User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 19:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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2 dead as Imelda strands drivers, floods homes in Texas 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas on Thursday, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
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Protests planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change 20.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Protests, walkouts are planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change in a youth-led movement for renewable energy, carbon-neutral goals

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Letters to the Editor: One benefit of climate change? Proving the GOP's dishonesty 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Climate change is settled science, and yet the Republican Party has denied or dismissed it for years. That ought to say a lot about the GOP.

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What's behind the youth movement to tackle climate change? Fear — but also hope 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Young people see climate change as a profound injustice and an existential threat. But they believe the world can still do something about it.

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Opinion: I saw what climate change hell looks like. Now I'm joining the Global Climate Strike. You should too 19.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The fury of the Thomas fire made climate change real for me. That's why I'm joining the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

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Climate change: Warming to drive 'robust increase' in UK flooding 19.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new study shows that there's a higher probability for extreme flooding on UK coasts as global temperatures rise.
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Opinion: Can you hear the chant from the Oval Office? 'Make America Polluted Again' 18.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Trump's attack on California's authority to set air pollution rules would mean we'll see fewer clean cars.

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Why Africans should 'ditch one of their favourite dishes' 18.9.2019 BBC: World
Zambia's vice-president calls for a radical change in the eating habits of the nation.
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How a Revolution in Climate Science Is Putting Big Oil Back on Trial 16.9.2019 Mother Jones
The outer banks of the Carolinas and the Bahamas are picking up the pieces after the battering from Hurricane Dorian—the first direct hit of this year’s extreme weather season. Already the damages for 2019 are well above the 40-year average for billion-dollar events, and the price tag for damages will rise dramatically over the next decades. […]
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Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says 16.9.2019 BBC: Science
The UK should advance its climate targets by 10 years, says the UK’s former chief scientist.
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Editorial: Wealthy countries are responsible for climate change, but it's the poor who will suffer most 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Developed nations emit the most greenhouse gases, while poor countries suffer the worst consequences of the greenhouse effect. We must help them.

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Editorial: Climate change is already here. 2020 could be your last chance to stop an apocalypse 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Do you understand the causes and effects of climate change? Here is what you can do to help.

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Battling for survival on the frontier of climate change 15.9.2019 BBC: World
How farmers in Jamaica are using smart technology to cope with more unpredictable weather patterns.
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Climate change: 'Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt' 10.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Global Commission calls for trillions of dollars to help the world adapt to climate change.
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Democrats Are Afraid to Say It: Climate Change Also Means Retreat 9.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. “Retreat, hell!” Major General Oliver Prince Smith once said during the Korean War. “We’re not retreating, we’re just advancing in a different direction.” Retreat is not a concept Americans take lightly, whether in wartime or during CNN’s climate town hall Wednesday night. There the topic was […]
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Hurricane Dorian Could Slam 67 Toxic Sites. But Hundreds More Are at Risk. 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
Ten days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that reversed an Obama administration directive that required infrastructure projects using federal funding—like roadways and stormwater infrastructure—to be designed to accommodate the rising sea levels associated with climate change. After Harvey dumped more than 60 […]
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Hurricane Dorian: 'Hundreds trapped' on N Carolina island 6.9.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
There is concern for people who stayed on Ocracoke island as hundreds remain missing in the Bahamas.
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Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas death toll expected to be ‘staggering’ 6.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Body bags are sent to areas of the Bahamas worst hit by Hurricane Dorian as hundreds remain missing.
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The Best Place for Harvesting Solar Energy Is Not Where I Expected It to Be 5.9.2019 Mother Jones
Even after a boom in recent years, solar energy delivers less than 2 percent of power generation to the US electrical grid. But if we’re going to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the sun’s contribution is going to have to ramp up dramatically. Where to put all the solar panels? You might envision […]
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Climate Gentrification: Coming to a Community Near You 5.9.2019 Mother Jones
In just the last two years, climate change has brought on an onslaught of disasters: more than 4 feet of rain in south Texas, 90 degree days in Alaska, and record-breaking wildfires that have destroyed homes and upended communities. But now, an unexpected threat from climate change is looming on the horizon: gentrification. “Climate gentrification […]
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