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Waiter, There’s a Climate Surcharge in My Soup 20.1.2020 Mother Jones
American restaurant diners don’t usually blink before adding an extra 15-20 percent tip onto their bills. In recent years, San Francisco’s eaters have even (mostly) grown accustomed to paying up to six percent extra for dinner to offset the cost of the city’s mandated healthcare program. Starting in January, at a smattering of high-end joints, […]
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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The Netherlands Is Sinking and Here’s Why 19.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Netherlands often stop to take selfies in front of one of the country’s more than 1,000 windmills. Afterward, they might taste one of the many varieties of cheese for which the nation is famous. But most are unaware […]
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Microsoft pledges to remove from the atmosphere all the carbon it has ever emitted 17.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.
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What can I do about climate change? 17.1.2020 BBC: World
From population to plants, your questions answered about climate change.
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Turning carbon into concrete could win UCLA team a climate victory — and $6.5 million 16.1.2020 LA Times: Science

A UCLA team is vying for the Carbon XPrize, a competition to see who can recycle the most CO2 by turning it into useful products like concrete.

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2019 was the 2nd-hottest year on record, according to NASA and NOAA 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Last year's data collected by the agencies is the latest confirmation that the Earth is steadily getting hotter. The planet is now almost 1 degree Celsius warmer than it was in the mid-20th century.
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What is climate change? 16.1.2020 BBC: World
BBC News looks at what we know and don't know about the Earth's changing climate.
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Our Planet Matters: What's the BBC plan all about? 16.1.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The BBC plans a raft of new services and shows examining climate change and the state of our planet.
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You Don’t Need an Olympic Medal to Stand Up for Human Rights, but How’s This for a Protest? 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here. They told her where to go, what to wear, how to act, what to say. Iran’s only female Olympic medalist has said enough is enough: She’s defected in protest. “My troubled spirit does […]
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Australia’s Nightmare Fires Are on Track to Spew an Entire Year’s Worth of the Country’s Emissions 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
The bushfires raging for months across Australia have devastated communities and wildlife, but they pose another major but less visible threat—this one to the global fight against climate change. While the fires are made worse by climate change, they’re actually part of a disruptive and dangerous cycle: As trees and brush burn, they’re also releasing hundreds […]
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Climate change: Last decade confirmed as warmest on record 15.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Global data from three agencies also shows that 2019 was the second warmest year since 1850.
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2019 was the second-warmest year on record, NASA and NOAA say 15.1.2020 LA Times: Science

2019 was the second-warmest year since scientists began taking temperatures in 1880, government scientists from NASA and NOAA announced Wednesday.

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Climate change: Australia fires will be 'normal' in 3C world 14.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a foretaste of decades to come.
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Trump’s Latest Environmental Rollback Is a Middle Finger to Common Sense 12.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled plans to gut one of America’s most important environmental laws—a move experts say is as much of a handout to polluting industries as it is a slap in the face to science […]
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She helped make California a clean air leader. Now Trump could upend that legacy 10.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board chair, fears the U.S. Supreme Court could take away the state's power to set its own emissions standards.

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Will Youth Climate Activists Be the Crucial Swing Vote in Iowa? 9.1.2020 Truthout.com
Will Youth Climate Activists Be the Crucial Swing Vote in Iowa?
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Climate change: Arctic ice melt makes permafrost vulnerable 9.1.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new study shows that the absence of Arctic sea ice is linked to the melting of permafrost.
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Ethan Brown went vegan, but missed fast food. So he started a revolution 8.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Beyond Meat is changing the way people eat. Can it live up to its founder's wildest dreams?

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Letters to the Editor: Australia and America play a foolish game on climate change 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Despite catastrophic fires in Australia, greenhouse gas emissions rise and climate goals are ignored. This is profoundly self-destructive.

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