Climate Crisis Weekly Stories Yesterday

  • Two islands in an Indonesian Unesco world biosphere reserve have disappeared due to rising seas.
  • Microsoft announces it will be carbon negative by 2030.
  • Australian firefighters saved the world’s last remaining “dinosaur trees” from the bushfires.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories January 11

  • Greta Thunberg and 20 other young activists are calling on world leaders to abandon fossil fuels.
  • London has installed three awesome “City Trees,” which are moss towers that eat pollution.
  • This tiny house is not only seriously cute, it’s also eco-friendly and resistant to natural disasters.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories January 4

  • Australian bushfires continue to blaze and the heat is relentless. Why is this happening?
  • Angela Merkel’s New Year’s speech message: We must combat climate change. There is still time.
  • The moment when climate activists Sir David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg “meet” on Skype.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories December 28, 2019

  • The Trump administration has dissolved more than 80 regulations protecting air, water, land, and health.
  • Activists in South Korea build a “Christmas tree” out of cigarette butts in a call for a plastic ban.
  • South Korea shuts down a second nuclear reactor.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories December 21, 2019

  • 5 eco-friendly holiday gift ideas for you last-minute shoppers.
  • If we cut air pollution, then it could prevent depression in millions of people.
  • A Dutch designer created a billboard in Mexico that actually eats smog.
  • A solar-powered desalinization plant provides clean water to a Kenyan community.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories December 14, 2019

  • COP25: What was — and was not — achieved at the UN Climate Summit in Madrid.
  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg is TIME’s 2019 Person of the Year.
  • Why melting ice in the Arctic directly affects every one of us.
  • Which US states cut their environmental agency budget and staff numbers? This map will tell you.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories December 7, 2019

  • COP25: Madrid’s Prado Museum and the WWF use art to show effects of climate change.
  • The decade 2010-2019 is “on course” to be the warmest on record.
  • Very bad news for the Florida Keys: Monroe County can’t save some areas from rising waters.
  • Take this quiz to see how your choices would impact climate change.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories November 30, 2019

  • Big youth climate emergency marches yesterday ahead of the Madrid talks next week.
  • No-show British PM Boris Johnson is replaced with a melting ice sculpture at climate crisis debates.
  • Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee’s brother Mike says unnecessary emails are hurting the environment.
  • Scottish farmers are successfully growing and irrigating crops with seawater.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories November 23, 2019

  • Coldplay announces they will pause touring until it becomes “environmentally beneficial.”
  • The Oxford Dictionaries 2019 word is “climate emergency.”
  • The UNDP examines steps the Middle East is taking to grow solar power and build resilience.
  • The Amazon sees the largest deforestation rate this year in 11 years.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories November 16, 2019

  • The World Economic Forum: What if we actually got things right with fixing climate change?
  • Venice’s regional council floods for the first time — right after it voted against climate-crisis action.
  • Greta Thunberg sails back to Europe on a catamaran, and leaves the US with some parting advice.
  • Scientists are trying to study — and save — the Amazon rainforest, but the Brazilian government is trying to thwart them.
  • And more…

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