A Heat Wave Tests Europe’s Defenses. Expect More.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 08:56
Across Europe in June, heat records shattered. In years to come, researchers say, many more heat waves are likely to batter the Continent.
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Anchorage Had Never Reached 90 Degrees. That Changed This Week.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 07:25
Anchorage could set a heat record this week, with a forecast high potentially reaching 90 degrees. The city has canceled its Fourth of July fireworks celebration.
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One Thing You Can Do: Beat the Heat Efficiently

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 04:16
Also this week, a sand surplus in Greenland and New York’s climate resolution.
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To Understand Climate Change, We Need to Understand Greenland

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:40
In “The Ice at the End of the World,” Jon Gertner recounts a sprawling history of adventurers and scientists who have tried to unlock the secrets of this vast polar expanse.
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Bill Wehrum, an Author of Trump Administration’s Pro-Coal Rules, to Leave E.P.A.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 09:56
The official, William L. Wehrum, helped to write Trump administration rules weakening climate change protections and supporting the coal industry.
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As Cities Limit Traffic Pollution, Madrid Reverses a Driving Ban

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 04:27
Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain.
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U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 02:20
Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped.
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Oregon Climate Walkout Left Republicans in Hiding, Statehouse in Disarray

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 06/29/2019 - 14:23
Oregon’s capital has descended into turmoil since Republicans vanished to prevent a vote on a climate change bill backed by Democrats.
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E.U. and Four Latin American Nations Reach a Trade Deal

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/28/2019 - 22:24
The pact, decades in the making, was hailed as a powerful endorsement of multilateral free trade as protectionist policies are on the rise globally.
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Day 1 of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/28/2019 - 08:48
President Trump said he expected a “productive” meeting on Saturday with China’s leader, but he avoided making specific predictions.
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Canada Signals a Willingness to Challenge Trump on His Clean-Car Rollback

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/28/2019 - 07:45
By signing a clean-car deal with California, Canada inserted itself into the high-profile battle over Mr. Trump’s weakening of rules to fight climate change.
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New Estimate for an Oil Leak: A Thousand Times Worse Than Rig Owner Says

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/28/2019 - 07:45
The leak, about 12 miles off the Louisiana coast, has been releasing oil and gas into the Gulf of Mexico since 2004, when a bundle of undersea pipes ruptured.
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One Thing You Can Do: Opt for the Carwash

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 22:02
Also this week, a plan to mine a pristine wilderness area.
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As Coal Fades in the U.S., Natural Gas Becomes the Climate Battleground

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 22:01
Utilities are facing a choice: embrace natural gas, or shift more aggressively to renewable power? The decision will have a major climate impact.
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What Is the G20?

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 15:20
Here is a look at what the Group of 20 is and does, and some of the important things to watch as world leaders gather in Japan over the next two days.
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Climate Change Is Scaring Kids. Here’s How to Talk to Them.

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 14:01
How to talk about it: “A lot of people, when they talk to children, are processing their own anxiety and fears,” a psychologist said.
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Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 22:08
Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030.
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European Heat Wave? It’s the New Normal.

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 21:58
Meteorologists say temperatures could climb above 40 degrees Celsius, or more than 104 degrees Fahrenheit, across large stretches of the continent.
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Jay Inslee on Climate Change

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 20:22
The governor of Washington has made climate change his campaign’s singular focus, going so far as to call for a climate debate.
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Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 14:10
President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at President Trump’s rejection of the Paris accord.
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