User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
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18-Year-Old Indigenous Climate Activist Fights to Save Arctic Wildlife Refuge 22.9.2020 Truthout.com
Quannah Chasinghorse is trying to protect the wilderness that the Trump administration opened to oil drilling.
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Europe Drives Destruction of US Forests in the Name of Fighting Climate Change 21.9.2020 Truthout.com
U.S. forests are being chopped down to feed the EU’s voracious demand for wood pellets to generate biomass ...
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Scientific American Breaks With 175-Year Precedent to Endorse Biden 16.9.2020 Truthout.com
The magazine’s editors said they were “compelled” by Trump’s rejection of science, which “has badly damaged the ...
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Trump’s Forest Management Talk Is a Ruse, Former White House Officials Say 16.9.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s Forest Management Talk Is a Ruse, Former White House Officials Say
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Feds’ plan to allow more drilling in western Colorado nets second lawsuit 16.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
More conservation groups are suing the Bureau of Land Management over a management plan opening public lands in southwest Colorado to drilling.
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Extreme weather and permanent disaster zones will force a new American migration: research 15.9.2020 Raw Story
August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work remotely by the dim light of their cellphones. By midmonth, the state had recorded possibly the hottest temperature ever measured on earth — 130 degrees in […]
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Op-Ed: With global heating, expect inferno seasons in the American West 12.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Even talking about records is starting to feel pointless when every year is practically guaranteed to be hotter than the last.

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Climate change brings Santa Ana-like winds and explosive wildfires to Oregon 11.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Like the winds that race down the mountainsides near Los Angeles each fall, gaining heat and fanning the flames as they go, the gales that struck Oregon over the weekend have turned small fires into infernos.

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Fire, smoke, heat, drought — how climate change could spoil your next glass of California Cabernet 5.9.2020 LA Times: Business

How many more scorched summers can the king grape of Napa Valley survive?

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Why Do Oil Companies Care So Much About Your Carbon Footprint 31.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. If only there were an app that would let you track your personal carbon footprint in real-time, like a FitBit. You could watch the weight of your emissions grow as you drove to the store, took a bus to […]
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Whether it’s hurricanes or COVID-19, disasters are driving a mental health crisis 25.8.2020 Raw Story
This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity and Columbia Journalism Investigations. Barbara Herndon lay in the center of her bed, muscles tensed, eyes on the television. She was waiting for the storm. All morning on that day in late May, the news had covered the cold front slouching south from […]
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Disasters Are Driving a Mental Health Crisis. The Only Federal Program to Address It Is Underfunded. 25.8.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Barbara Herndon lay in the center of her bed, muscles tensed, eyes on the television. She was waiting for the storm. All morning on that day in late May, the news had covered the cold front slouching south […]
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The lights went out. Now California might let these gas plants stay open 24.8.2020 LA Times: Business

The gas plant vote Tuesday is the first major energy decision for Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration following this month's blackouts.

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Trump Dropped Into Iowa — and Didn’t Even Try to Understand the Devastation 19.8.2020 Truthout.com
The climate crisis is hitting the heartland hard -- but Republicans just want to force kids into COVID ...
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Climate change hits home in Colorado with raging wildfires, shrinking water flows and record heat 19.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Climate scientists emphasized that average temperatures will continue to increase for decades due to humans burning so many fossil fuels -- coal, gas and oil -- in the past. That means impacts including wildfires, aridity, depleted streams and rivers -- with some variability -- likely will intensify.
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Trump dropped into Iowa — and didn’t even try to understand the devastation 19.8.2020 Raw Story
Amid the rubble of uprooted trees and fallen power lines, my teenage son set up his climate strike protest last Friday for the 79th consecutive week, holding up a wobbly handmade sign: “Wake up, Iowa. Climate action plan now.” We were still without electricity or internet on Friday morning, four days into riding out the aftermath […]
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Here's how California can keep the lights on while meeting its clean energy goals 19.8.2020 LA Times: Business

Supplying enough power on hot summer evenings is one of California's main challenges. But experts say there solutions.

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U.S. West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now 14.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a stark reminder of how water levels are dropping and a warning that the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River face a much drier future.
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Humans off the hook? Climate change killed woolly rhinos, says study 13.8.2020 Raw Story
A woolly brown rhinoceros that weighed two tons once roamed northeastern Siberia before mysteriously disappearing around 14,000 years ago. Was its demise caused by humans, or the warming climate of the time? A new study by a Swedish and Russian team of scientists who examined DNA fragments from the remains of 14 of these prehistoric […]
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Ocean Warming Due to Climate Change Could Soon Imperil Coral Reef Restoration 10.8.2020 Truthout.com
Ocean Warming Due to Climate Change Could Soon Imperil Coral Reef Restoration
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