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California, battered by global warming’s weather whiplash, is fighting to stop it

In 1988 – the same year Nasa’s James Hansen warned Congress about the threats posed by human-caused global warming – water expert Peter Gleick wrote about the wet and dry extremes that it would create for California: California will get the worst of all possible worlds – more flooding in the winter, less available water

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Global Climate Action Summit Seeks Broad Participation

UN Climate Change News, 2 March 2018 – Businesses, governments, NGOs, arts and music organizations, academic institutions, and others can apply to host an affiliate event at the upcoming  Global Climate Action Summit (September 12 to 14) in California this year. The Summit will be co-hosted by California’s governor Edmund Brown, the chief

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From Fijian child to Kenyan ‘evangelist’: Five climate heroes of 2017

LONDON, Dec 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From U.S. President Donald Trump pulling his country out of the Paris climate change deal to devastating hurricanes, floods and droughts wreaking havoc around the world, 2017 has been a rocky year when it comes to climate change. But action to address worsening climate

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Alternative US group honouring Paris climate accord demands ‘seat at the table’

The United Nations should give a “seat at the table” to a powerful group of US states, cities, tribes and businesses that are committed to taking action on climate change, Michael Bloomberg has urged. In an apparent bid to circumvent US president Donald Trump’s moves to withdraw from the Paris accord, the billionaire

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Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch “America’s Pledge”

Initiative Will Compile and Quantify Efforts from U.S. States, Cities, Businesses and Other Actors to Address Climate Change in Alignment with the Paris Agreement SACRAMENTO – California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg have launched “America’s Pledge on climate change”, a new initiative to compile and quantify the actions of states,

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