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Summer of 2023 was the hottest in two millennia, says study

A new study analyzing ancient tree rings reveals that last summer was the hottest in the past 2,000 years, with unprecedented warmth across the Northern Hemisphere.

Doyle Rice reports for USA Today.

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Florida shifts focus from climate change to energy security in new legislation

Florida’s energy policy may exclude climate change considerations.

Amy Green reports for Inside Climate News.

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A new climate fund aims to aid developing countries

The new UN Loss and Damage Fund aims to be a game-changer in climate finance by providing quick and direct relief to regions affected by climate disasters like floods, droughts, and heatwaves.

Bob Berwyn reports for Inside Climate News.

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Climate activists convicted in court despite urgency of climate change

Two environmental activists were convicted in a Nanaimo court for civil disobedience, with the judge ruling that the climate crisis does not justify breaking the law.

Peter Fairley reports for The Tyee.

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The court orders dismissal of a youth-led climate lawsuit against the US government

A federal appeals court has instructed the district court to dismiss a climate change lawsuit filed by youth plaintiffs against the U.S. government, denying them the chance to amend their case.

Alex Guillén reports for Politico.

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Finding resilience in history to combat climate change

A look into how Native North Americans adapted their societies during the Little Ice Age offers insights for modern climate change resilience.

Kathleen DuVal reports for The Atlantic.

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Europe's court asserts climate safety as a human right, inviting new legal challenges

Europe's court asserts climate safety as a human right, inviting new legal challenges

Europe's leading human rights court has declared that protection from climate change is a fundamental human right, opening the door for individuals to sue their governments over environmental inaction.

Federica Di Sario reports for POLITICO.

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