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Study: Rising Seas Could Swamp More Than 300,000 US Houses 19.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sea level rise driven by climate change is set to pose an existential crisis to many US coastal communities, with new research finding that as many as 311,000 homes face being flooded every two weeks within the next 30 years. The swelling oceans are […]
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As carbon dioxide levels rise, major crops are losing nutrients 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the level of carbon dioxide in the air rises because of climate change, scientists are trying to pin down how plants are impacted. There's evidence that it's changing many important plants we eat.
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How an Ancient Extinction Foreshadowed the Planet’s Future 17.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In January, I stood in a ditch in the middle of nowhere in South Africa, and the summer sun beat down as I stared at a heap of grape soda-colored rocks. Bob Gastaldo, the paleontologist whose research team I had been following […]
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Increased Deaths and Illnesses From Inhaling Airborne Dust: An Understudied Impact of Climate Change 16.6.2018 Truthout.com
Rising fine dust levels due to climate change could increase premature deaths by 130 percent in the US Southwest.

The post Increased Deaths and Illnesses From Inhaling Airborne Dust: An Understudied Impact of Climate Change appeared first on Truthout.

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From Barricades to Courtrooms: The Fight Against a Fracked Gas Future in New York State 16.6.2018 Truthout.com
Activists are pushing the idea of "climate necessity" to end fracking.

The post From Barricades to Courtrooms: The Fight Against a Fracked Gas Future in New York State appeared first on Truthout.

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New Study Shows the Devastating Effect Climate Change Is Having on Antarctica 15.6.2018 Mother Jones
Antarctica’s sheets of ice are melting at a rate faster than ever before and raising global sea levels by “almost a centimeter,” an international group of scientists concluded Thursday in a study published in the journal Nature. If the icy continent continues to thaw at an accelerating rate, they noted, seas could rise by close to 200 feet bringing […]
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Scientists Find a “Whole Lot Of Bad News” in Latest Report on Rising CO2 Levels 13.6.2018 Mother Jones
The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has never been higher, scientists at a prominent Hawaii observatory announced last week. This was the most recent environmental milestone in a year that has been marked by the Trump administration dismantling many Obama-era environmental policy initiatives. CO2 is especially significant because it traps heat in the atmosphere and is seen as being one of […]
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Can We Stop FERC From Rushing Us Toward Climate Catastrophe? 11.6.2018 Truthout.com
FERC should be regulating, not rubber-stamping pipelines.

The post Can We Stop FERC From Rushing Us Toward Climate Catastrophe? appeared first on Truthout.

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Legal & General targets climate change laggards 11.6.2018 BBC: Business
Asset manager LGIM says it will act against firms that are not addressing the risks of climate change.
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Marine Heatwaves, Changing Ocean Currents and Capitalism’s Threat to Life 8.6.2018 Truthout.com
On World Oceans Day, let's commit to preserving this vital ecosystem.

The post Marine Heatwaves, Changing Ocean Currents and Capitalism’s Threat to Life appeared first on Truthout.

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Heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels in air hit another high 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The amount of carbon dioxide in the air has increased nearly 26 percent in 50 years. Burning coal, gas and oil emits carbon dioxide, which is a major greenhouse gas.
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Fly less and eat healthy to cut warming 5.6.2018 Hindu: National
Global warming can be limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius by improving the energy efficiency of our everyday activities such as travel, indoor heating and
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Ex-Employee Says NASA Full of ‘Fear and Anxiety’ Since Trump Took Office 4.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  NASA’s output of climate change information aimed at the public has dwindled under the Trump administration, with a former employee claiming “fear and anxiety” within the agency has led to an online retreat from the issue. Laura Tenenbaum, a former science […]
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Remember the Hole in the Ozone Layer? This Scientist Discovered It 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. On May 24, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award one of the world’s largest scientific prizes to two of the world’s top climate researchers. In the presence of Swedish royalty, MIT professor of atmospheric chemistry Susan Solomon and Princeton University senior meteorologist […]
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In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to simply “ignore” federal climate research 24.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
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Five myths about volcanoes 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
No, they can’t be “overdue” for an eruption.
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How Minnesota's land use contributes to climate change 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Agriculture is the dominant use of Minnesota's land. But people don't directly eat most of what that land produces, which is symptomatic of a major worldwide climate threat.
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NASA head Jim Bridenstine, once doubtful, confirms he believes humans are the leading cause of climate change 24.5.2018 Washington Post
NASA head Jim Bridenstine, once doubtful, confirms he believes humans are the leading cause of climate change
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In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to ‘ignore’ federal climate research 24.5.2018 Washington Post
White House officials last year weighed whether they should develop “a coherent, fact-based message about climate science,” according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
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Internal memo suggested that White House 'ignore' federal scientists' climate research 24.5.2018 LA Times: Environment

White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by the Washington Post.

The document, drafted Sept. 18 by Michael Catanzaro,...

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