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  1. CO2 lowers rice quality
    24 May, 2018
    CO2 lowers rice quality
    Pg 4D May 24, 2018 NWA Democrat-Gazette CO2 lowers rice quality, international study says CHRIS MOONEY THE WASHINGTON POST Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions threaten to eventually make rice less nutritious, scientists said in a study released Wednesday, raising a worrying possibility about the staple food item for billions of humans. Rice, the scientists found, contains lower levels of key vitamins when grown in high concentrations of carbon dioxide, the most common of the greenhouse gases
  2. Earth’s atmosphere just crossed another troubling climate change threshold
    04 May, 2018
    Earth’s atmosphere just crossed another troubling climate change threshold
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/05/03/earths-atmosphere-just-crossed-another-troubling-climate-change-threshold/?noredirect=on&utm_source=rss_energy-environment&utm_term=.5b0f9788868b Earth’s atmosphere just crossed another troubling climate change threshold By Chris Mooney May 3 at 1:46 PM Email the author Recent CO2 measurements at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) For the first time since humans have been monitoring,
  3. Talk for KABF radio program with John Cain
    19 Apr, 2018
    Talk for KABF radio program with John Cain
    Robert has explained how Carbon Fee and Dividend works to create jobs and reduce climate emissions. There are two other areas we need to address in order to make progress on mitigating climate change: agriculture and racial equity. CCL initiated a webinar series on Agriculture, because it is not enough to reduce CO2 emissions. The GHGs already in the atmosphere must be sequestered. Using conservation in farming can sequester CO2 and is also good for the soil, the farmer, and the ecosystem.
  4. Climate change risk for half of plant and animal species in biodiversity hotspots
    07 Apr, 2018
    Climate change risk for half of plant and animal species in biodiversity hotspots
    March 13, 2018 Climate change risk for half of plant and animal species in biodiversity hotspots The Amazon, Miombo Woodlands in Southern Africa, and southwest Australia will be among the most affected places in the world, according to comprehensive new paper and report commissioned by WWF. Source: University of East Anglia Summary: Up to half of plant and animal species in the world's most naturally rich areas, such as the Amazon and
  5. Winter Olympics Threatened by Climate Change
    02 Mar, 2018
    Winter Olympics Threatened by Climate Change
    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/11/climate/winter-olympics-global-warming.html
  6. Citizens' Climate Lobby Launches Forum on Carbon Sequestration
    25 Jan, 2018
    Citizens' Climate Lobby Launches Forum on Carbon Sequestration
    http://kuaf.com/post/citizens-climate-lobby-launches-forum-carbon-sequestration#stream/0 The Arkansas Citizens' Climate Lobby, a grassroots organization working to reduce carbon emissions linked to climate change, is hosting a regional conference in Fort Smith the weekend of Feb. 16. The focus of the conference is climate impacts related to oil and gas development and farming. We provide a preview.
  7. Regional Conference in Fort Smith
    16 Jan, 2018
    Regional Conference in Fort Smith
    ​Regional Conference, Friday February 16-18, 2018 You may have received an email about the event. It will be Friday, February 16 - Sunday February 18 in Ft. Smith at St. Scholastica Conference Center. There are many options for attending. Some people are choosing to stay all three days, while others are joining for the main program on Saturday. Some of the sessions include a Climate Advocate Training Workshop for those new to Citizens climate lobby, leadership training with our National Vice
  8. Congress More Bipartisan on Climate Change
    06 Dec, 2017
    Congress More Bipartisan on Climate Change
    Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL). (Photo: Gage Skidmore, Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0) http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=17-P13-00048&segmentID=1 Congress More Bipartisan on Climate Change The bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus now has 62 members, with equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans. Caucus co-founder and Republican Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo says it’s an effort to advance action on climate protection, even if President Trump and his Administration is
  9. Fee & Dividend Explained in 2 minutes
    30 Nov, 2017
    Fee & Dividend Explained in 2 minutes
    https://youtu.be/nWR3ETQJfpQ