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Birds are migrating earlier due to climate change: What that means

Birds are migrating earlier due to climate change: What that means With smaller bodies, longer wings and earlier migrations, North American birds are seeing the effects of climate warming, according to a University of Michigan- Ann Arbor research team. Environ...

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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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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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Artist Maya Lin Presents Major New Works Addressing Climate Change

Artist Maya Lin Presents Major New Works Addressing Climate Change On June 10, 2021, renowned artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin discussed her recent works in an online event copresented by the Forum, the Center for the Study of Social Difference,...

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Citizens’ Climate Education: Words Matter

Citizens’ Climate Education: Words Matter Although some scientists warned about the dangers of the accumulation of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for many years, it did not receive widespread attention until the mid-eighties. Because carbon dioxide in the ...

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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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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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Biden brings new momentum to global climate change agenda

Biden brings new momentum to global climate change agenda US President Joe Biden is serious about addressing climate change. He re-joined the Paris Agreement on the first day of his presidency, adopted a ‘whole of government’ approach to addressing climate...

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Head of Independent Sage to launch international climate change group

Head of Independent Sage to launch international climate change group Sir David King hopes to emulate success of British Covid advisory body by issuing monthly reports on environmental crisis Several of the world’s leading scientists plan to launch an indepe...

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Health and climate change: country profile 2021: the Bahamas

Health and climate change: country profile 2021: the Bahamas Overview This WHO/PAHO UNFCCC health and climate change country profile for the Bahamas provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progres...

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Famine risk spikes amid conflict, COVID-19 and funding gaps: WFP

Famine risk spikes amid conflict, COVID-19 and funding gaps: WFP In an appeal for $5 billion “to avoid famine” and support the “biggest operation in its history”, WFP spokesperson Phiri Tomson said that millions of refugees faced “uncertainty and hun...

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What does it mean for refugees to ‘go back home’?

What does it mean for refugees to ‘go back home’? More than two thirds of all refugees worldwide come from five countries, and if sent back, could face a continued threat of insecurity, persecution and economic hardship. Earlier this year, the Dani...

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UN: Forced Displacement from Conflicts Soaring Despite Pandemic

UN: Forced Displacement from Conflicts Soaring Despite Pandemic GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency, which just released its 2020 Global Trends report, said the number of people forcibly displaced last year by wars, violence, persecution and human rights vi...

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How to build resilient landscapes and livelihoods in refugee settings

How to build resilient landscapes and livelihoods in refugee settings Sub-Saharan Africa currently hosts 6.3 million refugees, a number which has grown from 2.2 million in a decade, according to the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Massive refugee and host populat...

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Together with refugees, we build a safer and more vibrant world

Together with refugees, we build a safer and more vibrant world 20 June is World Refugee Day and this year’s theme is about the power of inclusion – “Together we heal, learn and shine”. Every two seconds, someone is forced to abandon their homes, fleei...

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Climate Change is Killing the Pacific Island Nation of Kiribati

Climate Change is Killing the Pacific Island Nation of Kiribati The global displacement crisis has reached the most critical level since World War II. The refugee system designed to protect individuals who are forced to leave their homes has failed. As a resul...

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