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Critics Say State “Highjacked” Isle de Jean Charles Tribe’s Resettlement Plan 24.4.2019 Truthout.com
Isle de Jean Charles continues to lose land at an alarming rate as Louisiana takes away important relocation funds.

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Most teachers don't teach climate change; 4 in 5 parents wish they did 22.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As students around the globe participate in Earth Day, a new NPR/Ipsos poll finds 55 percent of teachers don't teach or talk about climate change and 46 percent of parents haven't discussed it with their kids.
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Climate change was the engine that powered Hurricane Maria's devastating rains 17.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Maria was the rainiest storm known to have hit Puerto Rico. Scientists say a storm of such severity is nearly five times more likely to occur today, with warmer air and ocean water, than in the '50s.
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Mexico’s Monarch Butterflies Are in Grave Danger. Scientists Are Moving an Entire Forest to Save Them. 17.4.2019 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here.  Tree by tree, Mexican scientists are planting the first stages of a new forest in the mountains of the country’s central Michoacan state. They’re taking saplings from oyamel fir trees further down the mountain […]
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Elizabeth Warren Raises the Pressure on the Military to Take Climate Change Seriously 17.4.2019 Mother Jones
Of all the federal agencies in Trump’s Washington, the Department of Defense might be the one least equipped to dismiss climate change given its obvious danger to the safety of coastal bases and troops. But the military’s tendency to prioritize more immediate threats has been a recurring problem, especially when the current commander in chief […]
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Millennial Trump Supporters Are Breaking With Their Party Over Climate Change 15.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Donald Trump’s indifference, punctuated by bursts of mocking disdain, towards climate change has been indulged and even cheered by his supporters. The president has called climate science “bullshit,” donned a coal miner’s helmet at rallies and defenestrated federal rules designed […]
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Pace of Bering Sea changes startle scientists 14.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms.
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Beto O’Rourke’s Vote to Lift the Oil Export Ban Looms Over His Climate Record 13.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In 2015, current Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke twice bucked his own party to vote with Republicans to end the 40-year restriction on selling US oil overseas. In October that year, O’Rourke voted on a bill to outright lift the […]
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Australia election announced: 10 things to know about the poll 11.4.2019 BBC: World
The nation will head to the polls on 18 May in a fierce test for recently installed PM Scott Morrison.
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This Video Shows What Happens After the Ice Melts 10.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Not enough people care enough about climate change. It’s too remote, too removed from everyday life. Even those who acknowledge its enormity often don’t see what it has to do with them personally. So maybe this will finally break through: The Weather Channel’s […]
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AOC: Want To Curb Migration? Address Climate Change 10.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The far-right loves to drum up fear & resistance to immigrants. But have you ever noticed they never talk about what‘s causing people to flee their homes in the first place?" said New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Climate Cast with Paul Huttner 10.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
MPR chief meteorologist Paul Huttner hosts an hour-long edition of Climate Cast.
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Storm to hit Rockies before forming new 'bomb cyclone' 9.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Flood, snow, avalanche and fire alerts popped up Monday from Idaho to Colorado, as parts of the U.S. interior that were paralyzed by blizzards and floods last month braced for round two of an unusual weather phenomenon.
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A 23-Year-Old Went on Fox News and Schooled Their Hosts on the Green New Deal 9.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Jack Vandeleuv’s Thursday night went like this: He went to a diner in Riverside, Missouri, ordered himself a vegetarian omelet and served up arguably the most clear-eyed defense of the Green New Deal yet broadcast on Fox News. In a […]
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Floating cities - fantasy or the future? 7.4.2019 BBC: World
A UN-backed partnership sees floating cities as a possible solution to rising sea levels.
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Logging Is the Leading Driver of Carbon Emissions From US Forests 6.4.2019 Truthout.com
To effectively mitigate climate change, we must stop burning carbon for fuel and greatly increase forest protection.

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In the Wake of Cyclone Idai, the North Has a Climate Debt to Pay 6.4.2019 Truthout.com
Civil society groups are doing the hard work of recovery, but fossil fuel companies and rich countries need to step up.

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This Faith Leader Sees Climate Change as a Moral Emergency 6.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last winter, a few dozen scientists and faith leaders walked into the Archdiocese of Boston headquarters in Braintree, Massachusetts, to talk climate change. The meeting took some time to find its footing—after all, these two camps don’t always speak the same […]
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Trump Killed a Science Panel. It Got Back Together To Send an “Extremely Urgent” Warning. 5.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  A US government climate change advisory group scrapped by Donald Trump has reassembled independently to call for better adaptation to the floods, wildfires and other threats that increasingly loom over American communities. The Trump administration disbanded the 15-person Advisory Committee for the Sustained National […]
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Here’s How Badly the Mainstream Media Has Been Covering Climate Change 5.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Climate change coverage in much of the mainstream media was abysmally low in 2018. It’s been tilting upward in the first quarter of 2019, thanks in large part to the Green New Deal. The ascending trend is a positive development […]
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