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Democrats Are United on Climate Change, but Not on What to Do About It

The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 2020 Democrats. All of them want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, the questions get harder.
Tags: Presidential Election of 2020, Global Warming, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, Carbon Caps and Emissions Trading Programs, Nuclear Energy, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Booker, Cory A, Castro, Julian, Delaney, John (1963-, Gabbard, Tulsi (1981-


Climate Protests in London Occupy Major Landmarks

More than 300 have been arrested as part of a global civil disobedience campaign demanding immediate government action on climate change, with more confrontations expected.
Tags: Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Global Warming, Bank of England, Extinction Rebellion, Carney, Mark J, Corbyn, Jeremy (1949-, Bristol (England, London (England


E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain.

The new rule will restrict uses of asbestos, a carcinogen, more than initially expected, but health advocates criticized it as falling short of the protections needed.
Tags: Global Warming, Environment, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Carbon Dioxide, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Asbestos, United States Politics and Government, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Environmental Protection Agency, Wheeler, Andrew R


Climate Activists Occupy Major London Landmarks for a Third Day

More than 300 have been arrested as part of a global civil disobedience campaign demanding immediate government action on climate change, with more confrontations expected.
Tags: Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Global Warming, Bank of England, Extinction Rebellion, Carney, Mark J, Corbyn, Jeremy (1949-, Bristol (England, London (England


Trilobites: How Giant Sea Spiders May Survive in Warming Oceans

The strange creatures’ adaptations to the cold of the Antarctic Ocean may also help them as their habitats heat up.
Tags: News, Global Warming, Oxygen, Spiders, Caitlin, Antarctic Ocean, Oceans and Seas, Antarctic Regions, Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Journal, Your-feed-science, Shishido


Interior Dept. Opens Ethics Investigation of Its New Chief, David Bernhardt

The department's inspector general has said that she is looking into a "wide assortment" of allegations of conflict of interest and other potential violations.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Conflicts Of Interest, Interior Department, Carbon Dioxide, Bernhardt, Ethics and Official Misconduct, United States Politics and Government, David L, David Bernhardt, Interior Dept Opens Ethics Investigation


On this no-news-is-good-news day, the NYT front-pages the idea of taking refuge from climate change by moving to Duluth.

The article is "Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief."This is highly amusing to me, because I moved to Madison, Wisconsin 35 years ago, and at the time I was under the influence of the belief that within the next 10 or so years global warming was going to make the southern United States unbearable. I thought I was getting the jump on the climate refugees and I would not have to move again. Well, I never did move, it's 35 years later, and the notion of moving north to e...
Tags: Global Warming


Canada’s Perverse Climate Change Policy: Gas Up

Pushing toward the worst scenario despite better options for the future of the environment.
Tags: Elections, News, Environment, Global Warming, Canada, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Andrew J, Scheer, British Columbia (Canada, Carbon Caps and Emissions Trading Programs, Alberta (Canada


Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief

While climate change affects everywhere, some areas in America will be less affected than others. And some of those fortunate places, it happens, might be looking for people.
Tags: News, Environment, America, Global Warming, Wildfires, Floods, Urban Areas, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Buffalo (NY, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Duluth (Minn


Nonfiction: Striking a Balance Between Fear and Hope on Climate Change

Bill McKibben’s new book, “Falter,” takes a mostly grim view of our willingness to avert environmental disaster. But he leaves open the possibility that we may yet avoid the worst.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Bill, Bill Mckibben, McKibben, Books and Literature


Annual Competition to Guess When Alaskan River Will Thaw Ends on Earliest Date Since 1917

The Nenana Ice Classic, a betting match on when ice on Alaska’s Tanana River breaks up enough to tip a tripod linked to a clock, set a record this weekend by ending nearly a week earlier than ever recorded, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Alaska, Ice, Climatology, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, Tanana River, Nenana Ice Classic


Central American Farmers Head to the U.S., Fleeing Climate Change

The problems plaguing farmers in Honduras and elsewhere have mounted with rising temperatures and increasingly unpredictable weather.
Tags: Coffee, Weather, News, Global Warming, Poverty, United States, Honduras, Central America, Illegal Immigration, Agriculture and Farming, Immigration and Emigration


The Right’s New Rallying Cry in Finland: ‘Climate Hysteria’

With the immigration issue losing some of its sizzle, populists are now capitalizing on fears of climate activism by liberal, urban elites.
Tags: News, Global Warming, Finland, Lapland, Greta, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Politics And Government, Alternative For Germany, Helsinki (Finland, Thunberg, Finns Party (Finland




Senate Confirms Bernhardt as Interior Secretary Amid Calls for Investigations Into His Conduct

