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With 8 billion people, is overpopulation fueling climate change? – The Arizona Republic

We start 2023 sharing the planet with 8 billion other people. The United Nations’ global population counter clicked passed this estimated milestone in mid-November. In the context of climate change, what that means is that roughly 8 billion humans now…

Has the Amazon Reached Its ‘Tipping Point’? – The New York Times

Eventually Gatti pulled off to the right, through a tunnel of overhanging branches and into an open area where tall trees shaded a research base built as part of Nobre’s L.B.A. The base resembled an eco-lodge, with low-slung wooden buildings…

A Toxic Stew on Cape Cod: Human Waste and Warming Water – The New York Times

MASHPEE, Mass. — Ashley K. Fisher walked to the edge of the boat, pulled on a pair of thick black waders, and jumped into the river to search for the dead. She soon found them: the encrusted remains of ribbed…

Australia fights a highly destructive termite aided by climate change – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article TENNANT CREEK, Australia — In a forgotten restaurant behind a gas station in this country’s red center, only metal and plastic parts remain unscathed. Chris Cook grabs at a timber door frame, which…

Deadly Heatwaves and Freezing Blizzards – Global Warming … – Impakter

The Arctic Circle is a figurative latitudinal line that circles the entire way around the northernmost part of the Earth, marking a frozen boundary where at certain times of the year, the sun no longer appears to rise or set….

How Climate Change Can Supercharge Snowstorms – The New York Times

If the globe is warming, shouldn’t there be less snow? It’s a common question. So last winter, as another intense snowstorm blanketed a large part of the United States, we put it to Kevin Reed, an associate professor at the…

Antarctic sea ice in rapid decline

Earlier this year, on February 25, Antarctic sea ice extent was at an all-time record low of 1.924 million km², as the above image shows. Throughout the year, Antarctic sea ice extent has been low. On December 14, 2022, Antarctic…

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