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Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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Climate change: Warming clips the nightingale's wings 1.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
Rising temperatures may be having a profound impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds.
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If a warm U.S. winter was 'a preview of global warming,' what part did a polar vortex play? 29.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The winter of 2019-20 was one of the warmest on record in the lower 48 states

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Are We Prepared for a Climate Crisis in the Middle of a Pandemic? 26.3.2020 Truthout.com
Governments and communities must come up with a plan to deal with climate-related displacement amid a ...
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Letters to the Editor: Coronavirus' lesson on climate change? Act now or face dire consequences 26.3.2020 LA Times: Health

South Korea acted early and aggressively against the coronavirus and now faces comparatively minimal disruption. We should take similar action on global warming.

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Editorial: Climate change is just as real as COVID-19. Now's the last, best chance for our government to treat it that way 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

President Trump and Congress should keep climate change in mind as they prepare economic aid packages for businesses and industries.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism 20.3.2020 Truthout.com
The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism
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The Cashmere crisis in the Himalayan ice desert 16.3.2020 BBC: World
Photographer Adrian Newey has documented the lives of the Changpa nomads and the threat to Cashmere wool.
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Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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Editorial: The global crisis we're forgetting about — 71 million people displaced by war and unrest 13.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The world faces a humanitarian crisis of historic proportions propelled by war and political instability, and so far has not devised workable remedies or programs.

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As Climate Crisis Fuels Earlier Rains, Southern Cities Face Inland Flooding 12.3.2020 Truthout.com
As Climate Crisis Fuels Earlier Rains, Southern Cities Face Inland Flooding
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Greenland and Antarctica ice loss accelerating 12.3.2020 BBC: Science
The Earth's great ice sheets are losing mass six times faster today than they were in the 1990s.
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International Women's Day 2020: Giant Greta Thunberg portrait unveiled 7.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Children at a Yorkshire school chose the "inspiring" activist as the subject of the huge portrait.
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Cashmere and climate change threaten nomadic life 5.3.2020 BBC: Technology
Mongolia, the world's second-largest cashmere producer, is hit by overgrazing and rising temperatures.
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Climate change boosted Australia bushfire risk by at least 30% 4.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Scientists quantify the role played by warming in the country's recent bushfires.
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Climate concerns grow amid wettest February on record 3.3.2020 BBC: Science
Last month was the wettest ever February in the UK, according to records that stretch back to 1862.
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Climate change: Greenpeace stops Barclays from opening branches 2.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
The group stops the bank from opening branches in a nationwide protest against the funding of fossil fuels.
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The UK’s first climate change refugees? 2.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Fairbourne is the first community set to be decommissioned due to rising sea levels.
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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What Would It Take to Get More Farmers Fighting Climate Change? 26.2.2020 Mother Jones
As signs of a new drought loom over California farm country and a potential return of last spring’s catastrophic floods haunts the Midwestern corn belt, Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is out with a new plan to ready US agriculture for the insults of climate change. Called the Agriculture Resilience Act, the bill would enlist growers to […]
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