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Climate change takes hold in North Carolina’s ghost forests – The Washington Post

As sea levels rise and storms become more intense, scientists are racing to study the rapid loss of trees and marshland along the Outer Banks Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Loading… “Ghost forests” are found throughout the Alligator River National…

John Doerr Gives Stanford $1.1 Billion for Climate School – The New York Times

Yet some question whether these philanthropic investments can make a difference when it comes to a planetary crisis. “I don’t see how giving a billion dollars to a rich university is going to move the needle on this issue in…

In Warming World Oceans Risk Mass Extinctions, Model Shows – The New York Times

“‘How screwed are we?’ I get that all the time,” Dr. Deutsch said. “If we don’t do anything, we’re screwed.” Understand the Latest News on Climate Change Card 1 of 6 Extreme heat. A heat wave has been pummeling India…

Climate change quiz: 10 questions to test your knowledge – The Washington Post

Climate change can feel confusing, big and scary. Trust us: We get it. Just take a deep breath, and let it back out again (it will be full of carbon dioxide, for the record). With this quiz, we’ll start with…

Climate change GCSE will teach kids how to save the planet – Metro.co.uk

Global warming is caused by greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans burning fossil fuels around the globe (Credits: Getty) A new climate change-focused GCSE is set to be introduced that will teach students how to ‘conserve the planet’. Fighting the…

Most Active Hurricane Season Was Also Wetter Because of Climate Change – The New York Times

Previous attribution studies have quantified the effects of climate change on individual Atlantic storms: For instance, researchers estimated that up to 38 percent of the extreme rainfall that Hurricane Harvey dumped on southeastern Texas in August 2017 was attributable to…

Donors Pledge $41 Million to Monitor Thawing Arctic Permafrost – The New York Times

Climate scientists, policy experts and environmental justice advocates on Monday announced a major project to better understand the contribution of thawing permafrost to global warming and to help Arctic communities cope with its effects. Led by the Massachusetts-based Woodwell Climate…

Methane Emissions Soared to a Record in 2021, NOAA Says – The New York Times

Levels of methane in the atmosphere increased last year by the largest amount since measurements began four decades ago, government scientists said on Thursday, adding to concerns about the planet-warming gas, which spews from oil and natural gas operations. Methane…

5 Takeaways From the U.N. Report on Limiting Global Warming – The New York Times

Nations are not doing nearly enough to prevent global warming from increasing to dangerous levels within the lifetimes of most people on Earth today, according to a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of researchers…

Fires, Then Floods: Risk of Deadly Climate Combination Rises – The New York Times

Global warming is greatly increasing the risk that extreme wildfires in the American West are followed by heavy rainfall, a new study has found, highlighting the need for better preparations for hazards, like mudslides and flash floods, that can cause…

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