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Climate Change Is Not Behind Australia’s Hailstorms

It was pretty inevitable that once the rain finally started to fall in South Eastern Australia, extinguishing some of the bushfires which have been raging for weeks, the wet weather, too, would be blamed on climate change. ‘Climate apocalypse starts…

Trump Pledges To Help Plant One Trillion Trees

President Trump announced the United States will join a 1 trillion trees initiative launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The initiative encourages countries to collectively plant one trillion trees to absorb carbon dioxide in order to combat…

These Are the Causes of Global Warming – Green Matters

With 2019 going on record as the second-hottest year to date, global warming continues to be a real threat to our environment, livelihood, and the world as we know it. Six of the hottest years so far in recorded history…

Astronomers award 2020 Education Prize to Deborah Byrd

Byrd received the prize from the American Astronomical Society, the largest organization of U.S. astronomers. The prizes are given for outstanding achievements in scientific research, education, scholarly writing, and service to the astronomical community.

Manmade substances caused a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005 – New York Post

Ozone-depleting substances (ODS) were responsible for a third of all global warming between 1955 and 2005, according to experts. This is staggering considering the manmade substances were only developed in the 1920s and 30s but began to be phased out…

Why the future of West Virginia's rare flying squirrel looks bright

A tagged West Virginia northern flying squirrel. The species was listed as endangered in 1985, but recovery efforts have been so successful that it was delisted in 2013. (Photo: Corinne Diggins/Virginia Tech) Is the West Virginia northern flying squirrel poised…

Letter: Hot air on global warming – Columbian.com – The Columbian

At a recent 18th Legislative District town hall meeting, Republican Reps. Brandon Vick and Larry Hoff and Sen. Ann Rivers were asked how climate change influenced their legislative actions. Their response to no-votes on carbon reduction measures was generally the…

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INVESTMENT: ‘Green swan’ events threaten to shake central banks

Climate change threatens to provoke “green swan” events that could trigger a systemic financial crisis unless authorities act against such risks, according to the Bank for International Settlements.