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Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Nov 20 2019 13:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Australia fires: 'Catastrophic' alerts in South Australia and Victoria 20.11.2019 BBC: World
The warnings for South Australia and Victoria come as massive fires ravage other parts of the nation.
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Climate change activists urge Los Angeles not to build a gas plant in Utah 20.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Mayor Eric Garcetti has worked to portray himself as a global leader in the fight against climate change.

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Most Superfund Sites Are Threatened by Climate Change. EPA Doesn’t Plan to Do Anything About It. 19.11.2019 Mother Jones
Two years ago, Congress asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to determine how prepared the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was to address the threat climate change poses to Superfund sites—spaces that store hazardous materials, like coal ash ponds or decommissioned mining sites that the EPA has identified for eventual clean up. The GAO findings just […]
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In the Sierra, scientists bet on 'survivor' trees to withstand drought and climate change 18.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sierra Nevada forests are vital for California's water supply and wildlife, but are under siege from drought, beetles and climate change. Can scientists use drought-surviving trees to build more resilient forests?

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Presidential Candidates Wouldn’t Touch This Radical Idea to Transform Agriculture—Until Now 17.11.2019 Mother Jones
Food and agriculture policies have been at best a fringe issues during the last few Democratic presidential primaries. Candidates tend limit their agricultural appeals to “broad value statements” rather than dive into the policy specifics “that would indicate they’ve given these issues the attention they deserve,” says Sarah Hackney, coalition director for the National Sustainable […]
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Opinion: California has the most polluted national parks in the country. That's unacceptable 17.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California has nine national parks — the most of any state. It also has the most polluted national parks in the country. We need to change that

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Its Flood Barrier Is Unfinished, and Venice Is Submerged 16.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in CityLab and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On Wednesday, Venice was reeling after experiencing its highest level of floodwater since 1966. High tides from the lagoon reached more than 6 feet higher than their usual level—the second-highest ever seen since records began in 1923. Two people were reported […]
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General election 2019: Tories and Lib Dems in rival tree-planting pledges 16.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Boris Johnson announces £640m for more forests while Jo Swinson aims for 60 million new trees.
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Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires 15.11.2019 BBC: Science
Scientists say rising temperatures are having a big influence on the scale and frequency of extreme weather events.
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Plans to build thousands of new homes in flood zones 15.11.2019 BBC: Science
Almost 10,000 new homes are planned for some of the most flood-prone areas of England.
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In 2039, How Will the US Military Fight a Climate Crisis Reality? 14.11.2019 Truthout.com
In 2039, How Will the US Military Fight a Climate Crisis Reality?
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Venice floods: Italy to declare state of emergency over damage 14.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The damage from the 1.87m (6ft) high waters is a "blow to the heart of our country", PM Conte says.
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'Venice is on its knees': Mayor blames worst tides in 50 years on climate change 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The highest tide since 1966 brought seawater into the city, threatening monuments and works of art. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro is asking Italy's central government for help.
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Venice floods: Italian city under water following record high tide 13.11.2019 BBC: World
The waters in Venice peaked at 1.87m (6ft) flooding many of Venice's famous landmarks.
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Tree-planting, car-sharing & wildlife corridors - how green are Premier League clubs? 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
BBC Sport takes a look at what all 20 Premier League clubs are doing to help the environment.
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England floods: What is making them worse? 12.11.2019 BBC: Science
Why has the huge amount of rainfall that hit South Yorkshire had such a large impact on people and property?
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Australia bushfires: Sydney facing 'catastrophic' threat 10.11.2019 BBC: World
More than 100 blazes continue to burn and at least three people have been killed.
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Australia bushfires: Two dead in New South Wales blazes 9.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Officials say the number of casualties could rise after more than 150 homes are destroyed.
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How do you stop flooding? 8.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Parts of the UK are under several feet of floodwater - but what is being done to fight flooding?
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Army Corps raises failure risk rating of Mojave River Dam 6.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Federal engineers, citing the threats posed by climate change, have found that a dam protecting the California high desert communities of Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley and Barstow could fail in an extreme flood.

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