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Climate change ravaged the West last year and 2021 could be worse

Climate change ravaged the West last year and 2021 could be worse ‘We’ve got a pretty deep hole that 2020 has dug for us.’ (Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) This Jan. 6, 2021, file photo shows limited snowfall in Big Cottonwood Canyon where south...

Climate change is causing sea levels to rise faster than previously thought

Climate change is causing sea levels to rise faster than previously thought It’s worse than even the most pessimistic estimates. Sea levels are rising much faster than previously thought. According to a new study, 40% of the world’s population living i...

With money for trees, Kerala village fights climate change

With money for trees, Kerala village fights climate change With money for trees, Kerala village fights climate change India accounts for 7 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions – the fourth largest emitter in the world.India accounts for 7 per cent...

‘Incredibly destructive’: Canada’s Prairies to see devastating impact of climate change

‘Incredibly destructive’: Canada’s Prairies to see devastating impact of climate change As the climate continues to warm at an alarming rate, experts warn if dramatic steps to mitigate global warming are not taken, the effects in Canada’s Prairie regio...

Measuring climate change as NOAA updates definition of ‘climate normals’

Measuring climate change as NOAA updates definition of ‘climate normals’ The headline on a climate report from Yale Climate Connections says a lot: “What’s ‘normal’ in a changing climate?” The story looks at upcoming revisions to federal database...

Climate change: global warming may have started before industrial revolution, Chinese study says

Climate change: global warming may have started before industrial revolution, Chinese study says -Investigation of coral reefs in the Paracel Islands suggest the South China Sea began warming up in 1825, researchers say -Uranium dating shows samples have a con...

Sovereign wealth funds sidestep climate change threat

Sovereign wealth funds sidestep climate change threat SWFs urged to be ‘more ambitious’ in the fight against global warming Most sovereign wealth funds are failing to address the risks posed by climate change at a time when other big institutional investor...

Recent blockbuster snow totals along East Coast may be tied to climate change

Recent blockbuster snow totals along East Coast may be tied to climate change Above-average sea-surface temperatures off the East Coast are adding more moisture to the atmosphere. The snowstorm that brought travel to a halt in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast th...

What climate change will mean for US security and geopolitics

What climate change will mean for US security and geopolitics On January 27, newly-installed Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin — having already made history as the first Black American appointed to the role — broke new ground for the Department of Defense....

AFRICA: AfDB to mobilize US$25 billion for climate change adaptation

AFRICA: AfDB to mobilize US$25 billion for climate change adaptation The African Development Bank (AfDB) announces the launch of a programme to mobilize USD 25 billion to accelerate climate change adaptation measures across the African continent. The AfDB is i...

Climate change in South Africa could cost up to 20% of GDP

Climate change in South Africa could cost up to 20% of GDP The impact of climate change in South Africa can be seen in economic productivity, healthcare outcomes and labour availability – but what could it cost the population in the future, if left unchecked...

These African countries are among the world’s worst hit by climate change

These African countries are among the world’s worst hit by climate change Five African countries: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Sudan, and Niger, are among the world’s top 10 nations to be the worst affected by climate change through disruptions to p...

K-pop for the planet: Fans of South Korean stars take on climate change

K-pop for the planet: Fans of South Korean stars take on climate change From petitioning to save forests to raising cash for disaster victims, a growing army of K-pop fans worldwide has emerged as the latest force in the global fight against climate change. Yo...

‘Climate change, not Genghis Khan, destroyed central Asia’

‘Climate change, not Genghis Khan, destroyed central Asia’ A new research led by the University of Lincoln, UK, reconstructed the effects of climate change on floodwater farming in present southern Kazakhstan. Decreasing river flow caused by climate change...

Climate Change Could Cost Australia Billions, Report Says

Climate Change Could Cost Australia Billions, Report Says SYDNEY – Australia is failing to keep up with the growing threat of extreme weather as global warming increases the risk in areas once thought to be safe, according to a new report. Australia is a...

Coal-reliant China wades into nationwide carbon trading

Coal-reliant China wades into nationwide carbon trading Beijing aims to fight climate change but wary of choking economy BEIJING — China cautiously took its carbon-trading scheme national Monday, a key component of its plan to slash greenhouse gas emissi...

Climate change: with Biden in office and Chinese emissions trading scheme on way, a new air of optimism

Climate change: with Biden in office and Chinese emissions trading scheme on way, a new air of optimism -The first steps towards China’s national emissions trading scheme have brought a fresh push towards action on climate change -Biden’s election and carb...

Climate change ravaged the West with heat and drought last year. Will 2021 be worse?

Climate change ravaged the West with heat and drought last year. Will 2021 be worse? If there were any doubts that the climate is changing in the Colorado River Basin, 2020 went a long way toward dispelling them, thanks to yet another year of extreme weather. ...

A pandemic side-effect: Climate change, front and centre

A pandemic side-effect: Climate change, front and centre Once the pandemic is past, the existential issues around climate change will still require action on an unprecedented scale. This may include changes in behaviour – beyond working from home and less (b...

Climate Change Is Prolonging Flea and Tick Season for Pets

Climate Change Is Prolonging Flea and Tick Season for Pets Cat and dog owners dread seeing ticks or fleas on their furry friends. These parasites can spread disease and make pets itchy and miserable “It can be so bad that they cause lots of skin damage f...

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