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Farming

How climate change inaction can worsen Afghanistan’s crisis – Vox.com

After decades of foreign intervention and violent conflict, the American mission in Afghanistan has ended and the Taliban have announced a new government. But for millions of Afghans, human-induced climate change has only magnified the strife. Most of Afghanistan is…

Op-ed: We have a final opportunity to respond to climate change. Will we take it? – CNBC

After a summer of astonishing climate extremes, a landmark scientific report on climate change provides another stark warning.  It states we have less than a decade to stabilize the Earth’s climate and that this will require big and immediate cuts…

The False Diagnosis That Climate Change Is The ‘Greatest Threat’ To Our Health

A Google news search of the phrase “climate change” turns up dozens of stories promoting a joint statement issued on behalf of more than 200 medical journals claiming climate change poses a dire threat to human health. This is false….

Recycling

Reduce Waste With These School Lunch Recycling Tips

During 2018 and 2019, researchers from the University of Missouri and the University of Bologna (Italy) took time to find out how much waste was being generated during school lunches. Upwards of 53% of the foods in a school lunch were ending up in the trash. Compare this to 30% in Spain, 29% in Italy, […]

Agricultural profits in Australia threatened by global warming – Big News Network

The findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggest Australia may have to jettison tracts of the bush unless there is a massive investment in climate-change adaptation and planning. The potential impacts of climate change on employment and the…

Warmer And Wetter: Wisconsin’s economy is already suffering from the impact of Global Warming – Milwaukee Independent

Temperatures across the world are expected to rise past a level that scientists had hoped to avoid through drastic cuts in carbon emissions, according to a new report from a United Nations panel on climate change. Scientists say many changes…

Nutrient-Rich Human Waste is Poised to Sustain Agriculture and Improve Economies, Say Researchers

The future connection between human waste, sanitation technology, and sustainable agriculture is becoming more evident. According to new research, countries could be moving closer to using human waste as fertilizer, closing the loop to more circular, sustainable economies. A new study directed by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign civil and environmental engineering professor Jeremy Guest, characterizes […]

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In Afghanistan, War and Climate Change Collide – The New York Times

But climate change is a threat multiplier for the Taliban, too. Analysts say water management will be critical to its legitimacy with Afghan citizens, and it is likely to be one of the most important issues in the Taliban’s relations…

Tackling climate change can boost food safety – Food Safety News

Stifling heat waves, droughts, devastating forest and wildland fires, flooding, violent cyclones, rising sea levels, human lives lost — we’ve heard about this and more in the news this summer. And while each story is grim enough in itself, they…

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