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Climate Change Is Intensifying the Tsunami Threat in Alaska

Climate Change Is Intensifying the Tsunami Threat in Alaska As glaciers retreat and permafrost thaws, massive landslides threaten coastal communities. Those, in turn, could trigger giant sea waves. Tucked against glacier-capped mountains, the Begich Towers loo...

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Top court gives France 3 months to fulfil climate change commitments

Top court gives France 3 months to fulfil climate change commitments In a ruling hailed by campaigners as “historic”, France’s top administrative court on Thursday gave the government a three-month deadline to show it is taking action to meet...

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Letters to the Editor: Climate change has finally come for ancient Sequoia trees. That’s devastating

Letters to the Editor: Climate change has finally come for ancient Sequoia trees. That’s devastating To the editor: Sequoia National Forest and the Giant Sequoia National Monument are some of the most beautiful places I’ve had the pleasure to visit. Now, m...

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“Take action” or face a grim future, warns climate scientist after a year locked in Arctic ice

“Take action” or face a grim future, warns climate scientist after a year locked in Arctic ice hannesburg, South Africa — A massive ship called the RV Polarstern spent 389 days drifting slowly across the Arctic, trapped in ice. It was a scientifi...

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NASA Satellite To Measure Global Sea Level Rise

NASA Satellite To Measure Global Sea Level Rise A satellite scheduled to launch from California later this month will measure sea level rise and provide other crucial data to scientists who study how global warming is affecting the Earth’s oceans. Meltin...

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The ‘market’ won’t save us from climate disaster. We must rethink our system

The ‘market’ won’t save us from climate disaster. We must rethink our system Expecting the free market to fix global warming is like trying to pound nails with a saw The massive wildfires that have been rampaging across the American west this...

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Climate Change Leads to More Young People Drowning in Icy Regions, Study Finds

Climate Change Leads to More Young People Drowning in Icy Regions, Study Finds -The study looked at 4,000 drownings in 10 countries. -It showed warming air temperatures play a role in the increasing number of drownings. -The rates of drowning were greatest lat...

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Divergent impacts of warming weather on wildlife disease risk across climates

Divergent impacts of warming weather on wildlife disease risk across climates Climate change alters disease risks Climate change appears to be provoking changes in the patterns and intensity of infectious diseases. For example, when conditions are cool, amphib...

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The Potential Impact of Climate Change on Specialty Crops

The Potential Impact of Climate Change on Specialty Crops In the United States, specialty crops were originally defined more or less by default–they were non-row crops that were not covered by U.S. farm support programs. A more specific definition did no...

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Jeff Bezos not only wealthy investor getting serious about climate change, without the politics

Jeff Bezos not only wealthy investor getting serious about climate change, without the politics Amazon’s Jeff Bezos just named the first recipients of his $10 billion climate fund. Elon Musk’s electric vehicle and renewable energy company Tesla is poised t...

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Climate Activists Want Biden To Bar Appointees With Fossil Fuel Ties

Climate Activists Want Biden To Bar Appointees With Fossil Fuel Ties Climate activists have set a high bar for President-elect Joe Biden’s staff picks, asking that he exclude anyone with ties to fossil fuel industries. They’ve already been disappoi...

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The Fed is set to take on a new challenge: Climate change

The Fed is set to take on a new challenge: Climate change The Federal Reserve is going green, and that could mean a substantial change for the way financial institutions have to prepare for the unexpected. In recent days, several central bank officials have sp...

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‘Past a point of no return’: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero still won’t stop global warming, study says

‘Past a point of no return’: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero still won’t stop global warming, study says -Humanity is beyond the point of no return when it comes to halting the melting of permafrost, a new study says. -To stop the w...

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Trump’s Attacks on Climate Science Are Coming to Fruition

Trump’s Attacks on Climate Science Are Coming to Fruition A long-gestating idea to limit the use of climate modeling at the US Geological Survey is about to be realized. “IF YOU VOTE for Biden, he’ll listen to the scientists,” Donald Trump told a crowd...

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Climate crisis breaks open generational rifts in US families

Climate crisis breaks open generational rifts in US families A sense of despair and outrage among young people over global heating is being met with indifference and dismissal among some older relatives The climate crisis lingers in the back of Gemma Gutierrez...

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These Obscure Races May Decide the Future of Climate Change

These Obscure Races May Decide the Future of Climate Change Forget Congress—a handful of local elections could seal the fate of a Green New Deal. This election cycle, environmental advocates have realized that if they want strong action on climate change, th...

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Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya face devastating drought

Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya face devastating drought The next rainy season in East Africa is forecast to fail, jeopardizing food security for millions of people. Act now. Every five or so years, it rips me apart to watch the same tragedy: a La Niña weather cy...

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African countries convene at UN FAO conference to plan way out of hunger crisis

African countries convene at UN FAO conference to plan way out of hunger crisis First virtual FAO Regional Conference for Africa begins 26 October 2020, Accra/Harare – The COVID-19 pandemic, rising levels of hunger and malnutrition, and growing swarms of loc...

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Climate Change Impacts, Trends and Vulnerabilities of Children in Sub Saharan Africa

Climate Change Impacts, Trends and Vulnerabilities of Children in Sub Saharan Africa Children are the least responsible for climate change, yet will bear the greatest burden of its impact. Nearly 160 million children live in high drought-severity zones and 500...

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Climate change: ‘Dangerous and dirty’ used cars sold to Africa

Climate change: ‘Dangerous and dirty’ used cars sold to Africa Millions of highly polluting used cars from rich countries are being “dumped” on developing nations, according to a UN report. Between 2015 and 2018, some 14 million older, ...

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