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New York Times columnist writes op-ed filled with falsehoods on Pelosi and Green New Deal 20.2.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Readers turning to the New York Times opinion pages this weekend may have left feeling confused about the urgency of climate change and where Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stands on the issue. The main thrust of the op-ed written by columnist Bret Stephens is to argue that Pelosi has an “incrementalist approach to […]
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A Scientist Who Resisted Trump Administration Censorship of Climate Report Just Lost Her Job 17.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For several years, climate change scientist Maria Caffrey led a trailblazing study outlining the risks of rising seas at national parks. She’s now out of a job. Caffrey, who worked under a contract with the National Park Service, resisted efforts by federal officials […]
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Antarctic ice shelves: Searching for clues on climate change 16.2.2019 Raw Story

In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, scientists at a research base are scouring the ice for clues about everything from climate change to cures for cancer. Chile’s Escudero base on King George Island acts as a research hub for a f...

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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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Matthews Defends Green New Deal Over Common Sense, Maduro Over Bolton 14.2.2019 NewsBusters
In a wild Hardball on Wednesday, MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews spent the latter portion of the program defending the Green New Deal, expressing dismay at Republicans for “mak[ing] fun of” the proposal seeking to address the dangers “we're facing as a species” because of climate change, and defending murderous Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro because National Security Adviser John Bolton isn’t a ...
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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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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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CNN Offers Criticism-Free Praise for Green New Deal; Compares AOC, Markey to Gaga, Cooper 8.2.2019 NewsBusters
CNN special correspondent and far-left climate activist Bill “ignorant f***sticks” Weir joined afternoon CNN Newsroom host Brooke Baldwin Thursday for a criticism-free lovefest in honor of the Green New Deal. All told, the pair determined it was akin to NASA and a necessary step to save Earth without offering any questions or answers about how this move toward communism would be paid ...
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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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Earth Had Its Fourth Warmest Year on Record in 2018 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The report from NASA and NOAA was released Wednesday.
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Climate Change in 2019: What Have We Learned From 2018? 3.2.2019 Truthout.com
The effects of climate change are unpredictable and will only get worse unless we act now.

The post Climate Change in 2019: What Have We Learned From 2018? appeared first on Truthout.

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Scientists defend Ocasio-Cortez’s warning that we have 12 years to avert climate catastrophe 31.1.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Back in October, the nations of the world unanimously approved a landmark report from scientists warning that we must make sharp reductions in global carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 to have any plausible chance of averting catastrophic climate change. This report — published by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — led to […]
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We Are Destroying Our Life Support System 28.1.2019 Truthout.com
Runaway climate disruption has made extinction a reality. Will humans be able to adapt?

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Desert X 2019: Artists will tackle environmental disaster, guns, immigration 28.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Desert X is back. The biennial that scattered large-scale artworks — including a ranch house, fully mirrored on the inside and outside — across the vast desert of the Coachella Valley in 2017 on Monday announced its artist lineup for 2019.

When the second iteration of Desert X premieres Feb. 9,...

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5 Ways to Protect the Planet Without Disenfranchising People With Disabilities 27.1.2019 Truthout.com
Despite their vulnerability to climate change, people with disabilities often are omitted from relevant policy making.

The post 5 Ways to Protect the Planet Without Disenfranchising People With Disabilities appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump policies will increase refugees at our southern border, say government auditors 24.1.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Drought in Central America has helped spur refugees to our southern border, the U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO) said in a major report recently released to Congress. But, as the GAO also warned, the Trump administration has stopped efforts by the State Department, begun under President Barack Obama, that were aimed at addressing the nexus between climate change […]
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‘Cause of death: the Trump presidency.’ Climate experts autopsy Trump’s first 2 years. 18.1.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Two years in, the presidency of Donald Trump has been a possibly fatal disaster for our livable climate, a number of climate and clean energy experts told ThinkProgress. During the 2016 presidential campaign, countless climate experts voiced their concern about Trump, who had infamously called climate change a “hoax” and said it was “created by […]
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Farmers are adapting to new climate realities and are ready to work with Gov. Newsom 17.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: My organization agrees with the L.A. Times editorial calling for a plan to help California’s precious water supply keep up with changes brought by global warming. We also think it’s important to recognize the progress we’ve made.

Urban users have fully embraced conservation. In the...

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Oceans had their hottest year on record in 2018 as global warming accelerates 17.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Earth’s oceans had their warmest year on record in 2018, a stark indication of the enormous amount of heat being absorbed by the sea as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists reported Wednesday.

The analysis by an international team of scientists confirms the oceans are heating up...

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A Planet in Crisis: The Heat’s on Us 15.1.2019 Truthout.com
We have a finite amount of time left to coexist with significant parts of the biosphere.

The post A Planet in Crisis: The Heat’s on Us appeared first on Truthout.

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