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75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer

The Guardian: 75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer In the past four years, Trump has shredded environmental protections for American lands, animals and people by Alvin Chang, Emily Holden, Oliver Milman and Noa Yachot “I want crystal clean water and air.” FULL STORY & SUPPORTING GRAPHS HERE That’s what Donald Trump said in the first chaotic […]

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75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer

The Guardian: 75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer In the past four years, Trump has shredded environmental protections for American lands, animals and people by Alvin Chang, Emily Holden, Oliver Milman and Noa Yachot “I want crystal clean water and air.” FULL STORY & SUPPORTING GRAPHS HERE That’s what Donald Trump said in the first chaotic

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Past the Tipping Point: Australia’s fires may accelerate a jump in CO2 forecasted in 2020

Past the tipping point for climate change: “The Pacific Ocean is expected to be extra warm in 2020, leading to warmer and drier weather over many land areas that should result in 10 per cent more CO2 than usual staying in the atmosphere. A fifth of that extra 10 per cent will be due to

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‘A potential tipping point’: The Amazon rainforest’s ‘dark year’ of destruction puts it on the road to collapse

“The Amazon is approaching a tipping point,” Cesareo said, “in which it could transform into something more like a grassland savannah, causing serious consequences for the planet.” The government data was released days after an international team of scientists published research showing that deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon in July was almost four times the average from

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Amazon Rainforest ‘Close to Irreversible Tipping Point’

Amazon Rainforest ‘Close to Irreversible Tipping Point’ Amazon Rainforest ‘Close to Irreversible Tipping Point’ By Dom Phillips, Guardian UK 24 October 19 Forecast suggests rainforest could stop producing enough rain to sustain itself by 2021 oaring deforestation coupled with the destructive policies of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, could push the Amazon rainforest dangerously to

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