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As Costs of Climate Crisis Grow, Protest Movement Escalates 20.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Long term campaigns to decarbonize the economy and demand emergency climate policies are getting stronger, write Kevin Zeese and ┬áMargaret Flowers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers PopularResistance.org The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult…Read more →
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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US 19.7.2019 BBC: World
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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Climate change: Used cooking oil imports may boost deforestation 15.7.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Imports of waste oil from Asia, intended to cut carbon from transport, are linked to rising levels of deforestation
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The Climate Crisis Has Made Breathing Smoke Normal in Pacific Northwest 12.7.2019 Truthout.com
Summer in the Pacific Northwest has become the season of wildfires and unbreathable smoky air.
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The coal mine that ate Hambacher forest 12.7.2019 BBC: World
Much of Germany's power is still made by burning coal. Activists have occupied a forest in protest.
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Butterfly Death: Ohio Butterflies Are Dying As Monarchs, Rare Species, Decline by a Third in Two Decades 9.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists looked at over 24,000 surveys on the insects by citizen researchers.
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High-Value Opportunities Exist to Restore Tropical Rainforests Around the World 7.7.2019 Truthout.com
Replenishing forests is an urgent global imperative.
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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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Climate change: Trees 'most effective solution' for warming 5.7.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A controversial study suggests extreme climate change can be averted by planting a billion hectares of trees.
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Stop Building a Spaceship to Mars and Just Plant Some Damn Trees 4.7.2019 Mother Jones
When it comes to climate change research, most studies bear bad news regarding the looming, very real threat of a warming planet and the resulting devastation that it will bring upon the Earth. But a new study, out Thursday in the journal Science, offers a sliver of hope for the world: A group of researchers […]
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Trees could reduce carbon in the atmosphere to levels not seen in nearly 100 years 4.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
The Earth could support enough additional trees to eliminate about two-thirds of the carbon that's in the atmosphere today as a result of human activities.
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'Football pitch' of Amazon forest lost every minute 2.7.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Satellite images show a sharp increase in clearances of trees in the first half of this year.
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The Democratic Debates Show 2020 is Shaping Up to Be a Climate Change Election | Opinion 27.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
More than ever before, voters are demanding action on this crisis.
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Should we resurrect the American chestnut tree with genetic engineering? 25.6.2019 LA Times: Science
Genetic engineering could help save chestnuts and other trees threatened by pests, disease and climate change. But how much we should intervene in nature?
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Two scientists on impact of climate change in Minnesota 18.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Scientists Lee Frelich and Gayle Schueller discuss the impact of climate change, particularly in Minnesota.
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United Nations Agency Criticizes Carbon Offsets 15.6.2019 Truthout.com
The UN Environment Programme is now criticizing a strategy it had supported for two decades.
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Fishing for crabs in Brazil's mangrove forests 13.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Photographer Nacho Doce documents the changing landscape of Brazil's mangrove forests.
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Forest Service seeks to exempt some logging and mining from environmental review rules 13.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday announced plans to narrow the scope of a major environmental law, allowing the agency to fast-track activity throughout the national forest system without undergoing environmental review.

The proposed changes could potentially make it easier for logging, road...

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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools 3.6.2019 Truthout.com
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming.
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