US winter has shrunk by more than one month in 100 years
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US winter has shrunk by more than one month in 100 years

Scientists find that climate change has helped push first frosts later across the country.

Humanitarian experts report ‘cascading crises’ as climate, health emergencies soar

Globally, humanitarian aid workers are facing complex climate and health crises that require urgent adaptations within a shrinking humanitarian space, according to a recent piece in the Lancet.

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Brazilian meat giant under fire for allegedly misleading investors

JBS, the world's largest meat company, is accused of misleading investors about its multibillion-dollar "green bonds." The company disputes the allegations.

How fossil fuel companies take climate change policies to court

Investor-state dispute settlements increasingly allow oil and gas investors to sue countries over their climate policies.
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Bill McKibben and Xiye Bastida, two climate activists 40 years apart in age, on the movement’s future

Bill McKibben published his first book over 20 years before Xiye Bastida was born. But as climate leaders, they agree that “for an activist to have hope is the most important thing.”

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German authorities have now razed the village of Lützerath, but activists continued to demonstrate against the expansion of a coal mine.
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Running on empty: The BC forestry crash

The closure of a Prince George pulp mill is yet another warning we’re running out of trees.
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Many nursing homes in coastal zones are ill-prepared to withstand environmental disasters, according to a Yale study.
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