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Day: December 6, 2019

It’s time to prepare for a changing Earth; By Orrin Pilkey

It’s time to prepare for a changing Earth; By Orrin Pilkey

Global climate change is an obvious fact and we are already in the midst of it. The time for action is now. In two decades, in the opinion of many climatologists, it will be too late to prevent catastrophic global damage.

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Offshore drilling creates these new dangers onshore, environmental report says

Offshore drilling creates these new dangers onshore, environmental report says

Devastating oil spills of the Deepwater Horizon variety aren’t the only risk posed by expanded offshore drilling in waters off the United States, a new environmental report says.

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Freak storms of 2019 Atlantic hurricane season left trail of destruction and revealed climate change fingerprints

Freak storms of 2019 Atlantic hurricane season left trail of destruction and revealed climate change fingerprints

Dorian and Lorenzo, wbrought the count of Category 5s in the Atlantic since 2016 up to six, and marked the fourth year in a row with at least one Category 5, the longest stretch on record. The historic intensity of both Dorian and Lorenzo, exhibited influences consistent with warming ocean waters and climate change.

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Biologists investigate mass die-of freshwater mussels

Biologists investigate mass die-of freshwater mussels

Freshwater mussels, like pollinators and trees, are critical to their larger ecosystems and the world around them. They filter out sediment and agricultural runoff, limiting the size and impacts of dead zones.

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A pipeline runs through it

A pipeline runs through it

The 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline could soon slice across Appalachia. If completed, the hundreds of miles of 42- and 36-inch diameter steel would carry 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas every day.

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