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Will Extreme Weather Keep Getting Worse? Scientists Say Yes. – The Weather Channel

Will Extreme Weather Keep Getting Worse? Scientists Say Yes.  The Weather Channel

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Claim that coconut oil is worse for biodiversity than palm oil sparks furious debate

A laborer climbs a tree to pluck coconuts at a farm on the outskirts of Bangalore, India. By Dyna Rochmyaningsih Jul. 17, 2020 , 3:55 PM Palm oil has a bad reputation—but is coconut oil worse? A new …

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The Ocean’s “Dead Zones” Could Be Getting A Lot Worse

There are over 400 coastal dead zones around the world, regions so poor in dissolved oxygen that marine life can’t survive during the summer months. And it looks like these dead zones will be …

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The Keystone Pipeline oil leak is almost 10 times worse than initially thought

It has never been if a pipeline breaks, but rather when,” Joye Braun, Indigenous Environmental Network frontline community organizer told CNN at the time of the leak. The Department of Environmental …

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As climate changes, more U.S. cities must brace for high heat, bitter cold and worse – CBS News

As climate changes, more U.S. cities must brace for high heat, bitter cold and worse  CBS News

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Climate Change Is Going to Make Extreme Weather Events Worse: Here’s Why – Newsweek

Climate Change Is Going to Make Extreme Weather Events Worse: Here’s Why  Newsweek

In general, extreme weather events are expected to become more frequent and intense, as global temperatures warm.

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An oil spill that began 15 years ago is up to a thousand times worse than the rig owner’s estimate, study finds

(CNN)For 15 years, oil from one particular spill has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. A new federal study estimates that each day, about 380 to 4,500 gallons of oil are flowing at the site where …

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New Estimate for an Oil Leak: A Thousand Times Worse Than Rig Owner Says

WASHINGTON — A new federal study has found that an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that began 14 years ago has been releasing as much as 4,500 gallons a day, not three or four gallons a day as the rig …

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Perspective | A $1 trillion economic blow? The cost of extreme weather in the U.S. is worse than we thought. – Washington Post

Perspective | A $ 1 trillion economic blow? The cost of extreme weather in the U.S. is worse than we thought.  Washington Post

An assessment of the costs of climate change – using basic economic principles – is scary.

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Oil Spill at Center of Legal Battle Worse Than Earlier Estimated, Study Finds

A subsea oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico may be spilling much more oil than previously understood, according to a new government study, raising the stakes in a legal battle between the federal governme…

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