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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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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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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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How Should the Media Talk About Climate Change?

How Should the Media Talk About Climate Change? Genevieve Guenther, a former Renaissance scholar, studies how we discuss global warming—and how we don’t. It is now October of 2020, the homestretch or—God help us—the halfway point of the Donald Trump ye...

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Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time

Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time When Donnel Baird was in his twenties, he had twin passions, and he didn’t want to choose between them. “I vowed that I was going to try to combine my passion for Black civil rights with trying to do ...

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Iconic Food Web Threatened by Climate Change

Iconic Food Web Threatened by Climate Change Declines in shellfish species on rocky seashores match climate-driven changes. Two decades of data from a study of Maine’s Swan’s Island document a slow and steady dwindling of mussels, barnacles, and snails. Th...

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‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection

‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection At a moment when out-of-control wildfires and devastating hurricanes are the stuff of daily headlines, climate change is looming larger in the nation...

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Colorado’s record-breaking wildfires show “climate change is here and now”

Colorado’s record-breaking wildfires show “climate change is here and now” The Cameron Peak fire, a few miles west of Fort Collins, Colorado, has engulfed over 200,000 acres and it’s still growing. It has now become the biggest wildlife...

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Cooling: The hidden threat for climate change and sustainable goals

Cooling: The hidden threat for climate change and sustainable goals Past research suggests growing international demand for cooling has the potential to drive one of the most substantial increases in greenhouse gas emissions in recent history. A new study, led...

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People are as concerned about climate change as about infectious diseases, survey finds

People are as concerned about climate change as about infectious diseases, survey finds -A recent report has shown how citizens of different countries rank the threat of climate change and infectious diseases. -Around 69% of those surveyed class infectious dis...

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