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 » A United Nations expert on poverty says hundreds of millions of people around the world face hunger, displacement, disease and death because of climate change. In a report released Tuesday, the U.N.’s independent expert on extreme poverty and human rights said current measures to cope ...
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Shared from the 6/12/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Jason Samenow
The Associated Press Simultaneous heat waves scorched land areas all over the Northern Hemisphere last summer, killing hundreds and hospitalizing thousands while intensifying destructive and deadly wildfires. A study published th...
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  Shared from the 6/6/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Eric Tucker The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Senior U.S. officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the t...
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About 80 countries want to expand their pledges to address climate change, advancing their action under the Paris climate accord, according to the United Nations. "We are not talking about a small incremental approach," said Luis Alfonso de Alba, a Mexican diplomat and the UN secretary-general's env...
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  Scientists are sounding the alarm over the potential for catastrophic changes to our environment. By Denise Chow In the latest bit of bad news for a planet beset by climate change, the concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has climbed to a level last seen more than 3 millio...
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The Denver Post Native Gwich’in leaders joined climate activists in Denver, London and Aberdeen, Scotland, on Monday to demand the fossil fuels giant BP back off plans to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Trump administration officials are pushing for a ...
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  Shared from the 5/16/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Michael Melia The Associated Press Science teacher Sarah Ott speaks to her class about climate literacy in Dalton, Ga. Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach their studen...
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MAY 16, 2019 | 8:36 AM Thanks to all the different voices claiming this and that – including fossil fuel interests and deniers spreading all kinds of myths – many people don’t know the truth of what’s happening or what we can do. So let’s get up to speed with answers to some foundational climate qu...
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https://www.changetheclimate2020.com/, See where the 2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates stand on climate change, all in one place. Vote to support those with aggressive initiatives to mitigate this extreme threat to our well being and the well being of all living beings on Earth. Earth Pro...
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Shared from the 4/17/2019 The Denver Post eEdition Editorial The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in southern China has one of the world’s fastest melting glaciers. Sam McNeil, The Associated Press This editorial was written by The Washington Post. “And yet it moves” was Galileo’s famous response after...
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By: CNN Newsource Canada is warming up faster than the rest of the world, according to a report commissioned by the Canadian Environment and Climate Change Department. The report -- titled "Canada's Changing Climate Report" -- says, on average, Canada's climate has been and will continue to warm a...
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Research: Emissions are higher from alpine tundra By Charlie Brennan Daily Camera John Knowles took a break Friday from his field work in the Sonoran Desert to talk about some disturbing findings concerning what is happening in the mountains west of Boulder — and, likely, in other similar environ...
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Youth Strike 4 Climate’s global protest on March 15 by an estimated one million students demonstrating against inaction on climate change marks a new generation gap issue. A larger share of youth in 26 countries are concerned about climate change compared to people over 50, according to a Pew s...
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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FIRE COSTS LIKELY IN BILLIONS.PARADISE, CALIF. » Costs associated with a deadly Northern California wildfire will likely be in the billions, Zinke on Monday. Zinke, who was back in the town of Paradise on Monday, said he has never witnessed such devastation. The Camp Fire killed...
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Shared from the 10/13/2018 The Denver Post eEdition Editorial If steps aren’t taken soon to combat climate change, there may be no tomorrow This editorial was written by The Washington Post. If anything, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has a habit of understatement. The U.N....
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    The Earth's climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. M...
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A new survey finds that the region has contributed almost an inch to rising seas since 1971. By Chris Mooney A new scientific survey has found that the glaciers of the Arctic are the world’s biggest contributors to rising seas, shedding ice at an accelerating rate that now adds well over...
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At 97,620 acres, the Woolsey Fire is now among the largest wildfires to have ever swept through the LA area. It is the “largest fire on record,” Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said Tuesday, pointing out that the blaze is now roughly the size of Denver. In terms of size, the Woolsey ...
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Shared from the 11/1/2018 The Denver Post eEdition ENVIRONMENT   Study: Heat buildup in oceans startling   By Chris Mooney and Brady DennisThe Washington PostThe world’s oceans have been soaking up far more excess heat in recent decades than scientists realized, suggestin...
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Annan, a climate scientist and director of the Blue Skies Research Organization, has won numerous bets over the last decade against scientists from a variety of academic backgrounds.  In short, people keep betting him that the world will cool or warm slightly, rather than c...
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