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Causes

'This is a wake-up call': How will pro cycling address its own climate crisis?

Cycling may have strong green credentials but at elite level the sport's relationship with the environment is vexed.

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Impacts

Milne Ice Shelf: Satellites capture Arctic ice split

The Planet Earth-observation company has just released new imagery of the broken Milne Ice Shelf in the Arctic. Located on the northern margin of Canada's Ellesmere Island, the ice platform split on 30/31 July to form a free-floating bloc some 80 sq km (30 sq miles) in area.

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Impacts

Last decade was Earth's hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates

The past decade was the hottest ever recorded globally, with 2019 either the second or third warmest year on record, as the climate crisis accelerated temperatures upwards worldwide, scientists have confirmed.

www.climatechangenews.com
Politics

Kamala Harris might help 'night and day' shift for US on global climate diplomacy

Joe Biden's pick of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate for the US presidency could reinvigorate stalled world action on climate change in a "night and day" switch if the Democrats defeat Donald Trump, climate policy experts say.

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Trump attacks Harris on fracking: Can it swing Pa. and Ohio?

When asked about Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) yesterday, President Trump said "she is against fracking; she is against petroleum products." What's her energy record, and how will it play in battleground states?
www.nytimes.com
Causes

Global warming could unlock carbon from tropical soil

Warming soils in the tropics could cause microbes to release carbon dioxide from storage. One scientist called the finding "another example of why we need to worry more."

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Impacts

Climate change could put tropical plant germination at risk: Study

By 2070, rising soil temperatures could cause germination failure in 20% of tropical plants, and reduced rates in more than 50%, with the potential to disrupt and alter tropical ecosystems.
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