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A Scientist Who Resisted Trump Administration Censorship of Climate Report Just Lost Her Job 17.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For several years, climate change scientist Maria Caffrey led a trailblazing study outlining the risks of rising seas at national parks. She’s now out of a job. Caffrey, who worked under a contract with the National Park Service, resisted efforts by federal officials […]
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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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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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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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Earth Had Its Fourth Warmest Year on Record in 2018 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The report from NASA and NOAA was released Wednesday.
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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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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?

The post We Are Destroying Our Life Support System appeared first on Truthout.

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Desert X 2019: Artists will tackle environmental disaster, guns, immigration 28.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Desert X is back. The biennial that scattered large-scale artworks — including a ranch house, fully mirrored on the inside and outside — across the vast desert of the Coachella Valley in 2017 on Monday announced its artist lineup for 2019.

When the second iteration of Desert X premieres Feb. 9,...

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5 Ways to Protect the Planet Without Disenfranchising People With Disabilities 27.1.2019 Truthout.com
Despite their vulnerability to climate change, people with disabilities often are omitted from relevant policy making.

The post 5 Ways to Protect the Planet Without Disenfranchising People With Disabilities appeared first on Truthout.

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Satellites saw huge Greenland ice loss 22.1.2019 BBC: Science
Greenland went through an "unprecedented" period of ice loss in the last two decades.
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Farmers are adapting to new climate realities and are ready to work with Gov. Newsom 17.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: My organization agrees with the L.A. Times editorial calling for a plan to help California’s precious water supply keep up with changes brought by global warming. We also think it’s important to recognize the progress we’ve made.

Urban users have fully embraced conservation. In the...

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Oceans had their hottest year on record in 2018 as global warming accelerates 17.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Earth’s oceans had their warmest year on record in 2018, a stark indication of the enormous amount of heat being absorbed by the sea as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists reported Wednesday.

The analysis by an international team of scientists confirms the oceans are heating up...

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A Planet in Crisis: The Heat’s on Us 15.1.2019 Truthout.com
We have a finite amount of time left to coexist with significant parts of the biosphere.

The post A Planet in Crisis: The Heat’s on Us appeared first on Truthout.

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Watching the World Burn: Truthout Readers Share Their Climate Stories 4.1.2019 Truthout.com
Some up-close and personal accounts of how people are experiencing climate change in the US and abroad.

The post Watching the World Burn: Truthout Readers Share Their Climate Stories appeared first on Truthout.

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Louisiana Offers Fossil Fuel Exporter Largest Local Tax Giveaway in History 2.1.2019 Truthout.com
Louisiana plans to collect no property tax from the $15.2 billion Driftwood liquefied natural gas export terminal.

The post Louisiana Offers Fossil Fuel Exporter Largest Local Tax Giveaway in History appeared first on Truthout.

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Climate Denial Still Reigns in Louisiana Despite Scientists’ Dire Warnings 30.12.2018 Truthout.com
Louisiana is ground zero for the devastating impacts of climate change.

The post Climate Denial Still Reigns in Louisiana Despite Scientists’ Dire Warnings appeared first on Truthout.

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Ten Grim Climate Scenarios If Global Temperatures Rise Above 1.5 Degrees Celsius 28.12.2018 Truthout.com
Here’s a peek into our climate-addled future.

The post Ten Grim Climate Scenarios If Global Temperatures Rise Above 1.5 Degrees Celsius appeared first on Truthout.

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How to Deal with Your Climate Change-Denying Relatives Over the Holidays 23.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. “Birds of a feather flock together,” so I am sure that nearly all of those reading this article accept the main findings of climate science. Yet many people don’t. Instead, they believe a variety of climate […]
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On Balboa Island, high tides foretell the dangers of rising sea levels 22.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The high tide at Newport Harbor on a recent morning reached nearly six feet, which is substantially higher than normal for this stretch of coast. Walking in predawn darkness along Balboa Island’s cement seawall, I could hear waves crashing noisily in the distance on the far side of Balboa Peninsula....

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'I'm not having children to help fight climate change' 21.12.2018 BBC: Science
Environmentalist Jason MacGregor and his partner aren't having children because they don't want to add to human-made climate change pressures.
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