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Every rise in global warming matters; time to act now – Gulf Times

Long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns indicate climate change, which can affect our health, ability to grow food, housing, safety and livelihood. Some of us are already more vulnerable to climate impacts, such as those living in small island…

If we don’t act, climate change could devastate Coachella Valley, too – Desert Sun

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” — Albert Einstein A smoky haze often inundates the skies over the Coachella Valley — an arid landscape exacerbated by…

Fall is getting warmer in Philly. Here’s what that means for trees, ticks, and birds. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Temperatures climbed well above normal a few days this week in Philadelphia, with Monday and Tuesday spiking eight degrees above the typical high of 80 for this time of year. While temperatures often fluctuate, historical data over the past five…

Blue Carbon Can Help Climate Change “Code Red” – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Guest blog written by Tareen R. Haque. Tareen is an undergraduate student at Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York (CUNY), majoring in Environmental Earth Systems Science. This summer, she worked closely with NRDC’s Latin America team and…

Encore Learning presents: Global Warming – Our Commonwealth at Risk: How We Need to Prepare for the New Normal – ARLnow

There is an old saying, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” The reality is that all of us are inadvertently doing something about the weather – we’re changing it. Global warming is now undeniable, and…

How climate change inaction can worsen Afghanistan’s crisis – Vox.com

After decades of foreign intervention and violent conflict, the American mission in Afghanistan has ended and the Taliban have announced a new government. But for millions of Afghans, human-induced climate change has only magnified the strife. Most of Afghanistan is…

More Europeans are taking climate change seriously. In the U.S., not so much. – NBC News

Intense concern about climate change is increasing among people in several major economies, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center that found that 72 percent of those polled were worried climate change will harm them personally…

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