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#127747
2021-03-22

Climate change divides Conservatives as election looms

Erin O’Toole said he wants the Conservative Party to change at his first policy convention as leader, but is everyone on board? Senior Parliament Hill reporter Hannah Thibedeau explains.

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#127748
2021-03-22

Is NSW flooding a year after bushfires yet more evidence of climate change?

Life-threatening floods have washed away homes and businesses with a deluge of rain inundating hundreds of kilometres of the New South Wales coast.

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#127749
2021-03-22

Major climate polluters accused of greenwashing with sports sponsorship

Polluting industries are pouring hundreds of millions of pounds into sports sponsorship in an attempt to “sports-wash” their role in the climate crisis, according to the authors of a report published on Monday.

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#127772
2021-03-22

Thousands evacuate as Sydney sees worst floods in decades

Torrential downpours lashed Australia's east Monday, forcing thousands to flee the worst flooding in decades and pushing communities already battling drought, bushfires, and the coronavirus pandemic to "breaking point".

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#127707
2021-03-16

Europe's droughts since 2015 'worst in 2,000 years'

Recent summer droughts in Europe were the most severe the region has seen in 2,110 years as climate change has stoked punishing heat waves, according to new research Monday that raises the alarm for ecosystems and agriculture.

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#127708
2021-03-16

Net-zero emissions targets are vague: three ways to fix

Five years ago, the United Nations Paris climate agreement set a ceiling for global warming at well below 2 °C, ideally 1.5 °C relative to pre-industrial levels. World leaders also agreed to balance greenhouse-gas emissions in the second half of the century, so that the sum of all greenhouse gas ...

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#127709
2021-03-16

Climate Change and Geopolitics: Monitoring of a Thawing Permafrost

Permafrost thaw is one of the world’s most pressing climate problems, already disrupting lifestyles, livelihoods, economies, and ecosystems in the north, and threatening to spill beyond the boundaries of the Arctic as our planet continues to warm.

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#127728
2021-03-16

Study shows how varying climate conditions impact vulnerable species

New findings on the diet of Arctic foxes, determined by the condition of their teeth, show how varying climate conditions in the Arctic affect the animals that live there.

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#127676
2021-03-15

Climate Change and Erosion: How to Save the Earth from These Problems

Presently, the Earth is facing the possibility of extreme erosion of soil, although this time, the danger is intensified by climate change.

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#127677
2021-03-15

The number that could shift climate action into overdrive

The US is updating a figure that experts say could help transform American climate action and reverberate around the world - the price it puts on future damage to society caused by carbon pollution today.

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#127679
2021-03-15

Climate change alters river flow

Climate change influences the Earth’s water balance: Depending on region and season, it can lead to more floods or droughts and also have an impact on river flow. River flow is an important indicator of the water resources available to humans and the environment.

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#127685
2021-03-15

Africa: Now is the time to unite and prepare for climate action!

The Dasgupta Review, released after the conclusion of the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP25), is a 600-page comprehensive report that acknowledges the intimate relationship between climate change and biodiversity loss.

News Headlines
#127687
2021-03-15

Climate change alters river flow

Climate change influences the Earth’s water balance: Depending on region and season, it can lead to more floods or droughts and also have an impact on river flow. River flow is an important indicator of the water resources available to humans and the environment.

News Headlines
#127703
2021-03-15

To what extent does climate change affect food insecurity? What we found in Lesotho

Food security is a growing concern globally, with two billion people being subject to moderate to severe food insecurity in 2019 according to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation.

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#127649
2021-03-10

Climate change could have direct consequences on malaria transmission in Africa

The slowdown in global warming that was observed at the end of last century was reflected by a decrease in malaria transmission in the Ethiopian highlands, according to a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and the University of Chicago.

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#127665
2021-03-10

Earth Fund: Jeff Bezos Plans To Spend $10 Billion To Tackle Climate Changee

As per the new president, Bezos’ plan is to spend $10 billion by between now and 2030, the time by which the sustainable development goals must be acheived.

News Headlines
#127667
2021-03-10

Climate change: What is COP26 and why does it matter?

In the fight against climate change, the UN says time is fast running out. So COP26, the United Nations climate summit, is an opportunity to agree to global action that’s seriously overdue.

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#127668
2021-03-10

Climate change is making summers longer and winters shorter

In the 1950s in the Northern Hemisphere, the four seasons arrived in a predictable and fairly even pattern. However, climate change is now driving dramatic and irregular changes to the length and start dates of the seasons.

