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Boaty McBoatface Just Completed Its First Mission, Casting New Light on Southern Ocean Abyss 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The findings of the expedition could help scientists to better predict how climate change will have an impact on sea levels around the world.
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Climate Deniers Beware: A Tsunami of Public Opinion is Coming to Wipe You Out | Opinion 17.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Younger Americans are not just concerned about climate change; they are angry. Just wait and see what happens as more of them get the vote.
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Intelligence Squared debate: Engineering solar radiation is a crazy idea 17.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Is solar geoengineering a radical idea? Or is it likely to emerge as an important, supplemental tool in the fight against climate change?
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HuffPost Just Published a Bombshell Story About the EPA 15.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A top Environmental Protection Agency official gave a presentation last year at a gathering of some of the most zealous deniers of climate science, highlighting the influence a small, fringe movement hawking crank theories now wields in Washington.   Emails HuffPost […]
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Forest Service seeks to exempt some logging and mining from environmental review rules 13.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday announced plans to narrow the scope of a major environmental law, allowing the agency to fast-track activity throughout the national forest system without undergoing environmental review.

The proposed changes could potentially make it easier for logging, road...

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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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Flood risks bring warnings for those living, playing near rivers in southwestern Colorado 10.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Officials in southwestern Colorado are warning tourists and residents to take precautions as the melting of this winter’s record snowpack is leading to flood risks.
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White House Blocks Testimony Calling Climate Change 'Possibly Catastrophic' Because It Didn't 'Jibe' With Trump Administration Views 9.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Absent extensive mitigating factors or events, we see few plausible future scenarios where significant — possibly catastrophic — harm does not arise from the compounded effects of climate change," Rob Schoonover's congressional testimony read.
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The Madness of Fossil Fuel Subsidies 7.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
A system worried about global warming and the health impacts of air pollution should stop aiding companies that produce those public threats, writes Niklas Hagelberg.  By Niklas Hagelberg in NAIROBI, Kenya Inter Press Service Fossil fuels — oil, gas, coal…Read more →
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Trump Lied to Prince Charles's Face—and to the World | Opinion 6.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The U.S. certainly doesn't have "the cleanest climate"—and Trump seems hell-bent on making it even worse.
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Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Copied Language and “Inadvertently” Forgot Citations 5.6.2019 Mother Jones
Hours after Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden released his plan to address climate change Tuesday, individuals and the media began to point out some questionable similarities between passages of the presidential frontrunner’s proposal, posted to his website, and materials from other organizations and websites. Biden’s plan has since been changed to reflect appropriate […]
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Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools 3.6.2019 Truthout.com
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming.
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CU Boulder’s Mountain Research Station home to some of the most important ongoing research in climate change 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The University of Colorado Boulder’s Mountain Research Station, within the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest and situated just a few miles west off of Colo. 72, is the jumping-off point for some of the most important ongoing research into the nuanced and changing dynamics of alpine ecology going on anywhere in North America.
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Environmental Justice Activists Are Leading a Green New Deal Revolution 31.5.2019 Truthout.com
Green New Deal supporters should look to leaders in places like "Death Alley," not Silicon Valley.
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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How climate change is affecting Minnesota's apples and wine grapes 29.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota apples are world famous for quality. And northern wine grapes and wineries are popping up all over. But what climate trends and impacts are growers seeing as climate shifts?
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New Report Warns Planet May Be Warming Twice as Fast as Expected 29.5.2019 Truthout.com
We have less than 12 years to reverse climate change, according to a new IPCC report.
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Minnesota's departure from coal will mean more natural gas, nuclear 29.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota is in the midst of a historic transition in how it generates electricity. Xcel Energy last week announced plans to close all of its remaining coal-fired power plants in the state by 2030 -- and to increase its solar capacity in the Upper Midwest by 1,400 percent.
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King Coal Rules in Australian Vote 29.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
It was one of the most shocking results in decades. Labor appeared poised for victory but a coal mine in Queensland played an outsized role in the Liberals maintaining power in Canberra, reports Catherine Vogan. By Catherine Vogan in Sydney,…Read more →
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In Palestine and Beyond, Tear Gas Takes Environmental Toll 28.5.2019 Truthout.com
In an area threatened by chemical attacks, Palestinians are planting gardens and implementing permaculture.
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