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The Tampa Tribune
Perspective: People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, 'and this is what happens'the pump for extreme weather. A warmer atmosphere can hold more moisture and p
The Tampa Tribune / Posted an hour ago
the pump for extreme weather. A warmer atmosphere can hold more moisture and produce heavier deluges. On a hotter planet, droughts can be, and have been, more severe. Coastal flooding gets worse as seas rise. The wildfire season has gotten longer... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Oct. 20The original 2 percent was long ago decided upon, prior to full recognition of
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
The original 2 percent was long ago decided upon, prior to full recognition of climate change, and our recent cycles of droughts followed by massive rain, which may be the “new normal.” In a county with a $555 million operating budget, one... Read more
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BC Local News
Shifting the story on climate changethat emerge from our responses to stresses on our system,” he said, citing a st
BC Local News / Posted 5 hours ago
that emerge from our responses to stresses on our system,” he said, citing a sticker-shock in the price of bread due to droughts in the U.S. as a hypothetical example. “Imagine the kind of social pressures we would see south of the border.” But... Read more
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Castlegar News
Shifting the story on climate changethat emerge from our responses to stresses on our system,” he said, citing a st
Castlegar News / Posted 8 hours ago
that emerge from our responses to stresses on our system,” he said, citing a sticker-shock in the price of bread due to droughts in the U.S. as a hypothetical example. “Imagine the kind of social pressures we would see south of the border.” But... Read more
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Missoulian
Daines, Gianforte support STEM, sort ofthink so” response when presented with overwhelming evidence on climate change
Missoulian / Posted 8 hours ago
think so” response when presented with overwhelming evidence on climate change (with greater frequency and intensity of droughts) producing increasingly problematic fire seasons. They’re not admitting, “Oh, I understand and accept your data and... Read more
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Rossland News
Shifting the story on climate changethat emerge from our responses to stresses on our system,” he said, citing a st
Rossland News / Posted 9 hours ago
that emerge from our responses to stresses on our system,” he said, citing a sticker-shock in the price of bread due to droughts in the U.S. as a hypothetical example. “Imagine the kind of social pressures we would see south of the border.” But... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Pool builders group argues against water conservationstate continues growing even if we’re not slipping back to what some climatolog
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 14 hours ago
state continues growing even if we’re not slipping back to what some climatologists contend is a normal pattern of longer droughts in the western United States, simply having the same drought pattern of the last 100 years is a problem given... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Fossil fuels no longer necessaryin our atmosphere. It is not necessary for today's and tomorrow's young to be s
The Sudbury Star / Posted 14 hours ago
in our atmosphere. It is not necessary for today's and tomorrow's young to be saddled with increasingly devastating floods, droughts, wild fires, and climate change related health problems. Even though it is true that the federal government got... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
County chasing millions in grants for stormwater resource projectsinfrastructure, supply, and management. They add that the moves are necessary g
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
infrastructure, supply, and management. They add that the moves are necessary given the likelihood of more extreme droughts in the future. “It’s always important when the county is looking for not only additional sources of water, but ways... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt Urged To Source External Carbon From Pacific Islandsrace against logging and land clearance, that will otherwise put these local co
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 hours ago
race against logging and land clearance, that will otherwise put these local communities at greater risk from cyclones and droughts” Weaver said."A decade ago the intergovernmental community called for early action and innovation for climate... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What El Nino and La Nina actually mean for Australian weatherfelt all over the world. The connection between ENSO and its impact on rainfal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
felt all over the world. The connection between ENSO and its impact on rainfall and temperature, leading to floods, fires, droughts and cyclones, is well documented. But not all of ENSO's effects are as well known. However, societies getting into... Read more
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Philly.com
Thousands protest al-Shabab as new details of Somalia truck bombing emergeof the homeland and sees the government as a foreign-backed occupier. Al-Shaba
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
of the homeland and sees the government as a foreign-backed occupier. Al-Shabab’s control of rural regions has exacerbated droughts in the past decade, because it has prevented aid groups from accessing affected areas. In 2011, more than a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Locals in small NSW town see big benefits as renewables invest millionshelp improve the property," he said. "It'll give me the flexibility to keep my
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
