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Black farmers are embracing climate-resilient farming

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:22:29 +0000

Communities of color are on the frontlines of climate change. These farmers are also on the frontlines of climate solutions.

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60 hours on Kangaroo Island: A reporter's diary documenting wildlife destruction

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:01:20 +0000

Dispatch from Australia: Our reporter describes the ongoing catastrophe of record bushfires on the continent's wildlife.

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A 2016 ocean heatwave killed more than a million seabirds

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:46:26 +0000

Between the summer of 2015 and the spring of 2016, a marine heatwave swept the northern Pacific Ocean that was hotter and lasted longer than...

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The Salmon Sisters of Alaska are fighting for a healthy, sustainable fish future

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:36:57 +0000

Claire Neaton and Emma Privat are supporting their community by protecting a way of life and Alaskan salmon.

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Climate change takes center stage in Davos

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:48:49 +0000

With businesses under pressure to act, solutions are emerging, but not fast enough, some participants fear.

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The $119 billion sea wall that could defend New York...or not

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:38:14 +0000

A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate.

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Children and teen's climate change lawsuit dismissed by US court

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:35:43 +0000

Two of three judges on the panel said that climate change was an issue for lawmakers, not the courts.

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A climate show was canceled. Then came the finger-pointing

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:33:36 +0000

One of the nation’s most successful theaters, the Public, shortened the run of a monologue by a prominent artist-activist, Josh Fox. Now each party is...

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How long do we have before Arctic ice melts away?

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:12:13 +0000

With the frozen top of the world melting to liquid, an expedition set out to untangle the physics and help forecast its future.

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In rising seas, a girl learns to swim: 'Dulce,' a short documentary

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:46:48 +0000

A rite of passage is complicated by the specter of climate change in coastal Colombia.

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Your Florida coastal home could lose 15% of its value by 2030 due to sea rise

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:24:07 +0000

And it could lose up to 35 percent of its value by 2050, according to a new report.

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Climate change threatens platypus extinction, study finds

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:28:13 +0000

One of Australia’s most-loved mammals, the platypus, is being pushed towards the “brink of extinction” by climate threats and habitat destruction, researchers say.

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How climate change is killing Alpine skiing as we know it

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:26:33 +0000

The site of the 1936 Winter Olympics is just one of many European towns whose livelihood is under threat.

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The five: Changes in animal behaviour due to global heating

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:20:22 +0000

Species around the world are being forced to alter their diet, migratory patterns, feeding grounds and more.

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Australia wildfires impart vital lesson to U.S.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:19:26 +0000

With more than 14 million acres in Australia blackened by bushfires, climate change is a glaring threat to Australians - and to the standing of...

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Huge dust storms in Australia hit central New South Wales

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:17:35 +0000

Damaging winds produced by thunderstorms across central New South Wales have whipped up dust storms that turned daytime into night in some towns.

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Twitter mocks Donald Trump's dismissal of New York sea wall: 'Make the Merfolk pay for it'

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:08:45 +0000

Trump dismissed a proposal for a sea wall around New York City as "costly, foolish and environmentally unfriendly."

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Australia's fires represent the first acute climate crisis of this new decade

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:00:09 +0000

Climate change alone did not cause Australia’s brushfires. A confluence of factors contributed to this disaster.

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The search for clean air amid Australia’s smoky fires

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:55:47 +0000

An Air Quality Index of 67 to 99 is considered "fair," 100 to 149 is "poor," 150 to 200 is "very poor," and 200+ is...

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Oil and gas sector ‘losing its social licence to operate’, UK boss warns

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 07:08:52 +0000

Tim Eggar, chairman of the UK's Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), sent shockwaves through the industry on Wednesday (15 January) when he said growing public...

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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:54:08 +0000

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The I-told-you-so heard ‘round the world

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:00:11 +0000

When I'm in the checkout line at the grocery, the tabloids invariably catch my eye for a split second. Amid the cover stories about aliens,...

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Children’s climate change lawsuit: The 9th Circuit has dismissed Juliana v. US

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:39:22 +0000

Plaintiffs in the Juliana v. US lawsuit alleged the government violated the rights of young people to a safe climate.

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Louisiana tribes file complaint with United Nations over US inaction on climate change

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:24:00 +0000

Four coastal Louisiana tribes claim the U.S. government has violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change.

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In a changing climate, the work of botanical artists takes on new meaning

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:23:00 +0000

A botanical art exhibit opening at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul captures the Minnesota tree species most vulnerable to climate change.

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Why fossil fuel companies are reckoning with climate change

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:15:38 +0000

How should a company that generates most of its profits by serving the world's enormous appetite for oil navigate a long-term future in which shifting...

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Long shaped by fire, Australia enters a perilous new era

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:58:31 +0000

The latest massive conflagrations there are evidence that a hotter climate has thrust Australia into a new normal where fires will keep burning on an...

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Blowing in the wind: Why the Netherlands is sinking

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:53:41 +0000

Over the centuries, windmills built to drain peatland for agriculture have been causing the ground to steadily sink. It's unclear who's in charge of fixing...

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Weather shows evidence of climate change every single day since 2012

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:36:57 +0000

Children born in 2012 haven’t lived a single day unaffected by climate change.

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Climate change won’t result in a new normal but in constant, horrifying new disasters

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:21:13 +0000

From “wet bulb” heat waves that create deadly humidity to cascading economic effects of sea level rise, a new report catalogs some of the unanticipated...

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