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“Frost Fairs,” the Little Ice Age and Climate Change By Remi Shaull-Thompson – Scientific American – May 7, 2019 Scientists do not fully understand what caused the Little Ice Age. Data from tree and ice cores suggests that there was … Continue reading

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Call for wetland decade under the U.N. decade on ecosystem restoration (2021-2030) Phys.org – March 25, 2019 The environmental health of wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The authoritative Global Wetland Outlook released by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in … Continue reading

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What if we could use nature to prevent disasters? The World Bank – March 5, 2019 – Video Heavy rain and severe flooding brought the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, to its knees. In China’s Yangtze River Basin, rivers spilled … Continue reading

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What counts as extreme temperature is a moving target By Sarah DeWeerdt – Anthropocene Magazine – February 26, 2019 With climate change, weather patterns that were unusual in the past (ahem, February heat waves in London) are becoming more common. But … Continue reading

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Find Your Climate-Altered Future On A New Interactive Map By Timothy B. Wheeler – Bay Journal – February 12, 2019 Ever had trouble picturing how climate change could alter the quality of life in your community? Now there’s a map … Continue reading

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The Rising Tide of Climate Injustice By Clinton Parks – Undark – February 14, 2019 Chesapeake Avenue, in the Salters Creek neighborhood of Newport News, Virginia, sits atop a seawall that shields it from the Hampton Roads, the body of … Continue reading

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For a Climate Reporter, a Dreaded Question: ‘Then Why Is It So Cold?’ By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times – February 8, 2019 What were the temperatures where you live yesterday? What about last week? A month ago? … Continue reading

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Cleaner Power and Flowing Water: Finding Balance Between Smart Renewable Energy and River Protection By Michelle Lakly – The Nature Conservancy – January 24, 2019 If there were any lingering doubts about just how dangerous, and imminent climate change really … Continue reading

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Making Waves: 5 Steps the 116th Congress Should Take to Restore the Health and Productivity of America’s Oceans By Alexandra Carter and Miriam Goldstein – Center for American Progress – December 18, 2018 The 2018 elections sent a clear message: … Continue reading

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Climate Change is No Longer a Future Problem By Shahir Masri – The Hill – December 3, 2018 For years, climate change has been discussed in the context of tomorrow — a problem for future generations — with specific impacts … Continue reading

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