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Harp seals were a conservation success story. Climate change is a new threat.

Harp seals were a conservation success story. Climate change is a new threat. Magdalen Islands, Canada — Most winters, it’s possible to see newborn harp seal pups on packs of ice near the Magdalen Islands in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in late February ...

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The best climate solution you’ve never heard of

The best climate solution you’ve never heard of Around the world, there are teams of people who are working to track down and destroy hidden sources of greenhouse gases – stopping them from harming the planet. Some of the gases, which are used in r...

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So what has the rest of the world promised to do about climate change?

So what has the rest of the world promised to do about climate change? Countries around the globe have made plans called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to reduce carbon emissions. We take a look at some of the most significant Saudi Arabia, home of...

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Climate change could cause ‘irreversible impacts’ to lake ecosystems

Climate change could cause ‘irreversible impacts’ to lake ecosystems New research shows that lake “stratification periods” – a seasonal separation of water into layers – will last longer in a warmer climate. These longer periods of stratification c...

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Climate change is a major factor behind increased migration at U.S. southern border, experts say

Climate change is a major factor behind increased migration at U.S. southern border, experts say Hurricanes Eta and Iota struck Central America last November, bringing torrential rain, flash floods, landslides and crop damage across Honduras, El Salvador, Guat...

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Can we reflect sunlight to fight climate change? Scientists eye aerosol shield for Earth.

Can we reflect sunlight to fight climate change? Scientists eye aerosol shield for Earth. Could we slow down global warming by creating an aerosol reflector to deflect the sun’s rays away from Earth? This strategy — which is at an early phase of resear...

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Storms ahead for Rohingya refugees

Storms ahead for Rohingya refugees With all attention focused on the events following the coup in Myanmar, where the death toll has already surpassed 1,000, Bangladesh is contending with the new reality of over one million Rohingya refugees becoming a permanen...

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Can we fix the planet the same way we broke it?

Can we fix the planet the same way we broke it? Every recent decade has been warmer than the decade before it. And as the climate continues to warm, more nations are looking to extreme measures to slow down the trend. While some of these solutions may sound li...

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For these Torres Strait Islanders, climate change is already here ? and they’re urging the government to do more

For these Torres Strait Islanders, climate change is already here — and they’re urging the government to do more For generations, Indigenous Australians have thrived on the islands in the Torres Strait – but rising sea levels, more extreme weather an...

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Joe Biden said climate change has impacted the southern border crisis. But Central American countries haven’t been invited to the White House climate summit

Joe Biden said climate change has impacted the southern border crisis. But Central American countries haven’t been invited to the White House climate summit President Joe Biden has invited 40 nations to participate in the two-day virtual Leaders Summit o...

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The climate homeless

The climate homeless Even if the US, Europe, China, and India reduce carbon emissions at the rate they’ve promised, much climate damage has already been done. That shouldn’t stop these and other countries from doing all they can to meet their net-z...

Western U.S. may be entering its most severe drought in modern history

Western U.S. may be entering its most severe drought in modern history Extreme drought across the Western U.S. has become as reliable as a summer afternoon thunderstorm in Florida. And news headlines about drought in the West can seem a bit like a broken recor...

Greta Thunberg to testify in Congress on Earth Day

Greta Thunberg to testify in Congress on Earth Day The testimony will occur as President Joe Biden hosts a climate change summit with 40 world leaders. Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will testify before Congress at an Earth Day hearing on Thur...

A Tale of 2 Climate Migrants

A Tale of 2 Climate Migrants The United States has done more to fuel climate migration than any other country on Earth, and yet it does not always welcome climate migrants Climate change is fueling longer dry spells, bigger floods, and more violent storms acro...

Apple’s $200 million fund aims to fight climate change and boost business

Apple’s $200 million fund aims to fight climate change and boost business New York (CNN Business)Apple has announced a $200 million investment fund designed to remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere and support sustainable forestry — and to genera...

We Are Living in a Climate Emergency, and We’re Going to Say So

We Are Living in a Climate Emergency, and We’re Going to Say So It’s time to use a term that more than 13,000 scientists agree is needed An emergency is a serious situation that requires immediate action. When someone calls 911 because they can’t breathe...

Climate change is making your allergies worse

Climate change is making your allergies worse The annual pollenocalypse is here. From Maine to Alabama, clouds of allergens like pollen are wafting over cities, leaving millions of people with watery eyes, headaches, and rashes. 2021 is shaping up to be yet an...

The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education

The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education In 2018, Scott McAulay had a “Wizard of Oz moment.” He was a final-year architecture student at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland when the U.N. published a report warning that the wo...

Climate Change Is Affecting Mental Health ? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Climate Change Is Affecting Mental Health — Here’s What You Can Do About It Humans aren’t well-equipped to deal with such a dangerous existential threat over a long period of time. When Sandy Rosenthal and her husband heard that Hurricane Katrina was on ...

Marin to launch nonprofit to tackle climate change, pollution

Marin to launch nonprofit to tackle climate change, pollution A new nonprofit will be created to implement the goals of “Drawdown: Marin,” a community driven campaign to reduce greenhouse gas emissions below zero and prepare for climate change impacts. The...

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