- “Toll Of Climate Change On Greenland’s Icebergs Unnerving” • The tallest icebergs in the world were towering in front of me, pristine and glistening in the Arctic sunshine. It felt unnerving to be near them, however. The tallest of the icebergs in front of us was around 80 metres high, and the icebergs of Disko Bay were once double that height. [RTE.ie]
- “Even Trump Can’t Keep Coal Companies From Declaring Bankruptcy” • The US Energy Information Administration or EIA’s data says, “between 2010 and the first quarter of 2019, US power companies announced the retirement of more than 546 coal-fired power units, totaling about 102 gigawatts of generating capacity.” [Forbes]
- “‘We’re Fighting For Our Lives’ – US Apple Farmers Endure Major Crop And Profit Losses As Climate Changes” • Fruit growers like Elizabeth Ryan are trying to find ways to cope with warmer winters and unprecedented heat, rain and drought. But climate change has become an impossible financial burden for many farmers. [CNBC]
- “Did Exxon Mislead Investors About Climate-Related Risks? It’s Now Up to a Judge to Decide” • Lawyers for New York State and ExxonMobil wrapped up a landmark climate fraud trial, shaping a tangle of testimony and evidence into competing narratives on whether the oil company misled investors about the risks it faces from climate regulation. [InsideClimate News]
- “Thirsty Future Ahead As Climate Change Explodes Plant Growth” • By the end of the century plants could consume substantially more water, leaving less for people across North America, Europe, and Central Asia, even if it rains and snows more, according to a study published in the journal Nature Geoscience. [National Geographic]
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