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Atlas of the Invisible: using data to map the climate crisis

In a new book, Atlas of the Invisible, the geographer James Cheshire and designer Oliver Uberti redefine what an atlas can be. The following eight graphics reveal some of the causes and consequences of the climate crisis that are hard…

Opinion: Glacier raises questions about global warming – Northside Sun

Earlier this summer my wife and I visited several delightful locations along the coast of Maine. Yes, we gobbled lots of lobster! But we also experienced some wonderful sights. One example was on a hill about 300 ft. above a…

The UN’s Climate Report Conflates Science With Politics. Again

“Code red for humanity.” That’s the headline accompanying the latest report from the intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), an arm of the UN, assuring us that climate change catastrophe is just around the corner, and that if we don’t…

Climate change: Six everyday things you can do to help stop global warming – Sky News

Travel by car and plane less The coronavirus pandemic proved just how much vehicle pollution adds to our carbon footprint. During various lockdowns in 2020, UK greenhouse gas emissions fell by 8.9% – from 454.8 million tonnes in 2019 to…

Conversations with Joe & Ken: To stop or adapt to climate change – Kankakee Daily Journal

Joe: As you know, we are experiencing serious fires, floods, heatwaves and droughts. We have global threats demanding solutions. According to Michael Mann, who directs the Earth System Science Center at Penn State, “the rise in extreme weather events is…

If the pandemic tells us how the world will deal with global warming, we’re in big trouble – The Irish Times

If the Covid-19 pandemic is a dress rehearsal for the larger catastrophe on the horizon – the planet’s irreversible overheating – then it has exposed a world nowhere near ready to deal with what’s coming. As a crisis, the pandemic…

Billionaire space race can add to global warming – WION

Global warming is already an issue that has started showing effects like devastating cyclones, floods to name just two. In spite of global efforts, the amount of Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is not at the desired level. Add to…

Column: Air travel by visitors to Hawaii major factor in global warming – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Hawaii must balance the global warming emissions created by encouragement of tourism against the reliance of our economy on tourism. The re-expressed need to shift some of Hawaii’s workforce from tourism…

Aviation’s contribution to cutting climate change likely to be small – EurekAlert

Although the emissions targets for aviation are in line with the overall goals of the Paris Agreement, there is a high likelihood that the climate impact of aviation will not meet these goals, according to a new study. Aviation is…

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