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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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Labor and Environment Movement’s Complex Stance on Green New Deal 13.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva Chomsky TomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what…Read more →
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Jobs, the Environment, and a Planet in Crisis 13.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva Chomsky TomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what…Read more →
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TikTok videos spread climate change awareness 8.8.2019 BBC: Technology
The play-on-words hashtag #Globalwarning has been viewed more than 24 million times by users of the app.
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Unprecedented Lake Appears in Frozen, High Altitude Landscape: 'Snow Is Permanent in the Alps...It's Not Supposed to Melt' 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Towards the end of June, Europe experienced a sweltering heatwave that saw the mercury rise to record highs in some areas.
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West Antarctic Ice Sheet Collapse Could Be Stopped by Putting a Costa Rica-size Pile of Snow on Top of It 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Without the ice sheet, sea levels are predicted to rise by over 10 feet.
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Alaska sees record temperatures in heatwave 6.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
The US state, part of which lies inside the Arctic Circle, registers 90F (32C) in Anchorage.
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Baked Alaska: It’s beach time as a heat wave hits cities across the state 6.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Bears and moose are seeking relief in garden sprinklers. Stores are out of ice. Kids are lamenting the cancellation of Independence Day fireworks — not that pyrotechnics show up all that well anyway under the midnight sun.

Anchorage, and much of Alaska, is shattering temperature records amid a...

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Spy satellites reveal extent of Himalayan glacier loss 20.6.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled over the last 40 years, scientists say.
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Cold War Spy Satellite Reveals Just How Fast Himalayan Glaciers Are Losing Ice 19.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Declassified film helps scientists show that ice loss has doubled in the last 20 years.
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Intelligence Squared debate: Engineering solar radiation is a crazy idea 17.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Is solar geoengineering a radical idea? Or is it likely to emerge as an important, supplemental tool in the fight against climate change?
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Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Copied Language and “Inadvertently” Forgot Citations 5.6.2019 Mother Jones
Hours after Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden released his plan to address climate change Tuesday, individuals and the media began to point out some questionable similarities between passages of the presidential frontrunner’s proposal, posted to his website, and materials from other organizations and websites. Biden’s plan has since been changed to reflect appropriate […]
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Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences' 21.5.2019 BBC: Science
Researchers say global sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double the current predictions.
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Unsettled weekend ahead; How should news organizations describe climate change? 18.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota's wet bias continues.
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US Plays Word Games in Arctic Council Consensus While Ignoring Indigenous People 11.5.2019 Truthout.com
Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response.
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Signs of faster melting in world's largest ice shelf 30.4.2019 BBC: Science
Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the rest, shedding light on how it might respond to climate change.
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