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After all the flooding rains we still face elevated bushfire risk for Summer 2022

You might think after the deluge of rain and flood events his year that fire risk would be low this summer. You would be wrong. All the rains and floods have contributed to vegetation growth adding to fuel load. When…

What If the U.S. and China Really Cooperated on Climate Change? – CounterPunch

Photograph Source: U.S. Department of State – Public Domain As President Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping arrived on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia, for their November 14th “summit,” relations between their two countries were on a hair-raising…

Why is Climate Finance a Focus Area for Nepal? – Myrepublica

The Himalayas are warming at 0.3-0.7°C faster than the global average due to a situation called ‘Elevation Dependent Warming’. At the current course, the mountains will lose two-thirds of permanent ice. A major portion of the Himalayas lies in Nepal which…

California Tribe Reignites Age-Old Practice of Intermittent Burns to Prevent Wildfires

Out in the Klamath Mountains of northern California, fires are rushing through the underbrush, lighting everything they touch between the trees ablaze. However these aren’t a danger to the rich hardwood forests, they are deliberately set by the Yurok and Karuk tribal nations—as a wildfire prevention strategy of all things. As strange as it might […]

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Mohenjo Daro emerges as symbol of global warming threat to cultural heritage – Pakistan Today

KARACHI: One of the world’s first cities came close to being wiped off the map during tragic floods this summer in Pakistan. Though Mohenjo Daro survived, it has become a symbol of the threat global warming poses to humanity’s cultural…

Taming global warming through rewinding – Tatsat Chronicle

Every trick that has occurred to environmentalists, forest departments, governments and even the judiciary has been tried to regreen the surface of the earth and check environmental deterioration — be it planting more trees or curbing forest fires or cordoning…

Global warming slowly devastating Boreal forest a.k.a. Earth`s second lung – WION

Burning, drifting, and being devoured by insects, Canada’s Boreal forest is shrinking and climate change is to blame. Second only to the South American Amazon forest, the Boreal forest is vital to ensuring the future of planet Earth, reports AFP. The forest…

There is no Carbon Budget

In the above image, the atmosphere is presented as a “bucket” filling with greenhouse gas pollution from fossil fuel use from 1870 to 2020. The image depicts the idea that there is some carbon budget left, before 1.5°C above pre-industrial will…

Global Warming Will Almost Certainly Exceed the Paris Agreement’s 1.5-Degree Celsius Target – Nature World News

The world’s current climate pledges are insufficient to keep the 2015 Paris Agreement’s goal firmly within reach. The 1.5-degree Celsius limit will almost certainly be exceeded. According to new research led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest…

The upcoming El Nino and further events and developments

The upcoming El Niño The above image shows a forecast for August 2023 of the sea surface temperature anomaly in degrees Celsius, from tropicaltidbits.com. The forecast shows temperatures that are higher than average (based on 1984-2009 model climatology) for the…

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