User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Impacts
Last updated: Jun 27 2018 07:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Skiing and snowmobiling are as natural as the weather 17.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
With human impacts felt everywhere, we need a new environmental ethic.
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Australia turns from defense to offense in wildfire battle 12.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Crews battling Australia's wildfires said Sunday that they have been able to turn from defense to offense for the first time in weeks thanks to a break in the weather.
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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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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Diseases are spreading with climate change. Panic doesn’t have to. 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As illnesses like Valley fever emerge in new areas, health officials keep residents informed instead of in fear.
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Guest Commentary: How scientists finally got Americans to worry about the climate 6.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The evidence was strong 10 years ago, even 20, that the world had a problem with global warming. We knew then that it was going to exacerbate extreme weather and heat waves and raise the sea level. But nearly half of Americans didn't take it seriously. Now they do, according to polls, and what changed wasn't the amount of evidence but a shift in political forces and some changes in the way scientists learned to make their case.
PHOTOS: Climate protesters block Denver streets 24.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Members of the group Extinction Rebellion Denver marched and blocked traffic in a preplanned act of civil disobedience along Speer Boulevard in downtown Denver on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
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Moving rocks by hand, Colorado volunteers strengthen eroding landscapes to help withstand climate change 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Confronting the impacts of climate change, volunteers in western Colorado have turned back to the Stone Age, constructing hundreds of "one-rock dams" across semi-arid landscapes in an effort to slow down accelerated erosion and prevent the formation of gullies.
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West wrestles with Colorado River “grand bargain” as changing climate depletes water governed by 1922 compact 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Rocky Mountain water managers worried about climate-driven depletion across the Colorado River Basin are mulling a "grand bargain" that would overhaul obligations among seven southwestern states for sharing the river's water.
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Utopic or dystopic future Bozeman? 21.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Things aren’t like they used to be in Montana’s iconic mountain town.
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The latest from our hologram portal 19.8.2019 Current Issue
We speculate updates to stories and the readers who speak out in 2068.
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Climate Criminals 19.8.2019 Current Issue
As the world’s last climate change deniers are brought to justice, those tasked with going after them face a final challenge: retirement.
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Scientists struggle to find reasons behind gray whale deaths 15.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Some researchers think the whales are starving, but the cause of death may be far more complicated.
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Climate change is coming for your travel plans. Here’s how to cope. 6.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Here's how to prepare ahead of a trip so climate change doesn't completely destroy all of your travel plans.
Fire risks from global warming spread to wet U.S. Northwest 5.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Nestled in the foothills of Washington's Cascade Mountains, the bustling Seattle suburb of Issaquah seems an unlikely candidate for anxiety over wildfires.
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Deadly fungal disease may be linked to climate change, study suggests 24.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Three years ago, U.S. health officials warned hundreds of thousands of clinicians in hospitals around the country to be on the lookout for a new, quickly spreading and highly drug-resistant type of yeast that was causing potentially fatal infections in hospitalized patients around the world.
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It’s been a cold 2019 in Colorado. Climate change is still happening. 11.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
While 2019 has unquestionably trended colder and wetter in Colorado, the United States as a whole has trended well warmer than average over the past year. Last year, 2018, was the fourth-warmest year on record across the globe. This comes on the heels of 2016 finishing as the earth's warmest year on record, 2017 as the third-warmest and 2015 as the second-warmest.
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Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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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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