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  • Strong storms possible in Florida ahead of cold front. And another Atlantic disturbance?
    Some Floridians are actually looking forward to the coming cold front forecasters have predicted for Monday night and Tuesday. Not so welcome: the National Hurricane Center has eyes on one, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-27
  • Top California air, climate regulator hopes to run Biden EPA
    Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-27
  • Bahamas is set to start offshore oil drilling just 150 miles off South Florida
    Florida’s waters may be protected from offshore drilling but the Bahamas plans to start looking for oil in less than a month at an exploratory well just 150 miles off … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-26
  • Surfaced shipwreck likely a 19th-century cargo vessel
    Researchers believe a shipwreck that surfaced near Crescent Beach is likely the remnants of a cargo vessel called the Caroline Eddy that was run aground by a hurricane in the … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-26
  • Punishing hurricanes to spur more Central American migration
    At a shelter in this northern Honduran city, Lilian Gabriela Santos Sarmiento says back-to-back hurricanes that hit with devastating fury this month have overturned her life. Her home in what … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-24
  • The Latest: Biden picks John Kerry for climate change role
    The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Joe Biden is filling out his administration with key picks for his national security and foreign policy teams. John … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-23
  • Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin
    President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord on Sunday, telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-22
  • For rookie Thanksgiving cooks, expert tips to avoid disaster
    After Christopher Hughey tweeted that he’s tackling his first Thanksgiving turkey this year, the advice started rolling in. Brine it. Don't bother. Try “spatchcocking” -- grilling the bird split open. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-22
  • Reeling from back-to-back hurricanes, Central America focuses on saving lives with U.S. help
    Seventeen days after Hurricane Eta and four days after Hurricane Iota, chaos still reigns in the Central American region, especially in the two hardest-hit countries, Honduras and Nicaragua, where millions … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • The Plastics Crisis Unfolding in U.S. Waters
    Many tragedies in the ocean go unobserved, and the ones caused by plastic are no different. The plastics crisis is deep, wide and pervasive, affecting ecosystems and animals in ways we are only beginning to understand. In this report, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • Choked, strangled and drowned. How balloons and plastic bags are killing marine animals
    In Florida, a critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle was entangled in a plastic bag that had become filled with sand. The plastic bag had wrapped around the turtle’s neck, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-19
  • Hurricane Iota floods Honduras roadways, ‘catastrophic’ winds hit Nicaragua
    Hurricane Iota made landfall in Nicaragua as a Category 4 storm on Nov. 16, bringing life-threatening storm surge and catastrophic winds to the Central American nation. Officials in Honduras surveyed flooded roadways on Nov. 17. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-17
  • Hurricane Iota pounds Nicaragua and Honduras, and nearly wipes out a Colombian island
    Hurricane Iota, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic basin this late in the year, crashed into Central America late Monday night as a Category 4, delivering massive devastation … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-17
  • Hurricane Eta just devastated Central America. How are countries preparing for Hurricane Iota?
    This year’s unprecedented hurricane season will land a deadly one-two punch to Central America: Thirteen days after the extremely dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Eta crashed into Nicaragua and battered Honduras, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-16
  • Hurricane Iota now a Cat 5 as it gets closer to a Central American landfall
    Central America braced for its second major hurricane in as many weeks as Hurricane Iota, now a record-setting Category 5 storm, closed in on Nicaragua and Honduras Monday afternoon The … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-16
  • California Air, Climate Regulator Mary Nichols Hopes To Run Biden’s EPA
    During Trump’s tenure, Nichols fought to preserve California’s ability to set its own auto-emissions standards and resisted efforts to roll back power plant pollution regulations. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Janet Yellen, Biden’s Treasury Pick, Could Be Key To Confronting Climate
    The former Federal Reserve chair isn’t the candidate climate activists wanted, but her record gives them “a lot to be optimistic and hopeful about.” ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-24
  • Not All ‘Eco-Friendly’ Food Delivery And Takeout Containers Are Created Equal
    Restaurants and diners want environmentally sustainable packaging that really delivers. These companies are here to help. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-24
  • Biden Names John Kerry As Climate Envoy
    It’s not the climate "czar" job advocates want to see, but progressives are hopeful that’s coming, too. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-23
  • The Pandemic’s Effect On Climate-Changing Pollution Was ‘Just A Tiny Blip’
    To the atmosphere, this year’s “return to nature” — a silver lining for some amid a deadly virus — was virtually meaningless. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-23
  • Food Monopolies Are Affecting The Future Of How We Eat
    The food we grow and eat influences every aspect of our cities, our communities and ourselves. But nowadays, a small number of major corporations control the vast majority of food distribution. This has devastating effects on workers, the environment and even the long-term stability of our food supply. In a ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-19
  • The Trump Environmental Protection Agency’s Parting Gifts
    Three rules set to finalize before Joe Biden’s inauguration could create a headache for his administration. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-13
  • Dalai Lama Calls For Climate Change Action In New Book, Suggests ‘Buddha Would Be Green’
    "Saving the world from the climate crisis is our common responsibility,” writes the 84-year-old spiritual leader. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-12
  • As The Climate Warms, Hurricanes Are Lasting Longer Over Land, Study Finds
    New research shows that hotter sea surface temperatures fuel storms that weaken far slower over land, giving them more time to wreak havoc than average storms in the 1960s. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-11
