User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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Bye-bye, beer? Brewers say they've got a plan on climate change 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?
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Beer crisis: how we discovered climate change could cause a global barley shortage 18.10.2018 Raw Story

The price of beer could double under unchecked climate change, as droughts and extreme temperatures cause barley yields to drop. That’s one conclusion of research we recently published in Nature Plants. We first became curious about barley, and the beer it produces, as this relatively minor crop was...

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Minnesota voter guide: Where the 7th District candidates stand on the issues 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
For the second time, incumbent Democrat Rep. Collin Peterson will face off with Republican candidate Dave Hughes for the 7th District seat.
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Carbon Capture: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Here's a harsh climate reality: extracting carbon already emitted is as important as reaching zero output.

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Anger at Trump Inaction as Hurricane Michael Leaves Millions Without Basic Needs 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
Millions affected by the storm are voicing outrage at the Trump administration's inadequate response.

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When in drought: States take on urgent negotiations to avoid Colorado River crisis 14.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After years of sustained drought, water managers along the Colorado River system are renegotiating water cutbacks to seven Western states, hoping to avoid more drastic shortages in the future.
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Larry Kudlow Colors New U.N. Report On Climate Change As A 'Scare Tactic' 14.10.2018 Crooks Liars
Donald Trump's economic advisor bashed the United Nations for over-hyping and overestimating the effects of climate change in their new report on ABC's THIS WEEK . Larry Kudlow claims he's not a climate change denier but threw in words like "scare tactic" while claiming he wasn't using words like "scare tactic" to describe how he feels about the flashing red light that is the new United Nations report. The NY Times writes : The report , issued on Monday by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of scientists convened by the United Nations to guide world leaders, describes a world of worsening food shortages and wildfires, and a mass die-off of coral reefs as soon as 2040 — a period well within the lifetime of much of the global population. But in Kudlow's mind, we should all take a pause and keep researching the issue because it's difficult. (Transcript via ABC News ...
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Climate-related disasters increasing as temperatures rise, NGOs warn 13.10.2018 Raw Story

The number of climate-related disasters around the world is growing rapidly, humanitarians warned Friday, urging more efforts to prepare and build resilience to looming changes on a warming planet. Climate shocks are already driving displacement, causing many to go hungry and are sparking or exacerb...

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Feehan, Hagedorn debate Trump, tariffs and farming 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An MPR News debate between the two candidates for the 1st Congressional District got heated - and they didn't agree on much.
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Do We Really Have the Time and the Tools to Fix Climate Change? 11.10.2018 Truthout.com
Yes, but the solution lies not in global techno-fixes but in respect for the land and the rights of people.

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Feehan vs. Hagedorn: Minnesota 1st congressional district voter guide 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
With Tim Walz vacating his office to run for governor, Dan Feehan and Jim Hagedorn are vying to replace him to represent Minnesota's 1st District seat in Congress representing the much of the state's southern regions.
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General Mills CEO: 'Perfection is not the goal' 10.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Jeff Harmening sat down with host Kerri Miller to talk about innovation, leadership, and climate change.
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What does the UN climate change report mean for Minnesota? 9.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report details just how much scientists say we need to limit greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophe.
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New UN report outlines ‘urgent, transformational’ change needed to hold global warming to 1.5°C 8.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

National Renewable Energy Lab/Flickr, CC BY-NC Mark Howden, Australian National University and Rebecca Colvin, Australian National University A landmark report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, commissioned at the breakthrough 2015 summit that brokered the Paris climate agreement, outlines what’s at stake in the world’s bid to limit global temperature rise to 1.5?. The […]

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In the Race to End Hunger and Mitigate Climate Change, We Must Look to the Soil 6.10.2018 Truthout.com
Healthy soils are key to achieving food security and halting the planetary burn of climate change.

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A Polar Oasis 6.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

An oasis isn’t just a place where Bugs Bunny finds water in the Sahara Desert. An oasis can also be in the coldest region of planet Earth. From the University of Plymouth (UK): “An oasis in the hostile Arctic Ocean sustained marine life and ocean circulation during the last Ice Age, according to a new […]

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Major conservation program at risk in farm bill draft 4.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Congress' current versions of the new farm bill would slash funding for a conservation program comprising over 70 million acres.
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New Gulf Coast Fossil Fuel Projects Produce as Much Pollution as Coal 3.10.2018 Truthout.com
The projects release as much pollution as 29 coal-fired power plants running round the clock.

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A Child at World’s End: A Mother Thinks About Climate Inheritance 2.10.2018 Truthout.com
How do we conquer our fears with action?

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How Feedback Loops Are Driving Runaway Climate Change 1.10.2018 Truthout.com
Unprecedented warming in the Arctic could accelerate the pace of climate change.

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