Lumber prices rose in part due to warmer weather, pine beetles
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Lumber prices rose in part due to warmer weather, pine beetles

Warmer weather and the mountain pine beetle can share the blame for one of the worst lumber shortages in history, with prices jumping 200-300% higher than pre-pandemic levels.

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Climate change is causing glaciers around the world to recede at an alarming rate. The loss of Rocky Mountain glaciers will affect the Prairie’s freshwater supply — and that’s a big problem.
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In US, states struggle to replace fossil fuel tax revenue

A budget flush with petroleum cash has a side effect: It also puts the spotlight on how difficult it is to turn state rhetoric on tackling climate change into reality.

Guilbeault lays out steps Canada must take to adapt to climate change

Dozens of experts advising the government on adapting to climate change say Canada needs to do more to prepare infrastructure for the threats of extreme weather and get faster at helping Canadians recover from floods, fires and major storms.

Persistent drought in Ethiopia an example of climate change, experts say

Drought is not new to the Horn of Africa, but experts say the record one killing crops and cattle across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia has underscored the increasing frequency of drought due to climate change.

Climate change could lead to increased wildfire threat to Florida properties

As if hurricane season didn't give us enough to worry about, a new study shows an increased risk from wildfires in the coming years.

Arizona activists push for passage of environmental justice bill

Historically disenfranchised communities negatively affected by pollution and climate change are seeking environmental justice.

The struggle for clean air and water in Benicia

Environmental watchdog group Baykeeper filed a lawsuit in federal court against Amports, which owns the Port of Benicia, and Valero for allegedly mishandling petroleum coke, a refinery product that can damage the heart and lungs.
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