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From coffee to cosmetics, companies are looking for ways to protect the plants their products are made from 6.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As crop varieties disappear, boosting biodiversity becomes smart business.
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income Comments|Add Comment|PrintFarmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combine crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil Climate change poses a real threat to farmers around the world. Agriculture is highly dependent on good weather, including high and low temperatures, rainfall, wind intensity, and many other variables.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit a Record High in 2019… Again. 5.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Global carbon emissions will hit a record high once again in 2019, despite climate scientists warning louder than ever of impending environmental disaster, according to a study published Wednesday. The report, from a consortium of researchers as part […]
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Climate models are often attacked, but most of the time they're remarkably good 5.12.2019 LA Times: Science

Climate models been frequently attacked by climate change deniers, but guess what? They did a remarkably good job of predicting what actually happened.

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Q&A: Carbon emissions will reach record high in 2019, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels 4.12.2019 LA Times: Science

It's a climate change milestone: The amount of carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels will hit 37 billion tons this year, setting another record high. A climate researcher discusses the latest findings.

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The Next Generation of Children Will Be Affected by Climate Change Before They’re Even Born 3.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Hot weather increases the risk of early childbirth, which in turn is linked to worse health and developmental outcomes for children, a major new study has found. The report could have fresh implications for the impact of global heating on […]
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Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
From vertical farms to fish caves, new technologies aim to boost food production and vanquish hunger.
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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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Climate Change Is Brutal for Everyone but Worse for Women 29.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The climate crisis is so epic, so vicious, so wide-reaching, that at this point there are few aspects of the human experience it isn’t transforming. Supercharged wildfires are devastating California, heat waves are killing more people and more crops, cities are […]
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Coal Knew, Too 25.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. “Exxon knew.” Thanks to the work of activists and journalists, those two words have rocked the politics of climate change in recent years, as investigations revealed the extent to which giants like Exxon Mobil and Shell were aware of the […]
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Data science could help Californians battle future wildfires 20.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Incident commanders and emergency managers can make more informed decisions in high-stress situations.
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Policy News: November 18, 2019 19.11.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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How to wake people up to the risks of climate change 14.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is a faraway perceived risk, so how can we message its urgency and the cost of inaction?
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Warren Wants to Make It a Crime for Corporations to Lie to Regulators 12.11.2019 Mother Jones
In light of recent revelations that ExxonMobil determined as far back as 1982 that humankind had contributed to climate change and then withheld that knowledge from the public for almost four decades, Elizabeth Warren released a plan on Tuesday to make it a crime for corporations to knowingly spread misinformation. Warren’s “corporate perjury” law would subject […]
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Uganda’s Coffee Farmers Show There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Climate Change Adaptation 7.11.2019 WRI Stories
Uganda’s Coffee Farmers Show There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Climate Change Adaptation Comments|Add Comment|PrintA coffee and banana farmer in Kapchorwa, in eastern Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/WRI Rainy season arrives at the same time in the lowlands of central Uganda and the country’s eastern highlands. Both regions grow coffee. And coffee farmers in both locations worry about how their crops and finances will fare in a warmer world. Look beyond these similarities, however, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
As the climate changes, architects and engineers need to design buildings differently 6.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Adaptation doesn't mean what it used to.
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News Analysis: Cities, states and companies vow to meet U.S. climate goals without Trump. Can they? 5.11.2019 LA Times: Science

How close can U.S. cities, states and companies get to meeting the country's abandoned climate goals without help from the federal government?

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Policy News: November 4, 2019 4.11.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Advances Spending Bills, Status of Appropriations Uncertain Bills fund the Departments of Interior and Agriculture, National Science Foundation and more. Congress House passes bills banning mining and drilling the Grand Canyon and Chaco National Historical Park. Executive Branch White House revives President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Courts Conservation ...
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What western states can learn from Native American wildfire management strategies 1.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Indigenous climate adaptation plans have actively managed forest ecosystems with fire for centuries.
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From Thomas Edison to now, efforts in building a modern, low-carbon future 31.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
A greenprint, if you will, for nationwide decarbonization.
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