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#129573
2021-07-21

Top US scientist on melting glaciers: ‘I’ve gone from being an ecologist to a coroner’

Diana Six’s love of the outdoors began before she could form words, run, or collect the bugs and fungi that were precious to her as a child. A tough home life eventually led her to drop out of school and live on the streets. But biology classes in community college helped Six discover her callin ...

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#129586
2021-07-21

Climate change spares no country, poor or rich, says Amitav Ghosh

Nations need to wake up to the reality that climate change will affect everyone — and not in some far-off fictional future, says the New York-based Indian author.

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#129588
2021-07-21

Summer of disaster: Extreme weather wreaks havoc worldwide as climate change bears down

Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air. Others sent desperate last messages to family members, tell ...

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#129590
2021-07-21

The Cyclones Destroyed Everything. Climate Change Will Likely Make Things Worse

Mozambique contributes only a fraction of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, yet its people are among those suffering the most from the effects of the climate crisis.

News Headlines
#129595
2021-07-21

World’s coral scientists warn action is needed now to save even a few reefs from climate change

Sam Purkis, University of Miami The Chagos Archipelago is one of the most remote, seemingly idyllic places on Earth. Coconut-covered sandy beaches with incredible bird life rim tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, hundreds of miles from any continent. Just below the waves, coral reefs stretch f ...

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#129599
2021-07-21

Extreme heat warning: what first-ever Met Office alert means

Summer 2021 will mark a turning point in how heat is seen by the public and communicated by experts. For the first time in its 167-year history, the UK's Met Office has issued an amber warning for extreme heat for much of Wales and parts of southern, central and western England, where temperatur ...

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#129540
2021-07-13

These Scientists Linked June's Heat Wave to Climate Change in 9 Days. Their Work Could Revolutionize How We Talk About Climate

Long before most people in the U.S. Pacific Northwest had woken up on June 28—the hottest day in last month’s record-breaking heat wave—European climate scientists Geert Jan van Oldenborgh and Friederike Otto were preparing to determine the connection between that deadly weather phenomenon and t ...

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#129541
2021-07-13

Madagascar: 350Africa.org Reacts to Climate Change-Driven Drought Crisis in Madagascar

Africa-Thousands of people in southern Madagascar may die of hunger, as the country experiences the worst drought witnessed in 40 years. The severe drought, which is driven by climate change, has dried up riverbeds and farmlands, leading to an almost total disappearance of food sources.

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#129542
2021-07-13

Climate change is shrinking Italy's iconic Lake Como, and fast

Italy's Lake Como is legendary for its natural beauty, and it is hugely popular with international visitors, especially Americans. But melting glaciers surrounding the lake are threatening its future and hurting the local economy. For our "Eye on Earth" series, CBS News correspondent Chris Lives ...

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#129546
2021-07-13

Shark Teeth From Millions of Years Ago Solve Mystery of Earth's Ancient Climate

Tens of million years ago, sand tiger sharks hunted in the waters off the Antarctic Peninsula, gliding over a thriving marine ecosystem on the seafloor below.

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#129560
2021-07-13

The first step in using trees to slow climate change: Protect the trees we have

Between a death and a burial was hardly the best time to show up in a remote village in Madagascar to make a pitch for forest protection. Bad timing, however, turned out to be the easy problem.

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#129563
2021-07-13

These Scientists Linked June's Heat Wave to Climate Change in 9 Days. Their Work Could Revolutionize How We Talk About Climate

Long before most people in the U.S. Pacific Northwest had woken up on June 28—the hottest day in last month’s record-breaking heat wave—European climate scientists Geert Jan van Oldenborgh and Friederike Otto were preparing to determine the connection between that deadly weather phenomenon and t ...

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#129567
2021-07-13

Zimbabwe: Youths Must Participate in Climate Change Issues

One of the key climate governance processes in Zimbabwe is the adoption and implementation of the revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

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#129518
2021-07-12

Humans can learn from animals and insects about impact of climate change

If we pay closer attention to how birds, rabbits and termites transform their local living spaces in response to varying climate conditions, we could become much better at predicting what impact climate change will have on them in future.

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#129519
2021-07-12

Dragonflies Affected by Climate Change

A new study found that male dragonflies are losing ornate patterns on their wings. Male dragonflies use this feature to attract females, according to the article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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#129520
2021-07-12

Our climate change turning point is right here, right now

Human beings crave clarity, immediacy, landmark events. We seek turning points, because our minds are good at recognizing the specific – this time, this place, this sudden event, this tangible change.

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#129521
2021-07-12

Natural landscapes key to Canadian cities, rural areas for building climate resilience, experts say

In the South Okanagan area of B.C. lies an important area of grassland and wetlands known as the Park Rill Floodplain. It's home to species at risk like the peregrine falcon and the western screech owl. And as of last week, the 61 hectares of land are now protected from development after being p ...

