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News about Climate Change and our Planet


‘Rewilding’ Parts of the Planet Could Have Big Climate Benefits – InsideClimate News

Restoring populations of land and marine animals in targeted “rewilding” zones would speed up biological carbon pumps that remove carbon dioxide from the air and sequester the greenhouse gas where it doesn’t harm the climate, new research shows. An international…

Want to sequester carbon? Save wild animals – Grist

As the world increasingly turns toward natural climate solutions like reforestation and grassland restoration to sequester carbon, it may be overlooking a crucial ally: animals.  Protecting existing populations and restoring others to their natural habitats often improves the natural capture…

Restoring just nine groups of animals could help combat global warming – New Scientist

As a top predator, grey wolves can make an important contribution to carbon removal from the atmosphere Tim Fitzharris/Minden Pictures/Alamy Restoring the populations of a few important groups of animals could help capture huge amounts of carbon from the air…

Climate change is killing Michoacan’s monarch butterfly population – The Washington Post

Every year, millions of monarch butterflies make their way across North America to spend winters in the same forests of central Mexico’s Michoacán state — a phenomenon that remains an evolutionary mystery. But in just one year, the population of…

Power move: Stacey Abrams’ next act is the electrification of the US

Stacey Abrams has been hailed as a masterly community organizer, after she helped turn out the voters that secured two Senate seats for Democrats in once solidly red Georgia. She has also run twice – unsuccessfully – for state governor….

CT legislators split along party lines over trash and global warming – The Connecticut Mirror

Engaging in debates over policy and process, legislators split along party lines Friday as the Environment Committee sent to the floors of the House and Senate two bills addressing Connecticut’s struggle to manage solid waste disposal and curb climate change….

The rise of ‘doomers’: The people who think climate change can’t be stopped – The Washington Post

When Sean Youra was 26 years old and working as an engineer, he started watching documentaries about climate change. Youra, who was struggling with depression and the loss of a family member, was horrified by what he learned about melting…

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