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Fueled by Pollution and Unsound Policies, Toxic Algae Overtakes Florida Beaches 6.8.2018 Truthout.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has played a role in weakening regulations that protect water.

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Searching for climate change fingerprints as wildfires only get worse 3.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus, a good way to visualize climate change and how a chemistry teacher realized he needed to start talking about it.
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Climate change hits hard on Minnesota's North Shore 2.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Three symptoms illustrate what the changing climate is doing to Minnesota's Lake Superior shoreline, says Minnesota's senior climatologist.
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When the weather is extreme, is climate change to blame? 29.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it's difficult to attribute individual events to climate change, scientists say global warming makes extreme weather more common.
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How are Minnesota cities preparing for climate change? 27.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In Minnesota, climate change means more flash floods from extreme rainfall events. Plus, a climate voice from the Leech Lake Reservation and New York's plan to build a massive flood barrier.
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Changing climate has waterlogged MN towns reeling 19.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Current science says Minnesota can expect warmer, wetter years -- and those are the conditions that produce heavy rains.
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Rising seas could cause problems for internet infrastructure 17.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.
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Wealth Can’t Protect Environmentally-Ravaged Silicon Valley From Climate Change 15.7.2018 Truthout.com
Tech empire’s power and money are no match for the fierce drought and wildfires exacerbated by urban sprawl.

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How leaders are fighting a 'perfect storm' of water issues 13.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
How are mayors and other local leaders facing an aging infrastructure, tight city budgets and changing climates in the Mississippi watershed?
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Are reporters failing to make obvious climate links in stories? 13.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Many stories on the news fail to mention climate change as a cause or contributing factor. We'll start this week's Climate Cast on that topic.
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There Are a Few Things Environmentalists Actually Do Agree On 7.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sometimes the most vicious fights occur over the smallest differences. Brutal battles have pitted Catholics that kneel in prayer against Protestant sects that stood before the same God. There’s a (possibly apocryphal) story from the US House of Representatives about a senior […]
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This Meteorologist Explains Why the Extreme Heat Is Way Worse Than You Think 6.7.2018 Mother Jones
The past seven days have set global heat milestones and sparked safety concerns from Quebec, where at least 18 people have died from the heat and humidity, to northern Siberia, home to the coldest town on Earth, which recorded temperatures “40 degrees above normal” on Thursday.  In Denver,  the temperature reached an all-time high of 105 […]
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Grave Warnings as Wall Street Vultures Circle Puerto Rico’s Water System 27.6.2018 Truthout.com
Wall Street profiteers and corporate water operators seek to extract wealth.

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NOAA’s Research Just Shifted from Climate Change to “Empowering the Economy” and “National Security” 26.6.2018 Mother Jones
One of the country’s major federal science agencies seems to have been forced to abandon climate change research as a key organizational focus, the New York Times revealed this week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Organization is responsible for managing the National Weather Service and using its network of satellites to forecast the effects of climate change. […]
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She Spoke out About Climate Change—and They Tried to Make Her Pay for It 24.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 2015, a University of California, Davis researcher named Sarah Moffit appeared in a four-and-a-half-minute video detailing her work studying ancient ocean ecosystems. Looking young and serious, with a long ash-blonde mane falling around a scarf that wouldn’t be out of place on a […]
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Upside down forecast 21.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Mild weather pattern ahead.
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The refugees that the world barely pays attention too 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
They're known as 'climate refugees.' But there's not even an international definition for them, let alone recognition or protection.
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Increased Deaths and Illnesses From Inhaling Airborne Dust: An Understudied Impact of Climate Change 16.6.2018 Truthout.com
Rising fine dust levels due to climate change could increase premature deaths by 130 percent in the US Southwest.

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Henry A. Giroux: Trump’s Relentless Lies Demand We Make Truth-Telling Great Again 12.6.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump regime dismisses words, concepts and news sources that address crucial social problems.

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More rain, more development spell disaster for some U.S. cities 11.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is increasing the frequency of rainstorms in many parts of the U.S., and those storms bring more rain. Many communities don't have the drainage systems needed to handle all the water.
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