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California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees

Published: 
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 5:03pm

For years, there has been a movement in California to restore floodplains, by moving levees back from rivers and planting trees, shrubs and grasses in the low-lying land between. The goal has been to go back in time, to bring back some of the habitat for birds, animals and fish that existed before the state was developed.

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2017 was one of the three hottest years on record, NASA and NOAA scientists say

Published: 
Thu, 01/18/2018 (All day)

Even without the help of El Niño, 2017 was a top-three scorcher for planet Earth.

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Earth & Energy Extreme Weather Is the Biggest Risk for Humanity in 2018, Say World Leaders

Published: 
Thu, 01/18/2018 (All day)

Extreme weather events are the most likely and most severe threat facing humanity in 2018, according to the new Global Risks Report 2018 of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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The Aliens Have Landed

Published: 
Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:03pm

In the ’30s, as Germany rearmed, we said, “Yeah, France can handle that.” Earlier this week, the Panzer Corps of climate change zoomed right around our Maginot line of denial, and we all became the retreating French.

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UN Scientific Panel Releases Report Sounding Alarm On Climate Change Dangers

Published: 
Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:02am
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Energy

If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday.