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New Study Shows the Devastating Effect Climate Change Is Having on Antarctica 15.6.2018 Mother Jones
Antarctica’s sheets of ice are melting at a rate faster than ever before and raising global sea levels by “almost a centimeter,” an international group of scientists concluded Thursday in a study published in the journal Nature. If the icy continent continues to thaw at an accelerating rate, they noted, seas could rise by close to 200 feet bringing […]
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Scientists Find a “Whole Lot Of Bad News” in Latest Report on Rising CO2 Levels 13.6.2018 Mother Jones
The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has never been higher, scientists at a prominent Hawaii observatory announced last week. This was the most recent environmental milestone in a year that has been marked by the Trump administration dismantling many Obama-era environmental policy initiatives. CO2 is especially significant because it traps heat in the atmosphere and is seen as being one of […]
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Marine Heatwaves, Changing Ocean Currents and Capitalism’s Threat to Life 8.6.2018 Truthout.com
On World Oceans Day, let's commit to preserving this vital ecosystem.

The post Marine Heatwaves, Changing Ocean Currents and Capitalism’s Threat to Life appeared first on Truthout.

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Theft of the blog: Summer edition 31.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The best submission will get four tickets to the July 30th game (7:10 pm) at Target Field between the Twins and the Cleveland Indians.
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California Democrat Enlists Former “Seinfeld” Star to Mock Dana Rohrabacher 31.5.2018 Mother Jones
Former Seinfeld star Jason Alexander has a new role. In a new campaign ad, he plays the moderator of a mock debate between Democratic congressional hopeful Harley Rouda and his Southern California district’s 15-term Republican incumbent, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. The three-minute clip features an increasingly baffled-looking Alexander lobbing questions at a monitor showing news clips of […]
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10 skunks, 1 bat test positive for rabies throughout Weld County 26.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Weld County Health Department announced Friday that 10 cases of rabies found over the past two months throughout Weld County.
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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers 26.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The emails underscore how Pruitt and senior agency officials have sought to surround themselves with people who share their vision of curbing environmental regulation and enforcement.
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Remember the Hole in the Ozone Layer? This Scientist Discovered It 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. On May 24, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award one of the world’s largest scientific prizes to two of the world’s top climate researchers. In the presence of Swedish royalty, MIT professor of atmospheric chemistry Susan Solomon and Princeton University senior meteorologist […]
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NASA head Jim Bridenstine, once doubtful, confirms he believes humans are the leading cause of climate change 24.5.2018 Washington Post
NASA head Jim Bridenstine, once doubtful, confirms he believes humans are the leading cause of climate change
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By getting serious about limiting global warming, the world could save itself more than $20 trillion 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Fighting global warming is starting to sound like a lucrative investment. A new study out of Stanford University finds that keeping global warming a half-degree beneath the Paris climate agreement’s 2 degree Celsius target could potentially save more than $20 trillion globally.

The findings, described...

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Mumbai's glow-in-the-dark waves may be fueled by climate change, study says 21.5.2018 Washington Post
Mumbai's glow-in-the-dark waves may be fueled by climate change, study says
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I Asked a Bunch of Scientists if Climate Change Was Affecting the Bacteria in My Gut 20.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Those of us who believe in climate change (and maybe some who don’t) jokingly blame all kinds of things on it, from flat tires to summer hailstorms. Case of the flu? Climate change. Mudslide? Climate change. (Usually, we’re right.) But I was […]
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A little extra global warming will mean a lot more habitat loss for plants and animals, study says 19.5.2018 LA Times: Science

What difference does half a degree Celsius of global warming make?

To many plants and animals, and especially insects, it could mean the difference between life and death, according to a new study.

In a paper published Thursday in Science, researchers report that limiting global warming to 1.5...

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The Energy 202: Wilbur Ross declined to endorse his own department's climate science findings 16.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The Commerce Secretary did not defend the work of NOAA's climate scientists.
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'Green News Report' - May 15, 2018 15.5.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt still has a job, amid revelations EPA blocked study showing widespread water contamination across U.S.; New studies confirm global warming is rapidly intensifying hurricanes and their rainfall; Entergy paid actors to support power plant bid at Louisiana hearing; PLUS: California adopts landmark ...
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These Are the Countries That Will Have the Worst Temperature Swings in the Future 13.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The effects of climate change are already hitting hardest in the parts of the world that have contributed the least to our current state of affairs. That, we already know. Now, new research indicates these same regions, among the globe’s poorest areas, […]
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William T. Vollmann turns his mammoth talents to climate change 11.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

William T. Vollmann opened the multi-lock steel door to his “writing studio,” a 3,000-square-foot former Mexican restaurant-turned-apartment hidden in a dicey outlier of Sacramento. It’s surrounded by wrought iron and chain link fencing topped with razor wire “to prevent home invasion,” he explained....

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Talks on climate rules inch on, despite lack of leadership 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Diplomats from some 190 countries have wrapped up two weeks of talks on drafting a rulebook for combating climate change, with observers Thursday noting some progress but also a lack of the kind of leadership that helped bring about the 2015 Paris accord.
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The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt's 'red team-blue team' debate prep largely left out mainstream climate scientists 10.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Here are some highlights from a new cache of EPA emails.
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Emails show EPA turned to climate skeptics to craft 'red team-blue team' exercise 10.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Pruitt mainly relied on conservative advocates rather than career staffers who traditionally identify scientific research priorities for the agency.
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