User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Jul 10 2020 21:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Even in Death, Black Bodies Face Environmental Racism 10.7.2020 Truthout.com
Many Black grave sites are vulnerable to disasters due to systemic racial disparities in planning and ...
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California megadrought? Not if you look at precipitation 5.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

Climate change is increasing California's wet-to-dry extremes, but average precipitation is not declining.

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Wales flooding: Historic hotel suffers after heavy rain 4.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
A spokesman for the Ty'n y Cornel Hotel said the water was up to his knees outside the building.
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Worries mount in Yucca Valley that Joshua trees will be designated an endangered species 3.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

The proposed listing of western Joshua trees as an endangered species has some residents of Yucca Valley worried.

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Ukraine floods: Why climate change and logging are blamed 2.7.2020 BBC: World
Three hundred towns and villages were hit by flooding, and climate change and logging are blamed.
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Copernicus Sentinels: UK industry loses out in European satellite bids 1.7.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
British firms fail to win leading roles in the expansion of the Copernicus Earth observation project.
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Citing 'existential threat,' House climate action plan has a big focus on California 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

California, other U.S. states and communities of color face threats from climate change, a House select committee stated in a report Tuesday. It laid out an action plan for reversing those threats.

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Arizona starts talks on addressing dwindling Colorado River 26.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Arizona is getting a jump start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West.
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It’s Time to Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry 26.6.2020 Truthout.com
We must institute public ownership of the fossil fuel industry to avert catastrophe, says economist Robert ...
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Increase car taxes to help climate, report says 25.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Car taxes should increase to help fund the battle against climate change, government advisers say.
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Climate change: Sport heading for a fall as temperatures rise 20.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new analysis says global sport faces major disruption from climate change in coming decades.
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SoCalGas ramps up use of Aliso Canyon, site of worst gas leak in U.S. history 9.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's committed to shutting down Aliso Canyon. But its use has skyrocketed since his election.

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Climate change: UK's record dry spell after extreme rainfall astounds Met Office 1.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Meteorologists say they are amazed at the switch from extreme wet to the sunniest spring on record.
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UK weather: Sunniest spring since records began 29.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
England is set to have its driest May in 124 years as some areas warn of drought conditions.
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More rain, more floods, more often. Why wet basements and swollen rivers are becoming the new spring reality for Illinois. 22.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
As Illinois grapples with widespread flooding, one thing is for sure: 'It’s gonna happen again.'
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Climate change: Future floods will delay emergency response 18.5.2020 BBC: Science
Increases in rainfall in England could impact ambulance and fire crew response times.
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America has lost 600,000 clean energy jobs. Here are ideas for bringing them back 13.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Public investment could help reverse the job losses while also reducing pollution and fighting climate change, experts say.

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Deforestation and Monoculture Farming Spread COVID-19 and Other Diseases 12.5.2020 Truthout.com
Scientists say the current pandemic is part of a larger pattern linking infectious diseases to habitat ...
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Spills From Outdated Sewers Pose Coronavirus Risk to Drinking Water 7.5.2020 Truthout.com
Spills From Outdated Sewers Pose Coronavirus Risk to Drinking Water
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Tunnel Vision: Lessons in the Impermanence of Permafrost 3.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. To enter the Fox permafrost tunnel—one of the only places in the world dedicated to the firsthand scientific study of the mix of dirt and ice that covers much of the planet’s far northern latitudes—you must don a […]
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