Not The Weather Report
"Despite a growing trend toward green cars and the investment in low-carbon energy to power them, a recovery in oil prices... is just one more sign that the global demand for carbon-producing fossil fuels remains strong"
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Climate change news for Tuesday 24th of April 2018
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"Pleistocene Park, in the wilds of Siberia, is trying to recreate the ecosystem of 20,000 years ago, in the hopes that the actions of grazing animals can help keep the ground from thawing and releasing...carbon"
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"Hurricane Irma... caused the floor of Terry and Sharon Baron’s cream-colored mobile home to collapse. On Marathon Key, twenty miles north, the winds lifted Diane Gaffield’s mobile home off its concrete pad..."
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"While the North Meadow Lake near Utqiaġvik, formerly known as Barrow, may be relatively nondescript, it will be the staging ground this month for an ambitious attempt to safeguard the Arctic’s rapidly diminishing sea ice"
Article #6 photo by: Jim West/Alamy Stock Photo
Article #7 photo by: By Cayobo from Key West, The Conch Republic - Hurricane Irma 45, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=63539438
Article #9 photo by: By Shiny Things - Flickr, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2390362
Article #11 photo by: By CNX OpenStax - https://cnx.org/contents/5CvTdmJL@4.4, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53713243
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