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Innocent animals cannot do anything about climate change. Only people can. – USA TODAY

Caught by a motion-detection trail camera in the Florida wilds, a young panther manages a few steps before its wobbling hindquarters fail and its rear legs collapse to the ground. The cat, among several species stricken by some mysterious neurological ailment possibly connected…

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SOUTHEAST ASIA: Exploding energy demand eclipses solar and wind efforts

SINGAPORE — Eight solar panels bob up and down in the harbor of this megacity near the center of a transforming region that counts itself as the only place in the world where the use of coal is still growing.

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Indonesia ‘must stop building new coal plants by 2020’ to meet climate goals – Mongabay.com

Indonesia must stop building coal-fired power plants by next year if it’s to keep up its commitments to the Paris climate agreement, according to a new analysis. The country would also have to stop burning coal by 2048 in order…

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Global heating driving spread of mosquito-borne dengue fever

Rising temperatures across Asia and the Americas have contributed to multiple severe outbreaks of dengue fever globally over the past six months, making 2019 the worst year on record for the disease. In 1970 only nine countries faced severe dengue…

Satellites Show World’s Vegetation Has Been Expanding For Decades

An “unusual greening of the planet,” reports German science magazine Wissenschaft. “A paradox.” Has been greening for three decades While it is widely reported how the world’s rainforests are being chopped down, Wissenschaft reports, “Vegetation on earth has been expanding…

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Touchy Technology

Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a report on Methodological and Technological Issues in Technology Transfer. While flawed this report will