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The Environment Is on the November Ballot — Here’s What’s at Stake and Where 19.10.2018 Truthout.com
A handful of statewide ballot initiatives will test whether states can effectively counter environmental rollbacks.

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Bye-bye, beer? Brewers say they've got a plan on climate change 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?
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'Green News Report' - October 16, 2018 16.10.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Large swaths of the Florida Panhandle still awaiting help after catastrophic Hurricane Michael; Michael was the fourth 'major' hurricane to make U.S. landfall in the past 15 months; PLUS: Despite Michael's record-breaking destruction, Republicans are still denying the science and economic impacts of climate change... All ...
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Carbon Capture: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Here's a harsh climate reality: extracting carbon already emitted is as important as reaching zero output.

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Catastrophic Hurricanes Should Force US to Reassess Climate Policy 15.10.2018 Truthout.com
Politicians who refuse to curtail greenhouse gas emissions should be forced to take responsibilities for the damage.

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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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Climate-related disasters increasing as temperatures rise, NGOs warn 13.10.2018 Raw Story

The number of climate-related disasters around the world is growing rapidly, humanitarians warned Friday, urging more efforts to prepare and build resilience to looming changes on a warming planet. Climate shocks are already driving displacement, causing many to go hungry and are sparking or exacerb...

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Feehan, Hagedorn debate Trump, tariffs and farming 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An MPR News debate between the two candidates for the 1st Congressional District got heated - and they didn't agree on much.
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Alarm bells in the UN's latest climate report 12.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
We have 12 years to fix our climate before global warming's impacts get much worse.
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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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Hurricane Michael: Floridians Paying for Governor Scott’s Climate Denialism 10.10.2018 Truthout.com
A climate change-denying Gov. Scott has put ill-prepared Floridians at great risk from this catastrophic storm.

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'Green News Report' - October 9, 2018 10.10.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The world's scientists issue alarming report warning we are almost out of time to prevent worst impacts of global warming, but there's still time to act; PLUS: Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas brace for Hurricane Michael... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen ...
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Earth’s Ice Loss “Is a Nuclear Explosion of Geologic Change” 9.10.2018 Truthout.com
A study shows that 3 trillion tons of ice have disappeared into the oceans since 1992.

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New climate report reveals planetary horror story 9.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

WASHINGTON — Here is how to interpret the alarming new United Nations-sponsored report on global warming: We are living in a horror movie. The world needs statesmen to lead the way to safety. Instead we have President Trump, who essentially says, “Hey, let’s all head to the dark, creepy basement where the chain saws and […]

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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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South Carolina Still Grappling With Historic Flooding From Florence 5.10.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration's refusal to address climate change ensures that more catastrophic storms are on the horizon.

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Hurricane Sandy and the Inequalities of Resilience in New York 5.10.2018 American Prospect
As the Carolinas continue to grapple with the physical damage and psychological trauma from Hurricane Florence, the region faces difficult choices. Communities must decide which lands and neighborhoods to reclaim and rebuild and which ones are best left to absorb the ravages of intensifying storms. Those decisions will play out very differently depending on the race and the income of the individuals and families hit hardest by the historic flooding. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy slammed a very different region of the country: the Rockaways section of New York. But the aftermath of that historic storm provides some sobering clues about post-hurricane resilience efforts—like the ones that didn’t really help the Rockaways’ low-income residents and people of color. Most visitors to Manhattan or Brooklyn know little about the Rockaways. The finger-like Rockaway Peninsula runs approximately nine miles off the southeast end of Queens. Less than a mile across at its widest, the peninsula is flanked on one side by ...
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Climate Change Is a Major Midterm Issue. Corporate Media Are Ignoring It. 3.10.2018 Truthout.com
Debate moderators are asking fewer climate-related questions than they did in 2016.

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New Gulf Coast Fossil Fuel Projects Produce as Much Pollution as Coal 3.10.2018 Truthout.com
The projects release as much pollution as 29 coal-fired power plants running round the clock.

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