User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
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Experts Fear California Isn't Prepared For Mega Storms 19.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists and engineers think California's water infrastructure isn't ready for a very large storm.
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NY Times Furthers Climate Fears With Hysterical Doomsaying: ‘Time To Panic’ 18.2.2019 NewsBusters
The New York Times Sunday Review devoted its entire front page to unembarrassed, literal climate panic. It’s right there in the headline, over a blood-red background: “Time to Panic.” The subhead: “The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us.” It was penned by New York magazine’s literary editor David Wallace-Wells, who is evidently trying his hand at apocalyptic fiction. He previously tried to instill panic in the population with his alarmist piece in the summer of 2017, “The Uninhabitable ...
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Frost depth increasing; light snow Sunday 16.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Another snowy dusting Sunday.
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Climate-fueled nuisance flooding cost this town up to $172,000 in lost revenue 16.2.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Sunny day flooding caused by sea level rise is costing local businesses in one coastal town tens of thousands of dollars in lost revenue, reveals a new study released Friday. According to the study published in the journal Science Advances, eight businesses in downtown Annapolis, Maryland — where nuisance flooding is a regular occurrence — […]
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The Shutdown as Shock Doctrine 15.2.2019 Truthout.com
The right wing could use the shutdown as a pretext to accelerate cuts to public services it deems "inessential."

The post The Shutdown as Shock Doctrine appeared first on Truthout.

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Measuring the costs of climate change 15.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus, a climate-change arts event.
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CNN’s Harlow Pressures Schultz: 'Commit' to Drop Out If You're a Spoiler 13.2.2019 NewsBusters
In the midst of CNN’s Tuesday Town Hall with prospective independent presidential candidate and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, moderator Poppy seemed to get a bit annoyed at her guest when he appeared unwilling to “commit” to dropping out of the race in the event he would spoil the election for Democrats in the fall of ...
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‘Poor baby didn’t want to get his hair wet’: Ana Navarro mocks Trump for ‘snow woman’ attack on Klobuchar 11.2.2019 Raw Story

President Donald Trump tried to attack Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) because she held her announcement outdoors in the snow in her home state. “Well, it happened again. Amy Klobuchar announced that she is running for President, talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual...

The post ‘Poor baby didn’t want to get his hair wet’: Ana Navarro mocks Trump for ‘snow woman’ attack on Klobuchar appeared first on Raw Story.

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Louisiana and Isle de Jean Charles Tribe Try to Find Common Ground 10.2.2019 Truthout.com
Talks have restarted over a $48 million climate change resettlement project.

The post Louisiana and Isle de Jean Charles Tribe Try to Find Common Ground appeared first on Truthout.

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Imagine Being Homeless During the Polar Vortex 9.2.2019 Truthout.com
While the president chased after his wall, the real national emergency was people dying in extreme weather.

The post Imagine Being Homeless During the Polar Vortex appeared first on Truthout.

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In Haiti, Climate Aid Comes With Strings Attached 9.2.2019 Truthout.com
Perhaps no people know better than Haitians just how dangerous, destructive and destabilizing climate change can be.

The post In Haiti, Climate Aid Comes With Strings Attached appeared first on Truthout.

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Despite signs of interstate cooperation, the decline of Lake Mead isn’t near being solved 9.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

On the surface, things have seemed to be looking up in recent weeks for the future of Lake Mead.

The Western storms of the last month have fostered the impression of a respite, at least temporarily, from the region’s long drought. Earlier this month, Arizona legislators passed a sheaf of crucial...

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In Cuba, climate change means harsher hurricanes and tough coffee growing 8.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
MPR News chief meteorologist Paul Huttner visited Cuba last week and got a lesson on how climate change is affecting the country.
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NBC Meteorologist: Earth Would ‘Just Be Fine’ if Humans ‘All Disappeared’ 7.2.2019 NewsBusters
Swept up in the hysteria of the latest government report on climate change, during the third hour of NBC’s Today show on Thursday, meteorologist Dylan Dreyer suggested that if humanity simply “disappeared” the planet “would go back and just be fine.” Fellow forecaster Al Roker defensively lectured that the new climate findings were “not from some conspiracy ...
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Climate Change Set to Bring More Extreme Weather 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There is some good news, however—sea level rise won't be quite as bad as expected.
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Weather and climate-related disasters cost the US $80 billion in 2018, but go ahead and say climate change isn’t real 7.2.2019 TechCrunch
Weather and climate-related disasters cost the U.S. economy $80 billion last year — and have hit the nation’s bottom line to the tune of roughly $100 billion per year over the last five years, according to a new survey from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That tally comes as NASA reported that 2018 was […]
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NASA Just Announced 2018 Was the Fourth-Hottest Year on Record 6.2.2019 Mother Jones
It’s official: Last year was the fourth hottest year on record, after only the previous three, according to separate figures released Wednesday morning by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA.   Several other monitoring organizations, including the United Kingdom Met Office, the World Meteorological Organization, and Berkeley Earth, a research group who released their […]
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There were 14 billion-dollar natural disasters in 2018 6.2.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
There were 14 weather and climate disasters that cost more than $1 billion each across the United States last year, according to new figures released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Wednesday. Last year also was the eighth in a row with eight or more billion-dollar disasters. Wildfires, in particular, were “historically damaging,” […]
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Is the ‘Trump Effect’ over? Republicans’ climate concerns jump despite president’s denial 6.2.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
In the past 14 months, concern about climate change among conservative Republicans — and among all voters — has hit its highest level ever. A new survey published by the climate change communication programs at Yale and George Mason University (GMU) reports “an increase in Republican understanding of the reality of human-caused global warming, worry […]
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House Dems Are Kickstarting Their Climate Agenda with a Flurry of Hearings 6.2.2019 Mother Jones
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives will have not one, but two hearings on climate change, breaking at least six years of silence or outright denial about the subject when Republicans were in control. Both the Natural Resources Committee and a subcommittee of Energy and Commerce are holding simultaneous hearings. The Natural Resources hearing features two panels, starting […]
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