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California wildfires kill 21 and create boiling river of wine as they burn through vineyards

...... deployed with more resources arriving form neighbouring states. "We have had big fires in the past. This is one of the biggest, most serious, and it's not over," he said, adding that climate change would make such disasters more common in the future. We've noticed you're adblocking. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker ......

(441 words by telegraph.co.uk)
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Poor nations suffer most deaths, economic pain from wild weather | Reuters

...... LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fatalities and economic losses from severe weather are rising in many of the world’s poorest countries as climate change and a lack of disaster preparedness worsen threats, risk experts said. Over the last 35 years, 60 percent of weather-related deaths globally were among people who earn $1,000 a year or less, said Ernst Rauch, a strategy expert at ......

(571 words by reuters.com)
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From thin air to stone: greenhouse gas test starts in Iceland | Reuters

...... will start to extract carbon dioxide from thin air in Iceland on Thursday, seeking to transform the gas into rock far below ground in a first test of a costly technology meant to slow climate change. The engineering experiment, by Swiss firm Climeworks with Reykjavik Energy, will cost hundreds of dollars to extract each ton of greenhouse gases from nature and entomb it permanently underground. ......

(484 words by reuters.com)
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Raise sons to be feminists like daughters, says Canada's Trudeau | Reuters

...... by Belinda Goldsmith; Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that covers humanitarian news, women's rights, trafficking, property rights, climate change and resilience. Visit news.trust.org ......

(427 words by reuters.com)
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White House nominates AccuWeather CEO to head climate agency | Reuters

...... to undo the Obama administration’s clean power plan. Trump and Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, have both expressed doubts about whether climate change is caused by human activity, something that has been agreed upon by an overwhelming majority of scientists. ......

(454 words by reuters.com)
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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announces withdrawal of Clean Power Plan - CNNPolitics

...... a commitment to propose a rule to reduce carbon pollution, isn't a step forward, it's a wholesale retreat from EPA's legal, scientific and moral obligation to address the threats of climate change," McCarthy said in a statement Friday. "Now the public has an opportunity to weigh in, as EPA is required to accept public comment on the proposed repeal and a discussion paper on a replacement," ......

(324 words by cnn.com)
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Wall Street's $6 trillion man is bullish, but... - Oct. 11, 2017

...... "needs to be done with respect for due process, individual rights and the principle of inclusion." Fink also said in June that he disagreed with Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate change agreement. But Fink, unlike other CEOs such as Tesla's ( TSLA ) Elon Musk and Disney's ( DIS ) Bob Iger, said at the time he would remain on Trump's advisory council. But that council was ......

(676 words by cnn.com)
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Health impact of Trump environmental repeal - CNN

...... highlighted the Kellogg's struggle in a 2015 video, they were invited to the White House for the signing of the Clean Power Plan, President Barack Obama's signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Announced by the Obama administration in August 2015, the Clean Power Plan was designed to set high-stakes limits on carbon particle pollution from US coal and gas-fired ......

(656 words by cnn.com)
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EPA makes 'climate change' vanish from four-year report - CNNPolitics

...... the federal role in environmental regulation, shifting more of the responsibility to states; and enforce laws "as Congress intended." Under the Obama administration's EPA, "Addressing Climate Change and Improving Air Quality" was the first of five goals in the four-year strategic plan. That 80-page document, developed in 2014 under administrator Gina McCarthy, referenced "climate change" more ......

(223 words by cnn.com)
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Quentin Letts takes aim at the liberal elite | Daily Mail Online

...... when Tony Blair and his cronies kept justifying policies on the grounds that 'it's the right thing to do'. They were right and anyone who opposed them was wicked. King was gripped by climate change. After a hot spell in 2003 in which some 2,000 people may have died as a result of the steamy weather he declared that heatwaves were going to be a worse threat to the world than terrorism. The ......

