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As Costs of Climate Crisis Grow, Protest Movement Escalates 20.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Long term campaigns to decarbonize the economy and demand emergency climate policies are getting stronger, write Kevin Zeese and  Margaret Flowers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers PopularResistance.org The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult…Read more →
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Call it the Trump heat wave: The current scorcher is just a taste of what’s coming 19.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Most of the country is entering into the first few hours of a blistering heat wave that will extend well into the weekend. Dangerous combinations of high temperatures and humidity will push the “heat index” (what the temperature “feels like”) past 100 degrees Fahrenheit from the Dakotas down to Texas and across to Maine and Florida, […]
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Mega Wind Farm Connected With Artificial Islands 'Technically and Economically Feasible,' European Energy Firm Says 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Each of the artificial islands would generate enough energy to power around 12 million homes, according to an international consortium.
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Trump’s drilling leases on public lands could release 4.7B metric tons of carbon – more than all 28 EU countries emit in a year 18.7.2019 Raw Story
“Americans have been kept in the dark” about the effects of Trump’s drilling leases on public lands, says the Wilderness Society A national conservation group revealed Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s drilling leases on public lands could lead to the release of more carbon emissions than the European Union contributes in an entire year. The […]
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Unprecedented Lake Appears in Frozen, High Altitude Landscape: 'Snow Is Permanent in the Alps...It's Not Supposed to Melt' 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Towards the end of June, Europe experienced a sweltering heatwave that saw the mercury rise to record highs in some areas.
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West Antarctic Ice Sheet Collapse Could Be Stopped by Putting a Costa Rica-size Pile of Snow on Top of It 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Without the ice sheet, sea levels are predicted to rise by over 10 feet.
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Noam Chomsky: “Worship of Markets” Is Threatening Human Civilization 17.7.2019 Truthout.com
We need a government of, by and for the people to replace the prevailing stance, says the world-renowned thinker.
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Red Alert: record temperatures in world’s northernmost settlement 17.7.2019 Raw Story
Temperatures hit a record 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit in Alert, the northernmost permanently inhabited spot on the planet less than 600 miles from the North Pole, the Canadian meteorology service said Tuesday. “It’s quite phenomenal as a statistic, it’s just one example among hundreds and hundreds of other records established by global warming,” Armel Castellan, a […]
Climate Change Will Expose Millions of People in U.S. to 'Off-the-Charts' Extreme Heat 16.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Global warming will lead to a significant increase in the frequency and severity of extreme heat across the contiguous states, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
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New study underscores link between climate change and wildfires 16.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
New research this week provides fresh evidence about the connection between climate change and wildfires, specifically in California, where experts say global warming is a key factor in the state’s deadly and increasingly devastating fire seasons. The findings coincide with an already-vicious wildfire season in parts of North America, including on the West Coast and […]
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Coral Bleaching Not Just Caused by Global Warming But Nitrogen Pollution From Sewage, Fertilizers, Top Soil 15.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It is important for everyone to know that their actions on land impact their local reefs onshore: runoff from agriculture and sewage, particularly during storm events, compromise our reefs," an expert told Newsweek.
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An L.A. school races to save the planet 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The remote-control car sped along the miniature race track, dodging its competitors and hugging the makeshift walls as it navigated steep curves.

The STEAM Legacy High School car — identifiable by its school colors, orange and blue — continued to surge ahead for six long hours. Andy Palomera, the...

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Has your doctor talked with you about climate change? 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Some physicians say connecting environmental effects of climate change -- heat waves, more pollen and longer allergy seasons -- to the health consequences helps them better care for patients.
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Climate Alarmist Barbra Streisand Flies Her Dogs 10,000 Miles for Performance 11.7.2019 NewsBusters
How big of a carbon footprint does a dog flying 10,000 miles roundtrip leave? Well, multiply that three times and that is the carbon footprint left by the three dogs (two of them cloned) belonging to Barbra Streisand who deemed it essential that her three fluffy pooches had to be in attendance when she gave a song performance at London's Hyde Park on Sunday. ...
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It’s been a cold 2019 in Colorado. Climate change is still happening. 11.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
While 2019 has unquestionably trended colder and wetter in Colorado, the United States as a whole has trended well warmer than average over the past year. Last year, 2018, was the fourth-warmest year on record across the globe. This comes on the heels of 2016 finishing as the earth's warmest year on record, 2017 as the third-warmest and 2015 as the second-warmest.
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The most important thing you can do right now to fight climate change, according to science 11.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Americans rarely talk about climate change with family and friends. Tragically, research shows that this climate silence reinforces the dangerously wrong belief that climate change isn’t an existential threat requiring urgent action. But a major new study led by Yale researchers finds that just discussing the issue with friends and family leads them to learn […]
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Greenland Ice Sheet Is 'Happily Sliding Over a Surface That Theory Says It Shouldn't Be Able to Rapidly Slide Over' 11.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Greenland ice sheet is the second largest body of ice in the world, after its counterpart in Antarctica.
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Higher education groups worldwide warn of 'climate emergency,' U.N. reports 11.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring "a climate emergency" and committing to tackle it, the U.N. environment agency said Wednesday.

United Nations Environment Program representative Sam...

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New research shows that Paris Agreement goals might not save the Arctic 11.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Global warming limits laid out by the landmark Paris climate agreement do not rule out an Arctic devoid of summer sea ice, according to new research out this week. The findings, published July 9, are a grim indicator that even a best-case scenario for limiting climate impacts could still have unprecedented implications for the planet. […]
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Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez and Blumenauer Demand Climate Emergency Declaration 10.7.2019 Truthout.com
Climate disruption will cause the collapse of civilization this century if we fail to transform our society.
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