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More Hope for Corals 18.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
More Hope for Corals
Climate Change Is Killing Your Low-Carb Diet 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Of all the insults climate change hurls at our food supply—from more severe droughts and floods in key agriculture regions to declining yields of staple crops—the most insidious may involve a steady decline in the quality of all the plants we eat.  That’s the startling message of a growing weight of research led by Irakli […]
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More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk 10.10.2019 WRI Stories
More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk Comments|Add Comment|PrintA thermal power plant in Rajasthan. Flickr/vedantlath On July 5, 2015, the first of six thermal power generation units at the Parli Thermal Power Station in Maharashtra, India shut down. Unable to draw enough water from the nearby Majalgaon dam, which had nearly run dry, the coal-powered unit was unable to run its cooling system and was forced to halt electricity production. This was just... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Opinion: As a birder, I see the effects of climate change every day. Now, Audubon has quantified the threat 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A new Audubon report sounds the alarm on the effects of climate change on birds

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In Minnesota, a new push to fight climate change — and make money — from forests 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Programs that pay landowners to keep carbon sequestered in forests are beginning to spread, now that California has a cap and trade system designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Some say Minnesota should be a bigger player in the carbon offset market.
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What the energy sector can teach us about managing an uncertain future 10.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Take the case study of decision-makers in the energy industry facing two major uncertainties: oil price volatility and climate change.
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As Water Shortages Pile Up, Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk 10.10.2019 WRI Stories
As Water Shortages Pile Up, Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk Comments|Add Comment|PrintA coal plant on the banks of the Chambal River in India. Flickr/Carol Mitchell On July 5, 2015, the first of six thermal power generation units at the Parli Thermal Power Station in Maharashtra, India shut down. Unable to draw enough water from the nearby Majalgaon dam, which had nearly run dry, the coal-powered unit was unable to run its cooling system and was forced to halt electricity... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Policy News: October 7, 2019 8.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Spending Bills Include Modest Increase for NSF, Interior Agencies NSF receives 3% increase. States Challenge New Endangered Species Act Regulations in Courts House Natural Resources Committee pushes a bill to reverse regulations; Congressional Western Caucus releases draft legislation to codify the new rules. Newest IPCC Report Highlights ‘Unprecedented and Enduring Changes ...
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Let’s all become activists 7.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Making the Global Goals a reality by 2030 is no longer just a topic for high-level people in conference halls — it's a global movement.
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Researchers are freezing their ship into Arctic ice to study climate change 4.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An ambitious Arctic expedition has reached a milestone. Researchers have found a floe to freeze into, where they'll construct an observatory and study Arctic systems from a ship.
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To survive global warming, Mojave Desert birds will need a lot more water — and they probably won't get it 4.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Global warming doesn't make it easy for birds to survive in the Mojave Desert, but what exactly does them in? A lack of water to cool themselves down.

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Commentary: Climate Action for Today and Tomorrow: The Relationship between NDCs and LTSs 3.10.2019 WRI Stories
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Four takeaways on climate change and sea level rise in the latest IPCC report 3.10.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has published yet another alarming report about the dangers we face from the climate crisis. The Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate synthesizes the latest science on how the oceans and frozen parts of the world have changed, and will continue to change, because […]
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84% of Mexico’s Most Important Fisheries to be Impacted by Climate Change, Unless Action is Taken 2.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
84% of Mexico’s Most Important Fisheries to be Impacted by Climate Change, Unless Action is Taken
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The biggest likely source of microplastics in California coastal waters? Our car tires 2.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Driving is not just an air pollution and climate change problem. Turns out, rubber particles from car tires might be the largest contributor of microplastics in California coastal waters, according to the most comprehensive study to date.

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How developing countries put forests on the climate agenda 2.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Nearly a quarter of all the greenhouse gases emitted by man come from the way we manage our forests, farms and fields.
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From the farm to the restaurant, how people are investing in regenerative agriculture 27.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Farming itself could regenerate the land — but it might take both public and private sectors to achieve success.
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Caltech gets $750 million for climate research from Resnicks, who depend on water for their businesses 26.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Billionaire California agriculture titans Stewart and Lynda Resnick have donated $750 million to Caltech for climate change research.

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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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This Month in Climate Science, August 2019: Persistent Summers, Bumpier Plane Rides and More Heat Deaths 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science, August 2019: Persistent Summers, Bumpier Plane Rides and More Heat Deaths Comments|Add Comment|PrintScientists found that climate change is increasing vertical shear, which creates turbulence for flights. Photo by Max Pixel Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we don't reduce... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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