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#127611
2021-03-09

How an unusually warm Indian Ocean caused flooding on Yangtze River

A devastating Yangtze River flood in China in 2020 wasn't supposed to happen, according to the norms of climate experienced in Asia.

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#127624
2021-03-09

US urged to cut 50% of emissions by 2030 to spur other countries to action

The US needs to commit to slashing its planet-heating emissions by at least half by the end of the decade to address the climate crisis and spur other countries to greater action, a coalition of American environmental groups has urged.

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#127635
2021-03-09

Warming climate slows tropical birds’ population growth rates

The mountain forests of Tanzania are more than 9,300 miles away from Salt Lake City, Utah. But, as in eastern Africa, the wild places of Utah depend on a diversity of birds to spread seeds, eat pests and clean up carrion. Birds keep ecosystems healthy.

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#127580
2021-03-08

Global heating pushes tropical regions towards limits of human livability

The climate crisis is pushing the planet’s tropical regions towards the limits of human livability, with rising heat and humidity threatening to plunge much of the world’s population into potentially lethal conditions, new research has found.

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#127583
2021-03-08

Climate change: Johnson meets US envoy Kerry for talks

America’s special climate change envoy John Kerry has met Prime Boris Johnson and senior UK ministers in London. Their talks come ahead of two critical summits – one in the US in April and the other in Glasgow in November.

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#127584
2021-03-08

Is climate change making allergy season worse? These scientists think so

It can start with a barely noticeable change to your breathing. Perhaps a little lightheadedness, too. Your eyes start to moisten and your skin tingles. Soon, your synapses will trigger behaviours you cannot control. And there it is – you’ve sneezed.

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#127585
2021-03-08

When climate change and other emergencies threaten where we live, how will we manage our retreat?

Despite living in dynamic environments and facing an uncertain future due to climate change, New Zealanders generally expect their land and property rights will endure indefinitely.

News Headlines
#127596
2021-03-08

Irrigation management key for bioenergy production to mitigate climate change

To avoid a substantial increase in water scarcity, biomass plantations for energy production need sustainable water management, a new study shows.

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#127545
2021-03-05

How new social housing can help fight climate change

Homes are the places we spend most of our time, especially during lockdown. Heating your home in winter can be expensive, and comes at a huge environmental cost too. Technology to make homes more self sufficient could help the UK decarbonise, while also make homes cheaper to run – something that ...

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#127546
2021-03-05

At virtual summit with Sweden, PM Modi says ‘climate change a priority’

Modi put spotlight on the nation’s achievements in the power sector in the recent years, and said, “India's renewable power capability has increased by 162% in the last five years.”

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#127547
2021-03-05

Climate Change Will Cost Companies $1.3 Trillion By 2026

While the impacts of Covid-19 became the forefront of disruptive forces experienced within the past year, this period of unprecedented havoc also bred growing concerns around environmental anomalies, among other geopolitical issues.

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#127548
2021-03-05

Effects of climate change in North Sea: more sole biomass, but smaller numbers

The North Sea is warming up and how will that affect fish species? Marine ecologist Karen van de Wolfshaar recently tested three climate change scenarios by combining a larval transport model for sole larvae with a DEB (Dynamic Energy Budget) model to determine the transition from spawn to young ...

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#127549
2021-03-05

Climate change causing faster snow melt in the Himalayas

Disasters such as the recent flash flood that hit the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand underscore the dangers of climate change combined with poorly planned infrastructure, experts have warned.

News Headlines
#127552
2021-03-05

National Trust maps out climate threats to historic places

The National Trust has mapped climate change threats to its stately homes, countryside and coastline.The map paints a "stark picture", which will help plan interventions to save its sites, says the charity. The data is based on a "worst-case scenario" where emissions of heat-trapping gases conti ...

News Headlines
#127556
2021-03-05

Antarctic seals reveal worrying threats to disappearing glaciers

More Antarctic meltwater is surfacing than was previously known, modifying the climate, preventing sea ice from forming and boosting marine productivity- according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

News Headlines
#127572
2021-03-05

Climate Change Possibly Caused Atlantic Warming During Pre-Industrial Era

A group of climate scientists analyzing a wide range of climate modeling experiments have found that volcanic eruptions, and not natural variability, caused an evident 'Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation,' a so-called cycle of warming considered to have taken place for about 40 to 60 years during ...

