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Cut meat and dairy intake 'by a fifth', report urges 23.1.2020 BBC: Science
Taxes may be needed to curb eating meat and dairy in the effort to combat climate change.
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In a changing climate, the work of botanical artists takes on new meaning 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A botanical art exhibit opening at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul captures the Minnesota tree species most vulnerable to climate change.
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Australia’s Nightmare Fires Are on Track to Spew an Entire Year’s Worth of the Country’s Emissions 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
The bushfires raging for months across Australia have devastated communities and wildlife, but they pose another major but less visible threat—this one to the global fight against climate change. While the fires are made worse by climate change, they’re actually part of a disruptive and dangerous cycle: As trees and brush burn, they’re also releasing hundreds […]
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Australia’s Bushfires Expose an Extinction Crisis Decades in the Making 15.1.2020 Truthout.com
The extinction crisis is acutely felt in Australia, where more than 1,800 species are federally listed as ...
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A 3-decade-long water dispute heads to the Supreme Court 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Georgia and Florida have been waging a decades-long legal battle over water resources. It's a problem likely to intensify in other areas as the climate warms.
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Australian crews race to contain blazes as damage bill soars 7.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Bolstered by cooler weather and desperately needed rain, exhausted firefighters in Australia raced to shore up defenses against deadly wildfires before the blazes flare again within days when scorching temperatures are expected to return.

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Photos | Wildfire-weary Australians see no end to unprecedented calamity 6.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Photos: Wildfires in Australia have blackened almost 12.3 million acres in the New South Wales state.

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Human-caused ignitions spark California's worst wildfires, but get little state focus 5.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

In 2019, utilities turned off electricity during high-wind events, and California had its mildest fire season in eight years. Was that a coincidence? Or did the power shutdowns prevent big wildfires?

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Opinion: Why California's climate solution isn't cutting it 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California's cap-and-trade program, gamed by the oil companies, has so many exceptions it's nearly toothless.

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Why We Can’t Just #PlantATree 27.12.2019 Truthout.com
Tree planting must follow the vital work of protecting existing trees and reducing emissions through direct action.
Tree planting must follow the vital work of protecting existing trees and reducing emissions through direct action.
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California, climate change and the trauma of the last decade 26.12.2019 LA Times: Science

After ten years of fires, droughts and storms in California, the state's residents are panicking about climate change.

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Industry Money Backs Attorneys General Pushing for Atlantic Coast Pipeline 20.12.2019 Truthout.com
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Eighteen state attorneys general are calling for construction to proceed on the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
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Netherlands climate change: Court orders bigger cuts in emissions 20.12.2019 BBC: World
The top court upholds a ruling requiring 1990 levels to be cut by at least 25% by the end of 2020.
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Column: Our democracy needs fixing. Impeachment alone can't do the job 18.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Patt Morrison talks with Congresswomen Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) about Trump's impeachment and other issues facing Americans.

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COP25 Is Perpetuating a Culture of Impunity for Human Rights Violations 13.12.2019 Truthout.com
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By ignoring the persecution of environmental defenders in Chile and elsewhere the UN is setting a dangerous precedent.
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Climate change: Amazon oil boom under fire at UN talks 10.12.2019 BBC: Science
Indigenous people come to COP25 to protest plans to expand oil production in the western Amazon.
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The Climate Emergency Has Already Begun as Earth Systems Collapse 7.12.2019 Truthout.com
Reducing or ceasing emissions is no longer enough; we must remove the greenhouse gases already in the ...
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Climate change: Last decade 'almost certainly' warmest 3.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Provisional data suggests the decade from 2010-2019 is the warmest yet recorded.
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Colorado rethinks dam safety as climate change heightens risk for state’s 27 “unsatisfactory” structures 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post examination of state records and interviews with dam safety officials found that, among 432 high-hazard dams statewide where failure likely would kill people, 27 are rated by state inspectors as unsatisfactory. A dozen have been classified that way for more than five years, records show.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro says DiCaprio gave cash 'to set Amazon on fire' 30.11.2019 BBC: Science
The Hollywood actor dismisses Jair Bolsonaro's claim he "gave money to set the Amazon on fire".
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