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Climate Change Could Make Parts of Middle East Unlivable

Voice of America (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
“In [the] future, the climate in large parts of the Middle East and North Africa could change …,” says Jos Lelieveld, director at the Max Planck Institute and a professor at the Cyprus Institute.
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Dem AG Targets 90 Conservative Groups in Climate Change Racketeering Suit

Washington Free Beacon - ‎8 hours ago‎
The attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands is targeting dozens of conservative and libertarian organizations in a racketeering lawsuit against climate change skeptics that has been widely described as an effort to silence political opponents. In a ...
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Jimmy Kimmel roasts Sarah Palin for climate change skepticism

CNET - ‎11 hours ago‎
"If we wanted to f*** with you, I'm sure we could have done a lot better than anthropogenic climate change," says marine environmental scientist John Dorsey.

Climate change is already disrupting societies. A new study doesn't let us forget it.

Grist - ‎13 hours ago‎
All of these stories are included - along with others, comprising the experiences of 90,000 people worldwide - in a new study documenting the observations of the people currently experiencing climate change firsthand. The stories, compiled by ...

How a top environmentalist responds when a Koch executive acknowledges climate change

Washington Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
“I think Charles has said the climate is changing,” Corrigan said, referring to Charles Koch. “So the climate is changing. I think he's also said, and we believe, that humans have a part in that.” But then she added, “what the real question is…what ...

Hot Docs 2016: 'Age of Consequences' director talks climate change and security

OpenCanada - ‎11 hours ago‎
OpenCanada's Krista Hessey speaks with Jared P. Scott about his latest film, Age of Consequences, as it premieres in Toronto: 'This is not your left-leaning hippie outfit, this is the Department of Defense saying that climate change will burden the ...
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Youth win the right to sue the federal government over climate change

PRI - ‎15 hours ago‎
In this case, the youth are saying they face threats from the effects of climate change that older generations of Americans will not face, because they won't live long enough to see the consequences.

Canadians care about climate change, but are hesitant to take action: poll

News1130 - ‎15 hours ago‎
The poll also finds the number of Canadians with a detailed understanding of climate change has remained the same in the last eight years at 32 per cent, while the percentage of those who know the term but not much else about it has more than doubled ...
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World Bank: The way climate change is really going to hurt us is through water

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
This story has been updated. As India, the world's second-most populous country, reels from an intense drought, the World Bank has released a new report finding that perhaps the most severe impact of a changing climate could be the effect on water ...
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Climate Change Poses A Big Risk To Your Retirement Savings

Huffington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Many of the largest U.S. investment funds, including pensions, are doing nothing to protect their investors' savings from the financial risks posed by climate change, according to an analysis by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project, a nonprofit. At ...
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A disastrous global scenario is creating refugees in the US

Business Insider - ‎9 hours ago‎
If you've heard doom-and-gloom stories about climate change refugees, you've probably thought of the problem as something that only affects people living in far-flung places - countries that are not the United States.

Industry sees the climate change train coming, hops aboard: Tim Harper

Toronto Star - ‎21 hours ago‎
He credits the Trudeau government for changing a focus and helping the provinces move on the environment. The environment is now part of the cross-talk in a myriad government departments, he says, giving his industry an opportunity to take a second ...
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States Throwing Shade in the Fight Against Climate Change

Huffington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Paris Climate Agreement may lack the teeth to take a big enough bite out of greenhouse gas pollution to forestall catastrophic climate change, but what it does have is more than 175 countries signed onto the idea that now's the time for climate action.

Ontario tries to allay auto sector fears over climate change plan

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The Ontario government has moved to reassure the auto sector that it considers the industry crucial to the province's economy amid a controversy stirred up by a draft action plan on climate change and comments critical of auto companies and executives ...

Informal settlements and climate change: An opportunity and challenge for cities of emerging economies

National Geographic - ‎15 hours ago‎
Johannesburg is committed to responding to climate change and creating a resilient city that is safe for all of our citizens.

Study looks at climate change concern in adolescents

Phys.Org - ‎18 hours ago‎
A North Carolina State University study of middle schoolers found that concern about climate change was linked to whether students had a personal belief in human-caused climate change and how often they discussed the topic with family and friends ...

Tracking climate change? Use the daily highs

Phys.Org - ‎17 hours ago‎
Scientists using long-term surface temperature data to track climate change caused by greenhouse gases would be best served using only daily high temperature readings without the nighttime lows, according to new research at The University of Alabama in ...

Gentrification's toll: 'It's you or the bottom line and sorry, it's not you'

The Guardian - ‎14 hours ago‎
Think of climate change as a globalized form of gentrification, reducing complex environments, uprooting species and cultures, punishing the poor and rewarding the rich - or at least leaving them out of the purges.
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Paris climate change pact will go further than previous deals: Experts

Channel News Asia - ‎12 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: With 175 countries signing the Paris Agreement on Earth Day last month, experts are confident that the deal will see greater and more lasting momentum than previous pacts on climate change. Mr David Kiu, vice president of Global Sustainable ...

Uganda: Tea Farmers Group Recognised for Efforts to Combat Climate Change - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the face of global challenges like climate change, there are communities working towards adapting their business accordingly while conserving the environment.