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Climate change reduces male fertility, could help drive extinction

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:24:56 +0000

Researchers are honing in on a little-studied but significant consequence of climate change: male infertility. Could this potential cause of extinction and biodiversity loss also...

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Ocean at the door: New homes and the rising sea

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:07:04 +0000

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

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Deep Dive: Two of America’s wealthiest philanthropists are teaming up to protect the oceans

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:57:19 +0000

Ray Dalio and Michael Bloomberg are quite different mega-donors, but they have a big overlap in their interest in oceans. We take a look at...

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Study: Sámi more vulnerable to the impact of climate change than before

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:22:00 +0000

A new study shows that climate change has negative effects on the culture, well-being and mental health of the Sámi. Climate change brings new diseases...

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'So many bears': Draft plan says Nunavut polar bear numbers unsafe

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:21:00 +0000

There are too many polar bears in parts of Nunavut and climate change hasn't yet affected any of them, says a draft management plan from...

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California Wildfires: 42 deaths make Camp Fire deadliest in state history

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:19:00 +0000

Emergency workers are sifting through the ashes in a Northern California town struck by the state’s most destructive wildfire in modern history.

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Uncertainty is the new normal: the case for resilience in infrastructure

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:58:22 +0000

The most recent international report on climate change paints a picture of disruption to society unless there are drastic and rapid cuts in greenhouse gas...

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Instant forest? 'Tree hopping' takes off in Kenya

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:52:58 +0000

Moving trees from areas where there are plenty to areas that have none can help restore degraded areas quickly, farmers say

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Scientists warn of lower water supply due to melting glaciers after 2060

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:11:17 +0000

Chinese scientists have warned that the melting glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as the world's Third Pole, will cause a reduced water supply in...

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Climate change, not overfishing, is devastating shellfish environments

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:59:07 +0000

The U.S. could become dependent on foreign sources of shellfish, since the harvest of four commercially important species is declining.

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Megafires more frequent because of climate change and forest management

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:54:34 +0000

Dry weather and strong winds mean that what would have been small blazes in the past are now monster fires.

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Why is the Gulf of Maine warming faster than 99% of the ocean?

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:08:59 +0000

The Gulf of Maine’s location at the meeting point of two major currents, as well as its shallow depth and shape, makes it especially susceptible...

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Why is the Gulf of Maine warming faster than 99% of the ocean?

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:05:22 +0000

The Gulf of Maine’s location at the meeting point of two major currents, as well as its shallow depth and shape, makes it especially susceptible...

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As smoke chokes the Bay Area, some advice from veterans of dirty skies

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:59:50 +0000

Some tips on dealing with air pollution from people around the world who live with it everyday.

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Climate change is fueling California's wildfires, scientists say

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 03:28:07 +0000

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Glen MacDonald, a professor and climate scientist at UCLA who's studied climate change and the causes and impacts...

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Trump responds to tragedy with cruelty

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 02:45:28 +0000

His tweet about California's wildfires wasn't just wrong. It was heartless.

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Wildfires 2018: Humans are making fires worse at every step

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:12:09 +0000

We fuel them. We build next to them. We ignite them.

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The California fires and the threat of climate change

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:06:37 +0000

The California wildfires have unleashed unconscionable suffering. Climate change could make them ten times worse.

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Investments that ignore climate change just burn money

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:05:52 +0000

Climate change is real. Its effects are inevitable. Investing in a way that recognizes this fact is not only a moral imperative, it is the...

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California wildfires 2018: Climate change is making wildfires worse

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:03:03 +0000

Warmer climate is creating the perfect conditions for long wildfire seasons in the West.

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Photos: Wildfires in California have been deadly and destructive

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 23:57:47 +0000

"Things like this will be part of our future ... things like this, and worse,’’ Gov. Jerry Brown said.

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Swalwell on wildfires: Trump ‘owns a lot of the problem’ on forest management

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 23:54:46 +0000

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) on Monday said President Trump "owns a lot of the problem" on forest management, noting the federal government oversees more than half...

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Audio: Retired Navy rear admiral calls extreme weather a national security threat

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:05:44 +0000

'This is a real threat ... the need to act, to get ahead of this, is urgent.'

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Colombia's island fishermen dive into battle to protect coral reefs

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:28:26 +0000

As climate change and growing tourism hurt coral, efforts to "garden" new coral - and save incomes - are paying off.

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Death toll in California wildfires climbs to at least 31

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:27:36 +0000

Firefighters are racing against wind gusts to control blazes raging in two areas of the state. In Northern California, officials say six more bodies were...

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The remote Arctic town that is melting away

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:26:00 +0000

As the Arctic loses ice at dramatic rates, people in Qaanaaq, the northernmost town in Greenland, are finding their homes, livelihoods, customs and very survival...

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California’s wildfires: ‘everybody is at risk’ from smoky conditions, experts say

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:42:12 +0000

Californians need to prepare for wildfires – including particulate-filled air – just as they do for earthquakes.

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One California calamity after another, and yet we always endure

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:37:36 +0000

Earthquakes, yes. Torrential downpours, yes. Mudslides, yes. Extended droughts, yes. A president who kicks us when we're down, yes.

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Warming hurting shellfish, aiding predators, ruining habitat

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 05:08:50 +0000

Valuable species of shellfish have become harder to find on the East Coast because of degraded habitat caused by a warming environment, according to a...

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Neil Young blasts Trump over California wildfires tweet

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 03:15:30 +0000

Rocker whose Malibu-area home was destroyed in blaze writes, “California is vulnerable – not because of poor forest management as DT (our so-called president) would...

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