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Fishermen sue Big Oil for its role in climate change 4.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The food industry is already feeling the effects of climate change, which will likely force expensive adaptations in the future. At least one sector is looking to make energy companies pay.
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My childhood will be lost to the sea 4.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Teenager Darcy says her home on the Norfolk coast faces being wiped away sooner than expected.
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In the Face of Extinction, We Have a Moral Obligation 3.12.2018 Truthout.com
In the absence of US leadership on climate change, it's up to each of us to act in our species' best interests.

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Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help 2.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
As representatives gather in Poland for talks on climate change, we look at how hot the world has got and what can we can all do to tackle global warming.
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Climate change: Last four years are 'world's hottest' 29.11.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Twenty of the warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, say the World Meteorological Organization.
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How climate change could be causing miscarriages in Bangladesh 26.11.2018
Researchers say an unexpected rise in miscarriages on the Bangladesh coast is 'climate change in action'.
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Climate change: Warming gas concentrations at new record high 22.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
The gases that are driving up temperatures reached a new high in 2017 with no sign of a reversal in the trend.
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Worries over CO2 emissions from intensifying wildfires 15.11.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Rising numbers of extreme wildfires could result in a significant increase in CO₂ emissions, scientists have warned.
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New UN Report Warns of Impending Catastrophe as World Warms, Glaciers Melt 2.11.2018 Truthout.com
Despite warnings of "total ecosystem collapse," global governments have no imminent radical actions planned.

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Climate change: Oceans 'soaking up more heat than estimated' 1.11.2018 BBC: World
The Earth is far more sensitive to fossil fuel emissions than previously thought, a study says.
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Rising seas will swamp homes, report says 26.10.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Climate advisors say coastal communities must "get real" about the possibility of 1m sea level rise.
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Carbon Capture: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Here's a harsh climate reality: extracting carbon already emitted is as important as reaching zero output.

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Earth’s Ice Loss “Is a Nuclear Explosion of Geologic Change” 9.10.2018 Truthout.com
A study shows that 3 trillion tons of ice have disappeared into the oceans since 1992.

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What does the UN climate change report mean for Minnesota? 9.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report details just how much scientists say we need to limit greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophe.
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Hurricane Sandy and the Inequalities of Resilience in New York 5.10.2018 American Prospect
As the Carolinas continue to grapple with the physical damage and psychological trauma from Hurricane Florence, the region faces difficult choices. Communities must decide which lands and neighborhoods to reclaim and rebuild and which ones are best left to absorb the ravages of intensifying storms. Those decisions will play out very differently depending on the race and the income of the individuals and families hit hardest by the historic flooding. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy slammed a very different region of the country: the Rockaways section of New York. But the aftermath of that historic storm provides some sobering clues about post-hurricane resilience efforts—like the ones that didn’t really help the Rockaways’ low-income residents and people of color. Most visitors to Manhattan or Brooklyn know little about the Rockaways. The finger-like Rockaway Peninsula runs approximately nine miles off the southeast end of Queens. Less than a mile across at its widest, the peninsula is flanked on one side by ...
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Vietnam's children and the fear of climate change 4.10.2018 BBC: Science
Children's drawings of nightmarish scenarios illustrate climate change's impact in the Mekong Delta.
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New Gulf Coast Fossil Fuel Projects Produce as Much Pollution as Coal 3.10.2018 Truthout.com
The projects release as much pollution as 29 coal-fired power plants running round the clock.

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How Feedback Loops Are Driving Runaway Climate Change 1.10.2018 Truthout.com
Unprecedented warming in the Arctic could accelerate the pace of climate change.

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Study: Social cost of carbon emissions much higher than what U.S. is using 29.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The social cost of carbon estimates how much harm would result from emitting one ton of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
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Brace for Impact, as the Climate “End Game” Has Arrived 25.9.2018 Truthout.com
The fate of the human species is very much at stake.

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