User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Ecosystems
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How Genetics and Pollution Are Threatening Wild Dolphins 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
When a dolphin species becomes extinct, we lose not only a beautiful animal but also a society and its culture.

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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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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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U.N. report on global warming carries life-or-death warning 8.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday.
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Brace for Impact, as the Climate “End Game” Has Arrived 25.9.2018 Truthout.com
The fate of the human species is very much at stake.

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Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks 25.9.2018 The Moderate Voice

Trees have died in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo., as climate change has intensified bark beetle infestations and drought. Patrick Gonzalez, CC BY-ND Patrick Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley Human-caused climate change is disrupting ecosystems and people’s lives around the world. It is melting glaciers, increasing wildfires, and shifting vegetation across vast landscapes. These impacts […]

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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

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What The World Needs Now To Fight Climate Change: More Swamps 15.9.2018 Crooks Liars
William Moomaw , Tufts University ; Gillian Davies , Tufts University , and Max Finlayson , Charles Sturt University “Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world needs more swamps – and bogs , fens , marshes and other types of wetlands . These are some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems on Earth. They also are underrated but irreplaceable tools for slowing the pace of climate change and protecting our communities from storms and ...
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Legal Battle Staves Off Trump’s Assault on Clean-Water Protections 12.9.2018 Truthout.com
Donald Trump's efforts to strip away protections for rivers and wetlands have run into a tide of legal resistance.

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With Food Source Endangered, Southern Resident Killer Whales Face Extinction 4.9.2018 Truthout.com
Saving the iconic orca whales will require emergency action.

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Measuring the impact of invasives in Minnesota lakes is complicated, inconclusive 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Are aquatic invasives primarily a nuisance, or do they cause serious damage to lakes? Are invasive species going to destroy the fisheries, as predicted? And, if not, does the impact justify all the money going into it?
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How Teachers Built A Shallow Society 27.8.2018 Commentary – The Navhind Times
Nandkumar M Kamat Self righteous teachers alienated from realities of knowledge around us build an alienated generation disconnected from dynamics of a changing world. As a guest speaker last year in a reputed institution I was aghast that very few students had visited three important institutions, store houses stimulating knowledge, located within just 300 meters ...
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Big oil asks government to protect it from climate change 22.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers, floating gates and steel levees on the Texas Gulf Coast.
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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.

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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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A year's worth of Earth's resources are almost gone, and it's only July 24.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Next Wednesday is "ecological overshoot" day, says the Global Footprint Network. "In other words, humanity is currently using nature 1.7 times faster than our planet's ecosystems can regenerate."
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Spring is springing sooner, throwing nature's rhythms out of whack 23.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A warming climate is knocking nature's rhythms out of sync. High in the Rocky Mountains, scientists have been tracking the impact for decades
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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Revive Damaged Land 5.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Carianne Campbell remembers the exact moment she fell in love with the Sonoran Desert. As a botany major in college, she joined a class field trip to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the southern border of Arizona, arriving and […]
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She Spoke out About Climate Change—and They Tried to Make Her Pay for It 24.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 2015, a University of California, Davis researcher named Sarah Moffit appeared in a four-and-a-half-minute video detailing her work studying ancient ocean ecosystems. Looking young and serious, with a long ash-blonde mane falling around a scarf that wouldn’t be out of place on a […]
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