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Marbled murrelet gets endangered status in Oregon as climate change threatens its survival

Marbled murrelet gets endangered status in Oregon as climate change threatens its survival A seabird that depends on coastal old-growth forests has been designated for greater endangered-species protections in Oregon. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission vo...

Asegun Henry has a big idea for tackling climate change: Store up the sun

Asegun Henry has a big idea for tackling climate change: Store up the sun “This is the key, the linchpin that will set a lot of things in the right direction,” says the mechanical engineering professor. Asegun Henry has a bold idea to save the world. He be...

Why it matters that climate change is shrinking birds

Why it matters that climate change is shrinking birds Many of the benefits that humanity derives from the natural world, like the provisioning of oxygen, are priceless. Those ecosystem services that can have a dollar value assigned to them, for example the pol...

G20 recognizes carbon pricing as climate change tool for first time

G20 recognizes carbon pricing as climate change tool for first time VENICE, Italy, July 10 (Reuters) – G20 finance leaders recognized carbon pricing as a potential tool to address climate change for the first time in an official communique on Saturday, t...

The West is caught in a vicious climate change feedback loop

The West is caught in a vicious climate change feedback loop (CNN)After a deadly, climate change-fueled heat wave smothered the Pacific Northwest at the end of June, historic heat threatens records once again, particularly in the drought-stricken Southwest reg...

War, Covid, and climate change fuel hunger crisis, killing 11 people per minute

War, Covid, and climate change fuel hunger crisis, killing 11 people per minute Children are seen eating food provided by NGOs and social organizations after a fire broke out in a refugee camp in Ukia, southeastern Cox’s Bazar district on March 24, 2021. Lon...

Responding to COVID-19 Across the Horn of Africa

Responding to COVID-19 Across the Horn of Africa In the Horn of Africa, conflicts and famine have triggered the displacement of millions of people within countries and across borders. Today, there are more than 2.7 million refugees and over six million interna...

Australia: Act on UN Review Pledges

Australia: Act on UN Review Pledges Address Asylum Policy, Indigenous Inequality, Climate Change (Geneva, July 8, 2021) – Australia’s rejection of recommendations from United Nations member countries to end the mandatory detention of asylum seekers and clo...

Angelina Jolie: We Need to Understand the Human Cost of Burkina Faso’s Refugee Crisis

Angelina Jolie: We Need to Understand the Human Cost of Burkina Faso’s Refugee Crisis Burkina Faso is gripped by a war we seldom hear about, even though Western nations had a hand in its creation. Until the NATO bombing campaign in Libya in 2011, the West Af...

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Northwest heat wave impossible without climate change, study finds

Northwest heat wave impossible without climate change, study finds “This study is telling us climate change is killing people,” said Kristie Ebi, a professor at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the University of Washington. The deadly he...

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Louisiana ‘climate refugees’ still awaiting resettlement after 5 years

Louisiana ‘climate refugees’ still awaiting resettlement after 5 years State’s nearly $50 million plan has yet to relocate any Isle de Jean Charles residents ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, La. — Five years into a nearly $50 million federal grant to move thi...

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

It’s ‘inescapable’: Pacific Islanders have tried to flee the climate crisis, only to face new threats (CNN)Selina Neirok Leem grew up listening to the Pacific Ocean at her home in the Marshall Islands. She watched high tides wash over the isl...

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Iran faces its driest summer in fifty years

Iran faces its driest summer in fifty years Iran is on the fast track to severe water scarcity. This semi-arid country, which has stressed the role of agriculture in assuring its economic independence, faces an onslaught of threats to its water supply, includi...

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Attribution science can help win cases against climate change perpetrators ? researchers

Attribution science can help win cases against climate change perpetrators — researchers There are no lawsuits against fossil fuel companies for the current climate damage Africa is experiencing as a result of historical emissions, but academics and rights g...

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Nonprofit aims to conserve forests, build climate resilience in northwest Vermont

Nonprofit aims to conserve forests, build climate resilience in northwest Vermont A Montgomery-based organization wants to conserve more than 20,000 acres of forest in northwest Vermont by 2030, helping local communities protect and leverage the region’s nat...

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Cover Crops Can Help Slow Climate Change, But Few Farmers Are Planting Them

Cover Crops Can Help Slow Climate Change, But Few Farmers Are Planting Them Amid a push from the Biden administration for U.S. agriculture to help slow climate change, a new study shows farmers in the Corn Belt are dropping the ball on adopting a climate-frien...

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NASA Satellites Find Upper Atmosphere Cooling and Contracting Due to Climate Change

NASA Satellites Find Upper Atmosphere Cooling and Contracting Due to Climate Change Since the mesosphere is much thinner than the part of the atmosphere we live in, the impacts of increasing greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, differ from the warming we ...

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Unprecedented heat, hundreds dead and a town destroyed. Climate change is frying the Northern Hemisphere

Unprecedented heat, hundreds dead and a town destroyed. Climate change is frying the Northern Hemisphere (CNN)The tiny town of Lytton has come to hold a grim record. On Tuesday, it experienced Canada’s highest-ever temperature, in an unprecedented heat w...

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New Zealand lawyers sue climate change body over alleged failure to meet targets

New Zealand lawyers sue climate change body over alleged failure to meet targets Lawyers say commission’s emissions budgets are inconsistent with aim of limiting global warming to 1.5C Hundreds of top New Zealand lawyers are suing the Climate Change Commissi...

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Climate change could fuel the spread of a flesh-eating parasite

Climate change could fuel the spread of a flesh-eating parasite Scientists caution that as the planet warms, more Americans could be exposed to varieties of a deadly parasite hree years ago, Laura Gaither and her family spent their summer vacation in Panama Ci...

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