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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

Venice, Amsterdam and now Boston? Why it is considering becoming a city of canals

The Back Bay area was originally a tidal flat, and climate change is leading the city to seriously consider a network of canals.

BBC

California carbon emissions rules haven't stopped carbon from energy plants

California utilities have unloaded ownership of out-of-state coal plants but the facilities are still operating.

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Tornado strikes Longview, Kelso

Photos, video and on-scene reports: Police closed part of one major street due to damaged property and downed power lines.

THE DAILY NEWS (LONGVIEW)

Cliff Mass: Why tomatoes are still ripening in the PNW

"Something amazing has been going on this fall, and for some reason the Ebola-crazed media hasn't picked up on it. But that is why we have blogs. Gardeners know something weird is happening. Vegetable plants are not dying. Tomatoes are still ripening."

Cliff Mass: If we get an El Nino, it will be a wimpy one

The predictions of a "super" El Niño look off-base. Based on National Weather Service long-range forecasting, winter temperatures still could be warmer than normal.

CLIFF MASS WEATHER BLOG

Seattle area's first tornado warning in nearly 55 years

The warning for the west central part of Pierce County lasted briefly after a water spout was seen off Anderson Island. 

KING5.COM

Mass extinction: What species to save?

Groups are now trying to figure out what they can do to save the most vulnerable from climate change.

NEW YORK TIMES
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