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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: April 2019

Bad News Beto Drops Bomb: 10 Years Left to Halt Global Warming – 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

(spencer platt/Getty Images) Bad news, kids. We’re all gonna die if we don’t address climate change in the next 10 years. Confess your sins, take that trip to see Venice, and make your final arrangements to depart this mortal earth soon…

Our Best Recipes for Climate-Friendly Cooking

So, you’re concerned about the environment and interested in changing your diet. That is an important first step. As Julia Moskin and Brad Plumer reported, “the world’s food system is responsible for about one-quarter of the planet-warming greenhouse gases that…

Climate Change Making Southwest Hotter – Arizona Public Media

The effects of climate change are tangible, according to University of Arizona professor Diana Liverman. She told the U.S. House Select Committee on Climate Crisis Tuesday that the areas in the country seeing the biggest climate changes are Alaska and…

Deadly box jellyfish antidote discovered using CRISPR genome editing

Researchers studying how pain works have discovered an antidote to the deadly sting delivered by the most venomous creature on Earth — the Australian box jellyfish. A single sting to a human causes necrosis of the skin, excruciating pain and, if the dose of venom is large enough, cardiac arrest and death within minutes. The new antidote, discovered using CRISPR genome editing techniques, blocks the symptoms within 15 minutes after contact.

Your Questions About Food and Climate Change, Answered – The New York Times

1 Modern agriculture inevitably contributes to climate change, but some foods have a bigger impact than others. Beef, lamb and cheese tend to do the most climate damage. Pork, chicken and eggs are in the middle. Plants of all kinds…

‘Check please!’ Californians can fight global warming with restaurant surcharge – Merced Sun-Star

How does climate change affect us? Signs of climate change are happening across the world, but as global citizens, we have the option to take action against climate change following some of these helpful tips. By × Signs of climate…

Quiz: How Does Your Diet Contribute to Climate Change?

Low Med-low Medium Med-high High On any day, those meal choices would likely land you among Americans whose food-related climate impacts are: Your climate-impact category is based on research from Tulane University and the University of Michigan that examined greenhouse…

Your Questions About Food and Climate Change, Answered

1 Modern agriculture inevitably contributes to climate change, but some foods have a bigger impact than others. Beef, lamb and cheese tend to do the most climate damage. Pork, chicken and eggs are in the middle. Plants of all kinds…

Climate change could cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions a year by 2090

Posted on 30 April 2019 by dana1981 This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections A newly-published peer-reviewed analysis of climate change impacts across broad sectors of the U.S. economy provides what may be the most comprehensive economic assessment to date…