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Climate change exposes older adults to more of these health hazards—here’s how to prepare – MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. With over one-third of California long-term care communities located in areas that are at high risk for fire, it would be difficult to find someone more on edge than a long-term-care facility operator during California’s…

Warming The Planet Is An Unintentional Crime – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Certain Western countries are chiefly responsible for the global warming. They have been warming the planet since the industrialization, which started about 200 years ago.  The insatiable thirst by big emitters, which their numbers are increasing, is making the life…

In hot water: Ocean warming hits another record high on climate change – Mongabay.com

A new study has found that, for the sixth year in a row, the world’s oceans have been hotter than they’ve ever been in recent history due to human-induced climate change. The research team found that last year, the upper…

Latest Hurricane Scare Story From The BBC’s Climate Doomsters

The following is excerpted from Paul Homewood’s excellent weekly roundup of the climate scaremongers. –CCD Ed. You may have read reports recently that the range of hurricanes is going to expand into temperate latitudes, and affect cities such as New…

2021’s biggest climate and weather disasters cost the US $145 billion – Virginia Mercury

By Stacy Morford, The Conversation The disasters just kept coming in 2021, from Hurricane Ida’s destruction across Louisiana and the Northeast to devastating wildfires in the West and damaging storms, tornadoes and floods. Nearly half the U.S. was in drought,…

Deadly extreme weather year for US as carbon emissions soar – ABC News

The United States staggered through a steady onslaught of deadly billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in an extra hot 2021, while the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions last year jumped 6% because of surges in coal and long-haul trucking, putting America…

Australia’s Giant Green Gamble On Solar Energy Toys

By the time solar energy reaches Earth’s surface, it is spread very thin – even midday sunshine will not boil the billy or make toast. And solar collectors will only convert about 20% of that weak energy into electricity. Thus…

Using Subnational Diplomacy to Combat Climate Change – The Foreign Service Journal

Des Moines’ mayor connects the dots between work at the local level in America and effective global climate leadership. BY FRANK COWNIE What Is ICLEI? ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability, which was founded in 1990 as the International Council for Local…

Make 2022 the year you become a climate influencer – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

In 2009, prior to taking office for his first term, the City of Miami’s mayor-elect held a news conference. When asked about the threat climate change posed to the city and how his administration might tackle the issue, Tomás Regalado…

Opinion: Marshall fire in Boulder County caps a year of climate disasters – The Colorado Sun

By Shuang-Ye Wu, University of Dayton Alongside a lingering global pandemic, the year 2021 was filled with climate disasters, some so intense they surprised even the scientists who study them. Extreme rainstorms turned to raging flash floods that swept through mountain towns…

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