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Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Jun 18 2019 24:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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How Unions and Climate Organizers Learned to Work Together in New York 17.6.2019 Truthout.com
A bill in the works since 2016 has brought together climate activists and unions for radical climate action in New York.
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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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Fishing for crabs in Brazil's mangrove forests 13.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Photographer Nacho Doce documents the changing landscape of Brazil's mangrove forests.
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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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Why is so much of the US under water? 12.6.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
America's heartland has faced months of record-breaking floods. Why is it so bad now and what's the impact?
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The Green New Deal is More Than a Climate Plan. It's a Model for Building Worker Power | Opinion 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
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Fact check: No sign of Trump-Mexico deal on farm goods 10.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The president tweeted that he had won the agreement to benefit America's "great patriot farmers," and that U.S. sales would begin "immediately." There isn't any sign of that happening, however. Mexican officials denied that anything on agriculture was included in the deal on border security reached Friday to avert Trump's threatened tariffs.
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President Donald Trump Says Climate Change "Goes Both Ways" and Claims U.S. Is Not Responsible 6.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Don't forget, it used to be called global warming, that wasn't working, then it was called climate change, now it's actually called extreme weather because with extreme weather you can't miss," the president said.
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Trump says 'climate change goes both ways' 5.6.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The president's views appeared unchanged after meeting environmentalist Prince Charles.
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Lawyers are optimistic that the youth climate change lawsuit will go to trial 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Attorneys for 21 young Americans who accuse the U.S. government of violating their constitutional right to a safe and livable climate said they are hopeful that they’ll get to take their case to trial after a pivotal appeals court hearing Tuesday.

During the intense one-hour session before the...

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Upgraded severe risk Tuesday; 80s stick around this week 4.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Growing chances for a severe weather outbreak Tuesday afternoon and evening.
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Giant Floating Islands That Turn Atmospheric CO2 into Fuel Could Prevent Climate Change, Scientists Say 4.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
If rolled out globally, the islands could offset the total global emissions from fossil fuels.
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What Caused May's Tornado Outbreaks? 3.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
What we saw last month is not unprecedented, and there are several plausible suspects.
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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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Is it our constitutional right to live in a world safe from climate change? 3.6.2019 LA Times: Science

Growing up in Fairbanks, Alaska, Nathan Baring has seen the signs of a warming world all around him. The winters have begun to lose their infamous chill. Thawing permafrost is shifting the ground beneath his feet. And some years, there isn’t even enough snow to ski.

“If you have eyes and you walk...

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Will 500 tornadoes in a month finally get us to act on climate change? 2.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The Los Angeles Times’ article on the recent storms gripping much of the country states that “a lack of data on tornadoes makes it hard to conclude whether climate change is a contributing factor” to the unusually large number of tornadoes that have occurred in the U.S. recently.

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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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Climate change may not be the culprit for a record-setting spate of tornadoes 30.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Over the last month, about 500 tornadoes have struck the central United States, part of a pattern of unusual weather that has pummeled communities day after day with flooding, hail and thunderstorms along with the twisters.

The latest round of damaging weather came Tuesday, a day after violent...

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After Years of Abuse, the Earth Has Sent Its Bill Collectors 28.5.2019 Truthout.com
We have to stop relying on our "Capitalism One" card to defer the true cost of what we exploit and consume.
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