14 Jun '18, 6pm

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My hometown, Berkeley, has a long history of making sweeping gestures at the bete noire of the moment. It called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. It made mobile phones provide radiation warnings . And back in the 1980s, it declared itself a nuclear-free zone . But now Berkeley has a foe that it could actually do something about. This week the city declared a state of “existential climate emergency” and said it plans to eliminate all city greenhouse gases as soon as possible. The city also pledged to start drawing carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, turning itself into a so-called “carbon sink” by 2030. It hasn’t defined how it will do this. “Steadily rising temperatures have brought intensified wildfires, drought, and storms that have displaced and threatened thousands of people in California, and millions more around the world. We must act now,” said Chery...

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After a quarter-century of intense study, we now know the unequivocal truth: Antarctica is losing ice to the oceans, and t...

The World Cup of Climate Change

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ecowatch.com 14 Jun '18, 3pm

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grist.org 04 Jun '18, 10pm

President Trump keeps trying to make coal happen. Last week, he told Energy Secretary Rick Perry to extend a lifeline to u...

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Jun '18, 7am

SINGAPORE: Tickets for Chance The Rapper's Singapore show will be available via Sistic come Jun 22, starting at 10am. The ...

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grist.org 03 Jun '18, 11am

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Auri...

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This time around, the coalition behind the Protect Washington Act is taking a different tack, rebranding the effort to put...

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greenbiz.com 14 Jun '18, 9am

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