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Amazon, Google, other tech employees protest in support of climate action

Tech workers walked out Friday to demand better environmentalism from their employers, joining millions of expected protesters around the world.

7 hours ago from The Washington Post

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From Australia to Europe, climate protesters hit the streets

Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Australia, many of them children who skipped school, kicked off a day of demonstrations around the world against climate change in the run-up to a U.N. ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Investments to address climate change are good business

An internationally respected group of scientists have urgently called on world leaders to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change. Almost every aspect of the planet's environment and ecology ...

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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In media coverage of climate change, where are the facts?

The New York Times makes a concerted effort to drive home the point that climate change is real, but it does a poor job of presenting the basic facts about climate change that could convince ...

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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AI helps reduce Amazon hydropower dams' carbon footprint

A team of scientists has developed a computational model that uses artificial intelligence to find sites for hydropower dams in order to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Thu 19 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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#ShowYourStripes: how climate data became a cultural icon

It seems that people are finally waking up to the threat of climate change. The most poignant sign of this for me was seeing an infographic I created adorning the main music stage at Reading ...

Wed 18 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Study tallies huge hidden health costs from climate change

Climate change is taking a huge toll on Americans' health, so much so that it could constitute a public health crisis, a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the University ...

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Planned roads would be 'dagger in the heart' for Borneo's forests and wildlife

Malaysia's plans to create a Pan-Borneo Highway will severely degrade one of the world's most environmentally imperilled regions, says a research team from Australia and Malaysia.

Wed 18 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Backchat: Covering Climate Now

Nature, Published online: 19 September 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02828-6Benjamin Thompson hosts our regular roundtable discussion, with guests Helen Pearson, Lizzie Brown, ...

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Nature News

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Tech giant Salesforce unveils new pollution tracking tool called Sustainability Cloud

Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Companies looking to reign in their contributions to climate change will soon have a new way to track just how much pollution they’re putting ...

Wed 18 Sep 19 from The Verge

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