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Climate change is already taking its toll on Spanish agriculture – hortidaily.com

Every year, 6% of the value of agricultural production in Spain is lost, more than 550 million euros. This is the result of the first major informative study, “The countdown is on. Impacts of climate change on Spanish agriculture,” carried…

The big takeaways from the IPCC’s recent report on climate change – Niskanen Center

Earlier this spring, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third report from its sixth cycle of assessments. The previous two reports in this cycle addressed the physical science and impacts and vulnerabilities, while this report from Working…

More Regulations Won’t Solve Our Energy Crisis

There is a concerning precedent emerging within conventional American politics that mistakenly asserts a direct correlation between functional results and incremental regulation exists. Reality shows instead that regulation does not provide the strategic blueprint required to formulate long-term solutions and radical innovation….

Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

The health care industry accounts for about 8.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and surgery is one of hospitals’ biggest culprits in this space. Two surgeons-in-training give some solutions to combat this problem.

How Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE for Carbon Removal is Boosting Innovation – EARTH.ORG

Current CO2 levels in our atmosphere and oceans are a clear sign that the climate crisis is getting out of control. Stopping global warming undoubtedly requires immediate and rapid strategies to reduce emissions. Yet, according to the latest IPCC climate…

Cradle of transformation: The Mediterranean and climate change – Mongabay.com

The Mediterranean region is warming 20% faster than the world as a whole, raising concerns about the impacts that climate change and other environmental upheaval will have on ecosystems, agriculture and the region’s 542 million people. Heat waves, drought, extreme…

Siblicide: An Inextricable Behavior in Birds?

by Mike Fitz Watching unfiltered footage of wild animals on explore.org means that we’ll inevitably witness nature’s harsh realities. Bears strip the skin off of living salmon. Lions subdue zebras. A python snares an unsuspecting bird from its perch. Falcons…

Column: The end of the world is coming, even if you’ve heard it all before – Los Angeles Times

The periodic reports of the U.N.’s International Panel on Climate Change are lapsing into self-parody. This is your last warning, they say. Get a move on. Don’t sit idly by. Fix the problem now. We mean it! I am continually…

Birds are laying their eggs a month earlier than normal – The Washington Post

A 120-year-old collection of eggshells held by Chicago’s Field Museum helped hatch an investigation by a national group of researchers. The museum houses hundreds of the shells, most of which were collected before the 1920s, along with data about the…

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