help improve the property," he said. "It'll give me the flexibility to keep my cattle going through hard times, through droughts."Just the start of renewable investment in NSW Under deals being struck by wind farm developers, some neighbouring... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Thousands protest al-Shabab as new details of Somalia truck bombing emergeof the homeland and sees the government as a foreign-backed occupier. Al-Shaba
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
of the homeland and sees the government as a foreign-backed occupier. Al-Shabab's control of rural regions has exacerbated droughts in the past decade, because it has prevented aid groups from accessing affected areas. In 2011, more than a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Betting On Africa to Feed the Worldand genetic engineering will help Africa to address hitherto intractable challe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and genetic engineering will help Africa to address hitherto intractable challenges in food production, including droughts, pests and diseases. Water efficient maize for Africa now exists that can give 4 tons per ha under drought... Read more
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Daily Star
Ancient Egyptians wiped out by VOLCANO...and warning it could happen AGAINout The research shows that the ancient civilisations – ruled by the pharaohs
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
out The research shows that the ancient civilisations – ruled by the pharaohs for thousands of years – was plagued by droughts and other natural disasters. Around 70% of the current world lives in regions that similarly rely on monsoons for... Read more
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Missoulian
Forest Service captive of its own mythsnot. What changed is the climate. Starting in the 1980s, the climate grew drie
Missoulian / Posted yesterday
not. What changed is the climate. Starting in the 1980s, the climate grew drier and warmer; in some cases, the most severe droughts in the last 1,000 years were recorded in various parts of the West. Practically overnight, the Forest Service could... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibia Must Tackle Food Security ChallengesChambers, noted with concern that Namibian small scale farmers have limited acc
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Chambers, noted with concern that Namibian small scale farmers have limited access to food, because they are vulnerable to droughts, floods, low productivity and constrained access to land. Dr Purchase stressed that economic development has the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Al Gore brings global warming message to Pittsburgh, warns of its effect on Pennsylvaniaaround Pittsburgh. “Every storm is different now,” Gore said. The added heat
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
around Pittsburgh. “Every storm is different now,” Gore said. The added heat also draws moisture from the ground, fueling droughts in the Midwest and intensifying record-setting fires in California and other western states, where the fire season... Read more
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Gulf News
Pakistan’s new climate strategy hailed as a game changeraccording to the Global Climate Risk Index 2017.The South Asian country has wit
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2017.The South Asian country has witnessed catastrophic floods, heatwaves, droughts in the last few years.“Pakistan is among the top ten countries globally affected by climate change”, which is why... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poor Nations Suffer Most Deaths, Economic Pain From Wild Weatherstrategy expert at German reinsurance firm Munich Re. Those deaths - from disa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
strategy expert at German reinsurance firm Munich Re. Those deaths - from disasters such as storms, floods, extreme heat, droughts and forest fires - happened largely in some of the world's poorest countries, including Haiti, Afghanistan, Nepal,... Read more
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Weekly Times
Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia by Rebecca JonesDrought for rural Australia is a dreaded word. This much is plain in this outs
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
Drought for rural Australia is a dreaded word. This much is plain in this outstandingly sensitive book. While droughts are part of Australian rural experience, how people deal with them over time is instructive and illuminating. The book is split... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Raising Hope - From Street Child to Motherhad already become home, or a source of income, to thousands of children, as Zi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
had already become home, or a source of income, to thousands of children, as Zimbabwe's battered economy and persistent droughts plunged families into poverty and parents succumbed to Aids. In 2007, almost one in three children in Zimbabwe -... Read more
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Boston Herald
California's wildfires have become bigger, deadlier, and more costly. Here's whysame time, the environment has also become more flammable. As the state grows h
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
same time, the environment has also become more flammable. As the state grows hotter and increasingly subject to prolonged droughts, and as more people live in high risk areas, the fires simply get bigger, more severe, and more costly to put... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Starvation and ViolenceHalf of all South Sudanese depend on food aid. This is not only because of drou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Half of all South Sudanese depend on food aid. This is not only because of droughts, but also bloody power struggles. The main victims in this cycle of violence and hunger are women and children. "Delkhiin Khunsnii Khotolbor" might be Mongolian, but... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Pool builders seek to water down conservation rulesout for Salcedo the dire circumstances in which such a stage escalation was to
