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Climate change means planning for further suffocating heat waves

by Ben Bradford Jul 18, 2019
In Washington, D.C. "high heat days" are expected to more than double in the next 50 years.
A woman cools off in the fountain at Washington Square Park during the heat wave on July 17, 2019 in New York City.
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Heat waves reveal another cost of climate change

by Kimberly Adams Jul 17, 2019
Rising temperatures associated with climate change will create a significant drain on economic productivity, according to researchers.
Glass installer Brian Herrera unloads a truck in Washington, D.C.  He says he often has to work in extreme heat, and has several strategies to protect himself.
Kimberly Adams

It's getting more expensive to emit carbon pollution in Europe

by Scott Tong Jul 12, 2019
In Europe's cap-and-trade market to limit emissions of carbon dioxide, the price of an allowance to pollute has increased to an 11-year high.
Steam and exhaust rise from a power plant in Oberhausen, Germany, in 2017.
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Europe’s economy wilts in one of the Continent’s hottest heat waves

by Stephen Beard Jul 11, 2019
Roads, railway tracks and other parts of Europe’s economic backbone buckle and crack under record temperatures.
A Berlin restaurant closed on June 30 due to the heat wave.
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New York’s sweeping climate change law comes with lots of unknowns

by Ben Bradford Jun 20, 2019
“Fiscal implications: To be determined,” an official summary of the bill reads.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the city's strategy to fight climate change in April. The State Assembly approved a sweeping climate change bill, which now moves to Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk.
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Church of England crusades against climate change

by Stephen Beard Jun 13, 2019
The church is flexing its financial muscle in a bid to curb carbon emissions.
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Florida's new governor brings a new approach to climate change

by Amy Green May 24, 2019
Under former governor Rick Scott, Florida state employees said — and documents confirmed — there was a ban on using the term "climate change." Instead of "sea level rise," employees were instructed to say "nuisance flooding."
A woman walks through flooded streets in the rural migrant worker town of Immokalee, which was especially hard hit by Hurricane Irma on September 13, 2017 in Immokalee, Florida.
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Climate adaptation isn’t surrender. It’s survival

by Molly Wood May 17, 2019
Investment in adaptation technology needs to grow.
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"How We Survive": suggested reading on climate change adaptation

by Marketplace Staff May 13, 2019
In addition to sharing our coverage of climate change adaptation on "Marketplace Tech," we also want to highlight great writing, important documents and interesting facets of the bigger conversations in play.
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That U.N. extinction report? There are real economic costs.

by , and May 7, 2019
We could lose a million species on this planet because of human activity, according to the study.
An endangered Bornean orangutan at the Surabaya Zoo in Indonesia.
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