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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.
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If a warm U.S. winter was 'a preview of global warming,' what part did a polar vortex play? 29.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The winter of 2019-20 was one of the warmest on record in the lower 48 states

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Protecting tropics could save half of species on brink, report says 27.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Local farmers could be part of the key to helping to prevent extinction.
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What if sports reacted to climate change like it’s reacting to coronavirus? 25.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
GreenSportsBlog's Lew Blaustein lays out a future that imagines how American sports leagues could take climate action.
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COVID-19 and climate change: A healthy dose of reality 16.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Consider the global health crisis currently upon us as a warm-up act for a climate-changing world.
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Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business 16.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Researchers from University of Cambridge found that climate change could add around 20 percent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040. They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.
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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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6 Ways the Trump Administration Has Botched Responses to the Coronavirus and Climate Change 14.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Here in Washington state, a spokesman for the nursing home that is the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak said on Sunday that he and his colleagues “had seen some residents go from no symptoms to death in just […]
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Can the military's serious take on climate change win over more hearts and minds? 4.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The Pentagon takes climate risks seriously. It remains to be seen if doubters will begin to heed the expert admirals and generals.
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5 strategies that achieve climate mitigation and adaptation simultaneously 3.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Otherwise known as a win-win for nature and more.
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing 28.2.2020 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing Comments|Add Comment|PrintCommon murres experienced a mass die-off in the North Pacific in 2015-2016. Photo by D. Roseneau/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 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... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What Would It Take to Get More Farmers Fighting Climate Change? 26.2.2020 Mother Jones
As signs of a new drought loom over California farm country and a potential return of last spring’s catastrophic floods haunts the Midwestern corn belt, Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is out with a new plan to ready US agriculture for the insults of climate change. Called the Agriculture Resilience Act, the bill would enlist growers to […]
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How young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land 26.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Because these first-generation farmers are starting from scratch, many of them do not view their practices as adapting. They see the techniques they use as central elements of a new kind of ranching.
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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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Corporate philanthropy in the era of climate shocks 19.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With companies’ environmental, social and governance initiatives largely focused on mitigation and adaptation, the lines are blurring between corporate sustainability and philanthropy.
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Trend: Corporate climate reporting gets physical 17.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
With events such as the recurring California wildfires and mudslides, hurricanes Harvey and Maria and Typhoon Hagibis, which have had catastrophic human and economic costs, it is perhaps unsurprising that governments, regulators and investors have started to ask companies to disclose their climate risks, including physical risk.
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Intense Boreal Forest Fires a Climate Concern 13.2.2020 WRI Stories
Intense Boreal Forest Fires a Climate Concern Comments|Add Comment|PrintCuckegg Creek Fire in Alberta, Canada. Photo by Alberta Wildfire The Chuckegg Creek wildfire sparked in Alberta, Canada on May 12, 2019. Over the next three months, the blaze burned across 280,000 hectares, forcing more than 10,000 people to evacuate their homes. On the Global Forest Watch platform, bright red fire alerts were visible blossoming out across the landscape. More fire alerts were detected in Alberta in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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5 Strategies that Achieve Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Simultaneously 12.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
Climate actions have often fallen into one of two strategies: mitigation efforts to lower or remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere, and adaptation efforts to adjust systems and societies to withstand the impacts of climate change. The separation has led to ...
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