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OUR TAKE: The New Wave of Climate Refugees From Puerto Rico

An article last week on the dire status of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria said to expect one of the largest mass migration flows to the United States in recent history. Reporters Daniel Cusick, Adam Aton predicted tens of thousands of storm victims will flee the island to start new lives in the United States and

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Our Take: Bury the Power Grid

It ought to be clear to everyone but ostrich Republicans that the climate and the oceans are warming, which means that there are and will be more frequent and more intensive storms. Since 2005 mega-storms have devastated New Orleans (Katrina), New York/New Jersey (Sandy), Houston (Harvey), and now Miami (Irma). In all cases, flooding from

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Our Take: Harvey Home Owners: Stay or Go, Pay or Pray, Rebuild or Relocate?

Harvey flooded Houston, but it is likely to put America’s entire real estate market in turmoil. In an article by Richard Luscombe in The Guardian, he reports on the trend that factors in “environmental threats and climate change to land and property values [which] looks certain to become the standard nationwide as Houston begins to

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OUR TAKE: Cooling Down the Earth

The Guardian recently ran a story by reporter Oliver Milman entitled “Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says.” The headline is stark, and says it all: we have only a 5% chance to keep global warming to 2°C (3.6°F) by 2100. The study referenced was published in Nature Climate Change

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OUR TAKE: Deforestation, Climate Change: There Still is No Planet B

A recent article by Bobby Magill of Climate Central looks at massive deforestation and how it contributes to the rising carbon emissions that impact global warming. The article tells of a study by Global Forest Watch  revealing how the world lost 47 percent more forested land in 2015 than it did 16 years ago and how

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