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Should the Social Cost of Carbon Be Higher​?

Scientists say that even under the Obama administration, the number may have been set too low -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
22 Nov, 22:30 - scientificamerican -  - 

Think Hurricane Harvey's Flooding Was Bad? Just Wait until 2100

Storms with much greater rainfall are predicted to hit North America by century’s end -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
21 Nov, 21:50 - scientificamerican -  - 

Restoring floodplains and wetlands offer value-for-money solution to river flooding

Investing in ‘green infrastructure’ like restoring floodplains or wetlands to bolster flood prevention not only generates more environmental and socio-economic benefits, especially in the long term, but also lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods. »
21 Nov, 21:11 - eea -  - 

EPA Revises the Social Cost of a Potent Greenhouse Gas

The Trump administration’s move is part of a broad effort to downplay the impacts of climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
20 Nov, 21:10 - scientificamerican -  - 

Battered by extreme weather, Americans are more worried about climate change | Dana Nuccitelli

After months of intense hurricanes, heat waves, and droughts, a survey finds a record number of Americans worried about climate change. The latest climate change survey from Yale and George Mason Universities is out, and it shows that Americans are still poorly-informed about the causes of global warming. »
20 Nov, 13:10 - guardian -  - 

This week in climate news (19 November 2017)

The most popular articles from the past week. »
19 Nov, 18:00 - climatiq -  - 

At Bonn, the stakes got higher in our gamble on the planet's future

Perhaps the most revealing moment at this year's United Nations climate talks came on Wednesday, when Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany addressed the nearly 200 nations gathered here. »
19 Nov, 04:30 - smh -  - 

Nations keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

Nearly 200 nations made progress toward keeping a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change on track at United Nations talks ending on Friday despite a U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw. »
17 Nov, 19:50 - reuters -  - 

How Dirt Can Clean the Air

Soil management offers huge potential for keeping carbon emissions in the ground -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
17 Nov, 19:11 - scientificamerican -  - 

'We should be on the offensive' – James Hansen calls for wave of climate lawsuits

Veteran climate scientist says litigation campaign against government and fossil fuels companies is essential alongside political mobilisation in fighting ‘growing, mortal threat’ of global warming. »
17 Nov, 12:20 - guardian -  - 

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