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Climate Change Threatens Summer Stages and Outdoor Performances

ASHLAND, Ore. — Smoke from a raging wildfire in California prompted the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to cancel a recent performance of “The Tempest” at its open-air theater. Record flooding in St. Louis forced the cancellation of an outdoor performance of…

Global warming at work: July was the warmest month of nights in U.S. history – Texas Climate News

In Galveston, an astounding 24 of 31 nights set record-warm minimum temperatures last month. The average for daily highs in Texas was a withering 100.2, making July the state’s second-hottest month on record by that measure. The Frazier Fire rages…

Letters: Response to climate change opinion – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Climate change denier provides a limited perspective on complex issue Monday, a guest opinion titled “Climate crisis is nothing compared to proposed cure,” by Dr. Carl Langner was published. As with an earlier guest opinion (Nov. 15, 2021) by Dr….

Can Wolves and Beavers Help Save the West From Global Warming? – InsideClimate News

Restoring and protecting beaver and wolf populations and reducing cattle grazing across large tracts of the western United States could be a big part of meeting President Joe Biden’s goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the country’s lands,…

How climate change spurs megadroughts – Grist

On an afternoon in late June, the San Luis Reservoir — a 9-mile lake about an hour southeast of San Jose, California — shimmered in 102-degree heat. A dusty, winding trail led down into flatlands newly created by the shrinking…

Legalized marijuana is a global warming nightmare – Washington Examiner

Leaders in the Democratic Party are backing legislation to reduce carbon emissions. Some of them are also sponsoring bills that would expand the cannabis industry, ranging from the MORE Act to the Safe Banking Act and now the Cannabis Administration…

Climate Change Is Destroying Part of the Grand Canyon — Here’s How – Green Matters

The dam, which is located along the Colorado River, is more than 50 years old. It’s the reason why Lake Powell exists, and although it’s used for hydropower, water levels are on the brink of being too low to even…

Global warming tied to record ice melt from Svalbard glaciers – Axios

The Norwegian Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard, situated northeast of Greenland, is seeing a record melt season tied to human-caused global warming, scientists tell Axios. Why it matters: The meltwater is pouring into the Atlantic Ocean, where it helps to raise…

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