Climate Change

Climate change alarmists’ prediction about Pacific Northwest now looks embarrassingly bad

During the past decade, a common theme in the research findings of climate alarmists studying California, Oregon, and Washington state has been reduced snowfall. Some alarmists even lamented it could be “the end of snow,” as Porter Fox did for the New York Times in 2014. Yet, despite these extreme …

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Kids and Teens Are Suing Trump's Administration Over Climate Change

They say he's "perpetuating climate chaos."<p>Climate change is certainly at the forefront of many people's concerns, especially as we get deeper and deeper into Donald Trump's presidency. That's why a group of children, teens, and young people are working together to file a lawsuit against President …

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Yes, I am a climate alarmist. Global warming is a crime against humanity

There can be no greater crime against humanity than the destruction of conditions that make human life possible<p>Most of us have wondered about the human context of past crimes against humanity: why didn’t more people intervene? How could so many pretend not to know? To be sure, crimes against …

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Another weekend, another protest: Thousands turn out for worldwide “Climate March”

Hundreds of groups from all over the world protested climate change denial from the Trump administration<p>Protesting has become a weekly obligation.<p>Last weekend, thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts descended onto the nation’s capital to champion math, science and the pursuit of knowledge …

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The kids suing Donald Trump are marching to the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A 16-year-old walked up to the microphone.<p>"The state of the planet is unraveling all around us because of our addiction to fossil fuels," Xiuhtezcatl Martinez said at the steps of the US Supreme Court this week. "For the last several decades, we have been neglecting the fact that …

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The Best Signs From the People's Climate Marches Around the Country

As Donald Trump marked his 100th day as POTUS on Saturday, thousands of people gathered for the People's Climate Marches that took place around the world. Celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio, Christie Brinkley, and Richard Branson also joined in to protest the Trump administration's environmental …

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Why Donald Trump's first 100 days were 'catastrophic', 'dangerous' and 'weird'

“Catastrophic”, “very dangerous”, “every bit as bad” as expected and just plain “weird”.<p>The reactions to the effect of the first 100 days of Donald …

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Climate March draws marchers, Al Gore, and support from celebs

Marchers hits the streets of a sweltering Washington D.C. and other cities around the world Saturday to raise awareness of climate change and protest the rollbacks to initiatives under President Trump’s administration.<p>The People’s Climate March was planned to coincide with Trump’s 100th day in …

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The NY Times promised to fact check their new climate denier columnist. They lied.

The Times’ news staff trashes column on twitter, while top scientist says paper is ‘willingly abetting climate change denialism’<p>Anyone who has read …

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Climate protest takes on Trump's policies -- and the heat -- in DC march

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protesters backing action on climate change are braving the sweltering heat Saturday in the nation's capital as part of the People's Climate March.<p>The march began at 12:30 p.m. near the Capitol, and demonstrators planned to move to the White House and end up at the Washington Monument, …

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EPA wipes its climate change site as protesters march in Washington

Website ‘undergoing changes’ to reflect agency’s ‘new direction’, as tens of thousands protest inaction on climate in cities across the US<p>The US Environmental Protection Agency’s main climate change website is “undergoing changes” to better reflect “the agency’s new direction” under Donald …

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Why Muslims are marching for climate

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the cropless farmer to the beleaguered first responder to the person forced to evacuate their flooded home, we all have our reasons for caring about climate change. As an Indonesian-born Muslim living in California, it is my faith that compels me to protect our earth.<p>For many people …

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The American people – not Big Oil – must decide our climate future

We must aggressively transition our energy system away from fossil fuels and toward clean, renewable energy solutions. And we need to do so now<p>The debate facing our world today is not whether we need to address climate change. That debate is far, far behind us. The issue is <i>how</i> to address climate …

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Here are our top 8 climate change stories of 2017

As tens of thousands of people descend on the Mall to speak out on climate change and policy, here are a few important global warming articles from The Washington Post staff.<p><b>How much will the oceans rise? Scientists keep increasing their projections</b><p>A report by a leading research body monitoring the …

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How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet?

The Earth is home to a range of climates, from the scorching dunes of the Sahara to the freezing ridges of Antarctica. Given this diversity, why are …

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Thousands rally in downtown Chicago against climate change

Thousands of people braved miserable weather conditions Saturday afternoon to march through the downtown area, speaking out against climate …

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In Greenland’s northernmost village, a melting Arctic threatens the age-old hunt

The northernmost village in Greenland sits just shy of 78 degrees north latitude — deep in the Arctic — yet during the summer, meltwater is everywhere. It flows in small rivulets and larger streams, past multicolored houses built against a sloping hill and down to the Inglefield Bredning, as it is …

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Climate of Doubt

Four years ago, climate change was a hot issue and politicians from both sides seemed poised to act. Today public opinion on the climate issue has …

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10 ways climate change will transform British gardens in the future

The classic garden will look very different<p><b>Brits are very proud of their gardens and we pour a lot of our love, attention and physical exertion into</b> …

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Anti-Trump climate change march draws thousands in US

<b>Thousands of people have taken part in protests around the US against the Trump administration's attitude towards climate change.</b><p>The People's Climate March was timed to coincide with the symbolic 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency.<p>In Washington, marchers were planning to surround the White …

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This climate change bracelet is actually really cool, and buying one helps support super important organizations

Whether you’re into the crafty, braided kind or the charming, dangling variety, if you want to make a bold fashion statement, bracelets are the way …

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DiCaprio, Gore seen at D.C. climate march

The spottings were first reported by The Washington Examiner.<p>In photographs posted on social media, DiCaprio could be seen holding a sign that read …

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Toronto the resilient: how the city plans to adapt to climate change in 2050

City’s plans require dramatic shifts in lifestyle, planning and building, report says<p>This week, the city unveiled an ambitious plan to achieve an 80 …

Cities

Warren reads middle school students' letters on climate change

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Saturday shared a video responding to a series of letters on climate change from a class of middle school …

Education

Major Report Prompts Warnings That the Arctic Is Unraveling

The Arctic is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the planet, suggests a huge assessment of the region. The warming is hastening the …

Environment

Antarctica's Blood Falls: not so mysterious, but still freaky as heck

Just some "blood" gurgling out of the ice, nothing to see here.<p>You may have seen headlines proclaiming that the great mystery of Antarctica's "Blood Falls" has finally been solved. That's a little silly, because the big mystery—the question of why blood-like bright red liquid oozes out of the …

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We just hit 410 ppm of CO2. Welcome to a whole new world

This is not normal: We’re on track to witness a climate unseen in 50 million years by mid-century.<p>In pre-industrial times, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere stood at 280 parts per million. And that number has been rising ever since, warming the planet by 1.8 degrees F (1 degree …

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Temperature-boosting El Niño set for early return this year

The climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is 50-60% likely in 2017, says World Meteorological Organization<p>The El Niño climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is set for an early return, according to a …

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The Scientists Fighting to Save Us From a World Without Coffee - Bloomberg

While Washington debates whether climate change is a hoax or an imminent threat, the world coffee industry is not waiting for the American government …

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The Climate Change Deniers in Congress - Motherboard

What would you think if your government didn't believe in gravity? If your senator alleged that, because they couldn't see it, perhaps it didn't exist. To many, this might seem absurd—the science is enough to know that it's real.<p>Like gravity, climate change isn't always obvious, but its forces on …

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