Climate Crisis Weekly Stories November 16

  • 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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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories November 9

  • Virginia Democrats campaigned on fighting the climate crisis and won.
  • The official word[s] of the year for 2019? “Climate strike.”
  • New Zealand passes a law that sets 2050 as its net zero target year.
  • An offshore wind farm in Rhode Island proves to be a popular fishing spot.
  • Spain will host the UN climate talks in December after Chile withdraws.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories November 2

  • Three reasons why wildfires are still ravaging California’s environment, despite the end of the drought.
  • What’s an energy vampire, and how can you slay it?
  • Greta Thunberg declines the Nordic Council’s 2019 environmental prize.
  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk pays for 1 million trees to be planted.
  • Big hotel chains are working to source their fish more sustainably.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories October 19

  • Climate crisis protests in London: Extinction Rebellion, bans, and broccoli.
  • Italy and Croatia team up to replenish the Adriatic Sea’s suffering fish population.
  • Lobbying has to be part of corporate action when it comes to climate change.
  • Five ways to construct buildings with resilience in the face of the climate crisis.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories October 12

  • Jane Fonda arrested for climate crisis protest in Washington, DC.
  • How to talk to your kids about the climate crisis.
  • Cocaine isn’t just bad for your body — it’s also causing climate change.
  • Japan buckles down yet again as Typhoon Hagibis is set to break violent-storm records.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories October 5

  • Your morning coffee could become a luxury as Peruvian farms’ crops falter due to climate change.
  • Climate crisis protesters in London spray fake blood with a fire hose — and it gets a little crazy.
  • Sharks are swimming further north because of global warming.
  • Increasing heat is making working conditions deadly for millions of people.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories September 28

  • The UN-supported IPCC releases a somber report about the state of our oceans.
  • Why do so many adults find teenage activist Greta Thunberg a threat?
  • The Covering Climate Now media project wrapped up, with some outstanding work.
  • Philadelphia airport may have a big problem with rising waters in the near future.
  • Florida is holding an energy and climate summit — and not a moment too soon.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories September 21

  • The (truly) Global Climate Strike draws millions to the streets…
  • … But Donald Trump is snubbing the UN climate summit on Monday.
  • Climate change is Canadians’ No. 1 concern.
  • In West Texas, wind power means jobs.
  • Hurricanes Humberto and Imelda cause damage in Bermuda and Texas, respectively.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories September 14

  • 2019 could feature some of the most extreme weather in 20 years. And yes, climate change is a major catalyst.
  • The UN says that the climate crisis is the greatest threat ever to human rights.
  • Why are hurricanes getting stronger? Three reasons.
  • British farmers say we don’t need to stop consuming beef to address the climate crisis.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories September 7

  • Scientists discovered that the sea rose 52 feet 3 million years ago. It’s going to happen again.
  • Florida Senator Rick Scott on hurricanes and climate change: “We don’t know what the cause is… ”
  • … but this formerly skeptical meteorologist might be able to enlighten the senator.
  • What happened at this week’s CNN climate-crisis town hall featuring 10 Democratic presidential candidates.
  • Former secretary of defense James Mattis addresses climate-change skeptics.
  • And more…

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