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UK summer temperatures may hit 40C even if global warming is limited to 1.5C, scientists warn – Sky News

British summers may regularly hit 40C (104F) even if the global warming target set out by the Paris Agreement is met, meteorologists have said. The Royal Meteorological Society says such highs could become the new normal regardless of whether global…

Connecticut farmers are finding there’s no easy way to deal with climate extremes – The CT Mirror

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, Jamie Jones was sweating it. “Here I am in late May and I’m like – if we don’t get rain either tomorrow afternoon or over the weekend or on Friday, come post Memorial Day we’re…

Investing in a sustainable future for our coastal economy

(UK Research and Innovation) The UK marine economy is worth £48 billion with strong growth in renewable energy and aquaculture. However, the marine environment is under pressure from the triple ocean crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Researchers will investigate how to strengthen the marine economy while protecting ecosystems and communities.

UC San Diego receives $35 million in state funding for new coastal research vessel

(University of California – San Diego) California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system. The new vessel, which will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will serve as a platform for essential education and research dedicated to understanding the California coast and climate change impacts to the coastal ecosystem.

Climate change is shrinking Italy’s iconic Lake Como, and fast – CBS News

Italy’s Lake Como is legendary for its natural beauty, and it is hugely popular with international visitors, especially Americans. But melting glaciers surrounding the lake are threatening its future and hurting the local economy. For our “Eye on Earth” series,…

Climate Change Is Making It Harder for Campers to Beat the Heat – The New York Times

Jill Laidlaw has worked for 37 years at Camp Cavell in Lexington, Mich., a little spot of paradise on Lake Huron. But she has seen trouble in paradise: climate change. Temperatures in Michigan have risen by two to three degrees,…

Global warming is changing summer camp s’more than you think – The Indian Express

Written by John Schwartz Jill Laidlaw has worked for 37 years at Camp Cavell in Lexington, Michigan, a little spot of paradise on Lake Huron. But she has seen trouble in paradise: climate change. Temperatures in Michigan have risen by…

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