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Digital Tech Can Help African Island States Cope With Climate Change

Digital Tech Can Help African Island States Cope With Climate Change Investing in digital technologies can help African small island developing states (SIDS), vulnerable to extreme weather events, cope with growing impacts of climate change, says the United Na...

IPCC scientists still haven’t cracked Africa’s biggest climate mystery

IPCC scientists still haven’t cracked Africa’s biggest climate mystery In the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released Aug. 9, scientists are unequivocal that climate change is bad, that many impacts are already being felt...

Madagascar is suffering from a climate change famine

Madagascar is suffering from a climate change famine Madagascar is being hit by one of the modern world’s first climate change-induced famines—a disaster that underscores the profound unfairness of a planet heated up by carbon emissions. The famine, caused...

Insights for African countries from the latest climate change projections

Insights for African countries from the latest climate change projections The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – a body of the UN tasked with providing scientific information on climate change – has released a major new report, pulling toge...

Medical Journals Call Climate Change the ‘Greatest Threat to Global Public Health’

Medical Journals Call Climate Change the ‘Greatest Threat to Global Public Health’ A collection of leading health and medical journals called this week for swift action to combat climate change, calling on governments to cooperate and invest in the environ...

Pope Francis And Other Christian Leaders Are Calling For Bold Climate Action

Pope Francis And Other Christian Leaders Are Calling For Bold Climate Action The leaders of three prominent Christian denominations issued an unprecedented joint statement calling on people of all faiths to take action to halt the devastating impacts of climat...

Climate change: Fossil fuels must stay underground, scientists say

Climate change: Fossil fuels must stay underground, scientists say Almost 60% of oil and gas reserves and 90% of coal must remain in the ground to keep global warming below 1.5C, scientists say.The forecast is based on close analysis of global energy supply an...

How federal regulation, not climate change, explains California’s wildfire crisis: experts

How federal regulation, not climate change, explains California’s wildfire crisis: experts The fuel to California’s wildfires is the government, not climate change, experts say Democrats like President Biden often point to California’s devast...

What Can You Actually Do About Climate Change?

What Can You Actually Do About Climate Change? Last month, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its latest report, sounding a “code red for humanity.” The IPCC stressed the need for drastic emissions cuts immediately if we wa...

Biden gets real on climate change

Biden gets real on climate change (CNN) “We don’t have any more time.” That’s Joe Biden, who spent the last few days touring devastation from Hurricane Ida and warning about super storms exacerbated by climate change. Last week, the Pre...

Why climate change is still the greatest threat to human health

Why climate change is still the greatest threat to human health Polluted air and steadily rising temperatures are linked to health effects ranging from increased heart attacks and strokes to the spread of infectious diseases and psychological trauma. People ar...

Enough With The Climate Jargon: Scientists Aim For Clearer Messages On Global Warming

Enough With The Climate Jargon: Scientists Aim For Clearer Messages On Global Warming Here’s a sentence that’s basically unintelligible to most people: Humans must mitigate global warming by pursuing an unprecedented transition to a carbon neutral ...

Climate Change Is Making Some Species Of Animals Shape-Shift

Climate Change Is Making Some Species Of Animals Shape-Shift Humans are not the only ones adapting to the effects of global climate change. Animals are also adapting to the environmental changes — as some warm-blooded animals are beginning to “shapeshi...

This summer was Europe’s hottest on record as Mediterranean heat soared

This summer was Europe’s hottest on record as Mediterranean heat soared London (CNN)Europe experienced its hottest summer on record this year and temperatures in the Mediterranean smashed records by large margins, the European Union’s Copernicus Cl...

How you can help fight climate change in ways that really matter

How you can help fight climate change in ways that really matter Hurricane Ida made landfall over Port Fourchon, Louisiana, as a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 miles per hour on Sunday, leaving more than one million Louisiana utility customers are without ...

New Zealand records warmest winter ever as scientists blame climate change

New Zealand records warmest winter ever as scientists blame climate change The changes were are putting pressure on natural ecosystems and over time, more species would face extinction, experts warn. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The southern winter that just en...

Climate change: Dragonflies spread north in warming world

Climate change: Dragonflies spread north in warming world Dragonflies are moving northwards across Britain and Ireland as temperatures rise. More than 40% of species have increased their distribution since 1970, while only about 10% have declined, according to...

As the Climate Changes, Where Are the Safest Places to Live?

As the Climate Changes, Where Are the Safest Places to Live? To stay or to leave in search of safer ground makes me wonder how we determine risk in a world that’s so rapidly changing. Talent. King Mountain. Hugo. The town names — each the site of new wildf...

Climate change: Arctic warming linked to colder winters

Climate change: Arctic warming linked to colder winters A new study shows that increases in extreme winter weather in parts of the US are linked to accelerated warming of the Arctic. The scientists found that heating in the region ultimately disturbed the circ...

Irreversible changes, warmer temperatures sooner: 5 alarming findings from the UN climate change report

Irreversible changes, warmer temperatures sooner: 5 alarming findings from the UN climate change report A grim global report on climate change released Monday paints a dire picture for the future of Earth. Climate change has led to irreversible shifts for the ...

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