The former oil lobbyist has already played a central role in designing many of President Trump’s policies for expanding drilling and mining.
Tags: News, Senate, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Interior Department, Carbon Dioxide, Trump, Interior, Bernhardt, Ethics and Official Misconduct, United States Politics and Government, Lobbying and Lobbyists, David L


‘I Don’t Want to Stay Here’: Half a Million Live in Flood Zones, and the Government Is Paying

About 450,000 government-subsidized households are in flood plains, a risk that is growing more urgent in the era of climate change.
Tags: Texas, News, Environment, Global Warming, Floods, Affordable Housing, Housing and Urban Development Department, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Public and Subsidized Housing, Houston (Tex, Hurricane Harvey (2017, Section 8 (Housing


Critic’s Notebook: Watching ‘Our Planet,’ Where the Predator Is Us

The epic Netflix documentary offers a visual banquet, but it doesn’t sugarcoat the effects of humans on the environment.
Tags: Television, News, Global Warming, Earth, Netflix, Walruses, Netflix Inc, Forests and Forestry, Documentary Films and Programs, Our Planet (TV Program


Automakers Plan for Their Worst Nightmare: Regulatory Chaos After Trump’s Emissions Rollback

The matter is increasingly urgent because the Trump administration is said to have settled on the details of its rollback plan, which would quite likely split the American auto market.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Fuel Efficiency, Automobiles, Environmental Protection Agency, Carbon Dioxide, Trump, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, United States Politics and Government, Fuel Emissions (Transportation, Transportation Department (US


Alaska Relies on Ice. What Happens When It Can’t Be Trusted?

Climate change is warming Alaska faster than any other state, bringing early thaws that create hazards and disrupt long-established ways of life.
Tags: Transportation, News, Global Warming, Alaska, Ice, Rivers, Arctic Ocean, Chukchi Sea, Bering Sea, Snowmobiles, Mines and Mining, Whales and Whaling, Hunting and Trapping, Spring (Season, Arctic Regions, Nome (Alaska


Trump Mocks Climate Change. That’s a Key to Defeating Him.

A Green Real Deal will put the president on the defensive in the next election.
Tags: News, Global Warming, Trump, Donald J, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Presidential Election of 2020, Green New Deal, Cyclone Idai, Green Real Deal


A Green Real Deal, for Real Results, Real Soon

Trump thinks he can win re-election by mocking climate change. That’s a key to defeating him.
Tags: News, Global Warming, Trump, Donald J, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Presidential Election of 2020, Green New Deal, Cyclone Idai


‘Dr. Seuss’s Garden’ Yields a Deep-Sea Discovery, but It Already Faces Threats

Researchers said Tuesday they had found two new species of coral in undersea canyons off New England, an area where ocean temperatures are expected to increase sharply because of global warming.
Tags: News, Environment, Global Warming, National Parks, Coral, New England, Atlantic Ocean, Seuss, Monuments and Seashores, Oceans and Seas


China Considers Ban on Cryptocurrency Mining Because It's a Stupid Waste of Energy

Regulators in China are considering a ban on cryptocurrency mining as an “undesirable” economic activity, according to a government document released Monday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, Climate Change, China, Economics, Global Warming, Bitcoin, Mining, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, Ico, NDRC, National Development and Reform Commission, ICOS, Initial Coin Offerings


A Netflix Nature Series Says to Viewers: Don’t Like What You See? Do Something About It

“Our Planet” depicts melting glaciers, plummeting walruses and other effects of climate change in real time. The series creators share their behind-the-scenes stories.
Tags: Television, News, Global Warming, Ice, Glaciers, Animal Behavior, Walruses, Keith, Sophie, Chapman, Netflix Inc, World Wildlife Fund, Lanfear, Fish and Other Marine Life, Documentary Films and Programs, Monkeys and Apes


Personal Health: A Guide to Sustainable Eating

Have you considered the effects of what you eat on the planet, and made changes that will protect not only the Earth but also your health and the well-being of generations to come?
Tags: Food, News, Animals, Environment, Global Warming, Earth, Diet And Nutrition, Cooking and Cookbooks


Nuclear Power Can Save the World

Expanding the technology is the fastest way to slash greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the economy.
Tags: South Korea, Europe, News, Sweden, France, China, Germany, Environment, Global Warming, Air Pollution, United States, Coal, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Nuclear Weapons, Norway, Radiation


New study reveals the Great Barrier Reef is struggling to produce new coral

The Great Barrier Reef is struggling to create new coral. Scientists at James Cook University just published a study that shows a shocking decrease in the number of baby coral last year, leading to uncertainty about the future of the reef system. The study revealed that new coral declined by a shocking 89 percent because of large bleaching events in 2016 and 2017 — which were caused by climate change. The last bleaching happened in 2017, and scientists counted how many coral survived the crisis...
Tags: Design, News, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Great Barrier Reef, Coral Reef, James Cook University, Coral Bleaching, Terry Hughes