User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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California wildfire trend 'driven by climate' 25.9.2020 BBC: World
Global warming is behind the scale and impact of recent wildfires in the western US, scientists say.
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Youth Action Gives Me Hope Amid Climate Crisis and Trump’s Totalitarian Threat 24.9.2020 Truthout.com
The frightening truth is no longer a theoretical model that will play out on some socially distanced ...
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These Races Will Shape What the US Elections Mean for Climate Progress 24.9.2020 Truthout.com
These Races Will Shape What the US Elections Mean for Climate Progress
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West Coast Wildfires Underscore Ominous Global Trend: Forests Are Dying 24.9.2020 Truthout.com
Trees are resilient, but the current rate of atmospheric warming is driving changes faster than forests can adapt ...
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Trump Is Losing Farmer Support in Climate Crisis. Will They Swing the Election? 23.9.2020 Truthout.com
Amid the worsening climate crisis, farmers’ support for Trump has fallen from 89 percent to 71 percent since ...
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Six African heritage sites under threat from climate change 23.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
A recent study warns that without intervention many of the continent's ancient sites could be lost.
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Climate Anxiety Is Rising in the US — But Not Among Republicans 22.9.2020 Truthout.com
Climate change hardly registered among Republicans, who said abortion and crime are among their top issues in a ...
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Countryside improvements fund 'could be raided' 22.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A "green" fund to protect wildlife on England’s farms may be under threat, BBC News has learned.
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2 Years Ago, Scientists Warned Us Dead Trees Would Fuel Unpredictable Wildfires. Now It’s Happening. 22.9.2020 Mother Jones
Nearly 150 million trees died in California between 2010 and 2018, officials estimated last year—one of the worst tree die-off events in state history. Its ramifications, experts predicted, would be sweeping, from a surge in carbon emissions to a loss in tourism dollars. At the time, researchers also issued another ominous warning: The dead tree […]
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Europe Drives Destruction of US Forests in the Name of Fighting Climate Change 21.9.2020 Truthout.com
U.S. forests are being chopped down to feed the EU’s voracious demand for wood pellets to generate biomass ...
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Climate Week: World split on urgency of tackling rising temperatures, global poll shows 21.9.2020 BBC: Science
Concern about climate change is growing, but there are big differences about the need for rapid action.
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Column: Sharks moving north, redwood growth slowing, mosquitoes biting — this is California's altered state 19.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

We need to listen to nature's chorus about the alarming effects of climate change and act to reverse it, columnist Steve Lopez writes.

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American Exceptionalism is Another Casualty of Our Climate Disasters 17.9.2020 Mother Jones
“Historic” has become the word of the year for the worst possible reasons. Even putting aside the global pandemic and its accompanying economic catastrophe for a moment, from wildfires and hurricanes, to floods and heatwaves, it seems as if every weather event of 2020 has been “historic.” California, Oregon, and Louisiana broke records for wildfires […]
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Scientific American Breaks With 175-Year Precedent to Endorse Biden 16.9.2020 Truthout.com
The magazine’s editors said they were “compelled” by Trump’s rejection of science, which “has badly damaged the ...
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Letters to the Editor: Gavin Newsom tried to talk some sense into Trump. Why even bother? 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

'Mr. President, why are you here? Is to help or just take up our time?'

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In California, Trump continues to deny climate change is real: 'It will start getting cooler' 15.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Trump makes a brief visit to California for a fire briefing as Biden attacks him for not taking climate change seriously as a threat.

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Column: Fire, smoke, death, destruction: California's terrifying climate catastrophe 12.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Thick air, record temperatures, raging fires. Another apocalyptic California summer.

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Those Orange Western Skies and the Science of Light 12.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The sky above San Francisco was the color of television, tuned to the president. To be fair, I stole that punch line from Twitter, and nerd-lit snark about Donald Trump’s apparent choices in his alleged makeup won’t fix climate change and the worst […]
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Op-Ed: With global heating, expect inferno seasons in the American West 12.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Even talking about records is starting to feel pointless when every year is practically guaranteed to be hotter than the last.

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Trump Is Conveniently Ignoring the Climate-Fueled Fires Raging in the West 11.9.2020 Truthout.com
Trump Is Conveniently Ignoring the Climate-Fueled Fires Raging in the West
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