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#127512
2021-03-04

The US needs partners to tackle the security risks of climate change

In 2006, Syria entered into a multi-year drought that had a devastating impact on the country’s agricultural harvest and farm animals. Hundreds of thousands of farming families ultimately moved to Syria’s slums to try find a better life.

News Headlines
#127520
2021-03-04

Want to save energy and fight climate change? Try using less water

Efficiency is not a newfangled concept, as you probably know if you’ve ever purchased an Energy Star-certified dishwasher or asked about the gas mileage of a car.

News Headlines
#127521
2021-03-04

Your favorite fishing stream may be at high risk from climate change – here’s how to tell

Many of the streams that people count on for fishing, water and recreation are getting warmer as global temperatures rise. But they aren’t all heating up in the same way.

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#127535
2021-03-04

January warm spells, March freezes: How plants manage the shift from winter to spring

Weather patterns across the U.S. have felt like a roller coaster ride for the past several months. December and January were significantly warmer than average in many locations, followed by February’s intense cold wave and a dramatic warmup.

News Headlines
#127536
2021-03-04

How governments and companies should listen to the people on climate change

How governments and companies should listen to the people on climate change People are more engaged in reducing carbon emissions than previously thought - and governments, scientists and companies should listen to them - according to new research from the University of East Anglia and the UK Ene ...

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#127538
2021-03-04

Global Warming Could Rob Liquors of Their Flavor

Many of the botanicals used in traditional medicines and to flavor spirits, from absinthe to eau de vie, grow in alpine regions near the toes of glacial ice. As the planet warms and glacial ice retreats, this unique environment is changing and altering the diversity of the plant community.

News Headlines
#127477
2021-03-03

How Entrepreneurs Could Shape The Climate Change Battle

Entrepreneurs have been one of the main causes of global warming for centuries. The industrial revolutions, which have caused carbon emissions throughout the last few centuries, were driven by entrepreneurs such as John D. Rockefeller and Henry Ford, who transformed millions of lives for the bet ...

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#127478
2021-03-03

Every bit, every year, every choice we make matters, say climate change experts

Since pre-industrial times, human activities have contributed to 1°C of global warming and the consequences towards people, nature and livelihoods are already apparent.

News Headlines
#127485
2021-03-03

The developing world must get ready to adapt its trade to climate change

The Paris Agreement on climate change is a landmark document for the world. However, despite the immense impact of climate change on trade, and the role it must play in our fight against global warming, the word trade is not mentioned once in the agreement.

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#127486
2021-03-03

Screening and Selecting Climate Change Impact Parameters as Potential Drivers of Migration - Focusing over the time period: 1975 to 2015

The current report is focused on a technical screening and selecting exercise of climate/weather parameters and indices to be used in a bigger JRC Project on Climate Change Induced Migration (CLICIM).

News Headlines
#127439
2021-03-02

Climate Change May Reduce Children’s Diet Diversity

When it comes to improving nutrition in marginalized communities, education and infrastructure are some of the first investment targets that come to mind. But these kinds of efforts are not sustainable unless they take into account the differing impacts of climate change on local communities.

News Headlines
#127440
2021-03-02

The slowing down of ocean currents could have a devastating effect on our climate

Remember the movie, "The Day After Tomorrow," in which a catastrophic series of global disasters strike after climate change causes the world's ocean currents to stop?

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#127460
2021-03-02

Climate change adaptation priorities help address everyday risks

Climate financing not only needs to be scaled up, but also to be targeted in a different manner. Only a fraction of climate finance goes to adaptation. And while nearly half of this targets a major adaptation priority—water—it still fails to reach the poorest.

News Headlines
#127461
2021-03-02

Three possible futures for global climate scepticism

Climate change scepticism has been present in politics for as long as climate change itself. Part of a wider outlook of environmental scepticism, it encompasses a range of views from outright denial that the world is warming through to attempts to downplay or sideline the risks stemming from a c ...

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#127411
2021-03-01

In stopping climate change, time is as important as tech

The only sure path to stop climate change is to zero out greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible. That’s it. As simple as this sounds, it’s going to be an enormous job, requiring hard work over the coming decades.

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#127433
2021-03-01

Climate change threatens European forests

In recent years, European forests have suffered greatly from extreme climate conditions and their impacts. More than half of Europe's forests are potentially at risk from windthrow, forest fire, insect attacks or a combination of these.

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