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Tropical Storm Cindy Tracking Through Gulf of Mexico

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Jun
21

Tropical Storm Cindy continues to track through the northwest Gulf of Mexico, bringing potentially life-threatening flooding concerns to parts of the Gulf Coast and South through late this week. Gusty winds, rip currents and isolated tornadoes are also expected.

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A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change

Study shows risks have climbed steadily since 1980, and the number of people in danger will grow to 48% by 2100 even if emissions are drastically reduced.

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Houston fears climate change will cause catastrophic flooding: ‘It’s not if, it’s when’

The Texas metropolis has more casualties and property loss from floods than any other locality in the US. Near the Gulf coast, Houston is also at annual risk from hurricanes.

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The fight against climate change: four cities leading the way in the Trump era

New York City, Houston, Miami and San Francisco have all taken steps to mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels and global temperatures. Are their successes a blueprint for action at the state and local level?

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What caused the most toxic algal bloom ever observed in Monterey Bay?

In spring 2015, the West Coast of North America experienced one of the most toxic algal blooms on record. A new article shows that, at least in Monterey Bay, this bloom became particularly toxic because of an unusually low ratio of silicate to nitrate in the waters of the bay.

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Marine reserves help mitigate against climate change, say scientists

Highly protected marine reserves can help mitigate against the impacts of climate change, a study by a team of international scientists has concluded.

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Pilkey: The Paris agreement, climate change, NC coast and rising seas

Now that we as a nation have divorced ourselves from the Paris Agreement on reduction of carbon emissions and global climate change, it’s time for us to do some self-examination. We assume that our abstention will ultimately add to the carbon-emissions problem, perhaps discourage other countries and have some impact on sea-level rise.

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Will US withdrawal from Paris climate deal make a difference?

Trump’s announcement was taken as a serious blow by environmentalists and all those who backed the multilateral Paris climate deal. But the time it would take for his announcement to translate into an official withdrawal is quite lengthy. Four years, to be exact. That means that 2020 is the earliest the US could officially pull out of the deal. A critical year, as “it’s when another presidential election is due”..

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Make our Planet Great Again !

Speech of the French President Emmanuel Macron – Reaction to Donald Trump decision to leave the Paris Agreement.

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