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Category: Impacts :: Generic
Last updated: Oct 13 2019 23:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What Did Hurricane Dorian Do to the Bahamas’ Coral Reefs? 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As the people of the Bahamas struggle to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm in the nation’s history, a team of scientists is setting out to assess the damage to the vibrant coral reefs that are […]
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Climate curious: What is THE most important thing a person can do to fight climate change? 11.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
With limited time and resources, individuals, companies and governments are searching for the actions that will make the biggest dent in the emissions contributing to climate change. But there is no silver bullet.
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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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Wildfire Season Is Here—and More Than 800,000 Californians Are About to Go Without Power Because of It 9.10.2019 Mother Jones
On midnight Wednesday morning, the Pacific Gas and Electric company will shut off power for roughly 800,000 customers in parts of 34 counties throughout California as a preventative strategy in the face of escalating wildfire threats in the state. Less than a month ago, the California energy company agreed to an $11 billion settlement in […]
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Drax: Block on power station development overruled 7.10.2019 BBC: Business
The Planning Inspectorate had ruled against new gas-fired turbines on climate change concerns.
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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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Column: The dirty history of L.A.'s smog 4.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Ed Avol is a professor of clinical preventive medicine at USC's Keck medical school and a devoted 5K runner who's breathed L.A.'s air for some 50 years.

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More than a quarter of UK mammals face extinction 3.10.2019 BBC: Science
A report on nature in the UK also shows 41% of species have experienced decline.
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'Flight shame' could halve growth in air traffic 2.10.2019 BBC: Business
More passengers are taking climate concerns into account and booking fewer flights, a survey suggests.
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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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David Attenborough: Save Sussex's magical kelp forests 30.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Kelp forests are an important marine environment but are being destroyed by changing fishing methods.
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The Displaced: Climate change in Vietnam 'destroying family life' 30.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Vietnam is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change - we meet the families on the front lines.
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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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Earth's oceans are getting hotter and higher, and it's accelerating 25.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its latest report on the oceans, and it's not good. The report also notes a relatively new phenomenon in the oceans: marine heat waves.
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The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns 25.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The planet is literally in hot water and that will have dire consequences for humanity, warns a new IPCC report on the state of the world's oceans and ice.

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Greenbrier Valley floods: Confronting climate change in Trump's coal country 24.9.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
West Virginia, the heart of US coal country, is increasingly advocating for energy alternatives.
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Climate change: Scientists to report on ocean 'emergency' caused by warming 24.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Researchers from around the world meet to finalise a study on the impact of warming on oceans and icy regions.
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Displaced people: Why are more fleeing home than ever before? 24.9.2019 BBC: World
The number of people uprooted across the globe stands at a record 71 million. Why are so many on the move?
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UN climate summit: World leaders gather to present plans 23.9.2019 BBC: World
New plans to reduce climate emissions will be presented, but the US, Australia and Japan won't speak.
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'Deficit of trust': At U.N., leaders of a warming world gather 23.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing an undeniable backdrop: rising tensions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan and increasing nationalism, inequality and intolerance.
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