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EPA yanks scientists’ conference presentations, including on climate change 23.10.2017 Washington Post
Two staff members and a contractor were instructed not to speak as planned at the session on the status of Narragansett Bay, New England’s largest estuary, and the challenges it faces.
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She began fighting climate change as a child. Now she sits on the DWP's board 21.10.2017 LA Times: Business
From the love for community instilled in her native Colombia, Aura Vasquez grew her passion into the focus of her life's work as an entrepreneur and DWP commissioner.
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The Energy 202: Sens. Cantwell and Murkowski generally get along. But Caribou have gotten in the way. 20.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
anwr, senate budget anwr, arctic national wildlife refuge, lisa murkowski, maria cantwell, scott pruitt epa, puerto rico 10 rossello, rick perry
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Our Summer of Fire and the Fires to Come 19.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
A helicopter prepares to drop water on a fire that threatens the Oakmont community along Highway 12 in Santa Rosa on October 13, 2017. Early morning mandatory evacuations happened on Adobe Canyon Road and Calistoga Rd. (Photo: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Out-of-control wildfires have devastated the Western US this year, causing not only immediate deaths and untold property damage, but dangerous levels of smoke pollution and long-term health effects. The impact of wildfires on human health and ecosystems will keep rising, unless serious and emergency measures are taken to counter climate change and its effects. A helicopter prepares to drop water on a fire that threatens the Oakmont community along Highway 12 in Santa Rosa on October 13, 2017. Early morning mandatory evacuations happened on Adobe Canyon Road and Calistoga Rd. (Photo: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Explosive wildfires have raged in Northern California over the last two weeks.  Forty-one people ...
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Facing Public Outcry, New Mexico Restores Evolution and Global Warming to Science Standards 19.10.2017 Mother Jones
New Mexico’s public education agency announced late Tuesday that it would restore references to evolution, global warming, and the age of the Earth that had been stripped out of the state’s proposed science education standards. The reversal comes after an outcry by teachers, scientists, students, and others—the culmination of which was a day-long public hearing on […]
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Want to slow climate change and prevent wildfires? Then pass a carbon tax now. 18.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: I read Jacques Leslie’s op-ed article, “Santa Rosa's charred now, but we're all facing fire (or flood or heat wave) soon,” while taking a break from disaster preparations. You know: stockpiling water and food, gathering first-aid supplies, purchasing a generator.

Recent and ongoing...

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Trump voters in storm-ravaged county confront climate change 17.10.2017 AP Politics
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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Trump voters confront climate change in wake of hurricane 16.10.2017 AP Business
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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Pope at UN demands response to hunger, climate, migration 16.10.2017 AP Business
ROME (AP) -- Pope Francis is demanding world governments collectively work to end rising world hunger by working to end the conflicts and climate-change related disasters that force people to leave their homes in search of their daily bread....
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In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate 16.10.2017 AP National
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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How climate change is affecting travel 15.10.2017 Washington Post
Tour operators say they’re revising itineraries in response to changing weather patterns.
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See it, say it: Climate change 15.10.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
Denial by the White House will sadly increase the intensity of storms and wildfires.
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How many more cities must burn before the climate-change deniers give up? 14.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The photo of 7-year-old Chloe Hoskins walking through her devastated neighborhood in Santa Rosa evoked memories in me of the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken by Nick Ut in 1972 of the napalm-bombed Vietnamese 11-year-old Phan Thi Kim Phuc running burned and naked to escape the...

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Trump’s Pick for White House Environmental Post Once Said Coal Helped End Slavery 14.10.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  President Donald Trump named Kathleen Hartnett White, a hard-line critic of climate change science, to the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality late Thursday night. Hartnett White is a former Texas environmental regulator whose six-year tenure was marked by her vote to greenlight a new […]
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Trump’s War for Coal Raises Risks 13.10.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: President Trump’s war for coal is threatening progress on alternative energy while creating hazards both in the weather effects from global warming and in health risks from breathing dirty air, writes Jonathan Marshall. By Jonathan Marshall When Environmental Protection…Read more →
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Climate skeptic is Trump’s pick for top White House environmental post 13.10.2017 Washington Post
Like other members of the administration, Kathleen Hartnett-White has long questioned the overwhelming scientific consensus on human-fueled climate change.
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Slow trees and climate change: Why bristlecone pine will still outlive you 13.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In a time of relentless change, it’s soothing to contemplate deeply rooted, long-lived trees. But now our climate of uncertainty affects even Great Basin bristlecone pine, Pinus longaeva, the species with the world’s oldest known individuals. How should we respond? With alarm, indifference or something...

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AP-NORC Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming 12.10.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria blitzed the nation, most Americans think weather disasters are getting more severe and see global warming's fingerprints....
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Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming 12.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 68 percent of Americans think weather disasters seem to be worsening, compared to 28 percent who think they are staying the same and only 4 percent who say they are less severe.
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What natural disaster can teach us 11.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A friend living in St. Thomas recently marked herself “safe” on Facebook for the second time in two weeks. She was safe in only the most critical and cursory sense, which is to say she was alive. Her home and her business had been reduced to rubble.

Puerto Rico has been destroyed by hurricanes....

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