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Surprise! The Park Service Can Say “Climate Change” After All 22.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Backing away from attempts at censorship, the National Park Service on Friday released a report charting the risks to national parks from sea level rise and storms. Drafts of the report obtained earlier this year by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting showed park […]
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I Asked a Bunch of Scientists if Climate Change Was Affecting the Bacteria in My Gut 20.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Those of us who believe in climate change (and maybe some who don’t) jokingly blame all kinds of things on it, from flat tires to summer hailstorms. Case of the flu? Climate change. Mudslide? Climate change. (Usually, we’re right.) But I was […]
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Climate Cast Live: How far have climate trends and solutions come in 5 years? 16.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Experts and students reveal the latest climate change trends and solutions.
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An air of gloom 14.5.2018 Columns – The Indian Express
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We’re making hurricanes worse. We’re also not preparing for them. 12.5.2018 Washington Post: Editorials
Scientists point to the human role in Harvey’s devastation — and our vulnerability going forward.
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Pentagon revised Obama-era report to de-emphasize threats from climate change 10.5.2018 Washington Post
The word “climate change” appeared 23 separate times in an unpublished 2016 draft of the Defense Department report, which was obtained by The Washington Post. But the final version used the phrase just once. Other references were omitted or altered to “extreme weather” or simply “climate.”
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The Energy 202: New York vows to continue climate work without Schneiderman 9.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The work will go on.
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While the U.S. shivered, the rest of the world simmered in planet's third-hottest April 7.5.2018 Washington Post
While the U.S. shivered, the rest of the world simmered in planet's third-hottest April
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The case for climate reparations 3.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
We're taking on some big topics in this week's show, including this question: As climate-related losses mount, who pays for the growing costs?
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A temperature roller coaster could be coming 3.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Global warming has so far seen a gradual rise in average temperatures. But that may change, with extreme variations. And poor countries could bear the brunt of it.
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Climate change is now giving the United States the pleasures of insect-borne tropical diseases 2.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Climate change is now giving the United States the pleasures of insect-borne tropical diseases
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The Energy 202: Trump administration drafts plan to challenge California on auto emissions standards 30.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
A not-yet-final document suggests the administration is poised to make significant changes over the next decade.
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A Hawaiian island got about 50 inches of rain in 24 hours. Scientists warn it's a sign of the future 28.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Since the 1940s, the Hawaiian island of Kauai has endured two tsunamis and two hurricanes, but locals say they have never experienced anything like the thunderstorm that drenched the island this month.

“The rain gauge in Hanalei broke at 28 inches within 24 hours,” said state Rep. Nadine Nakamura...

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Climate Change Will Make Thousands of Islands Uninhabitable. A New Study Says It’ll Happen Sooner Than We Thought. 26.4.2018 Mother Jones
On Christmas Eve 2008, the president of the Marshall Islands declared a state of emergency after seawater flooded the country’s biggest urban areas, displaced hundreds of islanders, destroyed dozens of homes, and contaminated freshwater reserves. But this wasn’t some freak storm or tsunami; it was a garden-variety, seasonal storm surge, coupled with high tides—and it marked the […]
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Today: California’s Weather Whiplash 24.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Drought. Flood. Repeat. A new study says this California weather cycle will get worse.

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California’s Weather Whiplash

California has a long history of extreme weather, including serious droughts and devastating storms, such as those that put much of the state underwater in the Great...

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Essential California: More rent control, maybe? 24.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, April 24, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he would “absolutely” consider extending L.A. limits on rent increases to cover newly built apartments,...

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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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Climate change will make California's drought-flood cycle more volatile, study finds 23.4.2018 LA Times: Science

Californians should expect more dramatic swings between dry and wet years as the climate warms, according to a new study that found it likely that the state will be hit by devastating, widespread flooding in coming decades.

UC researchers in essence found that California’s highly volatile climate...

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Will courts hold oil companies accountable for climate change disasters? 22.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The attorney for Chevron Oil was attempting a classic bit of courtroom performance: Offer a stunning admission — then make a protest of innocence.

“Chevron accepts the scientific consensus regarding climate change,” Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., an attorney for the California-based oil giant, said...

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The Energy 202: Why the Trump administration wants to open ANWR to drilling so quickly 20.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
There could be a Democratic president in four years.
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