Climate Crisis Weekly Stories Yesterday

  • 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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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories August 31

  • Donald Trump skips the G7 climate change meeting in France.
  • More repercussions — both good and bad — from the Amazon forest fires.
  • Thousands of fires are also burning in central Africa, but it’s not quite the same as the Amazon.
  • Climate activists will fly drones at London Heathrow to pressure the UK government to reduce emissions.
  • The Great Barrier Reef is rated as being in a ‘very poor’ state in a new report.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories August 24

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • Just in case you didn’t hear, the Amazon rain forest is on fire.
  • The other Amazon — you know, Jeff Bezos’ gig — is under fire for using non-recyclable packaging.
  • The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a misnomer.
  • 5 foods under threat from climate change.
  • What on earth is a nurdle? Hint: It’s not good.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories July 27

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • Recent global warming is unprecedented, scientists say.
  • It may not be a debate, but the Democratic presidential candidates will do a climate-crisis town hall event.
  • Iceland honors its first glacier lost to climate change with a monument.
  • The importance of the next 18 months when it comes to long-term climate change.
  • Climate-related terms disappear from federal websites under Trump administration.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories July 20

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • Extremely hot days in the US could double in less than 20 years.
  • Tech that could feed the growing world in the era of climate change.
  • Researchers float the idea of a manmade snowstorm to save Antarctica.
  • US mayors seek help on cutting transportation emissions.
  • The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act is signed into law in New York.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories July 6

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • A study finds a massive worldwide reforestation effort could be the best way to mitigate emissions.
  • Scientists plan to trap their ship in the Arctic ice to study climate change.
  • The hottest June on record, and record heat in Alaska.
  • Climate change could cost the global economy $69 trillion by 2100.
  • Antarctic sea ice hits record lows.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories June 29

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

  • Investors managing more than half the world’s invested capital seek “decisive action.”
  • NYC declares a climate emergency.
  • Climate doesn’t exactly dominate the first round of Democratic debates.
  • A new poll shows Americans want climate action…as long as they don’t have to pay for it.
  • The mess in Oregon.
  • And more….

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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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