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Seas aren’t just rising, scientists say — it’s worse than that. They’re speeding up.

The Washington Post On a warming Earth, seas inevitably rise, as ice on land melts and makes its way to the ocean. And not only that — the ocean itself swells, because warm water expands. We already know this is happening —  according to NASA , seas are currently rising at a rate of 3.5 millimeters per year, which converts to about 1.4 inches per decade. However… Story here.

Black Hole

George Monbiot The fake grassroots campaign run by grouse shooters is just one instance of the way democracy is being bypassed. Story here.

A World at War

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by Bill Mckibben Flooding stranded many farm families like this in Saskatchewan, Canada. Circa 2010. PinP photo.  We’re under attack from climate change—and our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII. Story here.