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Shared from the 3/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Mark Buchanan Bloomberg Opinion The biggest cause of global warming is all the carbon dioxide we have expelled into the atmosphere since the beginning of industrial times. The greenhouse gas traps heat in the atmosphere, raising temperatur...
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Shared from the 3/12/2020 The Denver Post eEdition EMINENT DOMAIN By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON» The federal government is giving local officials nationwide a painful choice: Agree to use eminent domain to force people out of flood-prone homes, or forfeit a shot at fe...
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Shared from the 3/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Mark Buchanan Bloomberg Opinion   The biggest cause of global warming is all the carbon dioxide we have expelled into the atmosphere since the beginning of industrial times. The greenhouse gas traps heat in the atmosphere, raising te...
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Shared from the 3/8/2020 The Denver Post eEdition Delta burned 4.2 billion gallons of fuel last year — 2.5% more than it burned in 2018. Delta Air Lines said it will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in measures designed to offset climate-warming carbon emissions from its planes. Delta...
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Shared from the 3/3/2020 The Denver Post eEdition BERLIN » Scientists say that half of the world’s sandy beaches could disappear by the end of the century if climate change continues unchecked. Researchers at the European Union’s Joint Research Center in Ispra, Italy, used satellite images to...
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The New York Times By Hiroko Tabuchi March 2, 2020 The misleading language appears in at least nine reports, including environmental studies and impact statements on major watersheds in the American West that could be used to justify allocating increasingly scarce water to farmers at the...
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Shared from the 2/23/2020 The Denver Post eEdition No need to kneel in church at high tide By Hannah Beech and Jes Aznar © The New York Times Co. BATASAN, PHILIPPINES» When the floods invade her home at night — and they always do, a little higher each year — Pelagia Villarmia curls up on her...
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The most extreme risks of climate change can’t be ruled out -- including the collapse of human civilization, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. “The response to climate change should be motivated not only by central estimates of outcomes but also by the likelihood of extreme events,” bank ec...
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Shared from the 2/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Susan Montoya Bryan The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE» Projects to reduce the risk of wildfires and protect water sources in the West have created jobs and infused more money in local economies, researchers say, and they were funded by a par...
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Shared from the 2/18/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Faye Flam
Bloomberg Opinion Overall, it’s good news that President Donald Trump has declared he’s in favor of planting trees — it’s perhaps the one thing he has in common with people who care about the long-term future of the planet. Trees...
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Shared from the 2/14/2020 The Denver Post eEdition WASHINGTON » Last month was the hottest January since scientists began keeping temperature records in 1880, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday. The global average land and ocean surface temperature in January was 2.05 degrees Fahrenhei...
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The world has a narrowing window of opportunity to get on track to realize the goals of the Paris climate agreement. But leaders must act now and decisively to deliver a key set of climate actions, otherwise the possibility of a safer climate future may slip away. Accelerating progress on a suite of...
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QUICK FACTS • When humans burn fossil fuels, we release greenhouse gases (like carbon dioxide and methane) into the atmosphere. These gases trap heat, warm our planet, and throw our natural systems out of balance. • But it’s not just our atmosphere getting warmer—global sea surface temperatures are ...
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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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