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The new politics of global warming – Axios

The 2020 election is both very different and very familiar when it comes to the politics of global warming and the stakes of the outcome. What’s new: Democratic voters are more concerned than in prior presidential cycles, polling shows. “It…

After Fire and Floods, Glimmers of Hope

During the increasingly common ecological disasters that visit this country, there inevitably arises the hope that Americans and their elected politicians will learn from the experience, adopt new policies and provide for a less destructive future. We are now in…

Capturing the Faces of Climate Migration

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. According to one projection, at least 13 million people in the United States will be forced to move by 2100…

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The tipping points at the heart of the climate crisis

The warning signs are flashing red. The California wildfires were surely made worse by the impacts of global heating. A study published in July warned that the Arctic is undergoing “an abrupt climate change event” that will probably lead to…

Cool new Hubble portrait of Jupiter’s storms

A beautiful new image of Jupiter from the Hubble Space Telescope – captured in August 2020 – shows the planet’s icy moon Europa as well as several famous storms in Jupiter’s atmosphere.

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Letter: Slow down global warming – Columbian.com – The Columbian

I cannot simply go outside for a walk and I live with my windows shut, breathing dusty air. A lot of others have evacuated their homes. For those who are affected, the forest fires have been making life a little…

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Hurricane Sally’s stall tied to global warming, but effects linked to normal weather patterns – NOLA.com

Catastrophic Hurricane Sally’s stall-and-crawl onto the Gulf Coast at the Alabama-Florida border, which pummeled vacation villages with Category 2 winds and dumped rainfall along the coast and inland in amounts measured in feet, is part of a pattern of slow-moving…

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Sally’s stall tied to global warming, but effects linked to normal weather patterns – NOLA.com

Catastrophic Hurricane Sally’s stall-and-crawl onto the Gulf Coast at the Alabama-Florida border, which pummeled vacation villages with Category 2 winds and dumped rainfall along the coast and inland in amounts measured in feet, is part of a pattern of slow-moving…

Don’t blame latest fires on global warming – The Troy Messenger – Troy Messenger

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…

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Morrison says you’re either for gas or against it. Of course it’s not as simple as that | Katharine Murphy

We are not going to linger excessively with politics, for reasons I’ll make clear in a minute, but we do need to step through Scott Morrison’s political calculations now he is gradually unspooling the government’s much telegraphed “gas-led” recovery. I…