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GOLDSTEIN: Cooler heads needed to rationally address global warming – Toronto Sun

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion A crowd is pictured at a climate change rally at Queen’s Park on Sept. 27, 2019. Photo by REUTERS /Toronto Sun Article content The problem with a study by the University of Waterloo’s Intact Centre on…

One Man’s Treasure Hunt Thrilled a Canadian Town, Turning Strangers into Friends

A horror-themed treasure hunt, organized anonymously in a small Canadian town, left the community enriched with funds and friends. The town in question, Miramichi in New Brunswick, has a history replete with scary stories of murder and ghosts, which the hunt’s organizer used as context to keep the spooky search going all the way up […]

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Heat waves, floods and heavy rain: India battling climate change and it is getting worse, warn experts – The Financial Express

The spectre of climate change is here to stay and even worsen, say climate scientists as searing winds blow across swathes of north India, including New Delhi where temperatures have crossed 49 degrees Celsius, and flash floods ravage parts of…

Vote for the winners | Opinion | dailyitem.com – Sunbury Daily Item

When I was growing up, I was excited on Election Day. “Who’d you vote for?” I’d ask my dad. He always answered: “The winner.” On primary election day, May 17, I’m voting for the winners too. Who? Candidates who take…

How Climate Change Fits in the Australian Elections – The New York Times

What’s the current government’s stance on climate? It has done very little to suggest that it recognizes climate change as a clear and immediate danger in need of a major shift in policy. Last year, just before the international climate…

Coal Mines Struggle From Worker Shortage As Demand Soars Worldwide

In Benwood, West Virginia, money comes in as coal goes out. “They can’t mine it fast enough,” said Benwood Economic Development Director Frank Longwell. “That’s how we pay our bills here in the community.” [bold, links added] Longwell remembers when…

What grasshoppers feed on

Anyone walking past a meadow on a mild summer evening is often exposed to an impressive concert. It is the grasshoppers, bush crickets and crickets that create a Mediterranean atmosphere with their chirping. The songs are usually those of males trying to attract females to mate with them. But they can also be rival songs when two males get too close to each other.

Leaders descend on Miami, ‘ground zero’ for climate change in America, to find solutions – NBC News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Hundreds of scientists, policymakers, activists and business leaders are descending on South Florida this week to discuss how best to tackle the most pressing aspects of the climate crisis. The inaugural Aspen Ideas: Climate conference, a…

New Research Shows Aerosol Emissions May Have Masked Global Warming’s Supercharging of Tropical Storms – InsideClimate News

Ample research shows how surging greenhouse gas concentrations intensify deadly storms, droughts and heat waves, but cutting them, along with other industrial pollution emissions, will also affect global weather. The effects of emissions reductions are less studied than increases, but…

The North and South Poles Are Melting. Time To Take it Seriously – TIME

Nothing on earth compares to the icy sweeps of the planet’s polar extremes. It’s why, perhaps, explorers and scientists who have been there often seek more distant analogies, describing the poles’ austere swaths of frozen terrain in lunar terms, unworldly…

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