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Global Wildfires Are Raging, Leaving Long-Lasting Damage 20.10.2019 Truthout.com
Aerial view of a large burned area in the city of Candeiras do Jamari in the state of Rondônia, Brazil.
The fires do not bode well for humanity’s future.
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Central heating boilers 'put climate change goals at risk' 15.10.2019 BBC: Business
The UK will not meet its climate change targets without a revolution in home heating, a think tank says.
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Could cricket and worm burgers help save the planet? 14.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Insects are being touted as an eco-friendly protein source, but do bug burgers pass the taste test?
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Opinion: California's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire area is setting up the region for another tragedy 14.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Newsom's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire region increases the risk of fire and threatens California's climate and communities.

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Google Has Made Some Generous Contributions to Climate Change Deniers 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis. Among hundreds of groups the company has listed on its website as beneficiaries […]
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PG&E Was Once Part of the Climate-Denial Machine That Helped Fuel California’s Blackout Crisis 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Rather than take the chance that its downed power lines would spark another blaze like last year’s Camp Fire, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), the largest utility in California, shut off the power for more than 600,000 of its 16 million customers this week. Climate change has helped wildfires spread far and wide and lengthened […]
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Climate change: Big lifestyle changes are the only answer 11.10.2019 BBC: Science
The experts tell us that small, easy changes alone will not be enough to combat climate change.
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Climate Change Is Killing Your Low-Carb Diet 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Of all the insults climate change hurls at our food supply—from more severe droughts and floods in key agriculture regions to declining yields of staple crops—the most insidious may involve a steady decline in the quality of all the plants we eat.  That’s the startling message of a growing weight of research led by Irakli […]
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In Minnesota, a new push to fight climate change — and make money — from forests 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Programs that pay landowners to keep carbon sequestered in forests are beginning to spread, now that California has a cap and trade system designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Some say Minnesota should be a bigger player in the carbon offset market.
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Editorial: Fighting climate change globally takes political courage at home, Mayor Garcetti 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Kudos to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti for taking on climate change on the global stage. Now let's see some results on the ground in Los Angeles.

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Colorado senator who said climate is changing for the better invited to discuss climate policy at CU Boulder 8.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A state senator who earlier this year claimed climate change is happening "in reverse" and "the planet is a thing that heals itself" has been invited to hold a public discussion on climate policy at the University of Colorado Boulder this week.
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Extinction Rebellion: PM labels protesters 'uncooperative crusties' 8.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Boris Johnson calls on the Extinction Rebellion protesters to stop blocking the streets of London.
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Editorial: It was a terrible idea to build a new freeway in Los Angeles County. Now it's on hold for good 6.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

No, California should not plow new highways to far-flung subdivisions when the state is trying to convince people to drive less to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

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Hampshire farmers join Extinction Rebellion climate protest 5.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
They want to highlight the fact they are one of the industries worst affected by climate change.
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Scientists estimate Earth's total carbon store 2.10.2019 BBC: Science
There are 1.85 billion, billion tonnes of carbon on Earth, nearly all of it held beneath the surface.
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Dutch tractor protest sparks 'worst rush hour' 1.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
There were some 1,100km (700 miles) of jams as farmers reacted to plans to cut nitrogen emissions.
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EU brings in 'right to repair' rules for appliances 1.10.2019 BBC: Business
The rules will make household appliances longer-lasting and easier to fix.
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Opinion: When deciding what foods to eat for lunch, consider climate change 29.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Production of animal-based foods accounts for about two-thirds of agricultural carbon emissions.

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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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Thousands of Canadians join worldwide climate strikes 27.9.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The demonstrations come after environmental activist Greta Thunberg called for students to strike.
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