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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…

Climate change doubled the likelihood of South Africa’s floods – E&E News

Parts of South Africa are still reeling nearly a month after heavy rains and catastrophic floods wracked the coastal city of Durban and surrounding areas, killing hundreds of people and destroying thousands of homes. Now, scientists say the extreme rainfall…

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…

Best Places to Live to Avoid Climate Change – EARTH.ORG

No one on the planet is left untouched by the effects of climate change, from rising temperatures and sea levels to worsened air pollution and droughts that threaten food and water security. But as many experts have found, climate change…

The BBC’s Latest Fake News Is More Climate Porn

The BBC is very worried about ‘misinformation’ and ‘disinformation’ – especially when it comes to climate change, a cause close to Auntie’s heart. So much so that in 2020, it hired its first-ever specialist ‘disinformation’ reporter, who last year fronted…

Climate change takes hold in North Carolina’s ghost forests – The Washington Post

As sea levels rise and storms become more intense, scientists are racing to study the rapid loss of trees and marshland along the Outer Banks Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Loading… “Ghost forests” are found throughout the Alligator River National…

Africa Finance Corporation: Three steps for Africa to combat climate change – Business Wire

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With hopes for countering global warming pinned on progress at the upcoming COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, a new report from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, sets out the continent’s stance…

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…

Climate change: put water at the heart of solutions – Nature.com

I was born in a village near the Sundarbans mangrove forests in West Bengal, India. Many of my childhood memories are of overheard conversations — worried adults discussing how the rains failed or how brackish water crept in to ruin…

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