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Satellite Snafu Masked True Sea Level Rise for Decades

Revised tallies confirm that the rate of sea level rise is accelerating as the Earth warms and ice sheets thaw -- Read more on »
19 Jul, 20:01 - scientificamerican -  - 

Australian local councils lead the way in tackling climate change as federal policy stalls

Thirty-five councils pledge to switch renewable energy, maximise public transport use and develop more climate-resilient communities. Local councils across Australia are taking climate action into their own hands as climate policy paralysis plagues the federal government. »
19 Jul, 04:10 - guardian -  - 

California Locales Sue Fossil Fuel Companies for Rising Seas

The locales say that actions by oil, natural gas and coal companies intensified climate change -- Read more on »
18 Jul, 19:20 - scientificamerican -  - 

California lawmakers extend program to cut emissions in bipartisan vote

Cap-and-trade system, which aims to help state cut greenhouse gases 40% by 2030, stands against Trump policies: ‘That’s what good government looks like’. California legislators have voted to extend a centrepiece program to cut greenhouse gas emissions, burnishing the state’s reputation as a bulwark against Donald Trump’s demolition of climate change measures. »
18 Jul, 18:40 - guardian -  - 

This week in climate news (16 July 2017)

The most popular articles from the past week. »
16 Jul, 18:03 - climatiq -  - 

The cynical and dishonest denial of climate change has to end: it's time for leadership | Gerry Hueston

Absence of climate and energy policy has left Australia lagging dangerously behind, missing out on investment and facing major electricity disruptions.Gerry Hueston is chairperson of the Climate Council and former BP president Australia has enough renewable energy to power the country 500 times over. »
14 Jul, 03:50 - guardian -  - 

Turning the climate crisis into a TV love child of Jerry Springer and Judge Judy | Planet Oz

As a Trump appointee pushes for televised slanging match, a New York magazine cover story sparks a different debate – should we talk about how bad global warming could actually get? In the United States, people who refuse to accept even some of the basic tenets of climate science are calling for a heated debate. »
13 Jul, 05:40 - guardian -  - 

Conservative groups urge lawmakers to gut climate programs in U.S. military

A coalition of 14 conservative groups urged U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to support an amendment to the House of Representatives' annual defense bill that would prevent the Pentagon from implementing climate-change and green energy policies meant to save taxpayers money and protect the planet. »
13 Jul, 00:30 - reuters -  - 

Scores of U.S. Communities Face Frequent Flooding in 18 Years

More than 90 locales, mostly in rural Louisiana and Maryland, already face chronic inundation -- Read more on »
12 Jul, 21:30 - scientificamerican -  - 

What Does the Antarctic Ice Shelf Break Really Mean?

A glaciologist explains that any link to climate change is far from straightforward -- Read more on »
12 Jul, 21:30 - scientificamerican -  - 

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