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Is climate change Hollywood's new supervillain?

Eco-thriller Geostorm, with Gerard Butler as a weather-busting scientist, is the latest movie to battle the environment. From Blade Runner 2049 to Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, film are turning up the heat on the big screen. »
19 Oct, 15:51 - guardian -  - 

Al Franken Auditions for Senate Climate Lead. Millions Watch

Franken’s approach to climate advocacy relies on wry sarcasm and a precise mastery of scientific facts -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 Oct, 18:40 - scientificamerican -  - 

Fiji to sell world's first climate-change "green" bonds

Fiji will issue a $50 million "green" bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister said on Wednesday. »
18 Oct, 09:20 - reuters -  - 

U.S. municipal disaster plans seen more vital for ratings: report

U.S. state and city governments' planning for natural disasters will become more critical to their credit quality as costs to deal with extreme weather events increase, S&P Global Ratings said in a report on Tuesday. »
17 Oct, 23:50 - reuters -  - 

Preparing Europe for climate change: coordination is key to reduce risks posed by extreme weather

Building stronger links between climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction experts is more important than ever in wake of recent devastating and extreme weather events across Europe and elsewhere. »
17 Oct, 10:30 - eea -  - 

Plant more trees to combat climate change: scientists

Planting forests and other activities that harness the power of nature could play a major role in limiting global warming under the 2015 Paris agreement, an international study showed on Monday. »
16 Oct, 22:30 - reuters -  - 

Are flatulent shellfish really contributing to climate change?

Scientists investigating marine life in the Baltic Sea have found mussels, oysters and clams are emitting greenhouse gases – but cows still trump them. Swedish scientists have found that flatulent shellfish are creating vast amounts of greenhouse gases, leading to a predictable slew of comments about farting cockles and clams. But beneath the schoolboy humour, there is a serious point. »
16 Oct, 18:11 - guardian -  - 

China needs tougher clean fuel targets to meet Paris climate pact: report

China will have to launch more ambitious renewable energy and non-fossil fuel targets and ramp up efforts to enforce them to avoid missing global climate accord requirements, two government think tanks said on Monday. »
16 Oct, 13:00 - reuters -  - 

California's new normal may be more intense heat, fires, droughts and floods

As portrayed in novels, the California of the future is barely habitable. Fiction? Perhaps less so after last week. »
16 Oct, 01:30 - smh -  - 

This week in climate news (15 October 2017)

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

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