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Video: Life at 50C – The families forced to defend their homes from Australian bushfires (BBC)

This short BBC documentary investigates the climate change impacts of extreme heat and bushfires. It articulates climate change is here and now. It will get worse. But there are things we can do to change the direction of global warming….

Mental health could be the next casualty of global warming – The Japan Times

One evening in July, Stephanie Felts was lying in bed trying to process simultaneous climate disasters all over the world. From a crushing Canadian heatwave to U.S. wildfires and flooding in China, the drumbeat triggered memories of a close call…

Mental health could be a casualty of global warming – York Dispatch

One evening in July, Stephanie Felts was lying in bed trying to process simultaneous climate disasters all over the world. From a crushing Canadian heatwave to U.S. wildfires and China floods, the drumbeat triggered memories of a close call her…

Scientists sniff for hidden methane leaks to combat global warming – Euronews

Methane leaks are the focus of new efforts to slow the pace of global warming. The colourless and odourless gas is an astonishing 84 times more potent in heating our atmosphere than carbon dioxide over a 20 year period. However,…

Calif. Declares Energy Crisis, Seeks To Avert Blackouts With More Gas Plants

California is asking the federal government to declare an “electric reliability emergency” so the Golden State can lean more heavily on fossil fuels to avoid blackouts. The state’s main grid operator wants the U.S. Department of Energy to suspend air-pollution…

Welcome to Our Extreme World – Fair Observer

Admittedly, I hadn’t been there for 46 years, but old friends of mine still live (or at least lived) in the town of Greenville, California, and now, well, it’s more or less gone, though they survived. The Dixie Fire, one of…

Fires in the Arctic, record sea levels: NOAA report details effects of climate change in 2020 – CNBC

The sun sets behind smoke from a distant wildfire as drought conditions worsen on July 12, 2021 near Glennville, California. David McNew | Getty Images A year after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered businesses, grounded flights and reduced vehicle traffic across…

Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Now? A Scorching Reality Check

The Pacific Northwest was hit with a record-shattering heatwave in June, with temperatures over 35 degrees higher than normal in some places. On June 28, Portland, Ore., reached 116 degrees. Late last week the region suffered another blast of hot…

It’s Time To Stop Tormenting Our Kids With Climate Terrorism

If you are a male or a female (or know someone who is) and have been sleeping too soundly lately, type “billions of children facing climate shock” into Google and you will discover dozens of articles from last week warning…

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