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Climate change: Dams played key role in limiting sea level rise 19.8.2020 BBC: Science
Huge dam projects that came on stream in the 1970s substantially slowed the rate of sea level rise.
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Mont Blanc: Glacier collapse risk forces Italy Alps evacuation 7.8.2020 BBC: World
Dozens of people are moved from an area below a weakened Mont Blanc glacier.
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Is a Big Win for Conservation a Blow to Climate Action? 27.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On July 22, Congress passed the biggest public-lands spending bill in half a century. The bipartisan bill, called the Great American Outdoors Act, puts nearly $10 billion toward repairing public-lands infrastructure, such as outdated buildings and dysfunctional […]
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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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A place that makes you ask the questions that really matter 30.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt found a visit to Antarctica made him emotional, and ultimately hopeful.
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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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6 Ways the Trump Administration Has Botched Responses to the Coronavirus and Climate Change 14.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Here in Washington state, a spokesman for the nursing home that is the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak said on Sunday that he and his colleagues “had seen some residents go from no symptoms to death in just […]
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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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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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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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Antarctic island hits record temperature of 20.75C 14.2.2020 BBC: World
The temperature was recorded on an island off the Antarctic continent's northern tip.
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Monaco's Prince Albert II: Oceans are a 'family heritage,' with little time to save them 13.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Grace Kelly's son is hopeful the U.S. will rejoin efforts to address climate change and protect oceans. But, he said, 'the window is closing.'

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France's Macron vows to protect Mont Blanc from overcrowding 13.2.2020 BBC: World
France will create a new reserve around the mountain amid concerns over tourism and 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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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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Lopez: Inspired by Greta Thunberg, this 101-year-old takes a stand against climate change 1.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Inspired by young climate activist Greta Thunberg, this 101-year-old activist rallies fellow residents to take action.

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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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An artist set out to paint climate change. She ended up on a journey through grief 11.1.2020 LA Times: Science

An artist discovered the uneasy feelings she had about climate change were akin to mourning. She's channeling those emotions through her art.

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Editorial: Why is it so hard for Betsy DeVos to provide debt relief and loan forgiveness to students? 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Pretty much everything having to do with college debt is messed up at the U.S. Department of Education under Betsy DeVos.

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Earthshot Prize: William and Kate launch prize to 'repair the Earth' 31.12.2019 BBC: Science
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge unveil a global prize to tackle climate issues in the next decade.
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