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Satellite achieves sharp-eyed view of methane 21.9.2020 BBC: Science
A Canadian company debuts a powerful new capability to monitor the potent greenhouse gas.
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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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US election 2020: What is Trump's record on the environment? 16.9.2020 BBC: World
The president has dismissed the science on climate change. But what is his record on the environment?
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Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN 15.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
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Op-Ed: Dalai Lama: It's up to us — and especially politicians — to save our planet 14.9.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Unless we act now, we will sacrifice the future of humanity for the greed of the few.

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EU says one in eight deaths linked to pollution 8.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The bloc's environment agency says pollution contributes to hundreds of thousands of deaths each year.
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WWF: Canada endangered species face 'staggering losses' 2.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
The World Wildlife Fund says species at risk of global extinction have seen population falls of 40%.
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They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen? 2.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. What a week. Rough for all Californians. Exhausting for the firefighters on the front lines. Heart-shattering for […]
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The wilds of one Lake Ontario bay reveal how coastal habitats suffer from a changing climate and human choices 1.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Throughout the Great Lakes basin, about 70% of wetlands have vanished, and coastal areas in particular have lost 50% of their wetlands, mainly because of urban development and agriculture.
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Big problems for smallest Great Lake: More precipitation, warmer temperatures and controversial regulation plan upend life along Lake Ontario 1.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Residents on Lake Ontario find their homes and businesses at the anxious intersection of climate change, international regulations and COVID-19.
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Why Do Oil Companies Care So Much About Your Carbon Footprint 31.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. If only there were an app that would let you track your personal carbon footprint in real-time, like a FitBit. You could watch the weight of your emissions grow as you drove to the store, took a bus to […]
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Climate change: New UK law to curb deforestation in supply chains 25.8.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
UK businesses will have to show that products and supply lines are free from illegal deforestation.
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Editorial: Climate change will devastate California's Joshua trees. The state needs to protect them 20.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The longer California waits to protects its iconic Joshua trees, the harder it will be to help avoid extinction

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Editorial: Elephant and lion heads belong on those animals, not on some trophy hunter's wall. 17.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A state bill banning the possession in California of the heads and other body parts of African wildlife killed by hunters for trophies should pass the legislature.

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Donald Trump, Kanye West, and a Weird Western Bird Are All Somehow Involved in a Major Conservation Battle 17.8.2020 Mother Jones
The greater sage-grouse has a very hard life. Aside from facing predators like foxes, bobcats, and coyotes, the ground-dwelling western bird is also threatened by oil and gas development, miners, ranchers, hunters, climate change, invasive grasses, and, now, Kanye West. This spring the rapper and presidential hopeful, who purchased a sprawling ranch in Cody, Wyoming, […]
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Global warming is driving polar bears toward extinction, researchers say 21.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Global Warming Is Driving Polar Bears Toward Extinction, Researchers Say
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Global Warming. Inequality. COVID-19. And Al Gore Is…Optimistic? 13.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Before he was the guy with the climate change PowerPoint presentation, before he lost the US presidency by a nose (and a Supreme Court decision), Al Gore had a reputation for pitching ambitious policy solutions to the knottiest societal problems. From the Senate […]
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European hamster added to 'critically endangered' list 10.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
Lemurs, North Atlantic whales and a rare fungus are also new additions to the IUCN's Red List.
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Street traders losing 'right to shade' under trees 7.7.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Traders in India are being denied the "right to shade" under trees, threatening food security.
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Koalas face extinction in New South Wales by 2050, report finds 30.6.2020 BBC: World
Populations will be ravaged by habitat loss and climate change without urgent action, a report finds.
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