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How Does Climate Change Affect Human Health? – Discover Magazine

Over the past century, the Earth’s average temperature has risen by 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it seems like a negligible amount, this global warming is out of the ordinary in the planet’s recent history, causing dramatic shifts in climate patterns…

Government Save Rare Old-Growth Trees From Further Logging on 10,000 Sq-Miles of BC Forest

British Columbia’s provincial government has recognized that its old-growth forests are irreplaceable, vital ecosystems, and has spared 10,000 square miles, or 2.6 million hectares of forest from logging. The pause was issued following B.C.’s recently announced commitment to halt one-third of all old-growth logging, which itself came on the same day as world leaders at […]

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Climate change buzzwords are the ‘in’ thing, but do they really make a difference? – Deccan Herald

Governments are committing to net zero. Sustainable products are being sold to you on Instagram. Banks are pushing ESGs. As climate change gets worse, it seems like everyone wants you to know that they’re doing something about it. But what…

The Arctic Landscape, A Century Apart. Notice Anything Different? – NDTV

From witnessing changes in seasonal patterns to facing natural disasters, we have seen many signs of climate change around us. However, visual documentation often helps us understand these transformations in a better way. A comparison between two pics from the…

We All Must Rise to the Challenge of Climate Change – UT News – UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

We’re feeling the impacts of climate change all around us. Rising temperatures are changing our landscapes and livelihoods. The Great Barrier Reef is suffering from thermal stress that contributes to coral bleaching — more than half of the reef’s coral…

Commentary: We must rise to climate change challenge – San Antonio Express-News

We’re feeling the impacts of climate change. In July, floods severely affected several European countries. Globally, eight of the world’s 10 largest cities are near a coast. And in the U.S., almost 40 percent of the population lives in coastal…

In the Fight Against Climate Change, Young Voices Speak Out – The New York Times

This article is part of a special report on Climate Solutions, which looks at efforts around the world to make a difference. The climate conference in Scotland, known as COP26, concluded last week with an assortment of promises and agreements…

Technology Not Treaties will Reduce Global Warming – State of the Planet

As we leave COP26 behind, we see both progress against climate change and frustration about the strength and likely effectiveness of the agreement reached. Over the past two decades, climate change has moved from the fringe to the center of…

COP26 climate change summit down to the final hours, and key goals still unmet – CBS News

Glasgow — Negotiations between dozens of nations over steps to curb the rate of global warming had come down to the wire on Friday, the last day of the United Nations COP26 climate change conference in Scotland. Talks continued among…

UN Secretary General speech at #COP26: “We know what must be done” as negotiations centre on draft decision texts

[embedded content] UN Secretary General setting the tone for the final days of negotiations, arguing we need ambition in the COP26 decision text and in the CMA (Paris Agreement) Decision text. The Draft decision text as of Friday morning still…

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