California Takes A Big First Step Toward Climate Change Adaptation

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California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) just became the nation’s first regulator to require utilities to better account for the impact of climate change on energy infrastructure and services, ordering them to prioritize it in their planning and operations.

Climate Change Is Ravaging California. It’s Time To Electrify.

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COVID-19 isn’t the only crisis taking a toll on California this summer. Record-breaking heat has helped fuel the largest wildfire season on record, with more than two million acres already burned.

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Fight Climate Change With Your Undies — A Hang Drying Manifesto

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August 24–28 is “Hang Dry For Climate Change Week.” Clean Power Consumer Technology Energy Efficiency Research Solar Energy African American Alliance for Homeownership clothes dryers dryers Electrify Now Europe Hang Dry for Climate Change Week line drying Solar Oregon US

Planned Obsolescence Leads To Resource Depletion, Overflowing Landfills, & Climate Change

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Charleston Sues 24 Fossil Fuel Companies For Costs Of Surviving Climate Change

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As Charleston approaches Friday’s third anniversary of Hurricane Irma’s extreme surge and flooding that devastated the city, officials today filed a lawsuit in South Carolina state court to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for the costs of adapting to the harmful impacts of climate change.

5 Visible Signs of Climate Change in Antarctica

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Climate Change Is The Problem, Not Communism

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Climate change is vastly more dangerous than communism. Climate Change Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics ayn rand Chairman Mao China climate change denial Communism Josef Stalin Libertarian North Korea united states

MIT Study Explains Why Climate Change Will Make Some Mediterranean Countries Drier

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Climate Change Is A Hoax, & These Books Prove It!

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Two new books attempt to make the argument that climate change is not that big a deal, and both of them are dead wrong. Climate Change Science bjorn lomborg Harvard Center for Ethics Joseph Stieglitz Michael Shellenberger Micheal E.

What Is Causing Those Fires And Blackouts In California? Could It Be (Gasp!) Climate Change?

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Latest Survey Shows Increase In Concern About Climate Change Among Voters

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A recent survey shows the number of Americans who rate climate change as an important consideration in how they vote is rising. Policy & Politics Climate change climate polling Resources for the Future Stanford University voter attitudes

Want To Stop Climate Change? Educate Girls.

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Seniors Are At Risk From Heat During Climate Change

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A new report looks at how heat and a climate that is getting hotter is endangering the health of the aging US population. Climate Change Health Research Science Climate Central COVID-19 extreme heat seniors

Women Are Most Likely To Die From Climate Change, New Study Finds

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A new study has noted that women are most likely to die in climate change–related disasters. Climate Change Research Science gender inequality Global Weirding income inequality inequality International Union for Conservation of Nature iucn women

Properly Addressing Climate Change Requires Letting Go Of Misguided Ideology

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Political responses to climate change are not happening fast or effectively. Climate ChangeAlmost all nations are on track to fall short of their Paris Agreement targets.

Ideal US Cities To Survive Climate Change

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Climate scientists have shared where they think would be an ideal place to live in the United States in order to avoid natural disasters. An article, published by Business Insider, posed a question to 12 climate scientists and they gave us a few cities that they thought would be safest.

Top 5 Climate Change Videos of 2019

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As 2019 comes to an end, we’re taking a step back to look at the videos about the climate crisis that caught the attention, and even inspired, Climate Reality followers.

United In Science 2020 Report: Climate Change Has Not Stopped For COVID19

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New York/Geneva — Climate change has not stopped for COVID19. Climate Change Fossil Fuels Health Policy & Politics Policy Research Research Science co2 emissions CO2 Emissions Gap COVID19 GHG emissions UN Environment Program United In Science United in Science 2020.

Climate Change Deniers Violate Human Rights

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Whoever still thinks climate change is purely an environmental issue, threatening only nature, needs to think again. Climate change is also essentially a human issue because of its devastating effect on human life — and rights. Climate Change Hivos human rightsIt exacerbates existing inequalities, undermines democracy and threatens development at large.

Cities: Bracing For Climate Change

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Buildings Climate ChangeA conversation with Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone: Yvonne Aki-Sawyer and Amanda Ikert, Head of Adaptation Implementation at C40.

The Intersection Of Coronavirus, Fake Meat, Food Shortages, & Climate Change

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Composting For Climate Change: More Important Than You Might Think

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We focus often on high-tech solutions to climate change, however, some of the easiest and cheapest ways to fix climate change are right under our feet.

Using The 12 Step Program To Defeat Climate Change

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We can use the 12 step program to overcome catastrophic climate change denial. Clean Power Clean Transport CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive Climate Change Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Fossil Fuels Green Economy Health Hydroelectric Policy & Politics Solar Energy Wind Energy 12 Step Program

People Are Afraid Of Change, Not Climate Change

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Unless someone is breaking a hundred dollar bill or receiving change from a purchase, people do not like change, especially when it comes to the fact that they are being told they need to change their habits or their way of thinking.

Infosys Innovations For Climate Change & Sustainability — Cleantech Talk

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and CleanTechnica contributor, and Ashiss Dash, Senior Vice President and Industry Head for Services, Utilities, Resources and Energy at Infosys, talk about Infosys’ work and innovations related to climate change and sustainability. Clean Power CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive Climate Change Consumer Technology Energy Efficiency Solar Energy Wind Energy Amazon Cleantech Talk climate pledge India Infosys Sustainability The Climate Pledge Wildfires

More Americans Concerned About Climate Change, New Poll Finds

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In a new poll by the Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation, 80% of respondents agreed that human activity is a leading cause of climate change. Climate Change climate change poll Washington PostThat's huge. But only half believe urgent action is needed and only 40% say it amounts to a crisis.

New Jersey Becomes First US State To Include Climate Change In School Curriculum

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New Jersey is the first US state to add climate change to its public school curriculum standards. Climate Change education Governor Phil Murphy New Jersey

Climate Change Communication Across Political Canyons — CleanTech Talk Podcast

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and CleanTechnica contributor, sits down to talk with Ed Dolan, economist, writer, and Senior Fellow at the Niskanen Center, about climate change communication and action across political divides.

Climate Change Could Disrupt The Coffee Industry

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A new study indicates that climate change could devastate coffee production in Brazil, but also offers ideas on how to save 75% of it. Agriculture Climate Change Polls/Surveys Research Science Brazil coffee Global Weirding

COVID-19 and climate change: A healthy dose of reality

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Consider the global health crisis currently upon us as a warm-up act for a climate-changing world. Climate Change Health social inclusion Supply Chain Two Steps Forward

Free Online Course Teaches Climate Change Causes & Solutions

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Take the new Climate Change and Health free online course to learn about climate change, its impact on human health, and ways to combat it. Climate Change Science Climate Change And Health Global Weirding IPCC Michael E Michael E. Then share your experience with CleanTechnica. Mann MOOC online ediucation

Cranky Uncle Vs. Climate Change: John Cook Is A Cognitive Scientist, Climate Communicator, & Cartoonist

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Climate change and the new language of weather

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Climate Change Two Steps ForwardThe weather outside is frightful. What, exactly, do we call it?

The new language of climate change: Trillions

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It’s time for trillions to seize center stage of the climate conversation. Climate Change Finance & Investing Two Steps ForwardBye-bye, billions.

Talking About Climate Change: It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

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New studies find Democrats need to inject more emotion into their climate change rhetoric in order to attract voters to their cause. Climate Change Policy & Politics