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Record number of billion-dollar disasters in U.S. in 2020

Last year, the U.S. experienced a record-smashing 22 weather and climate disasters that killed at least 262 people and injured scores more. Damages exceeded $1 billion each and totaled approximately $95 billion for all 22 events.

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Record number of billion-dollar disasters in U.S. in 2020

Last year, the U.S. experienced a record-smashing 22 weather and climate disasters that killed at least 262 people and injured scores more. Damages exceeded $1 billion each and totaled approximately $95 billion for all 22 events.

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Dungeness crab fishing industry response to climate shock

Fishermen contend with regulations, natural disasters, and the ups and downs of the stocks they fish, along with many other changes. As a result, fishing communities are quite resilient. That is, they can withstand, recover from, and adapt to change.

Dungeness crab fishing industry response to climate shock

Fishermen contend with regulations, natural disasters, and the ups and downs of the stocks they fish, along with many other changes. As a result, fishing communities are quite resilient. That is, they can withstand, recover from, and adapt to change.

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NBC Falsely Claims Climate Change Is Threatening Superfund Sites

NBC News published an alarmingly flawed story today titled, “Wildfires fueled by climate change threaten toxic Superfund sites.” NBC claims wildfires have occurred near Superfund sites, and that the wildfires were caused by climate change. The article further claims wildfires…

NBC Falsely Claims Climate Change Is Threatening Superfund Sites

NBC News published an alarmingly flawed story today titled, “Wildfires fueled by climate change threaten toxic Superfund sites.” NBC claims wildfires have occurred near Superfund sites, and that the wildfires were caused by climate change. The article further claims wildfires…

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WA coastline facing marine heatwave in early 2021, CSIRO predicts

Western Australia’s coastline is set for a marine heatwave in the early months of 2021, with temperatures rising to their highest level for a decade, according to a newly developed forecast from CSIRO. Ocean temperatures from Ningaloo to Perth will…

More frequent and extreme marine heatwaves likely to threaten starfish

(British Ecological Society) Common starfish cannot survive amplified marine heatwaves projected at the end of the century and experience lasting negative effects from current heatwaves, according to new research being presented on at the British Ecological Society’s Festival of Ecology.

No refuge from the heat

(University of California – Santa Barbara) Over the past several decades, marine protected areas (MPAs) have emerged as a favored conservation tool. By protecting marine species and safeguarding habitat, these reserves help buffer ecosystems against natural and human-made shocks alike.

Irreversible hotter and drier climate over inner East Asia

(Utah State University) Researchers warn that heatwaves and concurrent droughts of Mongolia’s semi-arid plateau have increased significantly during the past two decades, with troubling implications for the future. The change also has ramifications for atmospheric conditions across the Northern Hemisphere.