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#129522
2021-07-12

Central banks are key to countries' climate goals – and Ukraine is showing the way

As the pressures of global warming and climate change remain high on the agenda of major global players such as the US, China and the UK, this does not mean those in the emerging markets realm have put any less of a priority on reducing our own carbon emissions and reaching our own goals.

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#129539
2021-07-12

At the UN, Climate Change & Security Must Be Tackled Together

Until recently, the question might have seemed like science fiction, but now it is very real. Ethiopia and Egypt are locked in an upward spiral of tensions over the Nile, as a combination of dams and shifting weather patterns pose existential risks to both countries.

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#129478
2021-07-09

Canada And US Heatwave 'impossible' Without Climate Change: Study

The scorching heatwave that hit Canada and the US in June was "virtually impossible" without climate change, said a team of climate researchers from the World Weather Attribution group. The extreme heatwave, which is supposed to be a once-in-a-1000-year-event is now likely to appear about 150 ti ...

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#129479
2021-07-09

Integrated water solutions for climate change adaptation in West Africa

Water-related natural disasters are major obstacles to human well-being and sustainable development. Almost three quarters of all natural disasters between 2001 and 2018 were related to water (UNESCO and UN-Water 2020).

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#129480
2021-07-09

How fishing communities are responding to climate change

What happens when climate change affects the abundance and distribution of fish? Fishers and fishing communities in the Northeast United States have adapted to those changes in three specific ways, according to new research.

News Headlines
#129481
2021-07-09

It's 'inescapable': Pacific Islanders have tried to flee the climate crisis, only to face new threats

Selina Neirok Leem grew up listening to the Pacific Ocean at her home in the Marshall Islands. She watched high tides wash over the islands' seawalls, and her family trekked inland when the storm surge from tropical cyclones destroyed homes close to the shore.

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#129482
2021-07-09

UN chief pressures rich countries to clarify how they'll help poorer nations tackle climate change

Pressure is growing on rich countries to set out exactly how they will deliver a promised $100 billion a year in funding to help poorer nations tackle climate change, with the UN chief and Britain on Thursday calling for a clear plan.

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#129483
2021-07-09

Climate change likely to increase spread of mosquito-borne diseases

Climate change could put billions more people at risk for deadly mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue, researchers said. They see the danger zone expanding within the United States, Europe and Asia.

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#129510
2021-07-09

Opinion: Climate change is here, but it’s not the great equalizer we thought it might be

The whole point of curbing climate change is to preserve our planet for future generations, as we’re often reminded. It has become clear that a changing climate is something existing generations like mine will have to deal with, but I still imagined those changes would only be a noticeable issue ...

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#129438
2021-07-07

Global evidence links rise in extreme precipitation to human-driven climate change

Human activities, such as burning fossil fuels for transportation and electricity, have worsened the intensity of extreme rainfall and snowfall over land in recent decades, not just in a few areas but on a global scale, new research shows.

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#129440
2021-07-07

Earth's Losing Ice Roughly The Size Of Telangana Every Year From Climate Change

Earth has managed to lose ice equal to the size of the state of Telangana, every year, since 1979, reveals a new study. The study (published in Earth's Future) conducted by researchers from Lanzhou University in China states that the planet has lost close to 102,000 square kilometres of ice ever ...

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#129441
2021-07-07

Climate Change: Dragonfly Are Losing Their Shine And May Slowly Be Lost Forever

Dragonflies are definitely one of the most beautiful insects out there. As kids, most of us remember imagining them as tiny flying helicopters, with a shiny green lustre that made them stand out. However, now, due to climate change, this lustre is fading away.

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#129442
2021-07-07

Canary in the coal mine: Gaza, the Levant, and climate change

Located on the dividing line between the Mediterranean climate to its north and the desert to its south, Gaza was first settled as an oasis by the sea. It was built to take advantage of the coastal groundwater aquifer as well as Wadi Gaza, into which several streams flowed from across the Negev ...

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#129443
2021-07-07

North America endured hottest June on record

North America endured the hottest June on record last month, according to satellite data that shows temperature peaks lasting longer as well as rising higher.

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#129444
2021-07-07

“The sea is changing so much”: Climate change and lives of Mumbai’s fishermen

On May 18, the morning after Cyclone Tauktae thundered through Mumbai, Janardhan Koli and other fishermen from Madh Koliwada trooped towards the shore to assess the damage to their boats. The cyclone was fiercer than any storm he had seen before, and Koli had braced himself for the worst.

News Headlines
#129445
2021-07-07

Climate change: Woodland Trust to go plastic-free by end of the year

The Woodland Trust is promising to get rid of plastic tree guards from its sites by the end of the year. The charity wants to make a "permanent change" to the way trees are planted, as it tries to achieve the goal of planting 10 million new trees each year until 2025.

