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Analysis | In key House race in Illinois, climate change is on the ballot – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re excited about the new ice cream station in the Rayburn House Office Building, even if it closes too early for a late afternoon treat. 🍦…

Bigger than Texas: Huge New Marine Park Will Protect ‘Australia’s Galapagos’

Massive new marine parks will now protect and preserve the Australian oceans surrounding Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands—home to life found nowhere else on earth. These two parks in the Indian Ocean will protect over 287,000 square-miles of spectacular seascapes (744k square km), an area greater in size than Texas, and twice as large […]

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B.C. ski hills battle to survive global warming – Western Investor

By many metrics, the future of the global ski industry looks grim due to climate change, but plucky B.C. ski hills are trying to flip the script. According to Michael Pidwirny, a climate scientist from the University of British Columbia…

Nigerian Mom Designs Solar-Powered Cribs That Put an End to Baby Jaundice Disease

A Nigerian mom found out the hard way that jaundice is still a dangerous disease in Africa—but now she’s putting an end to the infant disease with her new tech startup, making solar-powered cribs. After her traumatic experience with jaundice as a new mother, Virtue Oboro pivoted 180° in her professional life, in an effort […]

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Key Building Block For Life Discovered on a Planet 444 Light-Years Away

Planet forming gas, dust, and ice 444 light years away contains a complex organic molecule that could lead to life, according to new research. The chemical, known as dimethyl ether, is a key building block of life—turning into prebiotics such as amino acids and sugars.. Co-author Dr. Nienke van der Marel, of Leiden Observatory, said, […]

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Not Even Gumbo Is Safe From Climate Change – FiveThirtyEight

It was Christmas Day, and like every year before it, I was in little Ville Platte, Louisiana (pop. 7,430). It was a dreadfully warm 80 degrees, the winter air so thick that the concrete was sweating along with me.  I…

Brooklyn Heights Association’s 2022 Annual Meeting addresses BQE, Montague St., climate change – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The BQE. Eagle file photo by Paul Frangipane The Brooklyn Heights Association’s 2022 annual meeting on Feb. 24 took place online for the second year in a row. The Zoom event covered topics including the reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway,…

Which BC ski hills will survive climate change? – North Shore News

This is the second story in a two-part series looking at the impact of climate change on B.C. ski hills. For part one, click here. By many metrics, the future of the global ski industry looks grim.  A high-carbon future…

60 Minutes Uncorks Its False ‘Climate Is Causing A Wine Apocalypse’ Tale

As a tie-in to St. Valentine’s Day when wine is commonly on the menu, CBS’s 60 Minutes aired a repeat Sunday night, uncorking a story it ran less than two months ago in late December, claiming climate change is destroying…

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