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Last updated: Sep 19 2019 07:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Climate crisis: Greenland's ice faces melting 'death sentence' 4.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The massive ice sheet covering Greenland may have melted by a record amount this year, scientists say.
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Hurricane Dorian weakens but stalls over Bahamas, worsening damage 3.9.2019 BBC: World
Residents of the northern Bahamas send pleas for help from their roofs as storm Dorian stalls.
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Antarctica: Thwaites Glacier Ice Shelf Has Thinned by up to 23 Percent Since 1970s 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Thwaites Glacier—which is about the same size as Florida—contains enough ice on its own to raise global sea levels by about two feet if it all melts.
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Retreat from Rising Seas? It May Be Controversial, but It’s the World’s New Reality. 2.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Indonesia just found itself a new capital. The country’s president, Joko Widodo, announced last Monday that the new seat of government will be on the island of Borneo, hundreds of miles to the northeast of the current capital, Jakarta. The crowded city’s aquifers […]
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Here’s Why the Carolinas Are So Much More Vulnerable to a Hurricane Like Dorian Right Now 31.8.2019 Mother Jones
Puerto Rico has escaped the worst of Hurricane Dorian. And it looks like Florida might, too: On Saturday morning, the storm again shifted paths, and it appears likely to skirt Florida’s eastern coast instead of making a direct hit. That doesn’t mean the danger is over for Florida, and it does put the rest of […]
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These Are the Cities That Should Be Worried the Most About Climate Change Disaster 26.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  This month the cities of Austin and Seattle passed ordinances to tackle the already-here disaster of climate change. In Seattle, the city council passed a resolution to endorse adopting its own local version of the federal Green New Deal proposal, requiring the city to […]
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'Painting' the ghost forests of the Mid-Atlantic Coast 25.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A photographer uses watercolors sensitized to light to make ethereal images of dying trees on the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. As sea levels rise, these haunting sights will only continue to grow.
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A Dangerous New Form of Climate Denialism Is Making the Rounds | Opinion 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Finally, we agree that climate change exists. But now this, Senator Rubio?
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Tourist Couple Faces Six Years in Prison for Stealing Sand From Beach in Sardinia 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The pair, from France, was discovered with14 plastic bottles filled with white beach sand in their trunk. They claimed they didn't know it was illegal to take sand from Sardinia's beaches.
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How much hotter are the oceans? The answer begins with a bucket 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Scientists need to track the history of sea temperatures precisely to model climate change. A newly discovered clue in measurements taken by sailors in the 1930s could have far-reaching implications.
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Alaska's Governor Is Sabotaging a Crucial Tool in the Fight Against Climate Change | Opinion 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
We cannot allow oil-soaked politicians and anti-science plutocrats to target our flagship research universities simply because they don't like their findings.
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Op-Ed: Why Big Oil fears being put on trial for climate change 12.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

State courts paved the way for making Big Tobacco pay billions in damages. They could do the same to oil companies that misled the public about the climate threat.

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Extinction Rebellion goes red for beach protest 11.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
About a hundred protesters took part in the demonstration on Porthmeor Beach in St Ives.
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Climate Change Is Killing US Soldiers 27.7.2019 Mother Jones
Rising temperatures due to climate change are melting ice caps, raising sea levels, and increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. They’re also killing US soldiers. At least 17 soldiers died from heat-related illnesses in the decade between 2008 and 2018, a joint investigation between Inside Climate News and NBC News found. An […]
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