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Fact check: Fossil fuels are the largest contributor to climate change, not animal agriculture – USA TODAY

The claim: Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change Reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been a major focus of global efforts to combat climate change, but the primary driver of those harmful emissions continues to be a subject of debate on…

Australia and Negotiations for a Global Plastics Treaty and reduce plastic pollution in the marine environment

Photo by IISD/ENB The final resolution at the United Nations Environment Assembly 21 February – 4 March 2022 was to develop a Global Plastics Treaty and to set up an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an internationally legally binding instrument…

Taming global warming through rewinding – Tatsat Chronicle

Every trick that has occurred to environmentalists, forest departments, governments and even the judiciary has been tried to regreen the surface of the earth and check environmental deterioration — be it planting more trees or curbing forest fires or cordoning…

Effects of Climate Change – Impacts and Examples – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Jump to Section Tokyo during a record-breaking heat wave, August 13, 2020 The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images Higher average temperatures This change in global average temperature—seemingly small but consequential and climbing—means that, each summer, we are likely to experience…

Climate Change and Habitat Loss is Driving Some Primates Down From the Trees and Toward an Uncertain Future – InsideClimate News

Climate and fossil records show that big swings in the Earth’s average temperature over eons radically changed the distribution and composition of life on the planet, wiping out entire groups of plants and animals in some areas, including large land…

Letter: Vote for candidates who will act on climate change – Bangor Daily News

Letters submitted by BDN readers are verified by BDN Opinion Page staff. Send your letters to letters@bangordailynews.com. No one enjoys hearing that climate change will lead to apocalyptic consequences and that we face existential threats to our way of life. After…

Australia Sets Aside 30% of Land Mass to Protect its Unique Species

Joining the United States and a number of other countries, Australian officials have committed to preserve 30% of the continent’s landmass in a natural state for conservation. The news was announced Tuesday from Environment Minster Tanya Plibersek, as part of a program called the Threatened Species Action Plan: Towards Zero Extinctions. By prioritizing 110 species […]

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Churn under sea: Can increase in seafloor spreading speed up global warming – Down To Earth Magazine

Seafloor spreading, caused by an upwelling of magma, has led to episodes of global warming in the geologic past; the spread rate has slowed down in last 19 million years, but could gather momentum Life on Earth began 3.5 billion years…

Climate Change Will Aggravate the Spread of More Than 200 Infectious Diseases – Verywell Health

Key Takeaways A study found that over 200 infectious diseases have been aggravated by climate change at some point. Lyme disease, for example, has doubled since 2010 because of an increase in the global tick population from longer summers, warmer…

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