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The Environment Is on the November Ballot — Here’s What’s at Stake and Where 19.10.2018 Truthout.com
A handful of statewide ballot initiatives will test whether states can effectively counter environmental rollbacks.

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How the petrol and diesel ban will work 19.10.2018 BBC: Business
It's no surprise vehicles are polluting, so why now for announcing a ban on sales?
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Bye-bye, beer? Brewers say they've got a plan on climate change 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?
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Carbon Capture: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Here's a harsh climate reality: extracting carbon already emitted is as important as reaching zero output.

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Catastrophic Hurricanes Should Force US to Reassess Climate Policy 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
Politicians who refuse to curtail greenhouse gas emissions should be forced to take responsibilities for the damage.

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How Genetics and Pollution Are Threatening Wild Dolphins 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
When a dolphin species becomes extinct, we lose not only a beautiful animal but also a society and its culture.

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Is meat's climate impact too hot for politicians? 14.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Climate scientists say we must eat less meat but the UK government will not sell that message.
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Feehan, Hagedorn debate Trump, tariffs and farming 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An MPR News debate between the two candidates for the 1st Congressional District got heated - and they didn't agree on much.
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Alarm bells in the UN's latest climate report 12.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
We have 12 years to fix our climate before global warming's impacts get much worse.
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'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world 11.10.2018 BBC: Science
Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists
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Do We Really Have the Time and the Tools to Fix Climate Change? 11.10.2018 Truthout.com
Yes, but the solution lies not in global techno-fixes but in respect for the land and the rights of people.

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Hurricane Michael: Floridians Paying for Governor Scott’s Climate Denialism 10.10.2018 Truthout.com
A climate change-denying Gov. Scott has put ill-prepared Floridians at great risk from this catastrophic storm.

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Earth’s Ice Loss “Is a Nuclear Explosion of Geologic Change” 9.10.2018 Truthout.com
A study shows that 3 trillion tons of ice have disappeared into the oceans since 1992.

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What does the UN climate change report mean for Minnesota? 9.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report details just how much scientists say we need to limit greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophe.
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Climate takeaways 8.10.2018 BBC: Science
The most important messages from the landmark report on global warming.
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Final call to save the world from 'climate catastrophe' 8.10.2018 BBC: Science
Top scientists from around the world urge changes "in all aspects of society" to limit climate warming.
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Nobel Economics Prize Goes to American Pair 8.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was shared by Americans William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer, for work on innovation, climate change and the economy that has had huge implications for global policy making.
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U.N. Climate Change Panel Warns Drastic Action Needed 8.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The scientists say limiting global warming to just a few degrees would require large-scale government intervention and societal change.
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South Carolina Still Grappling With Historic Flooding From Florence 5.10.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration's refusal to address climate change ensures that more catastrophic storms are on the horizon.

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Hurricane Sandy and the Inequalities of Resilience in New York 5.10.2018 American Prospect
As the Carolinas continue to grapple with the physical damage and psychological trauma from Hurricane Florence, the region faces difficult choices. Communities must decide which lands and neighborhoods to reclaim and rebuild and which ones are best left to absorb the ravages of intensifying storms. Those decisions will play out very differently depending on the race and the income of the individuals and families hit hardest by the historic flooding. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy slammed a very different region of the country: the Rockaways section of New York. But the aftermath of that historic storm provides some sobering clues about post-hurricane resilience efforts—like the ones that didn’t really help the Rockaways’ low-income residents and people of color. Most visitors to Manhattan or Brooklyn know little about the Rockaways. The finger-like Rockaway Peninsula runs approximately nine miles off the southeast end of Queens. Less than a mile across at its widest, the peninsula is flanked on one side by ...
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