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  • The Bahamas have a tough road ahead. Dorian caused $3.4 billion worth of damage, report says
    Hurricane Dorian, the monster storm that struck the Bahamas with punishing 185 mph sustained winds and 25 feet storm surges in early September, caused an estimated $3.4 billion in damages, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-16
  • These sixth graders learned what it’s like to handle emergency operations during a storm
    It’s always best to be prepared, especially for emergencies. To learn how, 40 sixth grade John F. Kennedy Middle School science students, called Weather Rangers, conducted a hurricane simulation Oct. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-14
  • A 10-foot alligator used his leg as a chew toy. How common are these kinds of attacks?
    James Boyce was in fear of his life. The hunter had been searching for hogs on a reserve near Martin County when a 10-foot alligator latched onto his right leg … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-13
  • Florida’s building code doesn’t take sea rise into account. That could change this year
    The last time the Florida building code changed, it required any new construction along the coast to elevate buildings a whole foot. Just three years later, that doesn’t look like … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-12
  • Ex-GOP congressman to speak at Indiana environmental event
    A former Republican congressman who's made it his mission to convince conservatives to take climate change seriously will speak this weekend at a gathering of Indiana environmental groups. Bob Inglis … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-11
  • Teen activist Greta Thunberg to peer over downtown San Francisco from enormous mural
    An immense mural of teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is turning heads in downtown San Francisco as it nears completion, The San Francisco Chronicle reports. The gigantic portrait of Thunberg … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-10
  • Jarren Williams has record-setting day as Miami crushes Louisville to become bowl eligible
    A day that started beautifully for the Miami Hurricanes ended even better. Record-setting better. Led by redshirt freshman quarterback Jarren Williams’ school record-breaking six passing touchdowns, the Hurricanes are bowl … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-09
  • For war veterans, a python hunt can help fight PTSD
    This Veterans Day, python hunter Tom Rahill will have a lot to celebrate. Rahill is the force behind Swamp Apes, an organization that takes war veterans to the Everglades to … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-09
  • Red tide bloom takes grip of Southwest Florida. Manatee County is still in the clear
    As a bloom of red tide continues to strengthen on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Manatee County waters remain clear of the harmful algae bloom, according to the latest report from the … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-09
  • Hundreds rally with activist Greta Thunberg in N Carolina
    Sixteen-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg told a crowd in North Carolina that climate change needs to be tackled "right now." The Charlotte Observer reports Thunberg spoke before an estimated 1,200 … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-08
  • MSC Cruises will become first major carbon neutral cruise company in 2020
    MSC Cruises will be the first major cruise company to become carbon neutral. Starting on January 1, 2020, MSC Cruises will buy enough credits from companies that absorb carbon dioxide … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-08
  • Sharks are here for the winter, researchers say. This is what you should know
    The snowbirds are coming. Except these snowbirds have fins, rows of razor-sharp teeth, and keep on moving lest they die. Yep, sharks, and their annual migration to warmer waters off … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-07
  • Timelapse shows impressive explosion from Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano
    Mexico’s National Center for Prevention of Disasters reported an explosion with “moderate” ash content from the active Popocatepetl volcano on November 6. The latest explosion came after days of increased magma activity inside the volcano. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-07
  • NC blogger and ‘menstrual cup expert’ sues business partner accused of stealing company
    A self-described “menstrual cup expert” in North Carolina said she created a company that educates women on menstrual cups — the environmentally-friendly alternative to tampons. That is, until her business … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-06
  • ‘Pete’ the python caught lounging on catamaran off Elliott Key
    A six-foot Burmese python slithered its way aboard a catamaran anchored off Elliott Key and was caught lounging in the boat’s main salon Tuesday morning. “We woke up this morning … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2019-11-05
  • Venice Council Chambers Flood After Members Reject Climate Change Amendments
    A regional council member in the Italian city pointed out the sad irony in a Facebook post. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • Cows Swept Off Coast During Hurricane Dorian Survive ‘Gilligan’s Island’-Style
    The cows managed to swim five miles to a barrier island where they lived off the land. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-14
  • The Climate Crisis Is A Public Health Emergency, New Report Warns
    Heatwaves, drought, wildfires and infectious disease threaten to undermine decades of gains in global public health. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-13
  • Venice Mayor Blames Climate Change As Italian City Inundated By Highest Tide In 50 Years
    Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said he would declare a state of disaster after the city was hit by the devastating high tide, which peaked at over 6 feet on Tuesday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-13
  • Greta Thunberg Will Set Sail Once Again En Route To The UN’s Biggest Climate Conference
    "We sail for Europe tomorrow morning!" the 16-year-old activist said after securing a ride across the Atlantic. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-12
  • Smokey Bear Is 75. Is It Time For Him To Retire?
    He's our most iconic environmental crusader, but his advice is outdated, incomplete and ignores climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-12
  • Jane Fonda Swears Off Shopping By Announcing Her Last Clothing Purchase
    The actor said her move was inspired by environmental activist Greta Thunberg. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-11
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Tackles Climate Change
    The actor has used his influence to raise awareness for environmental activism. In honor of his birthday, here are some moments when he spoke out. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-11
  • Maine’s Shrimp Crisis Reveals A Big Climate Change Problem We’re Not Talking About
    As global temperatures rise, plans for dealing with the climate crisis are all but silent on the oceans and the plight of the coastal seafood industry. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-11
  • Sen. Ed Markey’s Green New Deal ‘Revolution’ Is Winning. Can He?
