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New report shows forests have big role to play in climate change fight

A major new report suggests that with a handful of strategies New England’s 32 million acres of forests, which cover about three-quarters of the region, could eventually come close to absorbing 100 percent of all the carbon produced by the six states.

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Stanford medical researchers and administrators discuss how to make U.S. health care more sustainable

The health care sector accounts for almost 10% of U.S. emissions and is one of the country’s largest producers of waste. What can be done to make it more sustainable, while maintaining safety?
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Rising temperatures fuel violent crime, Israeli study finds

The hotter it gets, the more likely violent crime is, according to a first-of-it-kind study published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

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Israel fails to purchase necessary computers to forecast local climate change

Israel does not have a forecast for the local changes caused by the global climate crisis because the government has not provided the Israel Meteorological Service with the computing resources it needs to carry out these forecasts.

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Climate change threatens species, especially some with small homes

If the pandemic has made you think your home is too small, pity the Canadian species with tiny homes which could be wiped out by climate change.

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University of Arizona researchers unveil new model for desert farming in warming world

An experimental garden about 35 miles north of Tucson is part of a wider effort to radically reshape desert food production to meet the growing challenges posed by climate change.

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Arsenic and global warming: The good, the bad and the deadly

Global warming increases the probability that we'll be drinking arsenic, especially if we live in Asia.

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