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Experts Fear California Isn't Prepared For Mega Storms 19.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists and engineers think California's water infrastructure isn't ready for a very large storm.
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Frost depth increasing; light snow Sunday 16.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Another snowy dusting Sunday.
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The Shutdown as Shock Doctrine 15.2.2019 Truthout.com
The right wing could use the shutdown as a pretext to accelerate cuts to public services it deems "inessential."

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Measuring the costs of climate change 15.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus, a climate-change arts event.
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'I skip school to demand climate change action' 14.2.2019 BBC: Front Page
Every Friday morning, 13-year-old Holly Gillibrand protests at the gates of her school.
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Louisiana and Isle de Jean Charles Tribe Try to Find Common Ground 10.2.2019 Truthout.com
Talks have restarted over a $48 million climate change resettlement project.

The post Louisiana and Isle de Jean Charles Tribe Try to Find Common Ground appeared first on Truthout.

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Imagine Being Homeless During the Polar Vortex 9.2.2019 Truthout.com
While the president chased after his wall, the real national emergency was people dying in extreme weather.

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In Haiti, Climate Aid Comes With Strings Attached 9.2.2019 Truthout.com
Perhaps no people know better than Haitians just how dangerous, destructive and destabilizing climate change can be.

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Despite signs of interstate cooperation, the decline of Lake Mead isn’t near being solved 9.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

On the surface, things have seemed to be looking up in recent weeks for the future of Lake Mead.

The Western storms of the last month have fostered the impression of a respite, at least temporarily, from the region’s long drought. Earlier this month, Arizona legislators passed a sheaf of crucial...

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In Cuba, climate change means harsher hurricanes and tough coffee growing 8.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
MPR News chief meteorologist Paul Huttner visited Cuba last week and got a lesson on how climate change is affecting the country.
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Climate Change Set to Bring More Extreme Weather 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There is some good news, however—sea level rise won't be quite as bad as expected.
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NASA Just Announced 2018 Was the Fourth-Hottest Year on Record 6.2.2019 Mother Jones
It’s official: Last year was the fourth hottest year on record, after only the previous three, according to separate figures released Wednesday morning by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA.   Several other monitoring organizations, including the United Kingdom Met Office, the World Meteorological Organization, and Berkeley Earth, a research group who released their […]
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House Dems Are Kickstarting Their Climate Agenda with a Flurry of Hearings 6.2.2019 Mother Jones
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives will have not one, but two hearings on climate change, breaking at least six years of silence or outright denial about the subject when Republicans were in control. Both the Natural Resources Committee and a subcommittee of Energy and Commerce are holding simultaneous hearings. The Natural Resources hearing features two panels, starting […]
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Polar Vortex Shows Incarcerated Workers Bear the Brunt of Extreme Weather 4.2.2019 Truthout.com
From clearing snow to fighting wildfires, prisoners are being exploited to mitigate climate disasters.

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Climate Change in 2019: What Have We Learned From 2018? 3.2.2019 Truthout.com
The effects of climate change are unpredictable and will only get worse unless we act now.

The post Climate Change in 2019: What Have We Learned From 2018? appeared first on Truthout.

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Fox News: Left Changed Global Warming to Climate Change 2.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“First it was global warming, then it was climate change, now maybe extreme weather?” Fox correspondent Ed Henry said.
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Why climate change cost the U.S. $160 billion last year 31.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The world's biggest insurers say climate change is costing us billions.
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House Democrats Just Told the Pentagon to Redo Its Climate Change Report 31.1.2019 Mother Jones
Earlier this month, the Pentagon released a landmark report that identified the 79 American military installations most vulnerable to the “effects of a changing climate.” The 22-page filing frankly acknowledged the security implications of climate change—in dramatic contrast with President Trump’s very public global warming skepticism—but Democrats roundly criticized its failure to include several details requested by Congress, including specific cost estimates […]
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Senate Democrats Seek Better Oversight of Financial Sector's Climate Risks 29.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: Policy
A group of 20 senators issued a letter urging U.S. regulators to assess banks’ and other financial institutions’ preparedness for disruptions caused by extreme weather brought on by climate change.
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We Are Destroying Our Life Support System 28.1.2019 Truthout.com
Runaway climate disruption has made extinction a reality. Will humans be able to adapt?

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