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Wildfires erupt across Alaska as climate change drives up temperatures in the Arctic – WSWS

Record wildfires have erupted this year across Alaska. The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) reports that year-to-date, 547 wildfires have burned across Alaska encompassing more than 3 million acres, making this the worst fire season in the state since 2015….

Worst States for Climate Change in the US – EARTH.ORG

Pollution, extreme weather, and natural hazards are just some examples of events caused by global warming. The US is currently experiencing some of its worst droughts and heatwaves. Water as well as air pollution are rising to unprecedented levels across…

Global warming causing worldwide heat-wave crises – Workers World

Fiddling while the Northern Hemisphere burns, roasts, melts and drowns. That’s what is going on in Washington, D.C., now. (In a few months, it will be the turn of the Southern Hemisphere, which is now experiencing winter.) Muslim charity giving…

365 Days of Climate Awareness 359 – Cryptocurrency and global warming – Daily Kos

Properties of blockchain. Blockchain was created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto (a pseudonym: his or her identity is still unknown) as the ledger for Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, which was released in 2009. Blockchain–the encrypted ledger—was created specifically to prevent…

US hegemony undermines global efforts to tackle climate change – Global Times

Illustration: Chen Xia/Global Times Across the globe, scorching days are getting hotter and increasingly more frequent. Hundreds of millions of people in the world are currently experiencing sweltering and also dangerous heat waves – an unpleasant new reality as the…

Personal behavior — even Taylor Swift’s — is a minor part of climate change – Axios

Celebrities would be doing the Earth a favor if they cut back on private jets, but combating global warming will require bigger systemic changes, not just better personal behavior. Driving the news: A recent report from Yard, a U.K. marketing…

Guest Column – Questions related to global warming – Portland Press Herald – Press Herald

I’m a retired pastor, but my undergraduate degree was environmental science (Penn State, ’74). Back then, water vapor was considered the prominent green house gas. Several years ago, I wondered, where has it gone? I took an afternoon to read…

Why the Dust Bowl was hotter than this heat wave, despite global warming – The Washington Post

Listen 6 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article A record-shattering heat wave in Europe brought readings topping 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit). Hundreds of deaths have been attributed to the event, and five countries — Wales, England,…

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