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Editorial: Climate change is wiping out California's Joshua trees. Of course we should protect them 17.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Scientists have repeatedly warned that hotter, drier conditions being fueled by climate change are causing mature western Joshua trees to die off, and fewer younger ones are able to grow to replace the dwindling population.

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Climate change may imperil Joshua trees; group seeks tougher California protections 15.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

An environmental group Tuesday plans to ask the California Fish and Game Commission to designate the western Joshua Tree as threatened, a push sure to set off battles with desert developers.

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Pumping oxygen in a lake to try to save fish facing climate change 14.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As the climate warms, many U.S. lakes are seeing more algal blooms, low oxygen levels and stressed out fish species. One team in Oregon hopes that pumping oxygen into the water can help.
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What Did Hurricane Dorian Do to the Bahamas’ Coral Reefs? 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As the people of the Bahamas struggle to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm in the nation’s history, a team of scientists is setting out to assess the damage to the vibrant coral reefs that are […]
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Want to Know What Climate Change Feels Like? Ask an Alaskan. 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adrienne Titus was heading back to her parents’ village on a sweltering afternoon in early July when she saw the dead salmon. She had been fishing upstream with her mother on the banks of the gorgeous Unalakleet River, […]
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Plastic pollution: How Ibiza is tackling its problem with waste 11.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Hundreds of thousands of Brits travel to Ibiza each summer, but what happens to their waste when they leave?
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Opinion: As a birder, I see the effects of climate change every day. Now, Audubon has quantified the threat 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A new Audubon report sounds the alarm on the effects of climate change on birds

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To survive global warming, Mojave Desert birds will need a lot more water — and they probably won't get it 4.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Global warming doesn't make it easy for birds to survive in the Mojave Desert, but what exactly does them in? A lack of water to cool themselves down.

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The next big California vs. Trump fight is over water and endangered species 4.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

A California fight over delta water will reveal how far Gov. Gavin Newsom is willing to go as he battles the Trump administration over environmental rollbacks.

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More than a quarter of UK mammals face extinction 3.10.2019 BBC: Science
A report on nature in the UK also shows 41% of species have experienced decline.
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Restoring forests 1 tree at a time, to help repair climate 1.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.
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Letters to the Editor: Why climate change activists aren't hypocrites for driving cars 29.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Even young climate change protesters must use fossil fuels, and that's the problem: Our economy is set up so they don't really have a choice.

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Defying environmentalists, Newsom vetoes bill to block Trump's Endangered Species Act rollback 28.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Newsom, who had announced his intent to veto Senate Bill 1 after it was approved by the Legislature earlier this month, expressed little concern about a rift with environmentalists over the legislation, which he dismissed as a "solution in search of a problem."

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Climate curious: What are the best carbon-capturing trees to plant? 27.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Our expert says: All trees are helpful in mitigating the effects of climate change, so it’s best to plant a variety to build resilience in your tree cover.
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Climate change: UN signals red alert for 'blue planet' 25.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
UN's IPCC panel of scientists says our oceans and frozen regions are feeling the heat from rising temperatures as never before.
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Editorial: At the U.N. climate summit, children lead while the world's politicians act like children 24.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Despite Greta Thunberg's advocacy, the U.N. climate summit fell short of pledging emissions rollbacks to avoid the worst impacts of global warming.

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Opinion: Listen to the climate strikers. It's suicidal to stick your head in the sand next to a rising sea 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Today's climate protests reinforce what we already know: The world must act quickly and radically to upend how we create and consume energy.

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Wild wheat genetics offer climate hope for food crops 17.9.2019 BBC: Science
Wild relatives of food crops, such as wheat, host an abundant array of genetic material to help the plants cope with a changing climate.
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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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Big Butterfly Count: Fine weather boosts species in UK 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Survey finds many common species of butterfly enjoyed a good summer this year.
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