User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Impacts
Last updated: May 09 2020 09:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fast-growing Western cities face megadrought 8.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Eleven states and northern Mexico will likely experience a drought more severe than any since the 1500s.
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Letters: Predictions of drought in the West are dire (4/26/20) 26.4.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Predictions of drought in the West are dire Re: “Study: Megadrought is worst in modern age,” April 20 news story
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On this Earth Day, let’s think about agriculture 22.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Farmers and ranchers hold the key to carbon storage.
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Climate warming may hit Colorado River Basin farmers hardest as shrinking snowpack leads to less irrigation water 21.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado River Basin farmers will be hardest hit by climate warming, along with food growers in Central Asia and the southern Andes, due to high dependence on shrinking snow as a source of irrigation water, new research has found.
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Tribal nations demand response to climate relocation 1.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Five Indigenous communities have asked the U.N. to investigate the United States’ failure to live up to legal obligations.
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‘This system cannot be sustained’ 10.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
This year, tribal nations enter negotiations over Colorado River water.
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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.
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