Major shifts in global freshwater

A new global, satellite-based study of Earth’s freshwater found that Earth’s wet areas are getting wetter, while dry areas are getting drier. The data suggest this pattern is due to many factors, including human water management practices, human-caused climate change and natural climate cycles.
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Kim Shifts Gear to Economy as North Korea Ditches Nuclear Tests

  1. Kim Shifts Gear to Economy as North Korea Ditches Nuclear Tests  Bloomberg
  2. Trump: North Korea’s Suspension Of Nuclear Tests Shows ‘Progress’  NPR
  3. Pyongyang calling: North and South Korean leaders get hotline as stage set for summit  The Guardian
  4. Road-tripping on the border between North Korea and China  Washington Post
  5. Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests, state-run media reports  CNN
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WSJ City: Tariff Showdown Shifts to Negotiations, Facebook's Zuckerberg Admits 'Huge Mistake'

  1. WSJ City: Tariff Showdown Shifts to Negotiations, Facebook’s Zuckerberg Admits ‘Huge Mistake’  Wall Street Journal (blog)
  2. Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to testify before Congress April 11  USA TODAY
  3. Mark Zuckerberg will testify before US lawmakers in two separate hearings next week  Recode
  4. An Update on Our Plans to Restrict Data Access on Facebook | Facebook Newsroom  Facebook Newsroom
  5. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s hardest year, and what comes next  Vox
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Tariff Showdown Shifts to Intense Negotiation Period

  1. Tariff Showdown Shifts to Intense Negotiation Period  Wall Street Journal
  2. Impact of Chinese trade war: What American farmers produce is suddenly worth less money  The Hill
  3. US business to Trump: Don’t go through with China tariffs  CNNMoney
  4. Stocks Surge as Market Escapes Early Plunge on Trade Fears  U.S. News & World Report
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Desertification and monsoon climate change linked to shifts in ice volume and sea level

The East Asian summer monsoon and desertification in Eurasia is driven by fluctuating Northern Hemisphere ice volume and global sea level during the Ice Age, as shown in a new study. Today, two thirds of the world’s population is dependent on agriculture sustained by rains of the East Asian summer monsoon, and future climate change in this region can therefore have a major impact on global food production.
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Trump's shifts on trade, guns leaves some wondering if White House has come unmoored

  1. Trump’s shifts on trade, guns leaves some wondering if White House has come unmoored  Chicago Tribune
  2. Markets tank after Trump announces move to impose new tariffs  CBS News
  3. Trump’s tariffs may anger China and here’s how it may retaliate  CNBC
  4. Trump’s ‘Smart’ Tariffs Don’t Make Economic Sense  The Atlantic
  5. US tariffs will fuel BlueScope fears of steel dumping  The Australian
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'Every day is a new adventure': Trump upends Washington and Wall Street with shifts on trade, guns

  1. ‘Every day is a new adventure’: Trump upends Washington and Wall Street with shifts on trade, guns  Washington Post
  2. The Real Risks of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs  New York Times
  3. CORRECTED-WRAPUP 2-Trump to meet steel and aluminum execs, no tariffs decision  Reuters
  4. Trump’s ‘Smart’ Tariffs Don’t Make Economic Sense  The Atlantic
  5. With his intentions to impose tariffs on steel, Trump lights the protectionist fuse  New York Daily News
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