User: demo Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Generic
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California must act now to prepare for sea level rise, state lawmakers say 4.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

The state Assembly's Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy convened Tuesday for the first time in five years.

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The Next Generation of Children Will Be Affected by Climate Change Before They’re Even Born 3.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Hot weather increases the risk of early childbirth, which in turn is linked to worse health and developmental outcomes for children, a major new study has found. The report could have fresh implications for the impact of global heating on […]
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COP25: WWF and Prado Museum use art to show climate change 3.12.2019 BBC: World
WWF and the Prado Museum join forces to raise the alarm during the COP25 summit in Madrid.
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Climate change: Last decade 'almost certainly' warmest 3.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Provisional data suggests the decade from 2010-2019 is the warmest yet recorded.
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The UN Secretary General Says the Real Climate Leaders Are the World’s Youth 3.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. António Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, contrasted the “leadership” and “mobilization” shown by the world’s youth on the climate emergency with the lack of action by governments, which were failing to keep up with the urgency of […]
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UN Climate Convention Switch From Chile to Spain May Hinder Climate Justice 2.12.2019 Truthout.com
A person looks at their phone while sitting on top of a table in front of a sign reading COP25 CHILE MADRID
Questions have been raised over Latin American representation in Madrid.
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Climate change: Critical year for climate change starts in Madrid 2.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Delegates from almost 200 countries meet in the Spanish capital on Monday.
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Colorado rethinks dam safety as climate change heightens risk for state’s 27 “unsatisfactory” structures 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post examination of state records and interviews with dam safety officials found that, among 432 high-hazard dams statewide where failure likely would kill people, 27 are rated by state inspectors as unsatisfactory. A dozen have been classified that way for more than five years, records show.
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Climate change 'blueprint' for Wales launched 1.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Plans aim to improve flood defences and see more woodland planted to combat climate change.
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Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats
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Amazon fires intensify Andes glacier melt 28.11.2019 BBC: Science
Burning of the rainforest appears to speed up the melting of tropical glaciers, scientists find.
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Climate Change: Plan to cut carbon emissions from concerts 28.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Scientists team up with group Massive Attack to create blueprint that will 'transform the music industry'.
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Climate Change: Are we passing some key 'tipping points'? 27.11.2019 BBC: Science
Irreversible climatic changes could be triggered in a few decades say some scientists but not everyone agrees.
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With Coal’s Decline, Pennsylvania Sees Rise of Natural Gas-Fueled Plastics 27.11.2019 Truthout.com
Resting angel on a tombstone in Bethlehem Cemetery in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, next to the Bruce Mansfield coal power plant. Steam in the background rising from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station.
The expansion of the natural gas industry is moving us in the wrong direction.
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Could Victoria Falls dry up? 25.11.2019 BBC: World
The effects of severe drought and climate change are having an impact on Victoria Falls.
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'Maybe it will destroy everything': Pakistan's melting glaciers cause alarm 24.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For generations, farmers in the Harchi Valley in Pakistan's highlands enjoyed a close relationship with the glacier that waters their fields, orchards and grazing lands. Now, their relationship is unraveling as pollution and global warming cause the glacier to melt and form unstable lakes.
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Climate action threatens SoCalGas. It's using customer money to fight back, critics say 22.11.2019 LA Times: Business

The company has been charging California ratepayers for some contributions to pro-natural gas advocacy groups.

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Editorial: The world refuses to slow its suicidal course toward catastrophic climate change 22.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

World fossil fuel production will, by 2030, be twice what we can burn without pushing global temperatures into the danger zone. That's more than bad.

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Poet laureate Simon Armitage launches award for nature poems 21.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Simon Armitage hopes the Laurel Prize will promote discussion about "our environmental predicament".
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Musicians 'have to be proactive' on climate change 20.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Emma Banks puts on tours for some of the world's biggest musicians - but says they need to change.
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