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  • "Turning Salt-Damaged Fields into Marshes Could Save Maryland Farmland" February 22, 2019
    "As sea levels rise, saltwater is entering farms near the bay, damaging crops and releasing legacy nutrients into already-polluted waterways. " AgricultureClimate ChangeNatural ResourcesWater & OceansMid-Atlantic (DC DE MD PA VA WV)PublicSource: ,
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  • Arctic Bogs: Another Global Warming Risk Could Spiral Out of Control February 22, 2019
    "As warming brings earlier spring rains in the Arctic, more permafrost thaws, releasing more methane in a difficult-to-stop feedback loop, research shows." "Increasing spring rains in the Arctic could double the increase in methane emissions from the region by hastening the rate of thawing in permafrost, new research suggests.Climate ChangeNatural ResourcesWater & OceansAntarctica & Arctic […]
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  • "Owners Close 100-Year-Old Coal Plant, Blame Obama Rules" February 22, 2019
    "Operators of a century-old coal plant in Alabama say Obama-era environmental rules are behind their decision to close the facility, which first started churning out electricity in 1917." AirClimate ChangeEconomy & BusinessEnergy & FuelEnvironmental PoliticsJournalism & MediaLaws & RegulationsSE (AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC PR SC TN)PublicSource: ,
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  • "Forget The Green New Deal, The Future Is Batteries" February 22, 2019
    "Insufficient battery technology is the greatest impediment to a clean energy present and future. Despite what the Green New Deal says or Tesla claims, we cannot transform our electricity generation until we see a revolution in battery technology." Climate ChangeEnergy & FuelTechnologyNational (U.S.)PublicSource: ,
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  • "Salton Sea Money Demand Clogs Up Colorado River Drought Plans" February 22, 2019
    "California’s Salton Sea is a complicated place that’s not well known outside the Golden State, but its imperiled status has helped clog progress negotiating drought protection measures with water users along the Colorado River." Environmental PoliticsWater & OceansNational (U.S.)PublicSource: ,
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  • "Ford Is Investigating Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Data" February 22, 2019
    "Ford Motor Company said on Thursday that it was investigating how it tested the emissions and fuel efficiency of its vehicles after employees reported possible flaws with the company’s computer models." AirClimate ChangeEnergy & FuelLaws & RegulationsPollutionTransportationNational (U.S.)PublicSource: ,
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  • "New Climate PAC Will Back Inslee For President" February 22, 2019
    "A new super PAC launching on Thursday will back Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s (D) potential run for president." Climate ChangeEnvironmental PoliticsNational (U.S.)PublicSource: ,
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  • "Federal Grazing Fees Lowered For 2019" February 22, 2019
    "Federal grazing fees for 2019 have been lowered, according to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Fees for 2019 were set at $1.35 per animal unit month (AUM), down from $1.41. The new AUM fee is for both BLM and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) lands." AgricultureLaws & RegulationsNational (U.S.)PublicSource: ,
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  • Green New Deal Is Technologically Possible. Political Prospects Fuzzy February 22, 2019
    "President Trump derided the Green New Deal as a “high school term paper that got a low mark.” ... Yet, despite that disdain, the goals of the far-reaching plan to tackle climate change and economic inequality are within the realm of technological possibility." ActivismClimate ChangeEconomy & BusinessEnergy & FuelEnvironmental PoliticsLaws & RegulationsNational (U.S.)PublicSource: ,
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  • "Trump Administration Quits Fuel Efficiency Talks With California" February 22, 2019
    "The Trump administration has broken off talks with the California Air Resources Board over vehicle fuel-efficiency standards and is on track to roll back standards set by President Barack Obama, the White House said in a statement Thursday." Climate ChangeEnergy & FuelEnvironmental PoliticsTransportationNational (U.S.)PublicSource: ,
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RSS Yale Climate Connections

  • Why the polarization in U.S. on climate change?
    Part I in this series explores various factors leading to intense polarization on climate change, a forerunner to a March Part II focus on how to reduce that polarization. Introduction of Jeffrey Kiehl, PhD, as Regular Contributor Yale Climate Connections […] The post Why the polarization in U.S. on climate change? appeared first on Yale […]
  • Climate change gets personal at film fest
    NEVADA CITY, CALIF. The mood at the 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival was brighter than one might expect from an event riddled with reminders of the perils of living in these times, from catastrophic wildfire to loss of biodiversity. […] The post Climate change gets personal at film fest appeared first on Yale Climate […]
  • Climate Music Project turns data into concerts
    A group in San Francisco is translating climate data into a language most people can understand – even if they have no scientific training. Schulberg: “Music provides an emotional, visceral understanding of the issue in a way which data and […] The post Climate Music Project turns data into concerts appeared first on Yale Climate […]
  • 3 clean energy myths, debunked
    Energy use is the biggest cause of climate change, and it’s the first place we should look for solutions. It’s also a smart angle for talking about climate change, because it’s easy to find agreement on issues like improving energy […] The post 3 clean energy myths, debunked appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.
  • Retired doctor fights climate change
    Some doctors choose to spend their retirement on the golf course. But not Brad Miller. Miller: “As I approached retirement, I became very interested in how I was going to serve my community in a different way.” Miller lives in […] The post Retired doctor fights climate change appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

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