User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Storm
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Climate change risk showing up in real estate 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The concept is pretty simple: Rising seas higher storm surges, and unprecedented flooding adds up to more risk for trillions of dollars of real estate.
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Windy, rainy night; Memorial Day weekend trending nicer? 22.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plenty of sunshine and highs in the 70s this weekend?
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'Green News Report' - May 21, 2019 21.5.2019 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Yet another rounds of extreme weather hits the Midwest; Yet another U.S. coal company declares bankruptcy; BP and Shell lobby for a carbon tax (but there's a catch!); PLUS: 2020 Democratic hopefuls Gov. Jay Inslee and Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveil ambitious, comprehensive climate policies... All that ...
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Climate Change Won't Wait Until 2020—We Need Bipartisan Action Now 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The infrastructure bill may be an opportunity to take meaningful steps forward on climate action, already under this administration
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Man-eating Tigers Could Hunt down More Humans Due to Climate Change 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The way that we live on Earth is causing an unprecedented acceleration in species extinction.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Enters Race for 2020 Democratic Nomination 16.5.2019 Truthout.com
"Donald Trump must be stopped," de Blasio says. "I've beaten him before, and I will do it again."
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As More Diverted Floodwaters Head Their Way, Dolphins Keep Dying in Louisiana 14.5.2019 Truthout.com
The historic opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway is happening during an ongoing and mysterious dolphin die-off.
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“Politics as Usual” Won’t Stem the Rise of the Bannon-Style Far Right 13.5.2019 Truthout.com
It’s time for a movement to counteract Steve Bannon's movement.
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World ‘not on track’ to stop 1.5 degrees of global warming warns UN Secretary General 12.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
United Nations Secretary General António Guterres warned the world is “not on track” to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Speaking in New Zealand Sunday morning ahead of traveling to Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Fiji — nations among the most vulnerable to climate change — Guterres said: “Climate change is running […]
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Deadly flooding is rocking Texas. Scientists say this our future under climate change. 11.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Communities across East Texas and the wider region are reeling after an onslaught of rain and flash flooding left Houston and other cities underwater this week. The heavy rain comes only weeks after the United States closed out the wettest 12 months on record, a period that has also seen much of the Midwest devastated […]
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When '100-year floods' happen often, what should you call them? 9.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
And: Mississippi River flooding in St. Paul this spring swamped the record for the longest period of flooding ever measured in the city.
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New Report Shows 'Unprecedented' Rates Of Extinction Due To Climate Change 9.5.2019 Crooks Liars
A massive new report compiling research findings from numerous scientific fields paints an extraordinarily dire portrait of our changing planet. The full report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) will not be released until later in the year, but a summary released for policymakers highlights a worldwide collapse of biodiversity and ecosystems, all due to planet-wide transformation of the seas, land, and atmosphere at human hands . The changes are "unprecedented in human history," says the report. They will each accelerate if global carbon emissions cannot be reduced immediately, if sea and land management practices cannot set aside sufficient natural reserves to support rapidly-collapsing species, and if other forms of pollution cannot be curtailed. Among the ...
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As White House stalls on disaster aid, Trump holds political rally in hurricane-stricken Florida 9.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
President Donald Trump is set to hold a campaign rally in a hurricane-ravaged region of Florida on Wednesday, arriving in the state as officials are lobbying for more disaster relief aid and ramping up climate change efforts. Disaster aid for several parts of the United States has been stalled while members of Congress clash over […]
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Students are terrified of climate change. Some school boards say it’s too political to talk about. 8.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
By Molly Taft Burning book pages aren’t supposed to rain from the sky. But for some kids growing up in the age of climate change, it’s become a familiar sight. “Sonoma County kids know that when there’s a big wildfire, there are pieces of paper that fall out of the sky,” said Park Guthrie, who […]
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Nature is in trouble. Here's why you should care 7.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A United Nations report this week estimates that 1 million species are threatened with extinction. "You destroy nature and it's going to bite you back," says one ecologist.
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School kids have the power to change conservative minds about climate change, study shows 6.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

You could say kids are taking the lead on climate change.

Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist and Nobel peace prize nominee, has barnstormed parliaments and United Nations meetings, calling on leaders to stop “behaving like children” and get serious about tackling climate change.

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Affirming the Paris Accord Is Good — But Democrats Must Do Much More 4.5.2019 Truthout.com
While the U.K. declared a climate emergency, Democrats in the U.S. remain splintered around climate policy.

The post Affirming the Paris Accord Is Good — But Democrats Must Do Much More appeared first on Truthout.

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A Growing Number of US Flood Survivors Seek Answers 4.5.2019 Truthout.com
Flood survivors are an ever-growing constituency for change.

The post A Growing Number of US Flood Survivors Seek Answers appeared first on Truthout.

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Why Big Oil Should Embrace Greta Thunberg 3.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Most of us in Big Oil know climate change is real. It's time we act on it.
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Mike's Blog Round Up 3.5.2019 Crooks Liars
Dohiyi Mir : How do you say “no” to the city of strong coffee and hard rain? Brad Delong : In which climate change announces, “Here I am, rock you like a hurricane.” Off the Charts Blog : Capital spending for K-12 schools is still below pre-recession levels. Just an Earth-Bound Misfit : What’s in the cloud? Apparently, a publicly accessible database with information on 80 million U.S. households. Alicublog : The most recent synagogue shooting shows American men “need to cultivate physical strength.” Wait, what? Speaking of which, your quote of the day: "You need to man up.” ( Sarah Palin , October 18, ...
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