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1.5 degrees warming and the search for climate justice for the poor
Sunday January 14th 2018, 11:06 PM

The difference between 1.5 and 2 degrees is a ‘greater likelihood of drought, flooding, resource depletion, conflict and forced migration,’ a new IPCC draft warns.

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Washington Gov. Inslee’s climate change advisers raise eyebrows
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:57 PM

As Gov. Jay Inslee presses an ambitious carbon-tax plan for Washington state, two of his climate-change policy advisers have drawn scrutiny.

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Rising CO2 affecting freshwater three times faster than saltwater
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:53 PM

As carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere rise, more CO2 is absorbed into our oceans, making them more acidic. We know the problems this has caused in the saltwater environment. Now, rising CO2 levels are also affecting some freshwaters, too.

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‘It was like Niagara Falls’: how California’s rich and poor united against a tide of mud
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:47 PM

After wildfire and floods, nature has again taken its toll in California, from the rustic Verdugo mountains to Montecito’s celebrity homes.

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Surfers more likely to carry antibiotic resistant E.coli in gut
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:46 PM

At a time when antimicrobial resistance is a major worry, a study shows surfers are far more likely to have antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts.

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What to do in case of a nuclear attack
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:38 PM

The false alarm in Hawaii demonstrates the need for preparedness.

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Make security strategy include climate again, lawmakers urge Trump
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:35 PM

A group of more than 100 bipartisan lawmakers in the U.S. House urged President Donald Trump on Friday to reconsider the omission of climate change from his administration’s national security strategy, saying it is a step backward on science.

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Recall of French baby milk products extended to 83 countries
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:34 PM

The head of French dairy company Lactalis says that a recall of baby milk products because of a salmonella scare has been extended to 83 countries.

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World’s biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:31 PM

A vast 1.8m sq km fishing-free zone would protect species, such as penguins, leopard seals and whales, and help mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Ohio officials worry about possible new spills from Rover natgas pipe
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:30 PM

Ohio environmental regulators on Friday told federal energy regulators the state has significant concerns about the potential for a spill from Energy Transfer Partners’ drilling as the company works on the Rover natural gas pipeline.

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Great Barrier Reef tourism spokesman attacks scientist over slump in visitors
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:28 PM

Col McKenzie calls on government to stop funding work of Terry Hughes, saying tourists ‘won’t do long-haul trips when they think the reef is dead’

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T. Boone Pickens quits energy trading
Sunday January 14th 2018, 10:27 PM

Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens is closing the doors on his massive energy-focused hedge fund, citing health issues and waning interest.

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