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Antarctica Is Suffering: Global Warming Threatens World’s Biggest Ice Sheet — Transcontinental Times – Transcontinental Times

ANTARCTICA: 90% of the freshwater on earth is found in Antarctica, where it is encased in vast ice sheets. However, climate change is threatening the stability of much of this ice. Two studies published this week in the journal Nature examined…

The Arctic is warming much faster, as climate change’s impact grows – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load For residents of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, the United States’ recent success in clinching a major piece of climate change legislation may feel like too little, too late. Over the past 40 years, as…

TIME Falsely Links Global Food Crisis To (Drumroll) Climate Change

A recent story in TIME magazine links the world’s current food supply chain crisis to climate change. This is false. Although crop production is down at the present and supplies are constrained, other factors are wholly to blame, not climate…

Global Warming And The Future Of Food – Modern Diplomacy

With one in eight people worldwide threatened by a lethal heat wave in South Asia that’s already taken close to 100 lives, it’s time we recognize that the climate crisis is a health crisis. This is not an isolated issue….

Cycles of Escalating Threats Facing Africa from Global Warming – Africa Center for Strategic Studies – Africa Center for Strategic Studies

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies June 17, 2022 Reinforcing cycles of unsustainable human activity and intensifying climate effects are exacerbating the threats facing hundreds of millions of Africans. English | Français | Português Click here for a printable…

Biden Blocks Drilling On Millions Of Oil-Rich Acres As Gas Hits $4.13

The Biden administration reversed a Trump-era policy Monday that massively expanded the area available for fossil fuel leasing even as gasoline prices remained near an all-time high. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a record of decision, reducing the…

Climate change is making armed conflict worse. Here’s how. – The New York Times

If you’ve read the work of brave journalists in Mariupol this week, you know that the people of that city are trying to survive not just shelling by Russian forces. They are also trying to survive without water. This is,…

It’s not just climate: are we ignoring other causes of disasters? – Grist

This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. One balmy summer evening in mid-July last year, the tiny river Kyll flowing out of the Eifel Mountains in Germany turned from its normal…

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