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Climate Change’s ‘Fingerprint’ Seen In Ida Flooding

Climate Change’s ‘Fingerprint’ Seen In Ida Flooding STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA — The remnants of Hurricane Ida caused flooding and several deaths in Pennsylvania. Scientists say climate change is one reason the storm was so powerful. Climate change — c...

Climate Change Is The Greatest Threat To Public Health, Top Medical Journals Warn

Climate Change Is The Greatest Threat To Public Health, Top Medical Journals Warn The rapidly warming climate is the “greatest threat” to global public health, more than 200 medical journals are warning in an unprecedented joint statement that urge...

The case for climate change realism

The case for climate change realism It’s getting harder and harder to communicate the two essential realities of human-caused climate change: that our failure to slow and eventually stop it is contributing to devastating human suffering all over the world, a...

Activists rally in downtown Eugene to raise climate change awareness

Activists rally in downtown Eugene to raise climate change awareness EUGENE, Ore. — Environmental activists gathered in downtown Eugene Tuesday in an effort to raise awareness about climate change. The group says we’re seeing the effects every summer h...

Climate change: Hong Kong must set clear targets, timelines before it becomes too late to avoid weather disaster, experts warn

Climate change: Hong Kong must set clear targets, timelines before it becomes too late to avoid weather disaster, experts warn – City doing ‘too little, too slowly’ despite having talent and technology to lead climate action – Slow progress wit...

Why climate change could make some places colder

Why climate change could make some places colder As much of the Northern Hemisphere continues to bake in a year of unprecedented heat waves linked to climate change, one paradoxical consequence of rising global temperatures is that some areas of the world coul...

THIS COUNTRY COULD BE WIPED OFF THE MAP BY CLIMATE CHANGE

THIS COUNTRY COULD BE WIPED OFF THE MAP BY CLIMATE CHANGE A new climate report sparks fears for the island nation of Tuvalu The South Pacific country of Tuvalu could be wiped off the map within a few hundred years, according to a new climate report. The deep d...

Climate change: Sweden’s only remaining mountaintop glacier loses two metres in height

Climate change: Sweden’s only remaining mountaintop glacier loses two metres in height The ice sheet on the south side of the Kebnekaise mountain lost its title as Sweden’s highest point in 2019, after a third of it melted. The only remaining mount...

Biden’s Climate Advisor Praises SDG&E, Expresses Optimism on Climate Change

Biden’s Climate Advisor Praises SDG&E, Expresses Optimism on Climate Change President Biden’s national climate advisor praised San Diego Gas & Electric’s wildfire preparedness technology Tuesday and expressed confidence that American innovation c...

Braintree, Hingham and Hull receive climate change grants from state

Braintree, Hingham and Hull receive climate change grants from state BOSTON — The towns of Braintree, Hingham and Hull will each receive a portion of $4 million in state grants to combat the effects of climate change. In announcing the grants, Gov. Charlie B...

How new normals shift our perception of climate change

How new normals shift our perception of climate change These articles are must-reads for understanding how the climate is changing and how it is normalized. Anyone who has lived in the same place for a number of years is likely to casually – almost instincti...

Cooling consumerism could save the climate

Cooling consumerism could save the climate Bill Kingdom says the battle against Covid provides lessons in how to cut consumption to ease global warming. Plus letters from Sue Dalley, David Hughes and Dave Hunter In Adam Tooze’s article (By pushing for more o...

CFC ban bought us time to fight climate change, say scientists

CFC ban bought us time to fight climate change, say scientists The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, banning chemicals such as chlorofluorocarbons, has now simulated our “world avoided”. Without the treaty, Earth and its...

Earth’s energy imbalance removes almost all doubt from human-made climate change

Earth’s energy imbalance removes almost all doubt from human-made climate change Researchers studying Earth’s absorption of the sun’s energy found a less than 1 percent probability that the recent changes occurred naturally. For decades, Eart...

Pandemic Lessons Can Help in Fight Against Climate Change, Expert Says

Pandemic Lessons Can Help in Fight Against Climate Change, Expert Says— “Prevention has to be prioritized” Lessons learned from responding to the COVID-19 pandemic can also be applied to fighting climate change, Renee Salas, MD, MPH, said Tuesday...

Insurance Bureau Underlines Climate Change Report

Insurance Bureau Underlines Climate Change Report A new UN report on climate change is calling it a code red for humanity. The 4,000-page report says the world temperature will go up by 1.5 degrees by 2040. Craig Stewart from the Insurance Bureau of Canada say...

Climate Change In California Is Threatening The World’s Top Almond Producer

Climate Change In California Is Threatening The World’s Top Almond Producer FIREBAUGH, Calif. — As temperatures recently reached triple digits, farmer Joe Del Bosque inspected the almonds in his parched orchard in California’s agriculture-rich Sa...

Climate change is making people think twice about having children

Climate change is making people think twice about having children A growing number of people are reluctant to bring a child into a world that’s set to be ravaged by climate change in the coming decades. This week, the United Nations issued a “code red for ...

Climate change is leading many Americans to look for new places to live

Climate change is leading many Americans to look for new places to live In a year of mounting extreme weather disasters linked to climate change, more and more Americans say they are experiencing the adverse consequences of global warming and are looking to mo...

Michigan Groups Urge Bold Action to Tackle Climate Change

Michigan Groups Urge Bold Action to Tackle Climate Change LANSING, Mich. – As Congress works on an infrastructure package, advocates for climate action say bold steps to curb greenhouse-gas emissions and transition to a clean-energy economy are necessary...

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