User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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How Trump’s War on Regulation Is Trickle-Down Economics 14.8.2018 American Prospect
trickle-downers.jpg When Trump’s not blaming foreigners for everything that ails America, he’s blaming regulations. Last week, he even blamed regulations for the wildfires now ravaging California. They’re “made so much worse,” he  tweeted , “by the bad environmental laws which aren’t allowing massive amount[s] of readily available water to be properly utilized.” I have news for Trump. California’s tough environmental laws are among America’s (and the world’s) last bulwarks against climate change. And it’s climate change—not regulation—that’s wreaking havoc across California as well as much of the rest of the world.   Oh, and Californians are using water very carefully. Yet Trump is pushing in the opposite direction. He’s now proposing to let cars pollute more and to strip California of its right to set higher air-quality rules . It’s not just the environment. Trump is also gutting regulations that protect consumers, workers, investors, students, and children. The Trump regime is now contemplating a ...
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'Green News Report' - August 9, 2018 9.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's EPA is bringing asbestos back; California pushes back against Trump rollback of mileage and emission standards, as state shatters record for hottest month and hottest rainfall ever recorded; PLUS: Bad news and good in scary new "Hothouse Earth" global warming study... All that and more ...
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The Coming Thunder of the Climate Change Voter 9.8.2018 Truthout.com
A newly motivated bloc of climate voters will have their say in November.

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'Green News Report' - August 7, 2018 7.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Northern California wildfire now largest in state history; Toxic algae blooms wreaking havoc in Florida; Europe's heat wave has made Sweden shorter, endangered nuclear plant operations; PLUS: North Carolina jury awards nearly half a billion dollars in damages against hog farms... All that and more in ...
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Climate change threatens Midwest's wild rice, a staple for Native Americans 7.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When harvests are bad, Native Americans in the region may go without rice for the year. And there have been a lot of bad years lately, as climate change causes more frequent and severe rainstorms.
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Fueled by Pollution and Unsound Policies, Toxic Algae Overtakes Florida Beaches 6.8.2018 Truthout.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has played a role in weakening regulations that protect water.

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As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Fire science funding has been eroding for more than a decade.

The post As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding appeared first on Truthout.

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Battle for Water Rights Heats Up in El Salvador 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Social movements fear politicians backed by big business are about to privatize El Salvador's already scarce water.

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Climate change hits hard on Minnesota's North Shore 2.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Three symptoms illustrate what the changing climate is doing to Minnesota's Lake Superior shoreline, says Minnesota's senior climatologist.
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A few more bad apples: As the climate changes, fruit growing does, too 1.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Apple growing is a ruthless business obsessed with good looks. Higher temperatures affect every part of of the fruit's life cycle, from more pests to changing color -- and can even give them sunburn.
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45 degrees in April, submerged in July: Smart city Bhubaneswar needs to be climate-smart 31.7.2018 Citizen Matters
As in many other cities in India, extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and intolerable temperatures are becoming an annual event in Bhubaneswar too. One can no longer ignore the urgent need for climate-smart urban planning.
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Democrats vs. Science 30.7.2018 The Moderate Voice

Way too many Democrats have proven themselves to be clueless when it comes to Science. Case in point, here is an excerpt from the science report Two Millennia of South Atlantic Convergence Zone Variability Reconstructed From Isotopic Proxies (08 May 2018). Using stalagmites from caves in the SACZ region of Brazil that formed during the […]

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When the weather is extreme, is climate change to blame? 29.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it's difficult to attribute individual events to climate change, scientists say global warming makes extreme weather more common.
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How are Minnesota cities preparing for climate change? 27.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In Minnesota, climate change means more flash floods from extreme rainfall events. Plus, a climate voice from the Leech Lake Reservation and New York's plan to build a massive flood barrier.
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'Green News Report' - July 26, 2018 27.7.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Extreme weather brings a hot and deadly July to most of the planet; Wildfires force evacuations in the U.S. West, while extreme storms and floods pummel the East Coast; PLUS: Trump and the GOP expand their war on the environment, public lands, and endangered species... All ...
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Republicans Love Big Government, Hate States Rights, Local Control and, Yes, Democracy: 'BradCast' 7/24/2018 25.7.2018 BradBlog
It's remarkable that Democrats -- and the mainstream corporate media -- have allowed Republicans to get away with claiming to be "conservatives" who support states rights, small government and local control for so many years. As it turns out, the exact opposite is usually true. That becomes abundantly clear whenever ...
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Changing climate has waterlogged MN towns reeling 19.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Current science says Minnesota can expect warmer, wetter years -- and those are the conditions that produce heavy rains.
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Rising seas could cause problems for internet infrastructure 17.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.
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Sunday SuperCallousFragileRacistSexistNaziPotus Toons 15.7.2018 BradBlog
Dairy Industry Trumps Infant Health with U.S. Rejection of Breastfeeding Resolution During the hearing, immigration judge John Richardson said he was “embarrassed” to ask the child if he understood the proceedings. "Raucous, partisan, cage match" hearing * * * Perry Dorrell blogs as PDiddie at Brains and Eggs, usually on topics concerning the ...
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Wealth Can’t Protect Environmentally-Ravaged Silicon Valley From Climate Change 15.7.2018 Truthout.com
Tech empire’s power and money are no match for the fierce drought and wildfires exacerbated by urban sprawl.

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