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Living with climate change: You can make a difference

With climate change, individual behaviour does matter. Here's how to influence the future through how you travel, where you get your electricity and what you eat. »
24 Jun, 19:20 - newscientist -  - 

New Orleans mayor: US climate change policy cannot wait for Trump

Mitch Landrieu says cities will lead as federal government is ‘paralysed’NYC’s de Blasio backs push as Miami Beach shows anti-sea rise work US cities will lead national policy on climate change after the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans said at an... »
24 Jun, 18:20 - guardian -  - 

Living with climate change: How to cope in a warmer world

Feeding and housing a growing human population when seas are rising and extreme weather hits will be hard – but manageable if we take the right decisions now. »
23 Jun, 18:41 - newscientist -  - 

From heatwaves to hurricanes, floods to famine: seven climate change hotspots

Global warming will not affect everyone equally. Here we look at seven key regions to see how each is tackling the consequences of climate change. It could have been the edge of the Sahara or even Death Valley, but it was the remains of a large orchard in the hills above the city of Murcia in southern Spain last year. »
23 Jun, 13:50 - guardian -  - 

Australian health groups urge coal phase-out and strong emissions reduction

World-first climate and health framework from 30 health and medical groups calls for recognition of citizens’ ‘right to health’. To save hundreds of lives and billions of dollars, Australia should rapidly phase out coal power stations and establish strong emissions reduction targets, according to a coalition of 30 major health and medical groups. »
22 Jun, 03:01 - guardian -  - 

Living with climate change: What’s the worst that can happen?

If Earth reaches dangerous tipping points like the Antarctic glaciers melting, we'll have to engineer our way out of the crisis. It's difficult to gauge how far we are from either of those things. »
21 Jun, 23:30 - newscientist -  - 

British forest pumped full of CO2 to test tree absorption

Researchers at a British University have embarked on a decade-long experiment that will pump a forest full of carbon dioxide to measure how it copes with rising levels of the gas - a key driver of climate change. »
21 Jun, 21:50 - reuters -  - 

'Ocean Elders' urge Malcolm Turnbull to reject Adani coalmine

Prominent oceanographers and global leaders write to Australian prime minister and Queensland premier. »
21 Jun, 20:40 - guardian -  - 

Top global banks still lend billions to extract fossil fuels

Analysis of world’s lenders reveals many claim green credentials while still financing fuels like tar sands, oil and coal. Some of the world’s top banks are continuing to lend tens of billions for extracting the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels, according to a report of top lenders. »
21 Jun, 20:40 - guardian -  - 

Democrats Hold Alternative Hearing on Climate Change

The discussion was meant to show that lawmakers are not yielding the climate discussion to those who reject mainstream science -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
21 Jun, 19:50 - scientificamerican -  - 

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