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  1. I’m a woman who fought wildfires for 7 years. Climate change is absolutely making them worse. Warmer climate is creating

    Desdemonadespair.net - Environment 10.07 / 19:47 desdemonadespair.net
    By Anastasia Selby  14 September 2017(Vox) – The mundane days all run together. But those days when I was genuinely unsure if I would make it to the end of my shift intact are the ones that stand out.I remember fighting a fire on the Angeles National Forest in 2002. Our crew flew onto a ridge in a helicopter. The rotor wash, or wind created by the helicopter blades, flung orange embers into the unburned vegetation — the “green.” Immediately, it started burning.We jumped out of the heli…
  2. Ministry of Climate Change and Environment to sponsor Carbon Ambassadors Programme

    Totaluae.com - Business 10.07 / 11:55 totaluae.com
    DUBAI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment will provide strategic sponsorship for the Carbon Ambassadors Programme of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA. The programme was launched with support from the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (Dubai Carbon), to involve youth in achieving the goals of sustainable development and the UAE Vision 2021, to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world by 2021. A Memorandum of Understanding, MoU,…
  3. The head of the U.N. nuclear agency discusses Iran, North Korea and how nuclear power can fight climate change

    LATimes-Asia 10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com
    Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula is "grave," but inspectors are ready to return if a deal is…
  4. The head of the U.N. nuclear agency discusses Iran, North Korea and how nuclear power can fight climate change

    LATimes-MiddlEeast 10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com
    Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula is "grave," but inspectors are ready to return if a deal is…
  5. Your meat and dairy habits might need a climate change rethink

    Nationalobserver.com - World 10.07 / 00:44 nationalobserver.com
    An international report released this week raises questions about the environmental impact of your next hamburger or…
  6. Carbon from soil aggravates climate change, researchers say

    Pulseheadlines.com - Lifestyle 10.06 / 21:42 pulseheadlines.com
    A new study found that heat makes soil liberate dioxide carbon, dioxide carbon worsens greenhouse effect, and greenhouse effect generates more heat. It’s all cyclic. In 1991, a group of researchers decided to excavate lands from a Massachusetts forest owned by Harvard University. They buried electricity cables to warm the ground and see how the heat affected the soil. Then, they just increased 9 degrees Fahrenheit (5 degrees Celsius) above the …
  7. Brazaitis blasts climate change, white privilege during rally

    Wajr.com - Morgantown 10.06 / 20:16 wajr.com
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — What was billed as a rally for racial equality, to coincide with President Donald Trump’s scheduled visit to Morgantown, turned into a platform addressing topics ranging from climate change to white privilege. Morgantown Deputy Mayor Mark Brazaitis was among the speakers during the protest attended by about 20 people Wednesday afternoon outside…
  8. Do dogs and cats really affect climate change?

    Fayettetribune.com - Oak Hil 10.06 / 16:25 fayettetribune.com
    Dear EarthTalk: Is it really true that our dogs and cats are major contributors to climate change, and if so what can we do about it? — Carmen Santiago, Newark, N…
  9. How can we believe anything we hear about climate change?

    Natmonitor.com - Science 10.06 / 14:26 natmonitor.com
    Ordinary citizens are being bombarded by climate data from believers and deniers. How do we know what is…
  10. The Question Miami Home Buyers Hate to Ask: How’s Climate Change Doing?

    Triplepundit.com - Finance 10.06 / 11:36 triplepundit.com
    The majority of Miami realtors say their clients don't usually ask about sea level risks or other climate-related problems that would help them gauge whether the property would be a good buy. And they don't have a problem paying a premium for the coastline,…
  11. Tech, Lubbock communities engage in climate change discourse

    Dailytoreador.com - Education 10.06 / 10:38 dailytoreador.com
    Experts in climate and clean-energy solutions engaged in an open discussion hosted by faculty members from the College of Media & Communication, the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources and the Honors…
  12. Climate Change: Earth's Fate Is Not That Bleak

    "The Uninhabitable Earth" scenario is "misleading" and "incredibly bleak," according to…
  13. ‘Great Green Wall’ Initiative to Combat Climate Change in Africa

    Stewardshipreport.com - Environment 10.06 / 09:57 stewardshipreport.com
    New York, N.Y. At the United Nations Climate Conference (COP 22) under way in Marrakech, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) participated in the launch of a ground breaking map of restoration opportunities to combat climate change in Africa, an area being called the ‘Great Green Wall.’ A farmer transporting hay to Tera weekly market, [&#…
  14. Ban hails ‘New Dawn of Cooperation on Climate Change’

    Stewardshipreport.com - Environment 10.06 / 09:57 stewardshipreport.com
    New York, N.Y. Ten days after the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change, world leaders showed strong support for the implementation of this agreement at the opening of the high-level segment of the United Nations Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, (COP 22) today. Country Flags outside the UN COP22 venue in Marrakech, Morocco. […
  15. Here’s what NYC is going to do about climate change

    Technical.ly - Technology 10.06 / 09:47 technical.ly
    The city released a climate plan for Mayor de Blasio's executive order this summer pledging to achieve the goals of the Paris…
  16. Climate Change Is Real, SoFo Panelists Agree, But Change is Possible

    Sagharboronline.com - Environment 10.06 / 09:46 sagharboronline.com
    With a steady procession of Atlantic hurricanes on everyone’s mind, the South Fork Natural History Museum held its third annual climate change symposium on Saturday. An eight-member panel made up of elected officials and policy makers were of like mind — that climate climate change is both real and serious and requires changes in the way Americans approach their everyday lives. The post Climate Change Is Real, SoFo Panelists Agree, But Change is Possible appeared first on The Sag Harbor Exp…
  17. Climate scientist Curry tackles hurricanes and climate change

    Fabiusmaximus.com - Politics 10.06 / 09:35 fabiusmaximus.com
    Summary: Climate scientist Judith Curry discuss Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the state of knowledge about hurricanes, and the announcements of their connection to climate change. . Interview of Dr. Judith Curry by David Whitehouse of the Global Warming Policy Foundation. Discussing Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and climate change. 15 September 2017. Here is the transcript. … Continue reading Climate scientist Curry tackles hurricanes and climate change…
  18. Climate: It's time to act now on climate change

    Twoharborsmn.com -  Two Harbors 10.06 / 05:09 twoharborsmn.com
    Lake County News ChronicleMany of us are noticing this year's warm, wet September. "Everything smells!" "We have mushrooms in our yard!" "How can it be so lush in September?" "The fall colors…
  19. Environmental statistician Mark Risser ’07 talks climate change and modeling at Suter Science Seminar

    Emu.edu - Education & Family 10.06 / 04:04 mywebtimes.com
    In the second of seven Suter Science Seminars this fall at Eastern Mennonite University, Mark Risser, a postdoctoral research fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in California, will discuss…
  20. Interior Department rejects 25 endangered species petitions, including several linked to climate change

    Journalexpress.net - Knoxville 10.06 / 03:13 journalexpress.net
    The federal Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday declined 25 separate petitions to list a variety of species as endangered or threatened, including the high-profile Pacific walrus, which is contending with sharp climate change trends in the Arctic where…