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People urgently fleeing climate crisis cannot be sent home, UN rules 20.1.2020 BBC: World
But it rejects a claim by a man whose Pacific Island nation is threatened by rising sea levels.
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The Netherlands Is Sinking and Here’s Why 19.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Netherlands often stop to take selfies in front of one of the country’s more than 1,000 windmills. Afterward, they might taste one of the many varieties of cheese for which the nation is famous. But most are unaware […]
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Letters to the Editor: Australia and the U.S. need to oust their climate-destroying leaders 16.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Australia and the U.S. both have leaders who put the fossil fuel industry ahead of climate science.

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What is climate change? 16.1.2020 BBC: World
BBC News looks at what we know and don't know about the Earth's changing climate.
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New U.S. law requires probe of Marshall Islands nuclear dump threatened by rising seas 30.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Congress is demanding the Department of Energy investigate an aging, cracking U.S. nuclear waste dump in the Marshall Islands, the focus of a Los Angeles Times investigation this year.

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Bank of England chief Mark Carney issues climate change warning 30.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The world will face irreversible heating unless firms shift priorities, Mark Carney tells the BBC.
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More Climate Lawsuits Could Spur Federal Legislation and a Just Transition 28.12.2019 Truthout.com
Municipalities are increasingly suing Big Oil at the state level to recover costs related to climate ...
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The big science and environment stories of 2019 26.12.2019 BBC: Science
We look back at some of the major stories of the year in science and the environment.
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Climate change threatens billions in CalPERS pension fund 20.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

A new assessment finds that one-fifth of CalPERS' public markets portfolio is in business sectors exposed to financial risk from climate change.

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California coastal waters rising in acidity at alarming rate, study finds 16.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

The waters off California's coast are acidifying twice as fast as the global average, according to a new federal study.

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Editorial: Sea levels are rising. California needs to get serious about the problem 12.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California has been a leader in reducing carbon emissions but is woefully behind in preparing for rising sea levels.

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Climate change: Greenland ice melt 'is accelerating' 10.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The ice sheet's contribution to sea-level rise is now seven times what it was in the 1990s.
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Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says 6.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.

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California must act now to prepare for sea level rise, state lawmakers say 4.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

The state Assembly's Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy convened Tuesday for the first time in five years.

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COP25: WWF and Prado Museum use art to show climate change 3.12.2019 BBC: World
WWF and the Prado Museum join forces to raise the alarm during the COP25 summit in Madrid.
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Climate change: Critical year for climate change starts in Madrid 2.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Delegates from almost 200 countries meet in the Spanish capital on Monday.
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Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats
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Coal Knew, Too 25.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. “Exxon knew.” Thanks to the work of activists and journalists, those two words have rocked the politics of climate change in recent years, as investigations revealed the extent to which giants like Exxon Mobil and Shell were aware of the […]
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Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires 15.11.2019 BBC: Science
Scientists say rising temperatures are having a big influence on the scale and frequency of extreme weather events.
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General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge £100bn climate fund over five years 15.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Sir Ed Davey will promise to "jump-start" efforts to tackle the "climate emergency" in a speech on Friday.
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