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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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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

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National Park Officials Removed Climate Change From Report Due to “Sensitivity” 15.9.2018 Truthout.com
Climate change is already affecting parks.

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Millions prepare for potentially catastrophic Florence 11.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Carrying winds of up to 140 mph as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Florence is expected to strengthen and become a Category 5 storm Tuesday.
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What Are Coastal Nuclear Power Plants Doing to Address Climate Threats? 9.9.2018 Truthout.com
As shorelines creep inland and storms worsen, nuclear reactors around the world face new challenges.

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Coastal labs studying increased flooding consider moving because of increased flooding 6.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Scores of coastal research labs around the country are helping communities plan for sea level rise. But now many are starting to flood themselves.
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2017 was one of the hottest years on record 2.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Greenhouse gas concentrations reached a record high. Global sea level was the highest on record, too. NOAA's State of the Climate report points to the urgency of addressing climate change.
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Rising seas could cause problems for internet infrastructure 17.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.
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Wealth Can’t Protect Environmentally-Ravaged Silicon Valley From Climate Change 15.7.2018 Truthout.com
Tech empire’s power and money are no match for the fierce drought and wildfires exacerbated by urban sprawl.

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Rents Are Too Damn High and the World Is Too Damn Hot. Both Are About to Make Gentrification Worse. 7.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It’s no surprise that a list of places most at risk from climate change and sea-level rise reads like a Who’s Who of global cities, since historically, many great cities have developed near oceans, natural harbors, or other bodies of water. Miami […]
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Judge Dismisses Climate Suit Targeting Big Oil Companies 26.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland alleging that five of the world’s largest oil companies should pay to protect the cities’ residents from the impacts of climate change.
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Climate change activism has hit a new level in Minnesota 22.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
MPR News reporter Dan Kraker joins Climate Cast to discuss his new podcast, Rivers of Oil.
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