Not The Weather Report
"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"
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Climate change news for Wednesday 16th of May 2018
"The record payment was made possible under an innovative climate risk management scheme, the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative, launched by WFP and Oxfam America in 2011 to compensate small farmers for weather-related crop losses..."
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"A new pilot facility under construction in... Sweden will produce steel using hydrogen from renewable electricity. The only emissions will be water vapour, explains the CEO of Hybrit, the company behind the process, which seeks to revolutionise steelmaking"
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"The growth in trade between developing countries in the first decade of the 21st century, fuelled by the offshoring of manufacturing to lower-wage economies, has led to a surge in emissions that threatens the climate goals of the Paris Agreement"
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"With drier years fast becoming the new normal, WA grain grower Mark Adams said farmers were adapting to the change. Mr Adams and his wife Heather are planting 4,400 hectares of genetically modified canola and barley in dry and dusty conditions this year"
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