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
out for Salcedo the dire circumstances in which such a stage escalation was to occur. “We just had one of the worst droughts in California’s history and we didn’t reach that level,” McCoy said. “If we’re getting to the point where we reach... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Pope at UN demands response to hunger, climate, migrationthe world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged confl
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
the world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged conflicts and climate change-related floods and droughts. While the 815 million chronically undernourished people last year is still below the 900 million registered in... Read more
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The Columbian
Pope at U.N. demands world hunger responsethe world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged confl
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
the world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged conflicts and climate change-related floods and droughts. While the 815 million chronically undernourished people last year is still below the 900 million registered in... Read more
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The News-Herald
Pope at UN demands response to hunger, climate, migrationthe world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged confl
The News-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged conflicts and climate change-related floods and droughts. While the 815 million chronically undernourished people last year is still below the 900 million registered in... Read more
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Daily Press
'Uncertainty' aside, expect U.Va. basketball success to continueWilkins, Hunter and Salt need to provide more interior offense, lest the Cavali
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Wilkins, Hunter and Salt need to provide more interior offense, lest the Cavaliers be prone to the unsightly scoring droughts that emerged late last season, never more so than in a 65-39 NCAA tournament loss to Florida. “That’s still a... Read more
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The Hill
Puerto Rico shows how much of the world fares when disaster strikeshelp make communities less vulnerable to disaster in the first place, so that w
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
help make communities less vulnerable to disaster in the first place, so that when the inevitable floods, earthquakes and droughts do occur, their impact is less severe. One specific focus of our work, and of many other organizations working to... Read more
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The Middletown Press
State expecting hundreds of applications for hay-hauling aidfeed supplies. Straw is typically used for animal bedding, but it "is commonly
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
feed supplies. Straw is typically used for animal bedding, but it "is commonly used as a feed ingredient in rations during droughts," said Julie Ellingson, executive vice president of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association. Follow Blake Nicholson... Read more
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FOX Business
State expecting hundreds of applications for hay-hauling aidfeed supplies. Straw is typically used for animal bedding, but it "is commonly
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
feed supplies. Straw is typically used for animal bedding, but it "is commonly used as a feed ingredient in rations during droughts," said Julie Ellingson, executive vice president of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association. Follow Blake Nicholson... Read more
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FOX Business
State expecting hundreds of applications for hay-hauling aidfeed supplies. Straw is typically used for animal bedding, but it "is commonly
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
feed supplies. Straw is typically used for animal bedding, but it "is commonly used as a feed ingredient in rations during droughts," said Julie Ellingson, executive vice president of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association. Follow Blake Nicholson... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
State expecting hundreds of applications for hay-hauling aidAssociation Executive Vice President Julie Ellingson says it's commonly used as
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Association Executive Vice President Julie Ellingson says it's commonly used as a livestock feed ingredient during droughts. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten... Read more
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New Kerala
Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana most 'profound decision' of my life: Shivraj Singh Chouhan - newkerala news #281031MP Government will provide you interest even if you store your grains in the go
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
MP Government will provide you interest even if you store your grains in the godowns," Chouhan said while adding that droughts have been declared in the places that were deprived of rain. He added that the government will provide subsidy and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conservation - Tigray's Lessonhave practically shown as barren lands can be turned to forest, farm lands and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
