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Earth Is Barreling Toward 1.5 Degrees Celsius Of Warming, Scientists Warn

Earth Is Barreling Toward 1.5 Degrees Celsius Of Warming, Scientists Warn The average temperature on Earth is now consistently 1 degree Celsius hotter than it was in the late 1800s, and that temperature will keep rising toward the critical 1.5-degree Celsius b...

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Study says rising mercury levels in fish linked to climate change

Study says rising mercury levels in fish linked to climate change A new study in Finland found that rising mercury levels in fish can be linked to climate change and increasing land use In a separate, recent study, an international team of researchers found an...

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Optimizing Soil Health to Fight Climate Change

Optimizing Soil Health to Fight Climate Change Team of UVM researchers join $23M nationwide effort to help U.S. dairy farmers improve sustainability through optimal soil health management. Over the past decade, Vermont dairy farmers have taken steps to become ...

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Fed’s Daly says climate change poses ‘significant’ economic risk

Fed’s Daly says climate change poses ‘significant’ economic risk (Reuters) – Climate change poses a “significant risk” to the global economy and the financial system, San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly said on Tuesday...

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Unchecked climate change will cause severe drying of the Amazon forest

Unchecked climate change will cause severe drying of the Amazon forest Amazon rain forests could be at far higher risk of extreme drought than previously thought, according to new research. An international study, led by the University of Leeds, warns that hug...

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Aviation’s contribution to cutting climate change likely to be small

Aviation’s contribution to cutting climate change likely to be small Although the emissions targets for aviation are in line with the overall goals of the Paris Agreement, there is a high likelihood that the climate impact of aviation will not meet these...

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The White House Wants To Fight Climate Change And Help People. Cleveland Led The Way

The White House Wants To Fight Climate Change And Help People. Cleveland Led The Way The fight against climate change may be taking a striking new turn under the Biden administration. The White House is calling climate action a form of environmental justice, p...

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On World Refugee Day, Can We Imagine New Ways to Come Together?

On World Refugee Day, Can We Imagine New Ways to Come Together? Chef and author Yasmin Khan traveled to Greece, to visit those most affected by the refugee crisis. There, she saw grief and loss, but also a possible path forward. The triumphant sound of Afrobea...

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Deep decarbonisation: The climate action that can save us

Deep decarbonisation: The climate action that can save us Climate change is only too real and does not escape our eyes and ears anymore. Even if the average person does not know the complicated theories behind the concept, the drastic temperature rise is not f...

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4 Ways the U.S. Government Can Strengthen Refugee Resettlement for LGBTQI People

4 Ways the U.S. Government Can Strengthen Refugee Resettlement for LGBTQI People The Trump administration endangered LGBTQI lives globally. It undermined the refugee resettlement program and asylum protections for LGBTQI people fleeing persecution, while also ...

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8 Arrested After Climate Change Protesters Descend on Ted Cruz’s Home

8 Arrested After Climate Change Protesters Descend on Ted Cruz’s Home A group of youth climate change activists ended a 400-mile march on Monday from the New Orleans Superdome on the lawn of Senator Ted Cruz in Houston, Texas for a peaceful demonstration...

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Climate Refugees are Not Considered Legal Persons Under International Law

Climate Refugees are Not Considered Legal Persons Under International Law Although the number of people fleeing lands because of climate change-related effects has increased, neither climate refugees nor environmental migrants and environmentally displaced peo...

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Southeast Asia looks to Israeli tech to improve farming techniques

Southeast Asia looks to Israeli tech to improve farming techniques Israel companies offer ways to boost production as region faces supply threats SINGAPORE — Israel’s agriculture technology companies are seeking business opportunities in Southeast ...

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China must consider environment effect, economic fragility for BRI projects: Study

China must consider environment effect, economic fragility for BRI projects: Study Highlighting environmental concerns, a new study in China argues that the majority of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) investment should go to countries in southern and southeast ...

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The West Asia Post: Conflicts & climate change | Saudi NEOM leads the way

The West Asia Post: Conflicts & climate change | Saudi NEOM leads the way West Asia is no stranger to conflicts. But this time, they have a bigger challenge. As record high temperatures and generational droughts plague the region, Ghadi Francis takes a loo...

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Activist shareholders must push for environmental change

Activist shareholders must push for environmental change Divestment is not the only way — assertive owners such as pension funds can make a real difference Climate change is the most significant challenge facing humanity, and many commentators point to the m...

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Five Million Years of Climate Change Found Preserved in One Location

Five Million Years of Climate Change Found Preserved in One Location Information preserved within a sedimentary cliff over 260 feet tall is providing the missing link for understanding changes in global climate over the past five million years. An internationa...

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Students protest at Science Museum over sponsorship by Shell

Students protest at Science Museum over sponsorship by Shell Student Climate Network planning more demonstrations over oil firm’s funding of climate crisis exhibition A group of activists who were threatened with arrest on Saturday evening after staging an ...

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ULM student awarded grant to study climate change and chenier forests

ULM student awarded grant to study climate change and chenier forests University of Louisiana Monroe biology major Nautica Jones loves Louisiana’s semi-tropical climate and its variety of ecosystems, from the marshes at the Gulf of Mexico to the pine-covered...

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Airport expansion plans grounded by Covid and climate change

Airport expansion plans grounded by Covid and climate change ‘Severe investment crunch’ and growing environmental concerns put projects at risk The image of the chief executives of British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow standing on an empty runway l...

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