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EDMONTON, ALBERTA » Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg stayed away from any direct criticism of Alberta’s oil sands as the teenager took her message to the oil-rich Canadian province. The 16-year-old told thousands of people in front of the provincial legislature in Edmonton on Friday tha...
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Shared from the 10/13/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Cathy Bussewitz 
The Associated Press NEW YORK» Climate change has led to deadlier wildfire seasons in the American West and more severe hurricanes and storms barreling up the Southern and Eastern coasts. The dramatic weather frequently k...
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By Sam Tabachnik
The Denver Post As Greta Thunberg walked on stage to cap Friday’s climate strike in downtown Denver, the kids and adults in the crowd buzzed with excitement, craning their necks to see the 16-year-old Swede who battles the American president on Twitter and is inspiring a generation...
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Shared from the 10/14/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Noah Smith
 Bloomberg Opinion More people are coming around to the idea that climate change is really bad news. A recent Washington Post poll found that 38% of Americans now consider climate change a crisis, with another 38% calling it a major...
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AUDUBON , When we were putting the finishing touches on this issue, Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas as a deadly category 5 storm—one of the strongest and longest-lasting hurricanes on record in the Atlantic. It then raked the U.S. shoreline from Florida to North Carolina, sending coastal p...
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PG&E Cuts Power to 500,000 in California: Live Updates Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in the state, could cut electricity to 800,000 customers by day’s end as a precaution against sparking wildfires.   Thomas Fuller By Thomas Fuller RIGHT NOWAbout 500,000 customers are...
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The general consensus among scientists is that that carbon emissions must be reduced by 80% by 2050 to avoid temperature rise of more than 2°C. While offset programs, like SeaGrass Grow, are great for making up for what you can’t reduce, minimizing the carbon emissions you’re responsible for creatin...
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Shared from the 9/29/2019 The Denver Post eEdition The Open Forum   Letters to the Editor Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks Wednesday in New York. She traveled to the U.S. on a sailboat to avoid carbon emissions as she pushed for the world to combat climate change. Mary Altaff...
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A recent poll shows Americans are saving energy but they are not doing all they can. Here is what they are doing: 1. Turning off lights when not needed-Yeah 90% do this! 2. Lower thermostat a few degrees in winter and leave it a few degrees higher in summer , well maybe so only a small capital yea...
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By Seth Borenstein, shared from The Denver Post  
The Associated Press Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the U...
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Matthew Green UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Banks with more than $47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, adopted new U.N.-backed “responsible banking” principles to fight climate change on Sunday that would shift their loan books away from fossil fuels. Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE), Ci...
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Shared from the 9/21/2019 The Denver Post eEdition GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE By Elizabeth Hernandez and James Burky
The Denver Post Protest chants boomed through downtown Denver on Friday, echoing between high-rises and intertwining with the wafting scents of sage and patchouli. The thousands of...
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Countless young people around the world have walked out of their classes over the past year to demand real climate action from politicians. On Sept 20-27, I’m joining them in the streets as part of a global #ClimateStrike to demand solutions to the climate crisis.   Will you join us? strikewi...
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"They are finally treating the crisis like a crisis," said 14-year-old New Yorker and climate striker Alexandria Villaseñor. Climate advocates celebrated Thursday after New York City's public school system announced it would excuse the absences of students who have a parent's permission to ...
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Greta Thunberg led a protest at the White House on Friday. But she wasn't looking to go inside — "I don't want to meet with people who don't accept the science," she says. The young Swedish activist joined a large crowd of protesters who had gathered outside, calling for immediate action to help th...
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.9- 5, 2019, 11:21 AM MDThttps://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/cnn-s-climate-change-town-hall-was-what-politics-2020-ncna1049956   By Jamison Foser, political consultant and writer The seven hours of thoughtful conversation between voters and 10 of the Democratic presidential candi...
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By Carley Petesch
The Associated Press DAKAR, SENEGAL» As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rain forest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA says the “fire continent” is home to at least 70% of the 1...
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By Carley Petesch
The Associated Press DAKAR, SENEGAL» As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rain forest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA says the “fire continent” is home to at least 70% of the 1...
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Shared from the 8/22/2019 The Denver Post eEdition Editorial   Global warming is already here This editorial was written by The Washington Post. Global warming is already here, striking substantial regions of the United States with increasing severity. That is the upshot of an exhaustive P...
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