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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Author Claims Warming Oceans Will Cause Car Crashes

Margaret Atwood claimed Friday that her main concern with regard to climate was the warming oceans, which she connected to an increase in traffic accidents. Atwood, who appeared on ABC’s “The View” to discuss the sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale,”…

Kids Face Rising Health Risks from Climate Change, Doctors Warn as Juliana Case Returns to Court

A federal appeals court heard arguments as the government tried again to get the children’s climate lawsuit dismissed. The 21 children and young adults suing the federal government over climate change argue that they and their generation are already suffering…

Immediate Climate Action Is Needed to Avoid “Grim” Future, Scientists Warn – Scientific American

A leading group of international climate scientists is warning that “large-scale strategies” are needed immediately to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avert “catastrophic circumstances” that threaten every part of the world. In a paper published yesterday in the journal Science, 21…

Hurricane Nicole sheds light on how storms impact deep ocean

(Marine Biological Laboratory) 2016’s Hurricane Nicole had a significant effect on the ocean’s carbon cycle and deep sea ecosystems, reports a team from the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences.

These 5 Big Changes Are Key for Humanity to Survive a Warming Climate – TIME

Hundreds of millions of people are living with the effects of global warming – some now irreversible. For those on the frontlines of climate change, developing coping mechanisms is a matter of survival. And yet the world is not paying…

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HURRICANE DORIAN: Storm migrates north to Canada, toppling trees and a crane

North Carolina or Nova Scotia? It’s harder to discern between the two coastal zones as the largest of Canada’s Maritime Provinces emerged yesterday from one of the strongest hurricanes to reach the North Atlantic in 15 years.

Climate change: Phoenix, Arizona’s worst-case heat wave could harm thousands – Vox.com

To live in the 21st century is to live with the threat of weather growing more and more wicked. Droughts, heat waves, and wildfires are growing more intense and dangerous from global warming and rising greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, we’re…

Mississippi Beaches Have Been Vacant for Two Months As a Toxic Algae Bloom Lurks Offshore

An algal bloom in the Gulf is devastating coastal businesses. Ship Island Excursions has survived hurricanes, global recessions, a world war, and a host of economic challenges since the ferry company began taking passengers to the barrier islands that dot…