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Opinion: When the power goes out, the chaos of climate change gets real 2.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When PG&E turned off the power, it made it clear that the climate crisis we face is much bigger than our capacity for remediation.

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From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise 31.10.2019 Truthout.com
From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise
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Climate change: Sea level rise to affect 'three times more people' 30.10.2019 BBC: Science
A new analysis of land heights suggests coastal regions are at greater risk of flooding.
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As waters rise, so do concerns for sports teams along coast 18.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The infield is made of asphalt right now. So are the dugouts, the outfield and the stands. Someday this might be home to a baseball stadium, but today the Howard Terminal is little more than a parking lot for 16-wheelers, populated by far more sea gulls than baseball fans.
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Marshall Islands, low-lying U.S. ally and nuclear testing site, declares a climate crisis 12.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Marshall Islands, a key U.S. ally in the Central Pacific, has declared a national climate crisis because of the mounting risk of sea-level rise.

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Climate curious: What is THE most important thing a person can do to fight climate change? 11.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
With limited time and resources, individuals, companies and governments are searching for the actions that will make the biggest dent in the emissions contributing to climate change. But there is no silver bullet.
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“We’re all in big trouble”: Climate panel sees a dire future 26.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Earth is in more hot water than ever before, and so are we, an expert United Nations climate panel warned in a grim new report Wednesday.
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Earth's oceans are getting hotter and higher, and it's accelerating 25.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its latest report on the oceans, and it's not good. The report also notes a relatively new phenomenon in the oceans: marine heat waves.
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The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns 25.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The planet is literally in hot water and that will have dire consequences for humanity, warns a new IPCC report on the state of the world's oceans and ice.

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Climate change: UN signals red alert for 'blue planet' 25.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
UN's IPCC panel of scientists says our oceans and frozen regions are feeling the heat from rising temperatures as never before.
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Greta Thunberg: What climate summit achieved after outburst 24.9.2019 BBC: World
Over 60 countries promise tougher action to curb emissions - but Greta Thunberg says it's a failure.
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Climate change: Scientists to report on ocean 'emergency' caused by warming 24.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Researchers from around the world meet to finalise a study on the impact of warming on oceans and icy regions.
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U.N. climate summit sets stage for new national emissions promises 23.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Humanity is not on track to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change. Delegations from nearly 200 countries are meeting to discuss promises they made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Climate change: Impacts 'accelerating' as leaders gather for UN talks 22.9.2019 BBC: Science
A snapshot of the latest science, published as politicians gather in New York, says climate change is speeding up.
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Climate change: Rugby World Cup highlights injustice 19.9.2019 BBC: Science
Pacific nations bearing brunt of climate inaction by Australia, US and hosts Japan says Christian Aid study.
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Climate change: Warming to drive 'robust increase' in UK flooding 19.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new study shows that there's a higher probability for extreme flooding on UK coasts as global temperatures rise.
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Editorial: Climate change is already here. 2020 could be your last chance to stop an apocalypse 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Do you understand the causes and effects of climate change? Here is what you can do to help.

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Climate change: Arctic glaciers 'shrinking by 300m each year' 13.9.2019 BBC: Technology
Scottish scientists find that glaciers west of Svalbard are retreating by up to 300m a year.
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Hurricane Dorian Could Slam 67 Toxic Sites. But Hundreds More Are at Risk. 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
Ten days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that reversed an Obama administration directive that required infrastructure projects using federal funding—like roadways and stormwater infrastructure—to be designed to accommodate the rising sea levels associated with climate change. After Harvey dumped more than 60 […]
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Pete Buttigieg Releases Sweeping Climate Plan, Calls it "One of the Greatest Tests in Our History" 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Most of the other Democratic candidates have released comparably ambitious climate change proposals, which include similar approaches as those Buttigieg is calling for.
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