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Climate change increases renters’ risks – Yale Climate Connections

In 2000, almost 8,000 affordable housing units in the United States were at risk from annual coastal flooding. By 2050, this number could rise to 24,518, according to a recent analysis by Climate Central. The nonprofit science-journalism organization found that…

Climate change: how bad could the future be if we do nothing? – The Conversation UK

The climate crisis is no longer a looming threat – people are now living with the consequences of centuries of greenhouse gas emissions. But there is still everything to fight for. How the world chooses to respond in the coming…

‘Food insecurity Turkey’s top climate change risk’ – Anadolu Agency | English

ANKARA Among all the potential dangers of climate change, the top risk it poses to Turkey is its threat to the country’s food security and water supplies, an expert told Anadolu Agency. “Drought is the most pressing issue we need…

Climate Apocalypse Now? Er, Well, Not Really

Runaway climate chaos, catastrophic climate breakdown, the climate apocalypse. It’s happening now! So what is it like? A report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation looks at extreme weather trends around the world and reveals all. Climate chaos, it turns out,…

Fact Check: Will Climate Change Greatly Increase Future Crop Loss?

Google News is promoting a story published by PropertyCasualty360, claiming global warming threatens “catastrophic crop loses,” from an increase in extreme weather events. However, data from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Oceanic and…

UGA academics fight climate change through Drawdown Georgia – Red and Black

Academics at UGA have joined the fight against climate change and are finding ways to solve climate problems in their own backyard. Drawdown Georgia is an organization dedicated to combating climate change and significantly reducing Georgia’s carbon footprint by the…

How climate change is worsening drought – Environmental Defense Fund

Spring is in full swing across the U.S. – flowers are blooming, pollen is blowing – and this means that the 2021 heat wave, hurricane, and wildfire seasons are just around the corner. After the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season produced…

No, home mortgages don’t prove climate change is a scam. – PolitiFact

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Global warming perceptions by states: More Americans accept fault – NBC News

WASHINGTON — It’s been more than 50 years since the words “Earth Day” entered the country’s environmental lexicon, and polling data show there is an increasing understanding that humans do, in fact, play a large role in earth’s changing environment….

Climate scientists debunk 13 myths about global warming – Business Insider

Climate scientists Deepti Singh and Ben Cook debunk 13 myths about global warming. They talk about the relationship between climate and weather and renewable energy. Singh and Cook dive deep into the role of carbon dioxide and more on this…