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Shrinking budgets, rising seas: How local newsrooms can cover climate change

2 monthes ago   |   By Grist

Climate change impacts millions of Americans at a regional and local level. This year alone, drought ravaged southeast Alaska, floods destroyed crops in rural Iowa, and a bomb cyclone shut down a major highway in northern California.
Climate policy is also being made locally. In the three years since President Trump vowed to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord , hundreds of municipalities have pledged to take matters into their own hands. More than 200 cities and counties, representing 34 percent of the American population , aim to get 100 percent of their energy from renewables...
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