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Opinion: to truly fight climate change, we need to set our sights higher
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Opinion: to truly fight climate change, we need to set our sights higher

The leaders of the Republic of Fiji and Republic of the Marshall Islands issue a renewed call for commitment by the world's nations to efforts to combat climate change.
Fabiola Santiago: The ocean is brown, the crabs are dead and the smell is unbearable. Welcome to Florida

Fabiola Santiago: The ocean is brown, the crabs are dead and the smell is unbearable. Welcome to Florida

Toxic red tide, the toll of Gov. Rick Scott’s bad environmental policies, has ruined the beaches of Florida, including that of his hometown of Naples.
Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines
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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra and Host Steve Curwood discuss why climate change may be linked to tsunamis, and they also look at the "research whaling" claims that allow the commercial killing of whales in Japan. The two then recount some of the deadliest hurricanes in modern US history.

Dr. Bob Bullard: Polluters should bear a fair share of the costs of responding to climate change
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Dr. Bob Bullard: Polluters should bear a fair share of the costs of responding to climate change

On the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, voters in Harris County approved a $2.5 billion flood bond measure to protect the area from future storms. While taxpayers deserve credit for adopting the measure, the question remains whether they should foot the bill alone.
Orrin Pilkey:  Sea-level rise is here. North Carolina needs to act.
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Orrin Pilkey:  Sea-level rise is here. North Carolina needs to act.

Front Street in Beaufort, Bay Street in Morehead City and Memorial Street in Nags Head are among examples where king tides have flooded streets on non-windy days
In California, facts and science still matter
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In California, facts and science still matter

Jerry Brown’s California is moving toward carbon-free electricity as President Trump’s Washington beds down with the fossil fuel lobby. We stand with California.
A dirty plan that would kill Americans - The Washington Post
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A dirty plan that would kill Americans - The Washington Post

The EPA’s new plan would weaken the federal government’s response to the greatest long-term threat the world faces.
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