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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: July 2021

We modelled the effects of climate change on Kenya’s Tana River Basin – The Conversation Africa

Kenya’s Tana River – the longest in the country – snakes through a river basin which encompasses a huge range of ecosystems, from lush forests along the upper reaches of the river on the slopes of Mount Kenya to dry…

John Kerry “not confident” enough is being done to prevent worst damages of climate change – CBS News

Our series “Eye on Earth” looks at how weather disasters in the U.S. and around the world are an alarming wake-up call. Scientists say climate change is driving a series of extreme weather catastrophes this summer. In an interview seen…

Australian wildfires had bigger influence on climate than lockdowns: Study – Axios

The COVID-19 pandemic-related lockdowns exerted a slight net warming effect on the planet, but Australian wildfires had a much bigger and faster climate impact, cooling the planet from December 2019 through mid-2020, a new study finds. Why it matters: The…

Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative on climate change announced – DairyReporter.com

The initiative was announced yesterday at the United Nations (UN) Food Systems Pre-Summit. “The global dairy sector is creating this ground-breaking initiative to help speed climate action already under way, while continuing to provide livelihoods for a billion people and…

India Landslides and Floods From Monsoon Rains Kill Scores

NEW DELHI — Within seconds, the scenic mountain valley resembled a war zone. “Guys, we have to run!” said a man filming the devastation unfolding in his hillside town in northern India on Sunday, as a landslide set off by…

Pacific Northwest Heat Wave Study Predicts More Extreme Heat

The ferocious heat wave that hit the Pacific Northwest in late June stunned some climate scientists because it was so much more extreme than anything the region had experienced before. In most heat waves, if local temperature records are broken,…

Mass. Senate urged to act now on climate change – The Patriot Ledger

BOSTON – Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides on Monday pressed state senators to begin investing immediately in infrastructure and ecological restoration that will prepare Massachusetts for the impacts of climate change. Theoharides said this summer’s high temperatures and…

Fear Fest: Bill Nye And MSNBC Scare Viewers With Cringey Weather Porn Segment

On Friday’s The Beat show on MSNBC, host Ari Melber had liberal celebrity and climate activist Bill Nye, on the show to help sow seeds of fear in the audience over recent extreme weather events. Nye blamed the extreme events on…

Bjorn Lomborg: The Inconvenient Truth About Extreme Weather Events

Fewer and fewer people die from climate-related natural disasters. This is even true of 2021, despite breathless climate reporting. Over the past hundred years, annual climate-related deaths have declined by more than 96%. In the 1920s, the death count from…

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