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Walking on water: Photo of Greenland huskies rings alarm over global warming – Independent.ie

‘Extreme event’: Sled dogs appearing to walk on water as they wade through partially melted sea ice in north-west Greenland. Photo: Steffen Olsen Walking on water: Photo of Greenland huskies rings alarm over global warming Independent.ie Climate experts have released…

Why do people always say they feel younger than they are?

A few years ago, when the leading edge baby boomers were turning 65, I proposed to the big company that owned the website I worked for at the time, that we build a new site aimed at the boomer crowd….

Is it time to retire ‘climate change’ for ‘climate crisis’? – Grist

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon The phrase “climate change” doesn’t cut it anymore, according to a growing group of media organizations. The reasoning? Climate change and global warming are too neutral, too…

What is climate change? – CBC.ca

Climate change encompasses a range of atmospheric variants, including rising temperatures, extreme weather events and natural disasters such as wildfires and floods. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) There has been debate recently about whether climate change should actually be called a “climate…

Without swift action on climate change, heat waves could kill thousands in U.S. cities – NBC News

If global warming sometimes seems like a distant or abstract threat, new research casts the phenomenon in stark, life-or-death terms. It predicts that in the absence of significant progress in efforts to curb emissions of temperature-raising greenhouse gases, extreme heat…

Some Compelling Reasons Not to Give Up on Solving Climate Change

Reports that say we’re all doomed in the face of the climate crisis ignore a history of survival—and the opportunity to make the future better. In March, paleoecologist Jacquelyn Gill wrote a tweet containing possibly the most radical emotion a…

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers – Thomson Reuters Foundation

Carbon pricing, via taxes or emissions trading schemes, is used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of using the fossil fuels that contribute to global warming * Pope Francis tells top energy executives to act…

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Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

Researchers report data gathered by orbiting satellites can yield more information about destructive earthquakes and can improve aid and humanitarian response efforts. The researchers looked at satellite data from several recent, large-magnitude earthquakes.

Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope tells oil execs – National Catholic Reporter

Vatican City — Faced with a climate emergency, the world must act immediately to mitigate global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and avoid committing “a brutal act of injustice” on the poor and future generations, Pope Francis told a group…