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Shared from the 9/23/2020 The Denver Post eEdition UNITED NATIONS»Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060.Xi’s announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly is a significant step for the world’s biggest emitter ...
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by Laurie Goering | @lauriegoering | Thomson Reuters Foundation Friday, 18 September 2020 17:40 GMT As climate impacts surge, Fridays for Future youth activists aim to resume virus-smart mass protest By Laurie GoeringLONDON, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leaders of a youth climate strike ...
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CLIMATE CHANGE Shared from the 9/15/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Hiroko Tabuchi © The New York Times Co. Last summer, oil and gas-industry groups were lobbying to overturn federal rules on leaks of natural gas, a major contributor to climate change. Their message: The companies h...
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Shared from the 9/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Seth Borenstein
The Associated Press A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire are in flames. Meanwhile, the Atlantic’s 16th and 17th nam...
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Shared from the 9/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed it in the next decade or so, according to a new United Nations report. In the next five years, the world has nearly a 1-in-4 cha...
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Shared from the 9/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE AND DISASTERS By Seth Borenstein
The Associated Press A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire are in flames. Meanwhile, the Atlantic’...
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Shared from the 8/21/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Greenland lost a record amount of ice during an extra warm 2019, with the melt massive enough to cover California in more than 4 feet of water, a new study said. After two years when summer ice melt had be...
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How Methane Gas Causes Climate Change and What To Do About It by Katrina Cosolo | Apr 16, 2018 | Climate Change Causes, Climate Change Impact, Weather According to NASA, climate change is extensively caused by greenhouse gases which block the heat in the Ear...
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By Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 21, 2020 Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive study of U.S. residential carbon footprints. Scientists studied 93 million housing units in the ...
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By Matthew Daly, The Associated Press, The Denver Post eEdition, July 1, 2020 WASHINGTON» House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressi...
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Average land temperatures were more than 5 degrees Celsius above normal, surpassing last year’s high mark, according to European scientists By Laura Millan Lombrana, Bloomberg Green, July 7, 2020 The vast Arctic Siberia region, already warming faster than the rest of the world, experienced rec...
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by Hip Hop Caucus | Jan 27, 2020 | Press  A comedy special and documentary show relevance of climate crisis for communities of color, inspiring media makers and creatives of color to tell more climate stories PARK CITY, UTAH – Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% FILMS is providing the first look of its...
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BALI By Richard C. Paddock, © The New York Times Co., The Denver Post eEdition, July 5, 2020 SEMINYAK, INDONESIA» It was trash season on Bali, the time of year when monsoon storms wash up tons of plastic debris onto the island’s beaches. It was also the time for two teenage sisters, Melati and...
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By Joe Neguse, Guest Commentary, The Denver Post eEdition, July 1, 2020 Last summer, Washington heard directly from Coloradans when the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis traveled to Colorado for the committee’s first — and only — official bipartisan field hearing. Committee members ...
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By, Kiley Price, Conservation International, Jan 15, 2020 The top five risks to the global economy in the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, published today, are environmental — a first in the survey’s history. And with “economic and political polarization” set to increase in 2020, the onu...
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  Shared from the 6/24/2020 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE CHANGE Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15%  However, company says rate fell 5% per $1 spent on website By Joseph Pisani The Associated Press NEW YORK»Amazon said Tuesday that its carbon footprint rose 15% last y...
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The Denver Post eEdition, Judith Kohler, June 17, 2020 Colorado and the country continue to lose clean energy jobs by the thousands since the coronavirus began spreading, a national industry group said Monday. A new analysis by E2, Environmental Entrepreneurs, said the industry lost 27,000 job...
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Women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution are more likely to have premature, underweight or stillborn babies, a look at 32 million U.S. births found. The New York Times, By Christopher Flavelle, June 18, 2020 WASHINGTON — Pregnant women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution a...
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A new report from the International Agency details what it will take to lock in this year’s drop in emissions.  Bloomberg By Eric Roston and Akshat Rathi June 17, 2020, 10:00 PM MDT Plummeting carbon emissions and big government spending—two of the defining narratives of 2020 so far—could cre...
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What lessons can we draw from COVID-19 that we can apply to clean energy in addressing climate change? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.  Answer by Daniel Goldman...
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