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The number with the power to halt the climate crisis 19.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Wonky as it sounds, the social cost of carbon holds the key to crafting policies that avoid harm from greenhouse gas emissions.
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Sea Otters 'At Risk' From Low Genetic Diversity: 'This Is a Warning Sign, a Red Flag' 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea otter populations crashed during the fur trade, with as few as 1,000 remaining worldwide.
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Climate Change Is Choking the Atlantic Ocean to Death: 'It's Losing the Oxygen That Is Vital to Life' 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
An international team of scientists is about to embark on a four-year-long study on the Earth's second biggest ocean.
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Boaty McBoatface Just Completed Its First Mission, Casting New Light on Southern Ocean Abyss 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The findings of the expedition could help scientists to better predict how climate change will have an impact on sea levels around the world.
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Global warming may reduce fish and other sea life by 17% by the year 2100 12.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The world's oceans will probably lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says.

Every degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) that the world's oceans warm, the total mass of sea animals is projected...

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The Green New Deal is More Than a Climate Plan. It's a Model for Building Worker Power | Opinion 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
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Climate Change Could Make Russia's Frozen Siberia Far More Habitable by the 2080s 7.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Models show how vast landscapes in east of the country will respond under different climate scenarios.
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Hitting Paris climate goals would save 759 lives in L.A. during huge heat wave, study finds 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

For decades, climate scientists have been designing models to predict global warming’s long-term ecological effects: sea level rise, coral bleaching, extinctions of entire species.

Researchers have now taken a step that hits closer to home, characterizing for the first time how various climate...

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Giant Floating Islands That Turn Atmospheric CO2 into Fuel Could Prevent Climate Change, Scientists Say 4.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
If rolled out globally, the islands could offset the total global emissions from fossil fuels.
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CU Boulder’s Mountain Research Station home to some of the most important ongoing research in climate change 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The University of Colorado Boulder’s Mountain Research Station, within the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest and situated just a few miles west off of Colo. 72, is the jumping-off point for some of the most important ongoing research into the nuanced and changing dynamics of alpine ecology going on anywhere in North America.
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Three Female Entrepreneurs Built North Carolina's First Seaweed Farm 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As 21-year old students with our whole careers in front of us, we could fail more often and more spectacularly — and learn more in the process — than anyone else in the market. How’s that for a competitive advantage?
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U.S. Approach to Climate Science 'Like Designing Cars Without Seatbelts' 28.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Officials want to limit climate change predictions to 2040. But scientists disagree.
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The case for investing in direct air capture just got clearer 28.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
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Scientists Have More Bad News About the Oceans. They Found It by Looking in the Past. 27.5.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Plankton don’t get nearly the respect they deserve. These tiny organisms (phytoplankton being plant-like cells that produce much of the world’s oxygen, zooplankton being little animals) float around at the mercy of currents and form the very foundation of the […]
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Climate Cast LIVE with Paul Huttner 22.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The May edition of Climate Cast LIVE on MPR News Presents, hosted by MPR chief meteorologist Paul Huttner
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Climate change could wipe out L.A.’s June Gloom. Losing it would be disastrous 21.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For many of us in Southern California, the marine layer is a lifesaver. Those low decks of clouds — you might know them as June Gloom or May Gray — roll in off cool, ocean waters, shading coastal regions and cooling beaches and West Side cities even as the Inland Empire scorches. Now, we may be...

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Giant Tortoises Migrate Unpredictably in the Face of Climate Change 21.5.2019 EcoTone
Unlike many migratory species, Galapagos giant tortoises do not use current environmental conditions to time their seasonal migration Galapagos giant tortoises, sometimes called Gardeners of the Galapagos, are creatures of habit. In the cool dry season, the highlands of the volcano slopes are engulfed in cloud which allows the vegetation to grow despite the lack ...
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This Month in Climate Science: Warming-driven Economic Inequality, Disappearing Alps and Plummeting Penguin Populations 20.5.2019 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: Warming-driven Economic Inequality, Disappearing Alps and Plummeting Penguin Populations Comments|Add Comment|PrintEmperor penguin populations are dwindling due to climate change. Photo by Christopher Michel/Flickr 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 emissions at a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Methane is a potent greenhouse gas. Could turning it into CO2 fight climate change? 20.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Usually, choosing between the lesser of two evils is a dismal decision. But sometimes, it’s an opportunity.

A case in point: Turning methane (a powerful greenhouse gas) into carbon dioxide (also a planet-warming pollutant) could help fight climate change, researchers say.

It’s not that CO2 isn’t...

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