Not The Weather Report
"Experts suspect climate change is behind... shifts in precipitation patterns [across the U.S. Midwest]... Minnesota and other states... are confronting an uncertain, flood-prone future, one where changes in precipitation patterns could get even more dramatic"
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Climate change news for Monday 21st of May 2018
"Is the idea of reversing climate change like trying to run before one can walk?... Lorraine Smith highlights the organisations setting out to alter the course of climate change, and explains why reversal is the only way forward"
"Climate change is upending migration patterns that predate Cleopatra... penguins have been on Cape Adare for a very long time. While Cleopatra and Julius Caesar were fighting civil wars, Adélie penguins were waging a campaign of their own far to the south"
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"A number of academics believe it's not only feasible to wean off coal, natural gas and other polluting fuels by transitioning to renewable sources such as solar and wind power, it's even cost-effective. Other researchers disagree"
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"Victoria's emergency services are coming under increasing strain due to climate change... [The]... Minister... told a budget estimates hearing... the state's fire season was starting earlier, lasting longer and was more intense, and the state needed more aircraft"
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Headline #1 photo: Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2385027
Headline #4 photo: By Carsten Borchgrevink - https://archive.org/stream/FirstonAntarcti00Borc#page/202/mode/2up, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=59566966
Headline #6 photo: GFDL 1.2, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1770761
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