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By Veronica Penney © The New York Times Co. New research on the connection between climate change and winter drownings has found that reported drowning deaths are increasing exponentially in areas with warmer winters. The study, published Wednesday in the journal PLoS One, looked at drownings...
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By Michelle Li The Associated Press/Report for America CHARLESTON, S.C. » Vickie Hicks, who weaves intricate sweetgrass baskets in Charleston, South Carolina’s historic city market, remembers climbing onto the table at her grandmother’s booth downtown when the floodwaters rushed by. Decades l...
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Biden Names Secretary John Kerry as Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Secretary Kerry needs no introduction. From signing the Paris Agreement on behalf of the United States as Secretary of State, to forming a bipartisan climate action coalition alongside the next generation of climate activist...
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Dear Friend, The end of the year often becomes one of the more wasteful times of the year — especially for leftover food and energy usage. The holidays should (and can) be a time to reduce your footprint. It’s never too late to make small sustainable changes that can help. Check out some tips from...
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TNYT Nov 18, 2020 By Coral Davenport and Lisa FriedmanWASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., eager to elevate climate change issues throughout his administration, is already drafting orders to reduce planet-warming pollution and seeking nominees who will embed climate policy not only in e...
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By Henry Fountain © The New York Times Co. In studying the effects of climate change on hurricanes, scientists have focused on what occurs over water, when storms are forming and strengthening, picking up heat and moisture as they churn over the ocean. But a new study looks at what happens after ...
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Many environmentalists hoped that Joe Biden would become the FDR of climate change. But if, as seems likely, Biden emerges as the winner of a deeply divisive presidential election, in which the Republican Party retains control of the Senate, it is more likely he will need the skills of an LBJ. And ...
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By Christopher Flavelle, Lisa Friedman and Coral Davenport TNYT, Published Nov. 9, 2020
Updated Nov. 10, 2020, 4:19 p.m. ET
 WASHINGTON — The White House has removed the scientist responsible for the National Climate Assessment, the federal government’s premier contribution to climate knowledg...
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CLIMATE CHANGE By Frank Jordan and Seth Borenstein The Associated Press BERLIN » The United States on Wednesday formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact it helped forge five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change. The move, long threatened by U.S. President Donald ...
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By Alex Burness The Denver Post Despite increasing acceptance of the science of climate change across the state, what to do about it remains a politically sensitive question. Colorado, as in the world in general, is getting hotter, drier and increasingly susceptible to floods and wildfires, a...
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By Julian Lee Bloomberg Opinion Rather than building a wall along the border with Mexico, the next president of the United States would be better off building a wall along the Gulf of Mexico coastline. Climate change will have a far bigger impact on the country than immigrants from Latin America. ...
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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE ELECTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE By Brad Plumer Oct. 14, 2020 The New York Times  The presidential election is just weeks away, and climate change has broken through as a defining issue for Americans this year, even amid a historic pandemic and deep economic uncerta...
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By Christopher Flavelle and Lisa Friedman © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The Trump administration recently removed the chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation’s premier scientific agency, installed new political staff who have questioned accepted f...
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OCTOBER 25, 202011:50 PMUPDATED 14 HOURS AGO By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday as he unveiled a major shift in position on climate change.Japan had previously sa...
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Shared from the 10/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition Hotter Days; Bigger Blazes; Less Moisture As more homes and acres burn, fears mount that climate change is causing a “multi-level emergency” By Bruce Finley
The Denver Post The record-breaking forest fires burning in Colorado even as winter set...
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Shared from the 10/23/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Mark Udall and Jeremy Jones
Guest commentary One of us is a former politician, an Outward Bound instructor who became a senator. The other is a professional athlete, a snowboarder who climbed and rode mountains long before going to Cap...
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Shared from the 10/14/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Deborah Swearingen Daily Camera A new report shows Boulder found success in a number of its climate initiatives, including its effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In 2019, the city reported a 21% reduction in emissions since 2...
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Shared from the 10/13/2020 The Denver Post eEdition RISING CONCERNSBy Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. If rising seas cause America’s coastal housing market to dive — or, as many economists warn, when — the beginning might look a little like what’s happening in the tiny town of Bal H...
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Combat climate change, Letter to Editor, The Denver Post, October 13. 2020 Peter Fessenden, Highlands Ranch, CO  COVID-19 is a crisis. Much worse, particularly for future generations, is human-caused climate change. Many years of research yield a four-part solution. Step 1: Education as to ho...
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Shared from the 10/4/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Robert H. Frank
© The New York Times Co. The United States has been stalled in its approach to climate change, and with attention so heavily focused on the coronavirus pandemic, this may seem an inauspicious moment for action. But the shoc...
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