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‘Mountainous countries face acute peril from climate change’ – The Independent

The head of one of the mountainous nations of central Asia has called on the world not to ignore countries like his hit by the consequence of global warming and the damage done to livelihoods and the local environment as…

Save the bees & go solar – Environment Maine

This week we experienced the longest day of the year. As the sun reached its farthest point on the horizon, it showered half of the world in the year’s fullest light. This week also marks Pollinator Week, an annual celebration…

Astronomers Think They’ve Detected a ‘Dark’ Free-Floating Black Hole For the First Time

If, as astronomers believe, the death of large stars leave behind black holes, there should be hundreds of millions of them scattered throughout the Milky Way galaxy. The problem is, isolated black holes are invisible. Now, a team led by University of California, Berkeley, astronomers has for the first time discovered what may be a […]

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‘Doomism’ or Reality? Divided Over Its Message, the Climate Movement Seeks Balance – InsideClimate News

Students, activists and demonstrators hold placards during a worldwide climate strike against governmental inaction towards climate breakdown and environmental pollution on Sept. 27, 2019 in Lausanne, western Switzerland. Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Hope is a scarce commodity these…

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…

Is PR Killing Congressional Action on Climate Change? – O’Dwyer’s PR News

Raúl Grijalva Is PR the brains behind nefarious campaigns bankrolled by Big Oil designed to torpedo legislative action to combat climate change? Inquiring Congressional minds want to know. A Congressional committee is exploring whether Big Oil and its trade associations…

Scientists Race to Create Wheat That Can Withstand Global Warming – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

A scientist with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) handles grains in Texcoco, Sonora, Mexico.Marco Ugarte/AP This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A dozen or so farm workers…

Scientists see long-term hope for Maine’s lobster fishery despite warming waters – Press Herald

The lobster boats 32 Below, 32 Below II and Miss Jayne are lit up by the sun shortly after sunrise in Cape Porpoise harbor in January. New oceanographic research at the University of Maine paints a rosier picture of the…

Aerosols from burning fossil fuels are masking global warming, UW researchers find – The Seattle Times

Climate change will become worse before it gets better. According to research led by scientists at the University of Washington, eliminating greenhouse gases would stabilize the planet in the long term, but the subsequent loss of aerosols — small particles…

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