User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: May 24 2019 16:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bill Moyers: What if we covered the climate emergency like we did World War II? 24.5.2019 Raw Story
The following is an abridged version of remarks by TV newsman Bill Moyers, as prepared for delivery at the “Covering Climate Now” conference co-sponsored by The Nation and Columbia Journalism Review on April 30. You can view the video version of the speech here. The “Covering Climate Now” project wi...
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Climate change risk showing up in real estate 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The concept is pretty simple: Rising seas higher storm surges, and unprecedented flooding adds up to more risk for trillions of dollars of real estate.
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How the Ancient Maya Adapted to Climate Change—And Survived to This Day 22.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Many people think climate change caused Classic Maya civilization to collapse abruptly around 900 A.D. An archaeologist says that view is too simplistic and misses the bigger point.
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Climate Cast LIVE with Paul Huttner 22.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The May edition of Climate Cast LIVE on MPR News Presents, hosted by MPR chief meteorologist Paul Huttner
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A ‘Just Transition’ from Fossil Fuels 22.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
All agree that there are no jobs on a dead planet, writes Linda Flood. But the road to fewer emissions is full of opinions. By Linda Flood in Stockholm Inter Press Service The trade unions’ solution for a greener world is…Read more →
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Windy, rainy night; Memorial Day weekend trending nicer? 22.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plenty of sunshine and highs in the 70s this weekend?
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Senate agriculture climate change hearing reinforces industry resistance to action 21.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
A Tuesday Senate hearing reviewing the impact of climate change on agriculture featured a strong defense of industry, at a time when the role of the sector in contributing to global warming is under growing scrutiny. The morning panel, hosted by the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, indicated that lawmakers on both sides of […]
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L.A. has a plan for combating climate change. But is it realistic? 21.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California has had a glimpse in recent years of what it can expect as the climate continues to change: wild swings from extreme drought to extreme rainfall and snowfall, a sharp increase in devastating wildfires and record temperatures.

With poor leadership on climate issues from the federal government,...

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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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GOP's Amash Declares Trump 'Impeachable'; Gerrymandering Allowed Radical Abortion Bills: 'BradCast' 5/20/2019 21.5.2019 BradBlog
Our guest on today's BradCast, argues that representative democracy is facing a "major crisis." And he wasn't even talking about the Constitutional Crisis we are now seeing as Trump turns up his obstruction measures against the U.S. Congress to 11. But partisan gerrymandering underscores that crisis as well. [Audio link ...
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Careless fans trample pristine Icelandic park after Justin Bieber video goes viral 20.5.2019 Raw Story
Climate change continues to contribute to severe weather events all over the world, even as the Trump administration refuses to join America’s European allies in fighting global warming. Earlier this month scientists estimated that a million species are destined for extinction thanks to human ...
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Springtime in the New Normal of Climate Disruption 18.5.2019 Truthout.com
Be fully present in nature right here and now, because climate disruption is here.
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Guardian Drops Neutrality in Climate Crisis Reporting 18.5.2019 Outside the Beltway
Gone are 'climate change' and 'skeptic.' In are 'global heating' and 'denier.'
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Unsettled weekend ahead; How should news organizations describe climate change? 18.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota's wet bias continues.
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'Green News Report' - May 16, 2019 16.5.2019 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Utility company PG&E's power lines caused deadliest fire in California history; CO2 in the atmosphere hits disturbing milestone -- exactly as Exxon predicted decades ago; Delaying action on climate change could cost investors more than $1 trillion; PLUS: Burger King takes the Impossible Whopper nationwide... All ...
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Colorado snowpack poised for drought recovery, officials say 16.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Officials say Colorado’s snowpack this year could recover the state’s hydrological system following last year’s drought.
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Bill Nye Delivers Profanity-Laced Attack on Green New Deal Critics on 'Last Week Tonight' 15.5.2019 NewsBusters
The Sunday edition of HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver focused heavily on climate change, so it featured an appearance from Bill Nye the Science Guy, who had some harsh words for conservatives skeptical of the Green New Deal throughout the episode, concluding with a profanity-laced rant aimed at critics of the Green New ...
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'Green News Report' - May 14, 2019 15.5.2019 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's escalating trade war hits U.S. natural gas industry; Administration ices Arctic Council declaration over climate change wording; Houston floods again as U.S. just saw its wettest year on record; PLUS: The UK and Scotland ratchet up action on our 'climate emergency'... All that and more ...
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Exxon predicted in 1982 exactly how high global carbon emissions would be today 14.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
The concentration of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere reached an unprecedented level this month. Researchers at the fossil fuel giant Exxon saw it coming decades ago. Measurements taken on May 3 at the world’s oldest measuring station, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, recorded “humanity’s first day ever with more than 415 parts per […]
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As More Diverted Floodwaters Head Their Way, Dolphins Keep Dying in Louisiana 14.5.2019 Truthout.com
The historic opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway is happening during an ongoing and mysterious dolphin die-off.
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