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This Is How to Save the Earth’s Biodiversity 19.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Global Deal for Nature is an ambitious plan that aims to help ensure climate targets are met while conserving the world's species, thus avoiding any worsening of the sixth mass extinction crisis.
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Climate change was the engine that powered Hurricane Maria's devastating rains 17.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Maria was the rainiest storm known to have hit Puerto Rico. Scientists say a storm of such severity is nearly five times more likely to occur today, with warmer air and ocean water, than in the '50s.
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NASA Confirms Global Warming Trends 17.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The most important issue in science today is being able to independently replicate important results," NASA scientist Gavin Schmidt told Newsweek.
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Boulder researcher helps track climate change perceptions via Twitter 15.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It seems that just about everyone likes to talk about the weather. And since Twitter is where so much modern "conversation" takes place, scientists including a researcher from Boulder's National Center for Atmospheric Research went to social media to examine our perceptions of climate change.
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Pace of Bering Sea changes startle scientists 14.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms.
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Four takeaways from the first hearing of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis 12.4.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
By Grace Tucker, Program Associate, Coastal Resilience, EDF The first hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis marked a positive move toward a meaningful and constructive conversation about climate action. The Select Committee was created in early 2019 to compile innovative policy solutions to take action on climate change, […]
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This Video Shows What Happens After the Ice Melts 10.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Not enough people care enough about climate change. It’s too remote, too removed from everyday life. Even those who acknowledge its enormity often don’t see what it has to do with them personally. So maybe this will finally break through: The Weather Channel’s […]
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AOC: Want To Curb Migration? Address Climate Change 10.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The far-right loves to drum up fear & resistance to immigrants. But have you ever noticed they never talk about what‘s causing people to flee their homes in the first place?" said New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Recovery From Mass Extinction May Take 10 Million Years 8.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Humanity is undeniably causing elevated rates of biodiversity loss through climate change," scientists warned.
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This Faith Leader Sees Climate Change as a Moral Emergency 6.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last winter, a few dozen scientists and faith leaders walked into the Archdiocese of Boston headquarters in Braintree, Massachusetts, to talk climate change. The meeting took some time to find its footing—after all, these two camps don’t always speak the same […]
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Corporate risk, opportunity from climate change 5.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new report details climate change risks and opportunities major companies see impacting their bottom line.
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Ecological Society of America announces 2019 Fellows 4.4.2019 EcoTone
  The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2019 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy. Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields served ...
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Near Hiroshima, Japan eyes opportunities for innovations in recovery and resilience 4.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Technology is providing solutions — but nothing's a silver bullet.
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Why the next decade will be critical in the fight against climate change 30.3.2019 LA Times: Environment

To Andrew Wheeler, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, global warming is a problem for the future. “Most of the threats from climate change are 50 to 75 years out,” he said in a recent interview, expressing a common sentiment.

But scientists say that taking action on climate change...

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Chart: Where disease-carrying mosquitoes will go in the future 29.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new study predicts how far north these insects could live if climate change goes unchecked.
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Trash Mounds Reveal Fall of Ancient Byzantine Empire 26.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers studied garbage in the ancient city of Elusa.
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Climate-Socked Refugees May Migrate To Cooler Havens 23.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Is Duluth, Minnesota about to see a population boom? Where will be move if climate change forces people away from the coasts?
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Floods show national security threat posed by climate change 22.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The military has warned that climate change is a security threat on many fronts. That includes "through direct impacts on U.S. military infrastructure and by affecting factors, including food and water availability, that can exacerbate conflict outside U.S. borders," the government's grim climate report said last year.
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Minnesota's famed winter isn't what it used to be 21.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota is among the fastest warming states, and Minnesota's winters are warming faster than its other seasons. Data show that since 1970, Minnesota's winters have warmed at an average rate of 1.1 degrees per decade -- that's more than five times faster than the rate of winter warming in previous years.
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Challenging media to do better covering climate breakdown 20.3.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Media Matters The Extinction Rebellion chapter in Ottawa, inspired by the example of Extinction Rebellion in the U.K., recently called on the CBC to do better in its reporting of the existential issue of our time: climate breakdown. That's because mainstream media plays a significant role in shaping public awareness as well as framing political narratives on key issues. What media covers, what it chooses not to cover, how stories are reported, and the relative priority a story is given are all critical factors in public engagement. On December 21, 2018, Extinction Rebellion organized coordinated actions at BBC offices in central London, Bangor, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Glasgow, Sheffield, Truro and the bureau in Berlin. Their letter to the BBC stated that the national broadcaster should place "the climate and ecological emergency as its top editorial and corporate priority…" It said the BBC should give climate change the same "level of urgency the corporation placed on informing the public about ...
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