Tag: Climate Change

  • Green New Deal proposed for Los Angeles

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    “We will take on climate change head on” Some Los Angeles City Councilmembers are calling for a “Green New Deal” to energize the city’s fight against climate change and create new employment opportunities for residents. Councilmembers Nury Martinez, Paul Koretz, Mike Bonin, Curren Price, Marqueece Harris-Dawson, and Monica Rodriguez introduced a motion Wednesday that would […]

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  • Hawaii has passed some bold progressive legislation over the past few years

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    In recent years, bills that might seem too bold to gain traction in other state houses have become law in Hawaii, gaining worldwide attention. Policymakers in the overwhelmingly Democratic state House — with 1 Republican state senator and 5 Republicans in the state House — have pushed forward a wave of ambitious progressive legislation. The […]

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  • Climate strike: Schoolchildren protest over climate change

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    Pupils at schools around the UK have gone on strike as part of a global campaign for action on climate change. Students around the country walked out of school to call on the government to declare a climate emergency and take active steps to tackle the problem. “Save our planet” was the message chanted by […]

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  • Polar Bears are Coming to Human Residential Homes Searching for Food

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    Authorities in the Novaya Zemlya islands, home to a few thousand people, said there were cases of bears attacking people and entering residential and public buildings. Polar bears are affected by climate change and are increasingly forced on to land to look for food. Hunting the bears is banned, and the federal environment agency has […]

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  • #10YearChallenge from an Environmental Point of View

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  • Climate Change Causes Warming in Tropical Oceans

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    With the help of data from the past 15 years, a new NASA study shows that warming of the tropical oceans due to climate change could lead to a substantial increase in the frequency of extreme rain storms by the end of the century. The research team found that extreme storms formed when the sea […]

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  • Polar Vortex Proves Changes to the Climate

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    The planet has a fever: Can we treat it? As the new year is carrying on where the old one left off, with growing signs climate disruption is accelerating at a more destructive rate than many scientists predicted. The US deep freeze, which has plunged temperatures in Minnesotato -50C(-58F), may appear to have little in […]

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  • Climate change: ‘World at crossroads’ warning as key talks begin

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    Four senior figures behind efforts to limit climate change have warned that the planet “is at a crossroads” as key talks opened a day early in Poland. In a rare move, four former presidents of the United Nations-sponsored talks called for decisive action. The meeting in Katowice is the most critical on climate change since […]

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  • Climate Change Could Cut U.S. GDP By 10 Percent. Here’s What Entrepreneurs Should be Looking Out For.

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      By A Satara Here’s how the major effects of climate change will affect the U.S. economy — and your small business or company Over the weekend, while many Americans were celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends, the U.S. government released a federally mandated report that explained the dire foreseeable effects that climate change will have on the economy, quality of […]

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  • Climate Change will have Devastating Effects on Hawaii

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    A startling new federal report released Friday solidifies previous research that climate change will have devastating effects in Hawaii but warns there is even less time than previously thought to prepare for the effects. A warming earth is exacerbating sea level rise and putting coastal communities at risk, reducing water supply and increasing water demand, […]

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