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A new Insurance company report   reveals that a major insurer of properties is calling for action on Climate Change, highlighting the instability of being able to insure claims in a rapidly destabilizing environment:   While the natural catastrophes of last year did not reach the same magnitude as the record–setting levels of 2017, it was...
Recent polling shows that Americans are starting to connect the dots between the record flood events of Hurricanes Michael and Florence and the mega forest fires on the West Coast to Climate Change. And that is shifting perspective not only on that issue but also how that issue will be part of the 2020 Presidential...
Today, I saw something I have been waiting 5 years to see from this article in Science Magazine: Study says large-scale solar and wind installations in Sahara and Sahel could supply all of Earth’s electricity needs and then some: Extensive renewables development there would raise local nighttime temperatures while increasing rainfall and growth of vegetation,...
  This is GOOD NEWS:   A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of kids who want to force the government to do more to fight climate change. The San Francisco-based Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that it would be premature...
From Bloomberg News’ Christopher Flavelle:   Louisiana is finalizing a plan to move thousands of people from areas threatened by the rising Gulf of Mexico, effectively declaring uninhabitable a coastal area larger than Delaware. A draft of the plan, the most aggressive response to climate-linked flooding in the U.S., calls for prohibitions on building new...
  From the Christian Science Monitor  As Antarctica’s ice shelves collapse, the glaciers they buttress will contribute to sea level rise. Currently, the glaciers in the study, which lie along 500 miles of the southern Antarctic Peninsula coast, are losing some 56 billion tons of ice a year to the ocean, according to the new...

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