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TV 'Cast Takes a Snapshot of the State-of-the-World.

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HOT OFF THE PRESSES! Watch Larry's latest newscast, below, produced for NACTV, his local community access channel in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada. Find out how monster, killer windstorms, fuelled by warming oceans, are continuing reminders of just how vulnerable Earth is to the powerful forces man is unleashing on this place we call "home." Find out why a new name for the era in which we live, is so significant; and how the riches of our oceans are under threat as never before.

Hottest September on Record Basically "Locks In" 2016 as Hottest Year: NASA

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CommonDreams Latest statistics follow several consecutive precedent-setting periods, including August tying July for hottest month since record-keeping began. Story here. Sunset in Manitoba  PinP  photo.

First Nation Considering Lawsuit After Diesel Spill Destroys Clam Beds

NATIONAL OBSERVER Salvage crews have removed more than 23,000 litres of diesel from a sunken tug on British Columbia's central coast, but a local First Nation said Tuesday that the damage has already been done and a lawsuit could be on its way. Story here.

Millions Face Hunger by 2030 Without 'Deep Transformation' of Agriculture: UN

CommonDreams An additional 122 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty and hunger as a result of climate change impacts on small-scale farmers. Story here.