    The Massachusetts senator, facing two serious challengers, held a primary debate on the climate crisis in a bid to secure his status as the issue's leading champion. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-10
  • Urban Farms Are Supposed To Solve Our Food Woes. The Reality Is Not So Simple.
    It's claimed they can tackle food deserts, reconnect neighbors and slash our food's climate impact, but it's hard to live up to so much hype. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-10
  • In Iowa, Bernie Sanders Seeks To Cement His Status As The Climate Candidate
    Climate is a top issue for Iowa Democrats. And the Vermont senator's embrace of biofuels could broaden his appeal. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-08
  • Jane Fonda: The Sooner Donald Trump Is Gone, The Better For The Environment
    "We can’t solve the problem when we have elected officials who are paid by the fossil fuel industry." ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-07
  • 25-Year-Old Lawmaker Drops ‘OK Boomer’ Retort At Heckling Rival
    Chlöe Swarbrick fired back during a debate on climate change in New Zealand's Parliament. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-06
  • Italy Is Making Climate Change Lessons Compulsory In Schools
    All public school students will have 33 hours of mandatory climate change education. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2019-11-06
  • Total’s ‘shameful lobbying’ on French palm oil tax break sparks ire
    Several French lawmakers and environmentalists on Friday demanded a new vote on a controversial palm oil tax break after the National Assembly on Thursday approved, without debate, a delay to end the tax break. Critics say the vote followed a successful lobbying campaign by energy giant Total. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-15
  • Macron promotes multilateral solutions for global problems at Paris Peace Forum
    French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday welcomed more than 30 heads of state and government at the second annual Paris Peace Forum aimed at finding solutions to global challenges ranging from climate change and terrorism to migration and cyber security. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-12
  • Environmental activists clean up after protesters in Lebanon
    By night, Lebanese protesters take to the streets to air their social and political demands. By morning, a group of environmental activists cleans up after them. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-08
  • France, China back ‘irreversible’ Paris climate pact, sign deals worth $15bn
    Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday hailed a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron as giving a boost to multilateralism and free trade, amid ongoing economic tensions with Washington. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-06
  • Macron says climate cooperation between Europe and China is ‘decisive’
    Cooperation between Europe and China on reducing climate-warming emissions will be "decisive", French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday, after the Trump administration filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-04
  • Trump administration formally begins US withdrawal from Paris climate agreement
    The United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-04
  • Actress and climate change dissident Jane Fonda gets arrested – every week
    Hollywood royalty Jane Fonda has a plan to save the planet and it is quite an unusual one for an 81-year-old: Fonda wants to get arrested every Friday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-03
  • UN says COP25 climate talks will take place in Spain in December
    The United Nations global climate meeting next month will take place in Madrid after previous host Chile canceled at short notice, officials said on Friday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-01
  • Cameroon’s rubber business: A weapon of mass deforestation
    Television cameras are not welcome in the tropical forests of Cameroon. But our journalists managed to investigate the damage caused by the intensive cultivation of the Hevea tree that produces latex, the raw material used to make rubber. Multinationals, such as Sud Cameroun Hévéa, are accused of massive deforestation to satisfy the ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-11-01
  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines environmental prize
    Teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has inspired millions across the world to stage protests urging leaders to tackle global warming, has declined an environmental prize, saying "the climate movement does not need any more prizes." ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-10-30
  • Climate ‘apocalypse’: Extinction Rebellion launches fortnight of global protests
    The climate activism group Extinction Rebellion launched a fortnight of global protests this weekend, with demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience set to be held in 60 cities across the world. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-10-07
  • Climate change: ‘If the science is scary, the best thing to do is to share it with the public’
    In his book "The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future", journalist David Wallace-Wells depicts a planet no longer fit for humans. He warns that by 2050, if we don't change course, storm damage and sea level rise will grow a hundredfold and there will be hundreds of millions of ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-10-07
  • Agribashing: French farmers under attack
    France remains Europe's leading agrarian nation, but growing awareness regarding pesticides, animal welfare and the environmental impact of farming has led to a serious disconnect between the French and their agricultural roots. Caught between changing consumer demands and never-ending financial constraints, French farmers are left struggling. Some are even victims ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-10-04
  • Potential dioxin emissions from Rouen chemical plant fire raises concerns
    It is “possible” that a major industrial fire in Rouen last week produced dioxin emissions, the head of a French environmental agency said Wednesday. Amid pollution fears after the Lubrizol blaze, there are calls for more testing to be made public. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-10-03
  • ‘We want the truth!’ Fear and suspicion in Rouen after chemical plant blaze
    Five days after a massive fire ravaged a chemicals factory in Rouen, anxious local residents and environmental activists are staging a protest in the northern French city – unconvinced by the government’s assurances that the air and water are safe. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2019-10-01