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Climate change: Boris Johnson to chair new committee 17.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A committee is set up to push climate action but critics point to delay on environment policy.
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Prince William calls for climate change action on glacier visit 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Duke of Cambridge calls for more education and awareness during a visit to northern Pakistan.
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Airbnb Goes to Antarctica 5.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Travel is terrible for the environment, particularly if it is by plane. It’s such “a major contributor to ecocide,” that it had one travel writer vowing in The Atlantic to “cherish my own home turf more.” As concern about climate change reaches a fever pitch (finally), […]
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The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns 25.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The planet is literally in hot water and that will have dire consequences for humanity, warns a new IPCC report on the state of the world's oceans and ice.

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Climate change: UN signals red alert for 'blue planet' 25.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
UN's IPCC panel of scientists says our oceans and frozen regions are feeling the heat from rising temperatures as never before.
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Editorial: At the U.N. climate summit, children lead while the world's politicians act like children 24.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Despite Greta Thunberg's advocacy, the U.N. climate summit fell short of pledging emissions rollbacks to avoid the worst impacts of global warming.

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Intrepid scientists are tracking the final years of Venezuela's last glacier 24.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

As their country falls apart, a team of scientists in Venezuela is determined to record what happens as the last glacier in Venezuela vanishes.

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Climate change: Scientists to report on ocean 'emergency' caused by warming 24.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Researchers from around the world meet to finalise a study on the impact of warming on oceans and icy regions.
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Pizol glacier: Swiss hold funeral for ice lost to global warming 22.9.2019 BBC: World
Dozens of people, some dressed in black, paid their respects to the Pizol glacier in the Swiss Alps.
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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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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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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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Arctic team maps five islands found by Russian student 29.8.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Marina Migunova spotted the islands in photos showing a shrinking Arctic glacier.
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Russia Discovers Five New Islands After Arctic Glacier Melts Away 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
One of the islands is about the size of 10 football fields.
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Climate change: Iceland holds funeral for melted glacier 20.8.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
It's thought Okjokull is the country's first glacier to be lost as a result of climate change, following the hottest July ever recorded.
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Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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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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Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade farewell to what once was a glacier.
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'We survived!' Collapsing glacier soaks kayakers 18.8.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.
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Iceland's Okjokull glacier commemorated with plaque 18.8.2019 BBC: World
A plaque placed on Sunday commemorates Okjokull glacier, which was officially declared dead in 2014.
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