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Podesta: Obama to Tout Global Warming ‘Resilience’ at U.N. Climate Summit

National Journal: A top White House adviser said President Obama will use next week's United Nations climate summit in New York City to push initiatives aimed at helping nations bolster their defenses against climate-related risks. "He'll be making a number of announcements that put America squarely on the side of building global resilience, trying to provide public goods to countries around the world, some of whom can't afford to build the kind of resilient tools they need to anticipate the effects of climate...

Study: Climate Change Could Drain Access to Water

National Journal: A new study finds that climate change could jeopardize access to water for millions of people in places where scarcity is already a problem, according to U.S. News & World Report. "The study, published Monday in a special issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that water resources will be affected by changes in rainfall and evaporation due to climate change, putting 40 percent more people at risk of absolute water scarcity," their story states. Slate, meanwhile,...