News Headlines
#129446
2021-07-07

Human activity influencing global rainfall, study finds

Human activity such as such as greenhouse gas emissions and land use change were a key factor in extreme precipitation events such as flooding and landslides around the world, a study has found.

News Headlines
#129448
2021-07-07

More than a billion seashore animals may have cooked to death in B.C. heat wave, says UBC researcher

Chris Harley walked onto Vancouver's Kitsilano Beach in late June and smelled death. Carpeting the sea rocks were tens of thousands of mussels, clams, sea stars and snails, emitting a putrid odour that hung thick in the heat. "I was pretty stunned," he said.

News Headlines
#129449
2021-07-07

How is climate change affecting heatwaves? Here’s what we need to study

Eight days ago, it rained over the western Pacific Ocean near Japan. There was nothing especially remarkable about this rain event, yet it made big waves twice.

News Headlines
#129456
2021-07-07

The climate crisis will create two classes: those who can flee, and those who cannot

Nearly 700 million people worldwide live in low coastal zones vulnerable to sea-level rise and coastal storms. That number could reach a billion by 2050

News Headlines
#129477
2021-07-07

Why planting tons of trees isn’t enough to solve climate change

Trees are symbols of hope, life and transformation. They’re also increasingly touted as a straightforward, relatively inexpensive, ready-for-prime-time solution to climate change.

News Headlines
#129432
2021-06-29

Are we overlooking the role of grasslands in mitigating climate change?

In 2019, black wattle trees stood tall in around 50 hectares of land in Pazhathottam in Kerala’s Pambadum Shola National Park. Black wattle, in India, is an exotic, invasive tree and here, in Pazhathottam, it had invaded the open montane grasslands that occur naturally in these higher reaches of ...

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#129434
2021-06-29

Climate change is the biggest health threat of this century

The effects of climate change, such as changes in precipitation patterns, more intense droughts and heatwaves, sea-level rise and stronger hurricanes, will impact human health with increasing force, affecting people all over the globe. In the United States alone, the health costs of climate chan ...

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#129389
2021-06-21

The search for the Dr. Fauci of climate change

It’s easy to think about the global climate crisis in the abstract. Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah’s death gave it a face. The 9-year-old girl’s fatal asthma attack might have passed without public notice except for the fact that, after a long legal fight, it became the first British death officially at ...

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#129390
2021-06-21

How poorly timed traffic lights can make climate change worse

All drivers know the feeling: You’re cruising down the road, making good time, but a traffic light ahead turns red. You have to stop and wait, even if there are no other cars at the intersection.

News Headlines
#129392
2021-06-21

Show your Stripes Day meaning: Why are people sharing climate crisis graphic today

Climate scientists, broadcast meteorologists, and citizens are uniting on 21 June — the summer solstice or Show Your Stripes Day — to raise awareness around the climate crisis.

News Headlines
#129393
2021-06-21

Climate change decimating Yemen's bee farms

After driving for days on the rough roads of southern Yemen, Radwan Hizam finally reached the idyllic spot where he hoped his bees could feed from flowering Sidr trees to produce their world-renowned honey. But he was too late.

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#129394
2021-06-21

Smaller bodies, longer wings, earlier migrations: Untangling the multiple impacts of climate warming

When a University of Michigan-led research team reported last year that North American migratory birds have been getting smaller over the past four decades and that their wings have gotten a bit longer, the scientists wondered if they were seeing the fingerprint of earlier spring migrations.

News Headlines
#129395
2021-06-21

Help set our Climate Change priorities

The forum is the next step in Strathbogie Shire’s Council’s work to address the impacts of Climate Change. Council recently became the 100th Council in Australia to declare a Climate Emergency and just the third to pass this Notice of Motion unanimously.

News Headlines
#129396
2021-06-21

Don't feel hungry when it’s hot? Some animals in Australia are starving as climate change drives up temperatures

Animals are suffering and starving despite having ample amounts of food as climate change drives up temperatures and exacerbates heatwave events, according to new research.

News Headlines
#129397
2021-06-21

Five Million Years of Climate Change Found Preserved in One Location

An international team of researchers, led by the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Germany, has now succeeded in reconstructing changes in rainfall and its effects by studying Charyn Canyon in southeast Kazakhstan in Central Asia.

News Headlines
#129401
2021-06-21

UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate

The head of climate change at the UN has warned that world leaders are still “far away” from securing a deal to limit the disastrous effects of global heating, with less than five months to go before a key summit in Glasgow.

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#129409
2021-06-21

Investing $8.1 Trillion In Nature By 2050 Will Slow the Impact of Climate Change

A new report has found that investing less than 1% of global GDP in nature-based solutions can help tackle climate change and halt biodiversity loss. At the moment, investments in these solutions total to US$133 billion, which is 0.10% of global GDP. And if governments and people want to meet th ...

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