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Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
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U.S. says leaking nuclear waste dome is safe; Marshall Islands leaders don't believe it 2.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

The DOE says that radioactive leakage from Runit Dome, a respository for U.S. atomic waste, is insignificant. Marshall Islands leaders are skeptical.

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Indonesia: Alone in a sinking village 26.5.2020 BBC: World
Once home to more than 200 families, the village of Bedono in Central Java is now under water.
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Introducing Boiling Point, a newsletter on climate change, environment and energy 27.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

If you're like most people, you're spending more time at home than you ever imagined possible and wondering just when life will return to normal.

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Climate change: Blue skies pushed Greenland 'into the red' 15.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Cloud-free skies played a key role in one of the worst years for Greenland's ice sheet.
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'Dinosaurs walked through Antarctic rainforests' 1.4.2020 BBC: Science
Sediments drilled off the coast of the ice continent reveal a time of great warmth and plant growth.
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Climate change: Earth's deepest ice canyon vulnerable to melting 23.3.2020 BBC: Science
Nasa scientists probe Denman Glacier which fills the deepest land gorge on Earth.
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Greenland and Antarctica ice loss accelerating 12.3.2020 BBC: Science
The Earth's great ice sheets are losing mass six times faster today than they were in the 1990s.
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UN: Last year was second-warmest and decade was hottest ever 11.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The U.N. weather agency says last year was the second warmest on record and the past decade was the hottest in human history. And it says January was the warmest January since 1850.
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Trump Interior Official Pushed Climate Misinformation Into Federal Reports 6.3.2020 Truthout.com
Indur Goklany speaks at the Heartland Institute's 12th International Conference on Climate Change in this screenshot from a video on YouTube.
An Interior official with ties to fossil fuels industry has modified federal reports to include misleading information.
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The UK’s first climate change refugees? 2.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Fairbourne is the first community set to be decommissioned due to rising sea levels.
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The Next Economic Recession Will Likely Come From Climate Crisis 24.2.2020 Truthout.com
Extreme weather caused by climate change could lead to a recession "the likes of which we've never seen ...
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Coastal floods warning in UK as sea levels rise 14.2.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Communities on the coast face "serious questions" against the background of climate change.
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Stopping Venice choking on its own pollution 8.2.2020 BBC: World
We know Venice is drowning as global sea levels rise, but it is also choking on its own pollution.
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Antarctica logs hottest temperature on record of 18.3C 8.2.2020 BBC: World
The provisional reading of 18.3C (64.9F) beats the previous record of 17.5C, logged in 2015.
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California communities suing Big Oil over climate change face a key hearing Wednesday 5.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The California lawsuits allege fossil fuel companies not only contributed to climate change but worked to discredit climate science.

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Noam Chomsky: Sanders Threatens the Establishment by Inspiring Popular Movements 4.2.2020 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky: Sanders Threatens the Establishment by Inspiring Popular Movements
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Across the U.S., states are bracing for more climate-related disasters 31.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Some states' proposals would borrow massive amounts of money to pay for future work, create new surcharges to bankroll permanent disaster accounts or shift development away from areas prone to disaster.

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Antarctica melting: Journey to the 'doomsday' glacier 28.1.2020 BBC: Science
Thwaites Glacier, also known as the "doomsday glacier", is reported to be melting quicker than previously thought - scientists are now trying to find out why.
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The World Is Burning, But It’s Not Front-Page News 27.1.2020 Truthout.com
The World Is Burning, But It’s Not Front-Page News
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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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