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‘No Planet B’: Hundreds of thousands join global climate strike – Al Jazeera English

School students in Sydney join the Global Strike 4 Climate rally; a global day of protest to demand governments take urgent steps to prevent environmental disaster [Steven Saphore/AAP Images via AP Photo] Hundreds of thousands of protesters, many of them…

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ARMY CORPS: Spillway that saved New Orleans from flood killed dolphins

The federal government’s effort to avoid a flood disaster in New Orleans had catastrophic consequences of its own, causing massive fish kills and habitat destruction along the Gulf Coast, according to the governors of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

Teen girls strike for global action on climate change – NBC News

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — It was the floodwaters brushing her jawline that convinced Theresa Sebastian it was time to get serious about climate change. The teen from Ireland was in Kerala, India, for a family wedding last summer when the region…

NSW and Queensland bushfires: brief respite ahead of hot and windy week

Firefighters in New South Wales are taking advantage of cooler conditions to undertake backburning operations, with hotter and windier conditions expected next week. Fire conditions eased again over the weekend in northern NSW, where residents had been told it was…

GUEST COMMENTARY: We need to face it: Global warming is a disaster – Columbia Missourian

The climate is not political. In many ways, global warming is an equal-opportunity catastrophe. In many other ways, global warming disproportionately strikes those among us least responsible for the problem and least able to rebound from its horrors. Now let’s…

House Dems Working Overtime To Cripple America’s Oil Supply

On Tuesday night, September 10, the House Rules Committee met to consider three House Bills that are either new or amendments of earlier bills which will restrict oil and gas drilling. These issues were conceived of during both the second…

Climate change: Phoenix, Arizona’s worst-case heat wave could harm thousands – Vox.com

To live in the 21st century is to live with the threat of weather growing more and more wicked. Droughts, heat waves, and wildfires are growing more intense and dangerous from global warming and rising greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, we’re…