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Letter to the editor: A year of climate change and records broken – Little Village

Samburg, Tennessee residents look for precious items in tornado debris, December 2021. — State Farm/Flickr By Jerry Schnoor, Iowa City Extreme climate events led the news in 2021. Among the rarest events, an unprecedented heat wave in the Northwest that…

How do you make a movie about a hyperobject? – High Country News

The film ‘Don’t Look Up’ turns climate change into an allegorical comet   You are, at this point, aware of the crisis. Scientists have warned us of its imminence, but we’ve doubted their data or dismissed them as alarmists. Politicians,…

Investigating climate change and mental health – Medical News Today

Share on PinterestA youth walks over dried mud on the banks of a river after waters from the seasonal monsoon rains receded in Allahabad, India. Photo by Prabhat Kumar Verma/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Researchers have explored the relationship between…

Green Thinking Is The New Dogma Of The Ruling Class

I mainly feel sorry for those who still labor under the delusion that environmentalism is a radical worldview. Those who believe that warning of End Times as a consequence of ruthless capitalist excess is a socialist position. Those who think…

60 Minutes climate change archive: What climate impacts – CBS News

This week on 60 Minutes, Lesley Stahl reports that climate change is altering some of the world’s prime wine-growing regions. Extreme weather episodes are upending the practices and economics of winemaking – and in some cases, changing the taste of…

If You Think “Don’t Look Up” Is Just an Allegory About Climate Change, You’re Missing Something – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

Michael Peterson/AP This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It also contains spoilers for the film Don’t Look Up. Streaming just in time for Christmas, Adam McKay’s decidedly uncheery Netflix…

Earth’s Climate: Rapid and Dramatic Changes – The Great Courses Daily News

By Robert Hazen, Ph.D., George Mason University The Earth’s climate seldom changes much on human time scales, but there’s new evidence that suggests that the Earth may occasionally experience short periods of dramatic climate change. By some estimates, we are now in…

“Climate change obstacles are all political, not technological” | Ctech – CTech

Professor Michael Mann’s claim to fame is a hockey stick. No, not the sporting kind, but rather a despairing graph he published 23 years ago in which he showed how the average temperature on earth remained relatively stable for thousands…

Don’t Look Up is about much more than climate change. – Slate

This article contains spoilers for the film Don’t Look Up. Streaming just in time for Christmas, Adam McKay’s decidedly uncheery Netflix comedy, Don’t Look Up, finds Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio playing a pair of intrepid astronomers as they try…

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