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Poll: Majority Says Climate Change Responsible For Severity of Hurricanes
A majority of Americans say they believe climate change contributed to the severity of the hurricanes that devastated Florida, Texas and parts of the Caribbean over the past six weeks, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The Weather Channel
 
Climate Change Week: Teamwork Our Strength, Says Fiji PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday stressed the importance of teamwork when closing the Climate Change Week at Suva’s Ratu Sukuna Park.
Fiji Sun
 
Pathways to a resilient Pacific: Our island journey ahead
For an island region that copes each year with the impacts of cyclones, droughts, tidal surges and salt water inundation in food crops, the importance of Pacific resilience for our survival is paramount.
Relief Web
 
Report Suggests Ways to Offset Economic Damage of Climate Change
Economists warn that the costs of climate change in the U.S. – including from the health impacts of air pollution and natural disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires – could top $350 billion annually in the next 10 years.
Public News Service
 
Could evaporation be the next renewable energy?
Wind and solar power are growing as sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels, but storing renewable energy through the night, when the sun isn’t shining, or when no wind is rotating the turbines, remains a hurdle.
Reuters
 
World can meet growing food demands and limit warming to 1.5C, study says
Carbon emissions from agriculture can be significantly cut while still meeting the food demands of the world’s growing population, a new study says.
Carbon Brief
 
"Smart farmers" adjust to challenges of climate change
Harold Kingston, who runs a dairy farm in Courtmacsharry, Co Cork, with 160 cattle, is typical of the new generation of smart farmers, who have adjusted how they work in response to climate change.
The Irish Times
 
 
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