Combating climate change? Combat land degradation, says UNCCD chief
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Combating climate change? Combat land degradation, says UNCCD chief

By 2045, there will be 130 million people who migrated because of desertification, and out of them, 60 million will come from south of the Sahel and Africa.

Study finds climate change reporting can momentarily change minds

Accurate climate change reporting has the power to change minds if only for a moment, a new experimental study suggests. Gains were made regardless of political identity as the study demonstrated both Democrats and Republicans could be positively persuaded by accurate reporting.

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You've likely been affected by climate change. Your long-term finances might be, too

A great majority of Americans have been affected by extreme weather in recent years, and many suffer long-term financial problems as a result, according to a new nationwide survey.

Americans connect extreme heat and climate change to their health, a survey finds

From higher electricity bills to worsened health, more than half of Americans have felt the impacts of extreme heat, according to a new survey released by NPR, Harvard University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. That percentage is even higher in California, where heat was the top climate impact, reported by 71% of those surveyed.

How energy-efficiency upgrades can improve your health

An energy-efficient home offers more than just lower utility bills and a smaller carbon footprint. It can also provide a healthier environment for the people who live there.

Pennsylvania survey seeks input on location of electric vehicle charging stations

PennDOT, which will have more than $171.5 million to spend on electric vehicle charging stations over the next five years, also wants to know what amenities want around the stations.

Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

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Canada is banning single-use plastics by the end of the year
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Canada is banning single-use plastics by the end of the year

The ban will be on single-use plastics like checkout bags, cutlery, straws and food-service ware made from or containing plastics that are hard to recycle.
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