The News for Monday 9th of July 2018
"A coalition of seven Dutch political parties recently unveiled a climate policy proposal that is breathtaking in its ambition. If it becomes law, it will codify the most stringent targets for greenhouse gas reductions of any country in the world."
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"Warming waters have reduced the harvest of Alaska’s prized Copper River salmon to just a fraction of last year’s harvest, Alaska biologists say... the... Department of Fish and Game shut down the commercial harvest last month"
The New Yorker
"While the entire East Coast of the United States is at tremendous risk, Miami is particularly vulnerable. Its underlying bedrock is limestone, which makes the effects of sea-level rise particularly insidious."
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"On a satellite map of Mali, the Inner Niger Delta looks like a giant green smudge on a beige, sandy background. It is remote, remarkable and a reminder of the complex interplay between some of the biggest issues facing Europe and climate change."
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