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Deadly Bacteria in Coastal Waters Causes a Flesh-Eating Disease. Climate Change Is Making It Worse. 20.10.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity, Columbia Journalism Investigations, and McClatchy Newspapers. In October 2018, three weeks after Hurricane Florence pummelled swaths of North Carolina, Eddie Clinton was in the kitchen of his Louisburg home. The retired schoolteacher opened a cooler full of shrimp from an acquaintance who went […]
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Idris Elba: We can all help solve climate change 15.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina tell BBC podcast there is "hope" for beating climate change.
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Covid: Why bats are not to blame, say scientists 13.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Bats have been scapegoated by humans for centuries, with Covid only the latest example, say scientists.
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Letters to the Editor: Mike Pence, like Trump, is incapable of following debate rules 8.10.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Mike Pence interrupted Kamala Harris and frequently spoke longer than his allotted time, similar to Trump's performance in his debate.

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Zimbabwe: Elephants die from 'bacterial disease' 30.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
More than 30 elephants were found lying on their stomachs, according to wildlife officials.
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Both Parties Used to Love the Carbon Tax. So Why Are They Giving up on It? 26.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It was a cold February day in Salem, Oregon, and Republican state senators were fleeing the capitol. It was weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the country and kept Americans huddled inside. So members of Oregon’s legislature were […]
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Trump slams China in U.N. speech echoing his campaign themes 23.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

President Trump hit China unusually hard in a video address to a virtual United Nations General Assembly, with two audiences in mind: global and U.S. voters.

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California was choked by wildfire smoke. How bad is it for our health? 19.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

For weeks, millions of Californians were smothered by smoke from wildfires. Many worry about long-term health impacts.

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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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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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As second heat wave sears California, experts say health impacts will worsen with climate change 5.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

As a second major heat bears down on Southern California, experts are warning the public to take seriously the health dangers of extreme temperatures.

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Editorial: California is leading again on clean trucks and cleaner air 30.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California has taken big steps toward slashing emissions from heavy-duty diesel trucks that contribute heavily to smog, soot and planet-warming gases.

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As a heat wave bakes California, are more record temperatures, fires, 'firenadoes' and other extremes to come? 18.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

As one of the worst heat waves in years continues to broil California, millions are experiencing the havoc that ensues with the type of extreme weather that is growing more frequent with climate change.

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Scientists unlock Alpine trees' molecular defence 17.8.2020 BBC: Science
Researchers say they have found a way to resist the spread of a disease threatening forests.
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Amid Pine Mountain's ancient trees, a forest 'thinning' project triggers protests 1.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Environmentalists and local leaders oppose a federal plan to thin trees from a scenic spot deep inside Los Padres National Forest.

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How a ‘Heat Dome’ Forms—and Why This One Is So Perilous 21.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. A perfect storm of crises is forming across the United States. Above our heads, a “heat dome” of high pressure could blast 80 percent of the continental US with temperatures over 90 degrees for the next few weeks. This coming in […]
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Extinction: One third of all lemurs 'on the brink' 9.7.2020 BBC: Science
A third of all the lemur species on Earth are "one step from extinction".
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Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases 7.7.2020 BBC: World
A report says a rise in animal-to-human diseases will continue without urgent action.
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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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New global extinction target proposed 12.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
With species fast disappearing, the world needs a single target for fighting extinction, say experts.
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