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Planetary health and ’12 years’ to act

Posted on 14 June 2019 by Guest Author This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Jeffrey Kiehl Life makes us wake up to needed changes. A visit to the doctor’s office and accompanied tests indicate you have been diagnosed…

Will climate change kill everyone — or just lots and lots of people? – Vox.com

Is climate change going to end human civilization for good, and so soon that we may as well not bother saving for retirement? That’s the theory put forward in a recent viral Vice post: “New Report Warns ‘High Likelihood of…

Report: Global Warming Could End Civilization by 2050 | 2019-06-12 – Engineering News-Record

Report: Global Warming Could End Civilization by 2050 | 2019-06-12 | Engineering News-Record This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been…

More ghost forests are rising up, and that's not good news

You probably have seen a ghost — a ghost forest, that is. A ghost forest is found along coastlines and occurs when sea levels rise and flood healthy forests with saltwater. The sea water mixes with the freshwater that deciduous…

Thirty Years to Climate Meltdown – or Not?

How much of a threat is climate meltdown?  Should we treat it as the biggest danger to life in the 21st century, or as one of many problems − serious, but manageable? A new study says human civilization itself could pass…

New Study Squashes Claims Of ‘Insect Collapse’

Readers will recall this story from January: Scientist Brad Lister returned to Puerto Rican rainforest after 35 years to find 98% of ground insects had vanished. “We knew that something was amiss in the first couple days,” said Brad Lister….