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World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 15.07.2019

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 15.07.2019 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa.
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Carbon Labels Are Finally Coming To The Food And Beverage Industry

Carbon Labels Are Finally Coming To The Food And Beverage Industry | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There’s rising demand for emissions labels as people become increasingly concerned about climate change.
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House Democrats Call for ‘Negative Emissions’ in Climate Plan - Bloomberg

House Democrats Call for ‘Negative Emissions’ in Climate Plan - Bloomberg | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
House Democrats on Tuesday will issue an ambitious plan to combat climate change, a move intended to reassure their base of supporters but that’s sure to inflame opponents on the right.
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A Caribbean beach could offer a crucial test in the fight to slow climate change

A Caribbean beach could offer a crucial test in the fight to slow climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientists are taking a harder look at using carbon-capturing rocks to counteract climate change, but lots of uncertainties remain.
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Most Clean Energy Tech Is Not on Track to Meet Climate Goals

Most Clean Energy Tech Is Not on Track to Meet Climate Goals | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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Democrats’ new climate change policy platform could unite the left

Democrats’ new climate change policy platform could unite the left | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new platform aims for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while benefiting unions and fossil fuel workers.
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Coronavirus inspires cities to push climate-friendly mobility | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 11.05.2020

Coronavirus inspires cities to push climate-friendly mobility | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 11.05.2020 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Cities around the world have been at a standstill, trying to stop the spread of COVID-19. But with lockdown measures gradually lifting, places like Brussels are trying a new climate-friendly approach to mobility.
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It Took A Pandemic To Prove Individual Actions Alone Won't Solve The Climate Crisis

It Took A Pandemic To Prove Individual Actions Alone Won't Solve The Climate Crisis | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The coronavirus reveals in stark terms the limits of our personal choices to affect climate change.
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Is it wrong to be hopeful about climate change? - BBC Future

Is it wrong to be hopeful about climate change? - BBC Future | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Real hope for the future of the climate can’t come from admiring the inspirational deeds of others – it has to be earned, writes Diego Arguedas Ortiz.
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With 130-Mile Coast, New Jersey Marks a First in Climate Change Fight - The New York Times

With 130-Mile Coast, New Jersey Marks a First in Climate Change Fight - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Builders will be forced to take climate change, including rising sea levels, into account to win government approval for projects.
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Climate change means the US must start building big things again

Climate change means the US must start building big things again | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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The World’s Oceans Were The Hottest In Recorded History In 2019

The World’s Oceans Were The Hottest In Recorded History In 2019 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers found that the oceans are dramatically changing due to climate change, the latest evidence of a warming world.
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Europe has unveiled a plan to eliminate climate emissions by 2050

Europe has unveiled a plan to eliminate climate emissions by 2050 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The European Union is forging ahead with a sweeping plan to become “climate neutral” by midcentury.If implemented, the European Green Deal could mark a major advance in the effort to combat climate change, since EU members make up the third largest block of greenhouse-gas emitters behind China and the US.
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Climate change-fueled heatwaves could kill millions by 2100

Climate change-fueled heatwaves could kill millions by 2100 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Extreme temperatures could kill an additional 73 people per 100,000 by 2100, a new Climate Impact Lab study finds.
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Global Warming Is Driving Polar Bears Toward Extinction, Researchers Say - The New York Times

Global Warming Is Driving Polar Bears Toward Extinction, Researchers Say - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
By century’s end, polar bears worldwide could become nearly extinct as a result of shrinking sea ice in the Arctic if climate change continues unabated, scientists said.
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Facebook creates fact-checking exemption for climate deniers  - Popular Information

Facebook creates fact-checking exemption for climate deniers  - Popular Information | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This is a special joint edition of Popular Information and HEATED, a climate newsletter by journalist Emily Atkin. HEATED is a must-read for anyone who cares about the future of the planet earth. Sign up HERE. Facebook is "aiding and abetting the spread of climate misinformation,” said Robert Brulle, an environmental sociologist at Drexel University. “They have become the vehicle for climate misinformation, and thus should be held partially responsible for a lack of action on climate change.”
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Amazon to Launch $2 Billion Venture Capital Fund to Invest in Clean Energy

Amazon to Launch $2 Billion Venture Capital Fund to Invest in Clean Energy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Amazon.com, criticized for its own environmental record, is launching a $2 billion internal venture-capital fund focused on technology investments to reduce the impact of climate change.
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Why we need broader coalitions to combat environmental racism and climate change

Why we need broader coalitions to combat environmental racism and climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Rhiana Gunn-Wright, an architect of the Green New Deal, underscores the connections between the protests, pandemic, economic downturn and climate crisis.
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How Some Mississippi Teens Are Saving Their Town From Climate Change

How Some Mississippi Teens Are Saving Their Town From Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The ASEEDS Creek Rangers program is teaching kids why climate science is personal and empowering them to change their communities.
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In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S. - The New York Times

In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S. - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The coronavirus has pushed the coal industry to once-unthinkable lows, and the consequences for climate change are big.
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Here’s where Jeff Bezos could start spending that $10 billion tackling climate change

Here’s where Jeff Bezos could start spending that $10 billion tackling climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday he would donate $10 billion to combat climate change, marking one of the largest individual philanthropic commitments ever to the crucial environmental challenge.The details: "This global initiative will fund scientists, activists, NGOs – any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world," Bezos, the world's richest person, said in an Instagram post unveiling the Bezos Earth Fund.It appears he will donate the money to researchers and advocacy groups, rather than investing it into startups and other for-profit ventures tackling climate change, Axios reported.
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US, EU, China, India among 'big emitters', must lead way on climate action: UN chief

US, EU, China, India among 'big emitters', must lead way on climate action: UN chief | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, however, noted that awareness of the risks is growing and in "some good news", announcements of climate action by governments and the private sector are gathering steam. He was responding to a question on which countries and governments are responsible for the failure to improve the climate change situation.
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10 Life Changes That Will Actually Make A Difference For The Environment | HuffPost Life

10 Life Changes That Will Actually Make A Difference For The Environment | HuffPost Life | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
As wildfires dominate the news, experts suggest some of the best ways you can help the planet and combat climate change.
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Why geoengineering may narrow global economic inequality

Why geoengineering may narrow global economic inequality | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Some scientists believe that geoengineering, the idea that we could spray reflective particles into the atmosphere to reverse global warming, may especially reduce suffering in the hottest, poorest parts of the world.A new paper in Nature Communications goes further, concluding that such measures could accelerate economic growth in nations most vulnerable to climate change.
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Daily weather now bears the fingerprints of global warming - The

For the first time, scientists have detected the fingerprint of human-induced climate change from a single day of global weather conditions.
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