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Symposium tracks changing trends, forces driving migration

Symposium tracks changing trends, forces driving migration The first of four sessions of “International Migration and Social Change at a Global Turning Point,” hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, School of Law, a...

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Do electric vehicles have an impact on climate change?

Do electric vehicles have an impact on climate change? Several years ago the idea of city streets filled entirely with electric vehicles might have seemed far-fetched. Today, mass proliferation of these automobiles has shifted from fantasy to reality. A growin...

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2020 is on course to be the warmest year on record

2020 is on course to be the warmest year on record -2020 is set to be the warmest year on record, according to data from different sources, including NASA. -This is even more remarkable despite it not being an El Niño extreme weather event year. -The first ni...

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GM and Ford knew about climate change 50 years ago, energy trade publication has uncovered

GM and Ford knew about climate change 50 years ago, energy trade publication has uncovered A GM scientist in the 1960s presented her findings to at least three high-level executives at the company, E&E News reports Scientists at two of America’s major au...

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Key player in war on climate change? The Pentagon

Key player in war on climate change? The Pentagon (CNN)In the final presidential debate Thursday night, Vice President Joe Biden called climate change an “existential threat to humanity” that we have a moral obligation to address. Whoever leads the...

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UN: Climate change means more weather disasters every year

UN: Climate change means more weather disasters every year GENEVA (AP) — In the wake of heat waves, global warming, forest fires, storms, droughts and a rising number of hurricanes, the U.N. weather agency warned Tuesday that the number of people who need in...

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Future king Prince William’s ‘outrage’ over climate change – ‘it keeps me awake at night’

Future king Prince William’s ‘outrage’ over climate change – ‘it keeps me awake at night’ PRINCE WILLIAM has spoken out about his “outrage” over inaction on climate change during a podcast episode to promote his ...

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Let’s talk about the climate apocalypse

Let’s talk about the climate apocalypse (CNN)When the winds of a storm in the Atlantic Ocean reach a certain speed — 39 mph — that storm is given a human name from a list created by the World Meteorological Organization. This act of naming is...

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Climate Change Likely Cause of Rise in Deadly Shark-Human Encounters

Climate Change Likely Cause of Rise in Deadly Shark-Human Encounters Shark attacks have killed seven people in Australian waters this year ranging from Queensland and New South Wales. The long-term average has been one fatality per year. According to records f...

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CLIMATE CHANGE AS AN UNCONVENTIONAL SECURITY RISK

CLIMATE CHANGE AS AN UNCONVENTIONAL SECURITY RISK As security threats go, climate change is not the wolf at the door, threatening to blow the house down. Rather, it is thousands of termites whose individual impacts are small and hard to see, but whose collecti...

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Climate Crisis Weekly: Are these the animals of the future?

Climate Crisis Weekly: Are these the animals of the future? British award-winning naturalist, writer, and television presenter Steve Backshall, who is best known for BBC TV’s nature series Deadly 60, created a series of images that visualize how some animals...

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There’s A Lot At Stake For The Climate In The 2020 Election

There’s A Lot At Stake For The Climate In The 2020 Election Despite the cascade of other crises this year, climate change has emerged as a key election issue. Two-thirds of Americans want the government to do more about it, and the same share of Biden su...

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Climate Change Impacts Astronomical Observations

Climate Change Impacts Astronomical Observations Climate changes associated with global warming can affect astronomical observations. That is the result of a study involving scientists from the University of Cologne. The international research team investigate...

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More Than 70 Science and Climate Journalists Challenge Supreme Court Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

More Than 70 Science and Climate Journalists Challenge Supreme Court Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett “Judge Coney Barrett has displayed a profound inability to understand the ecological crisis of our times, and in so doing she enables it.” The following op...

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The undeniable link between weather disasters and climate change

The undeniable link between weather disasters and climate change What is the link between climate change and the natural disasters we are currently experiencing?— Magdalena, Maryland By many measures, 2020 has been disastrous. Hurricanes in the Atlantic are ...

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Climate change: Technology no silver bullet, experts tell PM

Climate change: Technology no silver bullet, experts tell PM Can we trust the silver bullet of technology to fix climate change? The prime minister seems to think so. In a speech due soon, he is expected to pledge his faith in offshore wind power, solar, carbo...

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Welcome to the Final Battle for the Climate

Welcome to the Final Battle for the Climate The great powers have taken big steps to fight global warming. Now attention turns to the rest of the world. China’s unilateral commitment to carbon neutrality by 2060 took the West by surprise. If President Xi Jin...

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Three Scenarios for the Future of Climate Change

Three Scenarios for the Future of Climate Change Like millions of other Americans, I first learned about climate change in the summer of 1988. For its day, it was a scorcher: Yellowstone National Park burst into flames; the Mississippi River ran so low that al...

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DEADLY BACTERIA LURK IN COASTAL WATERS. CLIMATE CHANGE INCREASES THE RISKS.

DEADLY BACTERIA LURK IN COASTAL WATERS. CLIMATE CHANGE INCREASES THE RISKS. Health workers see Vibrio as a rare danger, if they’ve heard of it at all. But it’s already causing more cases of flesh-eating disease. And it’s poised to get worse. In October 2...

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Climate change already wiped out the human race ? in prehistoric times

Climate change already wiped out the human race — in prehistoric times CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Many environmental advocates believe climate change is the greatest threat facing the human race today. As fears of a mass extinction event grow, a new study finds it...

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