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Category: Climate change
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What climate change debate? 1.8.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Case closed: Scientists agree we are changing the Earth Case closed: Scientists agree we are changing the ...
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'Green News Report' - July 31, 2014 1.8.2014 BradBlog
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 20m gallon water main break, amid worst drought in CA history, exposes threat of decrepit U.S. water infrastructure; Record wildfires depleting firefighting budgets; Republicans fiddle while the West burns; New report finds (again) climate change is really, really expensive; PLUS: Warming oceans bring flesh-eating bacteria to ...
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Doomsday Trigger for Megadrought? 1.8.2014 Truthout - All Articles
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Ghost of the cloud forest: Seeking the white possum 1.8.2014 New Scientist: GM Organisms
Jo Chandler enters Australia's lost world of species marooned by evolution to meet one of its rarest, a creature uniquely vulnerable to climate change (full text available to ...
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CNN Anchor Bill Weir Angers Fox Nation, Calling Them 'Ignorant F*cksticks' 1.8.2014 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Bill Weir of CNN doesn't think much of climate change deniers, and let out a 'colorful' tweet earlier today you don't often see from cable news anchors. Bill Weir is not impressed with Fox News site's weather story CNN anchor Bill Weir didn't mince words in his assessment of a Fox Nation post. “Climate Doesn't Cooperate With Al Gore Group's Visit to Denver EPA Hearings,” read the headline of a post on Fox News’ opinion and aggregation site . The story, from the Washington Times, noted that while Gore's group has linked global warming to hot temperatures, Denver was 58 degress and rainy on the day of the hearings. To which Weir replied on Twitter: “Weather is not climate, you willfully ignorant ...
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Are There Two Different Versions of Environmentalism, One "White," One "Black"? 31.7.2014 Mother Jones
This story was originally published on Grist . Out of the rack and ruin of our gangster death, The rape and rot of graft, and stealth, and lies, We, the people, must redeem The land, the mines, the plants, the rivers The mountains and the endless plain – All, all the stretch of these great green states – And make America again! – Langston Hughes, 1938 I really didn’t want to have to address this. While reading through University of Michigan professor Dorceta Taylor’s latest report , "The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations," and thinking about what I would write about it, I had hoped to focus on the solutions. Those solutions—confronting unconscious and subconscious bias and other subtle forms of discrimination—are the parts I had hoped environmentalists would be eager to unpack. I thought they’d read about the " green ceiling ," where mainstream green NGOs have failed to create a workforce where even two out of 10 of their staffers are people of color, and ask themselves what could they do ...
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Watch Sen. Whitehouse, a badass, totally own Sen. Inhofe, a climate change denier, on climate change 31.7.2014 Boing Boing

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) totally owns Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for blocking a resolution that would have formally acknowledged the fact that climate change is real, and that carbon pollution is causing it. Read the rest

Retired Coal Miner To EPA: ‘We’re Dying, Literally Dying For You To Help Us’ 31.7.2014 Think Progres

The hearing in Denver was one of several the EPA held across the country Tuesday and Wednesday to gauge public opinion on the Clean Power Plan, the new proposed regulations to cut carbon pollution emitted from existing power plants by 30 percent by 2030 proposed in early June.

The post Retired Coal Miner To EPA: ‘We’re Dying, Literally Dying For You To Help Us’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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As Temperatures Rise, Britain Is Losing Its Waterbirds 31.7.2014 Think Progres

But birds in the U.S. are also being affected.

The post As Temperatures Rise, Britain Is Losing Its Waterbirds appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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At EPA Hearing, Religious Leaders Call Carbon Pollution ‘An Affront To God’ 31.7.2014 Think Progres

Christian, Jewish, and Hindu leaders urged the EPA not to weaken their proposed regulations on carbon emissions from coal plants.

The post At EPA Hearing, Religious Leaders Call Carbon Pollution ‘An Affront To God’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Paul Ryan Says Climate Change Is Just An Excuse For Obama To Raise Taxes 31.7.2014 Think Progres

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he thinks that "climate change occurs no matter what," but that the EPA's recent efforts to reduce emissions from existing power plants are “outside of the confines of the law.”

The post Paul Ryan Says Climate Change Is Just An Excuse For Obama To Raise Taxes appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Floods submerge south Romania, 2 people drowned, around 2,200 homes flooded 31.7.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Controversial ‘Spruce Stomp’ Sale Of Federal Coal Yields Low Prices With Only One Bidder 31.7.2014 Think Progres

The Spruce Stomp sale is not unique in this respect; since 1990, roughly 90 percent of all “competitive” federal lease sales have only had one bidder.

The post Controversial ‘Spruce Stomp’ Sale Of Federal Coal Yields Low Prices With Only One Bidder appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Future Transport : roads, rail, air and sea problems 31.7.2014 Earth Times
What happens as business adapts to climate change. Will transport manage to avoid the hazards associated with floods, droughts and the heat? Finally, reports are getting down to detail on what we are going to have to do in the very near future. That is apart from stopping using fossils for fuel!
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What climate change debate? 31.7.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Case closed: Scientists agree we are changing the Earth Already in the first six months of 2014, Sunday broadcast news shows have spent more time covering climate change than they did over the past four years combined. This expanded coverage comes on the heels of reports by the National Climate Assessment that warned of the already damaging effects of disruptions to our climate and by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change alerting us ¿ once again ¿ to an increasingly dire future across the globe. Dig a little deeper, however, and it is clear that our civic conversation on this topic remains shrouded in ...
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Spotlight on green news & views: Arctic methane releases, meat inspections, unwise coal exports 31.7.2014 Daily Kos
Leatherback turtles hatching on a Puerto Rico beach. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs on these posts, Spotlight on Green News & Views  (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The most recent Saturday Spotlight can be seen here . So far, more than 18,825 environmentally oriented diaries have been rescued for inclusion in this weekly collection since 2006. Inclusion of a diary in the Spotlight does not necessarily indicate my agreement with or endorsement of it. "Vast methane plumes escaping from the seafloor" discovered in Siberian Arctic Sea —by FishOutofWater: "Vast methane plumes have been discovered boiling up from the seafloor of the Arctic ocean on the continental slope of the Laptev Sea by a dream team of international scientists. Over the last decade a warming tongue of Atlantic ocean water has been flowing along the Siberian Arctic ocean's ...
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How Climate Denial Could Cost This Iowa Senate Candidate An Election 31.7.2014 Think Progres

Republican candidate Joni Ernst has a record of denying the reality of climate change and taking money from fossil fuel interests.

The post How Climate Denial Could Cost This Iowa Senate Candidate An Election appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Conservative group Alec devises offshoot ACCE to lobby at local levels 30.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

As Republicans debate party future, aggressive corporate dating service launches new group to push for conservative policies

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Cheesecake Factory French toast tops list of unhealthiest meals 30.7.2014 LA Times: Business
What happens when you marry French toast with crème brulee and a side of bacon or ham?
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These Maps Show How Big Data Can Fight Climate Change 30.7.2014 Think Progres

New maps illustrate the impact of climate change and pollution on several communities in Los Angeles, many of the same areas that also hold the greatest potential for clean energy investment.

The post These Maps Show How Big Data Can Fight Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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