The News for Thursday 19th of July 2018
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"The idea governments and industry need to limit the extraction of fossil fuels to avoid dangerous global warming is starting to move from the fringe to the mainstream of climate change policy-making."
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""Farmers need to be prepared for this extreme weather as it may become the new normal if we don’t accelerate our efforts to address climate change. This is why nature-friendly farming has never been more significant.""
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"The melting of glaciers on one side of the globe can trigger disintegration of glaciers on the other side of the globe, as has been presented in a recent paper by a team of AWI scientists, who investigated marine microalgae preserved in glacial deposits..."
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"Delicate fiber optic cables, massive data transfer stations, and power stations create a patchwork of literal nuts and bolts that facilitates the flow of zeros and ones... a whole lot of that infrastructure sits squarely in the path of rising seas."
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"Standing in the middle of a grassy field just outside Pittsburgh, Anaïs Peterson recalled the years she spent playing soccer here... A mile beyond that goalpost in Indiana Township lies a natural gas well pad that didn’t exist during her soccer days."
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