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Look No Further Than Brazil’s Amazon Fire for the Dangers of Deregulation 24.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took power this year promising to open the Amazon rainforest to industry, roll back environmental and indigenous protections, and stack his Cabinet with ideologues who dismiss climate change as a Marxist hoax. But the record wildfires now raging […]
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Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Authorizes Military to Battle Massive Amazon Rainforest Fire 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Amazon rainforest is vital in that it not only provides so much oxygen, but that the burning of the forest is also a roadblock in the battle against global warming.
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Climate change: Should you fly, drive or take the train? 24.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
How should you travel to reduce your carbon footprint?
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Amazon rainforest fires: Ten readers' questions answered 23.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
You had many questions about the fires burning through the Amazon. Here are some of the answers.
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In pictures: Wildfires ignite across Indonesia 23.8.2019 BBC: World
Fires in the archipelago have now been burning for more than two weeks.
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A Dangerous New Form of Climate Denialism Is Making the Rounds | Opinion 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Finally, we agree that climate change exists. But now this, Senator Rubio?
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Wildfires Are Becoming so Frequent and Intense They Are Turning Forests From Carbon Sinks Into Climate Heaters | Opinion 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Boreal forests store one-third of all terrestrial carbon—but for how long?
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Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs 22.8.2019 BBC: Business
MPs say people will have to stop driving if the UK is to meet its Zero Carbon goals by 2050.
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Siberia just experienced wildfires on a staggering scale. Russia is rethinking how to fight them 22.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Russia changed its policy on extinguishing remote forest fires four years ago. Now the Kremlin is considering changing the way it fights fires.

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Column: That alleged SoCal Gas front group withdraws from a PUC proceeding — but questions remain 22.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Californians for Better Energy Solutions, which looks less like a grass-roots policy group than a front for Southern California Gas Co., has retreated.

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Opinion: Foolish president! Carmakers are smart to ignore Trump's auto emissions rollback 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The clean-car standard is one of the federal government's most important environmental and public health policies.

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Climate change: Iceland holds funeral for melted glacier 20.8.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
It's thought Okjokull is the country's first glacier to be lost as a result of climate change, following the hottest July ever recorded.
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Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change 18.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem.
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Global Vegetation Growth Has Stalled for the Last 20 Years and Scientists May Now Know Why 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The latest results could have significant implications for our understanding of how the planet will adapt to climate change.
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Fracking in U.S. And Canada Linked to Worldwide Atmospheric Methane Spike 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The commercialization of shale gas and oil in the 21st century has dramatically increased global methane emissions", said the scientist behind the study.
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The 9% Lie: Industrial Food & Climate Change 14.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Ronnie Cummins challenges the widely used official estimate of greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. agriculture. By Ronnie Cummins Independent Science News for Food and Agriculture The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and…Read more →
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US Agriculture Needs 21st-Century New Deal 14.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Three scholars look at what can be done for U.S. farms, where bankruptcies were already at a 10-year high before the floods this past spring.  Jeff Jorgenson looks over a partially flooded field he farms near Shenandoah, Iowa, May 29,…Read more →
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California sues to stop Trump rollback of Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants 13.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Trump's effort to dismantle the Clean Power Plan undercuts efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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London University Bans Beef To Tackle Climate Change 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Goldsmiths College will become the first beef-free campus in Britain at the start of its autumn term.
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Labor and Environment Movement’s Complex Stance on Green New Deal 13.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva Chomsky TomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what…Read more →
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