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Causes

The world is drowning in used face masks. Should we turn them into fuel?

How to deal with the glut of used medical-grade PPE? There aren't any silver bullets, and none of the options are very attractive.

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Impacts

At the intersection of climate change and environmental and reproductive justice

"Reproductive justice is the right to reproductive health care, and the right to have children or not, the right to the healthiest possible pregnancy and birth, and the right to raise children in a safe and healthy environment. These rights will be challenged by climate change, including increasing temperatures."

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Impacts

Wildfire smoke and environmental justice: One little girl’s story

Extreme wildfires fueled by climate change have been spewing more harmful smoke into California's air in recent years. But not everyone is affected equally. Kids like Ta'Kira Dannette Byrd, who live in unhealthy, high-poverty neighborhoods, suffer more.

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Impacts

Philip Cafaro: Climate refugees or overpopulation escapees?

A recent New York Times article, "The Great Climate Migration," uses the bogus concept of climate refugees to argue for open borders. No sale.
Impacts

Theoretical physicists say 90% chance of societal collapse within several decades

Deforestation and rampant resource use is likely to trigger the 'irreversible collapse' of human civilization unless we rapidly change course.
From our Newsroom

Prepare for a November surprise

Don't believe the polls; it'll be a race, by hook or by crook.

The President’s green comedy routine

A token, triumphal green moment for a president and party who just might need such a thing in an election year.

A Northeast US climate initiative has had a major side benefit—healthier children

Researchers estimate a climate effort in the Northeast U.S. helped the region reduce toxic air pollution and avoid hundreds of asthma and autism cases, preterm births, and low birth weights.

A global I-told-you-so

Forty years ago, Jimmy Carter's Global 2000 report sounded dire warnings about our environment.

Scientists probe ancient history of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet and find unsettling news about sea level rise

The eastern Antarctic Wilkes Basin ice sheet seems to have receded during a warming event about 400,000 years ago—such a loss could add an additional 13 feet to sea level rise in the future

Research meets art: Exploring possible climate futures at Burning Man

There will be no Burning Man 2020. But researchers are already looking ahead to next year's event with an eye toward climate education.

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