Wetlands stopped $625 million in property damage during Hurricane Sandy. Can they help Houston?

As the financial toll of hurricane Harvey reaches new levels, scientists like Katie Arkema discuss how the solution to curbing property damage in the future may lay with the increase of wetlands.
August 31, 2017 - By Nsikan Akpan, PBS

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Coverage: Jordan Faces More Frequent Long and Severe Droughts

Jordan is among the world’s most water-poor nations, and a new, comprehensive analysis of regional drought and land-use changes in upstream Syria suggests the conditions could get significantly worse.
August 30, 2017 - By , Newsweek, Reuters, Geographical, The Christian Science Monitor, Carbon Brief

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Catastrophic storms, once rare, are almost routine. Is climate change to blame?

Noah Diffenbaugh is quoted related to Hurricane Harvey and the intensity and frequencies of rare storms
August 30, 2017 - By Amina Khan , Los Angles Times

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Blame Climate Change for Packing Harvey With Rain, but Not for Its Slow Pace

Mark Jacobson is quoted on Hurricane Harvey's slow pace and heavy rains.
August 29, 2017 - By James Rainey, NBC News

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Hurricane Harvey Was No Surprise

Noah Diffenbaugh, a professor of earth system science at Stanford, writes an opinion piece on discussing the possible links between climate change and events like Hurricane Harvey and how can better prepare.   
August 29, 2017 - By Noah S. Diffenbaugh, New York Times

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Harvey may have caught Texas by surprise, but other places have been getting ready for more extreme weather

Katharine Mach is quoted on the effects climate change and increased emissions have in contributing to more extreme weather phenomenon.
August 29, 2017 - By Peter Thomson, WVTF

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Don't forget about coal, new Energy Department report says

Michael Wara is quoted on his responce to new report by federal government on the continued use of coal as a primary source of electricity  
August 28, 2017 - By Chris Megerian, Los Angels Times

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Trump nominated a climate denier as USDA chief scientist — here’s why that matters

David Lobell is quoted on President Trump's nomination for USDA's Chief scientist
August 28, 2017 - By Amanda Marcotte, Salon

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Shoring up coastal infrastructure is long past due

Christopher Field and Kathrine Mach contribute on article looking into the importance of funding coastal infrustrucutre and the effects it could have if overlooked   
August 25, 2017 - By Roger-Mark De Souza, Chris Field, Alice Hill and Kathrine Mach, The Hill

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California defies Trump claim that environmental regulation kills economic growth

Charles Kolstad comments on new study showing that California is thriving under environmental regulations stating that California's goal was "to demonstrate that you can stabilize carbon emissions and still have a prosperous economy.”
August 22, 2017 - By Emma Foehringer Merchant, Grist

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California effort to fight climate change just got some good news

Study by Christopher Field and Kathrine Mach shows evidence that California's climate program is yielding positive results
August 21, 2017 - By Chelsea Harvey, The Orange County Register

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Following damage caused by economic rise, China tackles ambitious conservation experiment

Gretchen Daily comments on China's new environmental conservation initiative
August 20, 2017 - By Michael Holtz, The Christian Science Monitor

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Climate Lessons from California

Noah Diffenbaugh's op-ed on new climate science report from the white house and its implications in California and throughout the U.S.
August 17, 2017 - By Noah S. Diffenbaugh , The New York Times

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Coverage: Growing Carbon Offsets on Trees

A pioneering California program to sell carbon offsets has surprising environmental benefits – including providing habitat for endangered species – and provides lessons for initiatives under development in other states and countries, according to study.
August 14, 2017 - By , KPCC Radio ("Take Two"), Washington Post, Scientific America, et al.

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The wise man Trump should listen to

George Shultz, who worked in the White House under the Ronald Reagan, talks about climate change, the nuclear crisis with North Korea and US Russia relations.
August 10, 2017 - By Mark Preston, CNN

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Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

Michael Wara comments on the federal appeals court ruling to negate the Environmental Protection Agency authority to regulate hydrofluorocarbons or HPCs.
August 9, 2017 - By Bobby Magill, Climate Central

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US Scientists Contradict Trump's Climate Claims

Christopher Field is quoted on new Climate change report
August 9, 2017 - By The Associated Press, New York Times

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Federal report sees human-caused changes to California’s climate

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on a new federal report on climate change and its effects now
August 8, 2017 - By Carolyn Lochhead, San Francisco Chronicle

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Everyone’s Talking About That Leaked Government Climate Report. Here’s Why It Actually Matters.

Katharine Mach comments on Climate Science Special Report and its validity and implications
August 8, 2017 - By Zahra Hirji, Buzz Feed

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Draft U.S. report says extreme storms driven by climate change

Christopher Field is mention and quoted in relation to a draft created by 13 federal agencies on climate change and its negative impacts being felt today.
August 8, 2017 - By Michael Biesecker and Seth Borenstein, The Denver Post

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