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Inventor in Baja is testing a plan to cool the Earth by mimicking a volcanic eruption – CNBC

Luke Iseman conducting his balloon launch in Apr. 2022, before Make Sunsets was formally incorporated. When Luke Iseman was thinking of launching a solar geoengineering startup, he talked to experts in the field. The strongest advice they gave him was…

From Umoja, Kenya to India, climate change has led to domestic violence – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article UMOJA, KENYA — Pilot Lenaigwanai covers her mouth as she speaks. She is trying to hide her broken tooth, a bitter reminder of all she endured before finding refuge at a shelter for…

What 2023 could mean for Ukraine, China, conflict zones, and climate change – Grid

One year ago, even some sophisticated readers — and savvy editors — couldn’t have identified Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a photo or found Luhansk and Donetsk on a map. It’s doubtful they’d have known what “HIMARS” or “ATACMS” were,…

2022’s biggest climate disasters – and why we must remember them – The Independent

Sign up to the Independent Climate email for the latest advice on saving the planet Get our free Climate email Wildfires tearing through the London suburbs. One-third of Pakistan underwater. Drought-linked famine looming for tens of millions of people in…

Snapshots, Hotshots and Moonshots: Images of Climate Change in … – InsideClimate News

Climate change and an environment in peril were visible in many of 2022’s defining moments: record-smashing heat waves in Europe and South Asia, droughts pushing the fragile global food system to its limit and energy and food markets shaken by…

WMO releases ‘tell-tale signs’ of extreme weather conditions around the world – UN News

The clear need to do much more to cut greenhouse gas emissions was again underscored throughout events in 2022, said the UN weather agency, advocating for strengthened climate change adaptation, including universal access to early warnings. “This year we have…

Counterintuitive: Large wild herbivores may help slow climate change – Mongabay.com

Large animals, especially herbivores such as elephants, are often seen as being destructive of vegetation, so are not thought of as a nature-based climate solution. Scientists are proving otherwise. By removing living and dead plants, large animals dispose of material…

Climate Change is Driving Millions to the Precipice of a ‘Raging Food Catastrophe’ – InsideClimate News

Photography by Larry C. Price This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. TORICHA, Kenya—If there’s a ring around the sun, it will rain. If the gude bird sings in descending notes, the skies will open. If vultures…

Fussell/Green: Population peak is in sight. What lessons does that have for climate change? – Rochester Post Bulletin

In the 1960s and ‘70s, global population growth was a huge concern. Scientists and the popular press spoke of a population explosion that threatened to cause famine, poverty and depletion of the Earth’s natural resources. The world’s population had grown…

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