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Heat and wind in Oregon are fueling the nation’s largest wildfire. – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates Aug. 3, 2021Updated  Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Firefighters worked to contain the Bootleg Fire near Silver Lake, Ore., last week. It has burned more than 400,000 acres…

Warming Trends: Couples Disconnected in Their Climate Concerns Can Learn About Global Warming Over 200 Year… – InsideClimate News

CULTURE Love Me, Love My Climate Concerns Couples in romantic relationships often don’t have the same beliefs or behaviors surrounding climate change. But that’s an opportunity for people who are concerned about climate change and favor climate action to convince…

Our coming climate apocalypse (or is it already here?) – The Boston Globe

We are in desperation mode — act accordingly Thank you to Sabrina Shankman for calling global warming exactly what it is: a climate apocalypse (“In weather extremes, a climate apocalypse,” Page A1, July 25). Sadly, we knew about climate change…

Rather than debate global warming, Utah should find solutions | Opinion – Deseret News

Record heat and the drought this summer are putting the issue of climate change on Utahns’ minds. While a run of unfavorable weather measured in weeks or months does not in itself equate to climate change, it does invite us…

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Ten Unusual Places Where Researchers Have Found Microplastics

Any plastic piece that’s less than five millimeters in length is known as microplastic. To better understand how tiny these pieces are, a grain of rice is a little larger. It’s about the size of a pencil eraser.Microplastics come from plastic that’s not recycled and breaks down. Small fragments chip or flake off as the […]

Madrid is Planting a Huge Forest Ring Around the City to Lower Heat Levels and Cut CO2 Emissions

Whether you’re from the U.S. and call it a “Beltway” or Europe and call it a “Ring road,” Madrid will be calling it the “green way” soon enough, as the Spanish capital aims to combat their city’s island of heat by encircling themselves with a sea of green. Their urban forest project will involve planting […]

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QUINN ON NUTRITION: What’s true about cows and global warming – nwitimes.com

Holstein dairy cows feed on silage in a large free-stall farm barn in Devon, England.  DREAMSTIME Barbara Quinn Tribune News Service I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global gas emissions. Some designate…

Mobility restrictions can have unexpected impacts on air quality

(University of Helsinki) Reduced mobility induced by the COVID-19 restrictions had only minor influence on particulate pollution levels according to atmosphere studies in the Po Valley region of northern Italy. Eventually computer simulations indicated that the change in air quality led to an increase in secondary aerosol formation.

What’s true about cows and global warming – LimaOhio.com

I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global gas emissions. Some designate ruminant animals — cows, sheep and goats — as the biggest contributors to greenhouse gases. Others then go on to offer…

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