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Antarctica is melting from below – and it’s getting worse
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:22 PM

Understanding ice shelves is key to projecting sea level rise.

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Sonoma County’s coastal cliffs no match for rising seas
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:21 PM

Coastal erosion threatens highways, rail lines, homes and other property across California. Sonoma County could lose a chunk of land the size of Sebastopol by century’s end, with property loss estimated at $700 million.

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Delaware officials fight federal proposal to repeal Clean Power Plan
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:18 PM

Health officials say cases of asthma, lung disease and premature deaths will increase in Delaware if federal officials repeal the nation’s Clean Power Plan.

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Ecosystems are collapsing, food bowls are next
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:16 PM

Companies need to look past temporary farm gluts to a leaner and more profitable future.

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The Irma diaries: Hurricane Irma survivor stories should be a climate change wake-up call
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:14 PM

The series of deadly hurricanes that churned their way through the Caribbean in September 2017 could be a glimpse into a future of unprecedented weather for the region, a new author writes.

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Germany set to abandon 2020 climate target: Reports
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:11 PM

Angela Merkel’s party and the Social Democrats agree the 40% emissions cut will not be achieved until the early 2020s, coalition negotiators told newswires.

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Climate change continues despite record cold snap
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:09 PM

Temperatures dipped about as low as they ever go in the East but even still, climate change continued. To understand why, you have to differentiate day to day weather and climate.

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Calgary’s winter population of geese and other birds getting bigger – much bigger
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:08 PM

The annual Christmas Bird Count shows there more birds, including bald eagles, sticking around the city in the winter than in previous decades.

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Trawl suggests Red Sea has relatively low levels of plastic debris
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:07 PM

Globally, the growing prevalence of plastic pollution in the ocean is a serious problem. The latest findings by researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia suggest the problem is less pronounced in the Red Sea.

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Syrian refugees responsible for river waste pollution: Environment Minister
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:03 PM

Environment Minister Tarek Khatib Monday referred to Syrian refugees in the country as a “ticking time bomb,” after he visited a polluted river in the north Lebanon.

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As Britain bans microbeads, lawmakers urge more action on plastic
Monday January 08th 2018, 11:00 PM

A ban on plastic microbeads, used as exfoliants in toothpastes, face washes and shower gels that end up in the oceans, will come into force in Britain on Tuesday, but lawmakers said more needed to be done to tackle plastic pollution.

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U.S. energy regulator rejects plan to aid coal, nuclear
Monday January 08th 2018, 10:42 PM

The U.S. power grid regulator on Monday rejected a directive by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prop up aging coal and nuclear power plants, but said it had embarked on a new process to determine whether the grid can be strengthened.

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