have practically shown as barren lands can be turned to forest, farm lands and the like. As the origins of the recurrent droughts are land degradation and desertification, the lessons of Tigray State has to be, therefore, emulated by other States... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Broken State Leads to Hungerthe rain," said Hawa. But it's raining less and less than it used to in Somali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the rain," said Hawa. But it's raining less and less than it used to in Somalia. In the past three years, back-to-back droughts have swept the country and evidence is mounting that climate change is driving up the temperatures in the region,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pope at UN demands response to hunger, climate, migrationthe world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged confl
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged conflicts and climate change-related floods and droughts. While the 815 million chronically undernourished people last year is still below the 900 million registered in... Read more
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express
NASA CLAIM: Dying forests are CONTRIBUTING to global warming by emitting CO2may respond to similar conditions in the future. “The team’s findings imply th
express / Posted 3 days ago
may respond to similar conditions in the future. “The team’s findings imply that if future climate brings more or longer droughts, as the last El Nino did, more carbon dioxide may remain in the atmosphere, leading to a tendency to further warm... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pope Francis call for 'change in lifestyle' in speech to mark World Food Daythe world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged confl
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
the world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged conflicts and climate change-related floods and droughts. While the 815 million chronically undernourished people last year is still below the 900 million registered in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
High-tech climate change station established in EDC’s Burgos wind farmwarming leading to climate change. Studies indicate that GHGs play a big role
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
warming leading to climate change. Studies indicate that GHGs play a big role in adverse weather patterns such as floods, droughts, as well as more destructive and more frequent typhoons, associated with climate change. Thus, measuring the rising... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, ‘and this is what happens’the pump for extreme weather. A warmer atmosphere can hold more moisture and p
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
the pump for extreme weather. A warmer atmosphere can hold more moisture and produce heavier deluges. On a hotter planet, droughts can be, and have been, more severe. Coastal flooding gets worse as seas rise. The wildfire season has gotten longer... Read more
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Daily Herald
In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climatealso believes in the consensus among scientists that climate change is real and
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
also believes in the consensus among scientists that climate change is real and that this disastrous run of weather, from droughts in the west to wildfires to catastrophic hurricanes along the coasts, is a preview of the future if the country... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
News24 water investigation: Warnings and a turning pointhad been well served by its water supply infrastructure and water management te
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
had been well served by its water supply infrastructure and water management techniques. This had got it through previous droughts. Before the current drought, the city had been using water under its allocation, which was determined by the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Pope at UN demands response to hunger, climate, migrationthe world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged confl
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
the world was rising again after a decade of declines thanks to prolonged conflicts and climate change-related floods and droughts. While the 815 million chronically undernourished people last year is still below the 900 million registered in... Read more
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DW
Somalia: A broken state leads to hunger |the rain," said Hawa. But it's raining less and less than it used to in Somali
DW / Posted 3 days ago
the rain," said Hawa. But it's raining less and less than it used to in Somalia. In the past three years, back-to-back droughts have swept the country and evidence is mounting that climate change is driving up the temperatures in the region,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Twin Tunnels key to keeping LA humming at others’ expensewater to fish or combating salinity in the Delta. It also takes it out of the e
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
water to fish or combating salinity in the Delta. It also takes it out of the equation of cutbacks for the most part during droughts. That means if Los Angeles can get the water it draws from the north state to not flow through the Delta it skirts... Read more
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International Business Times
Nasa has found the reason behind Earth's record carbon dioxide spike says a report from the space agency. Studying 28 months of data from the OCO-2
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
says a report from the space agency. Studying 28 months of data from the OCO-2, Nasa scientists found that heat and droughts in the tropical regions of Africa, Indonesia, and South America were responsible for the surge in the release of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers Rue Poor Practicesin streams and rivers, clogging these waterways and causing declines in fish an
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in streams and rivers, clogging these waterways and causing declines in fish and other species as well as hydrological droughts," the Environmental Management Agency says in an article on its website. What Nyamadzawo, the Concession farmer,... Read more
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