Climate Crisis Weekly Stories June 22

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • Boaty McBoatface and The Big Climate Discovery.
  • A new study estimates $400 billion will be needed in the next 20 years to save US coastal communities.
  • Oregon Republicans literally flee the state to avoid voting on a carbon reduction bill.
  • Arctic permafrost melt stuns experts.
  • Activists target a coal mine in Germany.
  • And more….

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories June 15

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • How the most vulnerable nations are approaching the climate crisis.
  • An effort to move a trillion metric tons of carbon dioxide out of the air and into soil.
  • Cities need to halve emissions by 2030, study says.
  • A Trump-appointed regulator sounds the alarm on how climate change will pose financial risks.
  • Former Republican EPA heads have a dim view of the current EPA.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories June 8

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • Natural wind protection against hurricane intensity may be diminished.
  • Thousands of heat-related deaths can be avoided in US cities by hitting Paris Agreement goals.
  • No climate change debate, the DNC says.
  • A group of US youths seek a climate change lawsuit.
  • Companies could see financial risks from climate crisis in the next five years.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories June 1

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • The Greens gain seats in EU elections.
  • Greenpeace issues climate grades for the 2020 US presidential candidates.
  • Looking into the increase of methane in the atmosphere.
  • Calls for Harvard to divest from fossil fuels.
  • How threatened Singapore is responding to the climate challenge.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 25

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • Sea level rise could be even worse than feared.
  • The US is a “hotbed” of climate change denial.
  • The GOP touts innovation as a climate solution, then votes against energy research bill.
  • An extensive look at how the Midwest is confronting the climate crisis.
  • The recent landmark report on nature’s decline didn’t get much love from TV news.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 18

In this edition of Climate Change Weekly:

  • Atmospheric carbon dioxide hits a new high.
  • Ice loss is seen deep into Antarctica.
  • Elizabeth Warren seeks US military preparedness and accountability for climate change.
  • Jay Inslee unveils his Evergreen Economy Plan.
  • Climate change is a key topic in today’s Australian election.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 11

In this edition of Climate Change Weekly:

  • A new report finds nature on an unprecedented decline, with accelerating extinction rates.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden seeking “middle ground” climate policy.
  • Iceland is using a new method to fight climate change.
  • The more Republicans hear about the Green New Deal, the more they decide they don’t like it.
  • Ireland follows the UK in declaring a climate emergency.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 4

In this edition of Climate Change Weekly:

  • A few presidential candidates unveil climate/climate-related plans.
  • The UK declares a climate emergency while a committee pushes for net zero emissions.
  • Indonesia wants to move its capital away from Jakarta, which is sinking.
  • A look at how food affects climate change.
  • The House votes to pass Climate Action Now Act, which aims to keep US in Paris Agreement.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories April 27

In the inaugural edition of Climate Change Weekly, we check out:

  • Controversial comments from London’s mayor.
  • England’s environment secretary vows action after a visit from climate activist Greta Thunberg.
  • Talk of a climate-focused debate continues among Democratic presidential candidates.
  • A look at how New York City may deal with rising seas.
  • Melting permafrost is the giant lurking problem that may cost the world trillions and unleash who knows what else.
  • And more…

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