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Hungry and desperate: Climate change fuels a migration crisis in Guatemala – NBC News

“It’s really important to look at how climate change interacts with existing vulnerabilities and how climate change exacerbates those vulnerabilities, how it threatens livelihoods, how it increases poverty, how it interacts or tips over into conflict,” said Amali Tower, the…

U.N. to world leaders: To curtail global warming, you must do more – MarketWatch

Pressure keeps building on increasingly anxious world leaders to ratchet up efforts to fight climate change. There’s more of it coming this week in one of the highest-profile forums of all — the United Nations. For the second time in…

How Can New York City Prepare for the Next Ida? Here’s a To-Do List.

When the remnants of Hurricane Ida swept into New York this month, the storm’s ferocity shocked the city. Even with meteorologists warning of intense rains and flooding, the swiftness with which the storm turned streets into rushing — and deadly…

Experts say climate change can make hurricanes more intense, not cause them – Tampa Bay Times

A viral image circulating on social media ridicules the idea that climate change is to blame for a recent hurricane in Florida, noting the many hurricanes that have hit the Sunshine State over the better part of two centuries. “Florida…

Exxon, Chevron, BP and Others Called to Testify on Climate Disinformation – The New York Times

The House Oversight Committee has widened its inquiry into the oil and gas industry’s role in spreading disinformation about the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming, calling on top executives from Exxon Mobil, Chevron, BP and Royal Dutch…

Dancers From the Deep Sea Shine on the U.N. for Climate Week

A little-known but crucial agent of carbon removal from the atmosphere — the siphonophore, which lives in what’s known as the twilight zone of the sea — will be highlighted during U.N. Climate Week in a video projection from a…

Hurricane Ida flooding exposes failure of NYC anti-car, climate change zealots (opinion) – SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Democrats have been warning us about the existential threat of climate change for a while now. We’ve been told that global warming (that’s what they used to call it) would mean that coastal storms and…

Solar geoengineering: Can we cool the planet? – DW (English)

“There is no doubt that humans are able to artificially cool the planet,” explains David Keith from Harvard University. Keith is a researcher in solar engineering — a very controversial field. Mostly because it’s all about discovering if and how…

Biden to Visit Storm-Ravaged Areas of New York and New Jersey

President Biden departed Washington on Tuesday to visit areas of New York and New Jersey that were battered by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, his second trip surveying damage from a storm that killed dozens of people across the United…

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