User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
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Sea Level Rise Could Displace 187 Million People in Coastal Communities 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As the Earth’s climate warms, melting ice sheets are expected to lead to an increase in global sea level.
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Colorado congressman wants probe reopened into claim feds tried to censor CU researcher’s climate-change references 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Colorado congressman is urging the U.S. Department of Interior's inspector general to reopen an investigation into claims the National Park Service tried to scrub references to human-caused climate change from a University of Colorado researcher's scientific report.
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What we don't know about polar ice melt 16.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The rate of polar ice melt is a critical wild card in projecting sea level rise and climate change impacts. Just how quickly will the polar ice sheets melt as Earth's climate warms?
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Exxon predicted in 1982 exactly how high global carbon emissions would be today 14.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
The concentration of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere reached an unprecedented level this month. Researchers at the fossil fuel giant Exxon saw it coming decades ago. Measurements taken on May 3 at the world’s oldest measuring station, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, recorded “humanity’s first day ever with more than 415 parts per […]
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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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Americans Have Never Been Known to Run From a Battle. Until Climate Change 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ireland has declared a "climate emergency." The UK's Environment Agency says London should plan to relocate coastal communities. Where's America?
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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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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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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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Climate Change Refugees: Four Fiji Communities Have Already Had to Relocate 30.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The impacts of climate change are set to rise, especially if global action to halt greenhouse gas emissions stagnates. More vulnerable communities will need to move away from their current homes.
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The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole 29.4.2019 Truthout.com
The muddled political response to very clear climate science is putting millions of people at risk.

The post The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole appeared first on Truthout.

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None of the 2020 Frontrunners Go Far Enough on Climate 28.4.2019 Truthout.com
We must look to the grassroots for guidance in order to ensure the survival of all life on this planet.

The post None of the 2020 Frontrunners Go Far Enough on Climate appeared first on Truthout.

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Climate Change Could Be Making Oceans Waves Bigger 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“As with all climate-related change, the message is clear. We need to limit the production of greenhouse gases," the study co-author told Newsweek.
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Greenland Ice Sheet Is Losing Ice Fast, Scientists Warn 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“If the Paris Agreement targets are not met, then the Greenland ice sheet will very likely continue to lose mass in the future, impacting global sea level, ocean currents and regional climate," an expert told Newsweek.
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Climate scientists slam Breitbart article as ‘nonsensical’ and ‘woefully ignorant’ 16.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
The conservative site Breitbart published a piece that strays so far from established climate science, one research scientist called it “quite possibly the worst ‘climate’-related article I’ve ever encountered.” Breitbart’s latest piece of climate science denial — an article headlined “Scientists Prove Man-Made Global Warming Is a Hoax” — is so inaccurate and misleading that […]
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This Video Shows What Happens After the Ice Melts 10.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Not enough people care enough about climate change. It’s too remote, too removed from everyday life. Even those who acknowledge its enormity often don’t see what it has to do with them personally. So maybe this will finally break through: The Weather Channel’s […]
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From ruined bridges to dirty air, EPA scientists price out the cost of climate change 8.4.2019 LA Times: Science

By the end of the century, the manifold consequences of unchecked climate change will cost the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars per year, according to a new study by scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Those costs will come in the form of water shortages, crippled infrastructure...

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Wheeler pledges help for Miami’s water woes but ignores climate change 5.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler pledged his support for tackling water issues in Miami-Dade County, Florida, during a Friday appearance with local officials. But Wheeler’s remarks omitted the key driving force behind the area’s water problems — climate change.   Miami and its surrounding areas have been labeled “ground zero” for climate change in no […]
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Committee disbanded by Trump perseveres in effort to deliver new approach to climate action 4.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
A climate change committee disbanded by the Trump administration has been quietly working under a new guise and has now released its first report in an effort to carry through on its mandate. The report, released Thursday, offers guidance for local governments to address both climate adaptation and mitigation, in an effort to promote best […]
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The Maldives: Paradise Lost? 2.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The archipelago off the coast of Sri Lanka is quickly becoming the Dubai of the ocean, but at what cost?
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