  • Tropical Storm Eta Expected To Strike Florida Keys As A Hurricane
    The storm has left scores of people dead and over 100 others missing in Mexico and Central America after it made landfall as a category 4 hurricane. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-08
  • Steel Is A Climate Nightmare. Sweden Has A Plan To Make It Green
    A pilot plant making steel from green energy and hydrogen instead of coal could have big consequences for an industry with one of the worst environmental footprints. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-07
  • GOP Congressional Wins Dash Hopes For Ambitious Climate Action Next Year
    Wednesday also marked the United States' formal withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-04
  • GOP Climate Denier Prevails In Critical Texas Energy Regulator Race
    The Texas Railroad Commission election was widely considered the most important down-ballot climate race of 2020. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-11-04
  • Hurricane Zeta Leaves Death And Destruction In Its Wake
    The storm, which killed six people, also caused power outages in seven states. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-10-30
  • Trump Administration Boots Gray Wolves From Endangered Species List
    Environmentalists and advocates for animals have vowed to challenge a decision stripping federal protections from wolves in the lower 48 states. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-10-29
  • In appointing John Kerry to top role, Biden shows he’s serious about climate
    By appointing former senator and secretary of state John Kerry as the first ever US climate leader, President-elect Joe Biden is sending a clear message. He's not only reversing President Donald Trump’s reversal of America’s commitments to fighting climate change – he also plans to push these commitments much further. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Rescuers search for bodies as Central America counts cost of Hurricane Iota
    Rescue workers dug through mounds of thick mud Thursday in the grim search for bodies as Central American countries began to count the cost of Hurricane Iota, which left at least 44 people dead amid a wave of destruction. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-20
  • Top court gives France 3 months to fulfil climate change commitments
    In a ruling hailed by campaigners as "historic", France's top administrative court on Thursday gave the government a three-month deadline to show it is taking action to meet its commitments on climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-19
  • Hurricane Iota makes landfall in Central America, bringing catastrophic winds
    Hurricane Iota began whipping a remote coastal area of Nicaragua with catastrophic winds, storm surges and rain on Monday evening, as the region's leaders blamed climate change for destruction that is pushing millions closer to hunger. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-16
  • Biden could face a ‘Green divide’ if he wins the US election
    While the US election still hangs in the balance, a win by Democrat Joe Biden comes with the promise of the US rejoining the Paris climate agreement, as he has vowed to do on his first day in office. But doing so risks widening the divide not only between disaffected Donald Trump voters who want to protect traditional jobs in oil and gas ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-05
  • Election could ‘make or break’ international climate policy as US exits Paris climate accord
    The United States left the Paris accord on Wednesday, becoming the first country to ever withdraw from an international climate change pact as the fate of its presidential election hangs in the balance. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-04
  • US elections: How Donald Trump has rolled out red carpet for wealthiest Americans
    Donald Trump's presidency has been resolutely pro-business, with massive tax cuts, as well as tax breaks to attract investors near low-income urban areas. According to his supporters, such policies have helped lower the US poverty rate by two points over the past four years. Others argue that Trump's efforts to create a permissive fiscal ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-03
  • Western Turkey earthquake death toll climbs to 100
    The death toll from a powerful earthquake which hit western Turkey rose to 100 on Tuesday, the country's disaster authority said. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-03
  • 2020 set to rank among hottest years on record despite ‘La Nina’ cooling, UN says
    Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling effect of a “moderate to strong” La Nina weather phenomenon, the UN said Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-29
  • Thousands of climate activists appeal to Brussels to withdraw farm policy
    Thousands of climate activists have added their names to a new campaign spearheaded by Greta Thunberg, asking the European Commission to retract a farming policy that they say would make it impossible to reach the EU’s climate goals.  ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-25
  • Final US debate, Trump’s anger at health experts and focus on mail-in ballots
    On November 3, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, as well as environmental issues and the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 220,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s future trajectory. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-23
  • Supreme Court hearings, voting challenges, battle for seniors and final debate
    On November 3, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, as well as environmental issues and the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 200,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s future trajectory. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-16
  • Weakening to tropical storm, Delta hits hurricane-battered Louisiana, Texas
    Ripping tarps from already damaged roofs and scattering debris piled by roadsides, Delta inflicted a new round of destruction on Louisiana as it struck communities still reeling after Hurricane Laura took a similar path just six weeks earlier. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-10
  • Trump is back, cluster grows at the White House and uncertainty about next debates
    On November 3, 2020, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, plus environmental issues as well as all the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 200,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s future ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-09
  • Online videos falsely claim that face masks can cause CO2 poisoning
    To wear a mask or not to, that is the question that has been fiercely debated online since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. One of the claims made by opponents of the protective face coverings is that masks can lead to suffocation from the carbon dioxide (CO2) we exhale. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-30