists concluded that even a modest amount of sea level...

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We're The Geeks Protecting You From Extreme Weather 13.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The weather enthusiasts that formed the AMS would be proud of the profession we've become.
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Woolsey fire devastation gives 2020 contender Jay Inslee a climate-centered backdrop 12.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Democratic presidential contender Jay Inslee on Monday toured the scorched remnants of homes destroyed in November’s Woolsey fire, portraying the devastation as emblematic of the risks posed by climate change.

The Washington governor, who jumped into the 2020 fray this month, is running a single-issue...

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Green power runs up against desert conservation in California 11.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California lawmakers’ grand ambitions to fight climate change are running into a familiar obstacle: the parochial concerns of local governments and property owners.

The latest battle over state needs vs. local control is being fought in San Bernardino County, where the Board of Supervisors voted...

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Mayor Pete Wants to Be the First Millennial President 10.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
In an interview with Newsweek, the country's first openly gay presidential candidate gave his thoughts on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Donald Trump and more.
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Colorado locked into losing approach of suppressing wildfires rather than boosting forest health, experts say 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado still is locked into what state and federal foresters call a long-term losing approach of trying to suppress wildfires instead of boosting forest health. And lawmakers have yet to propose the bold action many say is needed -- other than the impossible task of reversing the impacts of global climate change.
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US and Canadian Oil Production Push the Planet’s Climate Goals Out of Reach 10.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A surge in US and Canadian oil production over the last decade has added the equivalent of “one Russia or one Saudi Arabia” to the markets—pushing the planet farther away from ever getting a grip on the pollution that is […]
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Africa’s Sovereignty Over Food 9.3.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Local food and seed systems must be rebuilt for Africans, write Mariam Mayet, Stephen Greenberg and Linzi Lewis. By Mariam Mayet, Stephen Greenberg and Linzi Lewis  African Centre for Biodiversity in Johnnesburg Inter Press Service Africa is facing dire times.…Read more →
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Five Things a Democratic President Could Do By Declaring a National Emergency Over Climate Change 8.3.2019 Mother Jones
Over and over, President Donald Trump has done things no sitting president would dare do. In February, the country again entered new terrain when he declared a national emergency, effectively unlocking billions of dollars in emergency funding for his border wall. Almost immediately, members of both parties started theorizing—and sounding the alarm—about the precedent such a […]
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Royal Wedding Got Triple the Media Coverage of Yemen in 2018 8.3.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
That ratio is symptomatic of negative trends at the major networks, writes Jim Lobe.  By Jim Lobe Inter Press Service The ongoing war in Yemen, called the world’s “worst humanitarian disaster” by the United Nations and independent aid agencies since early last…Read more →
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Royal Wedding Received Triple the Media Coverage of Yemen in 2018 8.3.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
That ratio is symptomatic of negative trends at the major networks, writes Jim Lobe.  By Jim Lobe Inter Press Service The ongoing war in Yemen, called the world’s “worst humanitarian disaster” by the United Nations and independent aid agencies since early last…Read more →
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