Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades
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Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades

We were warned. In June '88 James Hansen said global warming was here & would worsen. It did. First in a series.
Magdalen Islanders say they're on 'front line' of climate change
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After 3rd major storm in 5 years, Magdalen Islanders say they're on 'front line' of climate change

With the latest evidence of just how much damage one ferocious storm can wreak, many islanders hope political leaders can now see the urgency of the situation and just what it will take to save their foothold in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
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Extreme rain over Svalbard is caused by less sea-ice

The occurrence of extreme precipitation over Svalbard seen over the last four decades is linked with declining sea-ice in the Greenland Sea, a new study concludes.

Urban heat officers face rising temperatures - and expectations

The “insidious” impact of extreme heat is challenging cities to find cross-disciplinary solutions.

As Himalayan glaciers melt, a water crisis looms in South Asia

Warmer air is thinning most of the vast mountain range’s glaciers, known as the Third Pole because they contain so much ice. The melting could have far-reaching consequences for flood risk and for water security for a billion people who rely on meltwater for their survival.

Live near water? Get flood insurance, FEMA admin says after Ian

“Just because you’re not required to buy flood insurance doesn’t mean you don’t have the option to buy it.”

Bitcoin climate impact greater than gold mining, study shows

Environmental damage of producing cryptocurrency averages 35% of its market value over past five years.

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Chemical recycling grows — along with concerns about its environmental impacts

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Failure of the universities: The culture gap is now near lethal

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Our educational systems are failing to prepare people for existential environmental threats

Shell's new petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania becomes the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

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Ruth Greenspan Bell: Wealth and the climate dilemma

Developing countries that increase their fossil fuel production are at a crossroads: securing their own long-term well-being or earning revenue to finance programs to support immediate economic growth.

Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

Curbing pollution for families in Chicago calms the climatic conditions that drive fish away from puffins half a continent away.

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Good news: A good year for puffins and terns, despite climate change

A visit to a remote Maine island finds puffins and terns rebounding despite climate change

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