(2289 words by dailymail.co.uk)
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Hole the size of Maine opened in the Antarctic sea ice | Daily Mail Online

...... temperatures - and now, 40 years after it closed, the so-called Weddell Polynya has returned. Scientists are now working to understand how often the massive hole appears, and how climate change could affect it. The Weddell Polynya was first spotted in satellite observations during the mid-1970s. After closing back up, and remaining that way for roughly 40 years, it has re-opened. A 'po ......

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Huge canyons on the underside of a key Antarctic ice shelf | Daily Mail Online

...... they are unsure how they form, or how they affect stability. The findings shed new light on Antarctica's previously hidden world and have raised fears of more rapid sea level from global warming. Scroll down for video Images sent back from the CryoSat and Sentinel-1 satellites suggest that there are two types of canyon. The first type is thought to be caused by subglacial water that ......

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Weinstein, hypocricy and the liberal Establishment | Daily Mail Online

...... to death of Hollywood's overpaid superstars, their identikit politics, their bleating, herdlike behaviour, their cliched and predictable pronouncements on everything from feminism to global warming, their utter incapacity for independent thought, their shameful lack of courage and their moral vacuity. They may play dauntless superheroes and feisty kick-ass heroines on screen, but the ......

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Face of the Lady with the Four Brooches recreated | Daily Mail Online

...... where traces of some of the oldest settlements in the Americas have been uncovered, flourished between 3600 to 1800BC. Experts suspect the ancient society eventually died out due to climate change. The researchers hope that by revealing this ancient female's face, they can throw some light on an intricate culture that supported gender equality, allowing both men and women to hold, ......

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Hillary Clinton is giving Weinsteins donations to charity | Daily Mail Online

...... it on.' The former presidential candidate also weighed in on the recent fire fires in northern California and hurricanes across the U.S. She said people must start 'acknowledging climate change and the role that it plays in exacerbating such events.' Media figures expressed shock that Clinton never once mentioned the sexual harassment allegations against Weinstein during her 90 minute ......

(1281 words by dailymail.co.uk)
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Conservationists take average of nine flights each year | Daily Mail Online

...... harmful behaviour'. This included taking an average of nine flights a year - far more than the typical Briton. This is despite air travel being one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gases, which lead to global warming. Conservationists were also found to regularly eat meat, and did not score any better in tests on environmental issues than some who were not green activists. The ......

(401 words by dailymail.co.uk)
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EPA Vows To Speed Cleanup Of Toxic Superfund Sites Despite Funding Drop : NPR

...... states strapped to find the money. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is vowing to speed the cleanup of toxic Superfund sites, part of a shift away from climate change and toward what he calls the "basics" of clean air and water. The EPA's Superfund program manages the cleanup of some of the most toxic waste sites Pruitt says the EPA will soon name a top 10 list ......

(731 words by npr.org)
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Assessing What Energy Groups Think Is Wrong With The Clean Power Plan : NPR

...... Energy Groups Think Is Wrong With The Clean Power Plan EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a notice to repeal the Clean Power Plan President Obama's signature effort to combat climate change. Steve Inskeep talks to lawyer Jeff Holmstead, who represents the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, one of the groups who had challenged the plan in court. EPA Administrator Scott ......

(111 words by npr.org)
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Dalai Lama Says U.S. More Selfish Under Donald Trump | Time.com

...... would behave differently in office. But speaking at a forum hosted by the Tibetan government-in-exile on Saturday, the Dalai Lama said he was concerned by Trump's approach to climate change and military growth, according to the Post . The Trump Administration has rolled back environmental regulations aimed at stopping global warming, and Trump continues to threaten military ......

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250 years after Washington drained it, feds soak a swamp - ABC News

...... swamp had been dismissed as a deadly morass where explorers vanished and runaway slaves escaped. Today, scientists have discovered that the swamp's peat soil is a vital piece of the climate change puzzle, able to either contain or release a greenhouse gas that causes global warming. Washington and his fellow investors had slaves dig a ditch to drain the spongy peat soil and log the cypress ......

(867 words by go.com)
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