Dissolving in Toxic Oceans: How an Ancient Extinction Happened - The New York Times

Dissolving in Toxic Oceans: How an Ancient Extinction Happened - The New York Times

Scientists say rocks on the English coast contain clues of the processes that drove the end-Triassic event that killed as much as a quarter of all life on Earth.

'Flash droughts' are Midwest's next big climate threat

Fast-moving droughts are developing more and more quickly as climate change pushes temperatures to new extremes.

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Soil is a finite resource and a program helps farmers prevent erosion

Agriculture in the U.S. accounts for 10% of the country's greenhouse gas emissions. And yet, polls show most traditional farmers don't believe they contribute to climate change.

Food insecurity haunts the debates at the COP15 on desertification

In Africa, where agriculture employs about 60% of the working population according to the World Bank, the risks of food insecurity are increasingly worrying.

Mideast sandstorms snarl traffic, close schools, harm health

Sandstorms across the Middle East have delayed flights, closed schools and hospitalised thousands -- a phenomenon experts say could worsen as climate change warps regional weather patterns.

Pakistan's water woes to worsen with climate change

Highlighting that the Himalayan glaciers have lost more mass since 2000 than in the entire twentieth century, a report by a Washington-based institute said that water scarcity in Pakistan is projected to worsen with climate change.

How a return to deficit politics helps Biden's climate push

Deficit politics are back. But that development isn’t necessarily a deal-killer for climate policies.

From victims to claimants: Mobilizing the IPCC Assessment for climate justice

Poor and marginalized communities worldwide, and island nations especially, have contributed the least to the climate crisis, but are nonetheless impacted the most by it.

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