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'You need to act now': Meet 4 girls working to save the warming world 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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How can we adapt to climate change? This online hub has answers 17.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A database of practical tools, case studies, state and regional action plans, and other resources offers lessons on building resiliency.
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Turning carbon into concrete could win UCLA team a climate victory — and $6.5 million 16.1.2020 LA Times: Science

A UCLA team is vying for the Carbon XPrize, a competition to see who can recycle the most CO2 by turning it into useful products like concrete.

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Earth just had its hottest decade on record 16.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday.
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What caused die-off of Pacific seabirds in 2015? A warm 'blob' disrupted their food web 16.1.2020 LA Times: Science

A new study suggests that a 'blob' of warm ocean water in 2015 disrupted the food web of the Pacific, triggering the starvation and deaths of thousands and thousands of sea birds, including the common murre.

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Could abandoned agricultural lands help save the planet? 14.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Some researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.
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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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This Month in Climate Science, December 2019: Pre-term Births, Fewer Fishermen and Accelerated Arctic Melt 13.1.2020 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science, December 2019: Pre-term Births, Fewer Fishermen and Accelerated Arctic Melt Comments|Add Comment|PrintA new study found that rapidly warming water off the coast of New England may be leading to a decline in fishermen. Photo by Lance Cheung/USDA. 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... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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Australia’s Wildfire Catastrophe Isn’t the “New Normal”. It’s Much Worse Than That. 8.1.2020 Mother Jones
One of the most prominent scientists studying climate change is Michael Mann, a climatologist and atmospheric science professor at Penn State University who has been a leader in explaining the contribution that human behavior has made in creating and exacerbating the climate crisis. He was one of the scientists who created the hockey stick graph, […]
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As the planet warms, unusual crops could become climate saviors — if we're willing to eat them 8.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
What role can lesser-known crops that thrive under adversity play in efforts to make our global food supply more resilient to climate change?
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Q&A: How climate change, other factors stoke Australia fires 8.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Australia's unprecedented wildfires are supercharged thanks to climate change, the type of trees catching fire and weather, experts say.
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2019 was the year that… 30.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It was a very good year, except when it wasn't.
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Microgrids poised for hockey stick moment, as businesses seek energy resilience 30.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
More commercial and industrial companies are waking up to their risky exposure to climate-related power outages.
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Silverswords may be gone with the wind – shifts in trade winds, that is 27.12.2019 EcoTone
A rare, iconic Hawai’ian plant faces hardships as climate change affects trade winds Silversword plants of Hawai’i are unique to the Maui’s Haleakalā volcano summit area and to the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes on the Big Island. Each volcanic mountain has its own unique type of silversword. The Haleakalā species – known by ...
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It will take more than EV promises from car companies to limit climate change damage 24.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
This next decade is crucial for the transition away from gasoline, and electric vehicle makers and climate-minded politicians are not going far enough.
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Students want climate change lessons. Schools aren't ready 24.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Not too long ago Coral Ben-Aharon, a 15-year-old sophomore at Granada Hills Charter High School, didn't bother to use her school's recycling bins — and didn't know how plastic waste contributes to greenhouse gas emissions.

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Climate change fears propel scientists out of the lab and into the streets 17.12.2019 LA Times: Science

Climate scientists are rejecting the idea that they should stick to the data and leave policy to others. These days, more of them are becoming advocates.

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A holiday talk about the climate crisis? Yes, please. 17.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Why a holiday discussion about climate change has a better chance of success, and less chance of conflict, than you might think.
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