User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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Running for Office in the Age of Donald Trump and Climate Change 29.1.2020 Truthout.com
Even a failed mayoral run can be a transformative community-building experience in a mired national political ...
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The World Is Burning, But It’s Not Front-Page News 27.1.2020 Truthout.com
The World Is Burning, But It’s Not Front-Page News
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Global Groundwater Is Threatened by Unsustainable Practices Amid Climate Crisis 26.1.2020 Truthout.com
The fate of groundwater is closely tied to climate change and energy exploration and deserves more ...
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After a Decade of Fracking, Billions of Dollars Lost and a Climate in Crisis 25.1.2020 Truthout.com
Today's climate impacts have been shaped heavily by actions taken during the last 10 years, particularly in the ...
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Federal Court Dismisses Youth Climate Lawsuit — But They’re Not Giving Up 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Federal judges dismissed "Juliana v. U.S.," a lawsuit brought on behalf of 21 young people against the ...
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Three American firefighters killed fighting unprecedented bushfires in Australia 24.1.2020 Raw Story
Three American crew helping to battle Australia’s devastating bushfires were killed Thursday when their water-bombing plane crashed in mountainous terrain during a sortie to tackle another outbreak of the deadly blazes. Officials said the Hercules C-130 plane erupted in a large fireball on impact in a national park the Snowy Mountains shortly before 1:30 pm […]
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Scientists hate to say ‘I told you so’. But Australia, you were warned 23.1.2020 The Moderate Voice

Without a radical change of course on climate change, Australians will struggle to survive on this continent, let alone thrive. AAP/Dave Hunt Will Steffen, Australian National University Those who say “I told you so” are rarely welcomed, yet I am going to say it here. Australian scientists warned the country could face a climate change-driven […]

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High alert for new Australia bushfires as heat and winds pick up 23.1.2020 Raw Story
Australian firefighters are on high alert for the possibility that scorching temperatures and strong winds could whip up new bushfires on Thursday, coming after rain brought welcome respite to fire-ravaged areas. Unprecedented bushfires fueled by climate change have killed at least 29 people and devastated vast swathes of the country since September. Those blazes have […]
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Weather ‘merry-go-round’ poses new risks for fire-ravaged Australia 21.1.2020 Raw Story
A “merry-go-round” of extreme weather was hampering efforts by firefighters in Australia to tackle unprecedented bushfires that have killed at least 29 people and devastated vast swathes of the country. Parts of the country welcomed heavy rainfall overnight, but authorities warned Tuesday that storms were bringing added complications, and the fire-danger risk could be elevated […]
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'No fish': How dams and climate change are choking Asia's great lake 20.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake is suffering its worst fishing season in memory, with potentially devastating effects for millions in Southeast Asia.

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Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia 20.1.2020 Raw Story
Thunderstorms and giant hail battered parts of Australia’s east coast on Monday after “apocalyptic” dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas, as extreme weather patterns collided in the bushfire-fatigued country. Australia has since October been overwhelmed by an unprecedented bushfire season made worse by climate change. Swathes of the country have burned, hundreds of millions of […]
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The Netherlands Is Sinking and Here’s Why 19.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Netherlands often stop to take selfies in front of one of the country’s more than 1,000 windmills. Afterward, they might taste one of the many varieties of cheese for which the nation is famous. But most are unaware […]
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This Is Our Last Decade to Get Climate Right 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, Indigenous, and civil society groups -- and fewer oil ...
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Is BlackRock Going Green or Just Greenwashing? 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On Tuesday, January 14, the New York Times ran a story in its “Dealbook” business section that contained some startling news. Larry Fink, the founder and chief executive officer of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, announced that his […]
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Australia’s Fires Show How Wealth Inequality Compounds Climate Disasters 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
Poor communities suffer the most because they are least likely to be able to access resources for relief and ...
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5 Australian Fire Failures: Lessons for the World from a Climate Catastrophe 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
In August, 2018, when Scott Morrison became Australia’s 6th prime minister in 10 years, he presented himself as a responsible steward poised to bring continuity after a decade of leadership hiccups. To emphasize his willingness to take on the country’s most pressing issues, he evoked Bono: “When the history books are written, our age will […]
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Joe Biden Thinks Coal Miners Should Learn to Code. That’s Classist. 17.1.2020 Truthout.com
Joe Biden Thinks Coal Miners Should Learn to Code. That’s Classist.
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Editorial: These are the hottest years in modern history and we're doing nothing about it 16.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The last two decades have been the warmest in modern history. Human activity is causing it, and we're doing too little to fix it.

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Relief as rain falls over Australian bushfires 16.1.2020 Raw Story
Heavy rain fell across parts of fire-ravaged eastern Australia on Thursday and more wet weather was forecast, giving some relief following months of catastrophic blazes fuelled by climate change. The fires, unprecedented for Australia in terms of duration and intensity, have claimed 28 lives and killed an estimated billion animals. Sustained hot weather and rare […]
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2019 was the 2nd-hottest year on record, according to NASA and NOAA 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Last year's data collected by the agencies is the latest confirmation that the Earth is steadily getting hotter. The planet is now almost 1 degree Celsius warmer than it was in the mid-20th century.
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