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Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

The Arctic Is Becoming Wetter and Stormier, Scientists Warn

Between October 2021 and September, air temperatures above Arctic lands were the sixth warmest since 1900, the report card said, noting that the seven warmest years have been the last seven. Rising temperatures have helped plants, shrubs and grasses grow…

Hurricane Season Ends, Marked by Quiet August and Deadly September

An erratic North Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end this week, with an average number of storms, a rare quiet spell in August and destructive late-season activity, including the deadliest hurricane to hit the United States in nearly two…

Climate Change Has Some Retirees Rethinking Where to Live

These health-related dangers are certain to increase as rising sea levels coincide with the growing elderly population along the coasts, Dr. Hauer said. In an analysis of all coastal counties in the United States, Dr. Hauer predicted that the proportion…

‘Life Brought Me Here.’ Madagascar Adapts to a Changing Climate

AMBOVOMBE-ANDROY, Madagascar — From the time she was a young bride, all Taliasoa Vaolina knew was planting beans and corn to feed her family in their village in Madagascar. But three years ago, the worst drought in a generation set…

Combatir el cambio climático no es caridad

¿A dónde se dirigirán ahora los millones de personas de Pakistán desplazados por las inundaciones? ¿Qué hacen los pequeños agricultores de Kenia cuando una prolongada sequía les impide sembrar para alimentar a sus familias? En todo el mundo, la gente…

Our Changing World: The Climate Crisis in Pictures

By The New York Times Nov. 8, 2022 Climate change does not lend itself to easy documentation. Like nature itself, it can move slowly. Change can come in increments, and it is not always clear what to make of it….

Health must be front and centre in the COP27 climate change negotiations – World Health Organization

On the eve of the pivotal climate talks at COP27, WHO issues a grim reminder that the climate crisis continues to make people sick and jeopardizes lives and that health must be at the core of these critical negotiations. WHO…

Nations Must Increase Funding to Cope With Climate Shocks, U.N. Warns

Wealthy nations need to give as much as ten times current levels of funding to help developing countries adapt to climate change or face widespread suffering and displacement as well as increased conflict, the United Nations said in a report…

We Need to Rethink How to Adapt to the Climate Crisis

Much of the barrier island community of Fort Myers Beach on Florida’s southwest coast, once home to 5,600 people, is unrecognizable. Older buildings not made of concrete were obliterated by Hurricane Ian. With properties that were worth nearly $4.5 billion,…

I’m No Longer Sure New York Will Protect Itself From Rising Waters

Ten years ago, as Hurricane Sandy bore down on New York City, I was standing in knee-high, yellow rubber boots on the ground floor of the Downtown Manhattan building where I live and work. We had piled sandbags outside the…

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