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Temperatures have soared in New South Wales bringing renewed emergency bushfire warnings, while Melbourne has brown rain from dust in the air, causing pools to close and the Yarra River to turn brown. Despite heavy rain in parts of NSW over the past week, residents were warned the “bad ol...
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From The New York Times:With businesses under pressure to act, solutions are emerging, but not fast enough, some participants fear By Stanley Reed  Jan. 20, 2020 Even before catastrophic fires broke out in Australia in late fall, climate change was at the top of the list of prioritie...
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Marcie Grabowski, University of Hawaii  Researchers at School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology discovered that several greenhouse gases are emitted as common plastics degrade. Among the plastic items having a negative impact on environment are: plastic shopping bags, food storage con...
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Shared from the 1/21/2020 The Denver Post eEdition “CHANGING COASTAL CONDITIONS” By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON»The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disast...
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Shared from the 1/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Calling it transformative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association released a plan Wednesday to boost its renewable energy sources to 50% by 2024 and cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 90% by 2030 fr...
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Shared from the 1/16/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Tourists at Lake Conjola, a popular holiday destination in Australia, take refuge on a beach from wildfires Tuesday. This fire season has been one of the worst in Australia’s history, with at least 1...
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Please check this site out https://feu-us.org/cciq/ This short, sweet and informative climate change IQ quiz was developed by The Universal Ecological Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting climate action, its easy, fun, informative and as we need widespread involvement of all persons, ...
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The Associated Press  By Matthew Brown The Associated Press PARADISE, CALIF.» First came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton’s house and killed 85 people in her community. Then came the smoke — not just from the forest but also from 1...
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The evidence mounted all year. All-time temperature records were broken in France, Germany and elsewhere; the Greenland ice sheet experienced exceptional melting; and, as 2019 came to a close, broiling temperatures contributed to devastating wildfires that continue in Australia. Now European scient...
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Shared from the 1/8/2020 The Denver Post eEdition  By Judith Kohler The Denver Post A national oil and gas trade group is kicking off a campaign to tell the industry’s story in face of concerns about climate change and proposed fracking bans, and the CEO says Colorado is part of his ...
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U.S. Emissions Dropped in 2019:  By Nicholas Kusnetz JAN 7, 2020 Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States dropped last year after a sharp increase in 2018, new data released Tuesday show. The drop resumed a long-term downward trend driven chiefly by a shift away from coal power generati...
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The year 2019 was the hottest on record for Australia with the temperature reaching 1.52C above the long-term average, data from the Bureau of Meteorology confirms. The year that delivered crippling drought, heatwaves, temperature records and devastating bushfires was 0.19C hotter than 2013, the pr...
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Shared from the 12/15/2019 The Denver Post eEdition RENEWABLE ENERGY LOSING OUT By Christina Larson
The Associated Press WASHINGTON»As world leaders gathered in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight fell on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burn...
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Shared from the 12/12/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   Time magazine said teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is being honored for work that transcends backgrounds and borders. Time, via The Associated Press MADRID » Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she was surprised and...
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By Emily Guskin, Scott Clement and Joel Achenbach  Dec. 9, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. MST Americans remain shaky on the details of climate science even as they have grown increasingly concerned about human activity warming the Earth, according to a national poll by The Washington Post a...
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Shared from the 12/6/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Jeffrey Collins 
The Associated Press SWANSBORO, N.C.»Historic cities and towns along the Southeastern U.S. coast have survived wars, hurricanes, disease outbreaks and other calamities, but now that sea levels are creeping up with no ...
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On November 29th and December 6th, young people across the country will join a national #ClimateStrike to continue the incredible momentum we saw this September. With the consequences of climate change becoming  more clear and dire with each passing day, a new powerful wave of the climate move...
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  Newly formed bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus. Senator Mike Bennett, (D-CO) Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to craft and advance bipartisan climate change solutions. The team of eight senators has launched this effor...
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Shared from the 11/14/2019 The Denver Post eEdition ITALY Venice “on its knees” after 2nd-worst flood By Colleen Barry and Luca Bruno
The Associated Press VENICE, ITALY» The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from r...
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Opinion TNYT, Nov 8, 2019 Few thought it would arrive so quickly. Now we’re facing consequences once viewed as fringe scenarios. By Eugene Linden, Mr. Linden has written widely about climate change. Nov. 8, 2019 For decades, most scientists saw climate change as a distant prospect. We n...
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