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As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Insurers are quietly reducing their exposure to fire-prone regions across the Western United States, putting new pressure on homeowners and raising concerns that…

At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost

EDINBURGH — The weather has cooled since a Europe-wide heat wave brought record temperatures here last month. But climate change is still on people’s minds. At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest of the 12 festivals held in the city…

Harvesting Irony in Alaska

Sometimes the world hands us metaphors too startling to ignore. A week ago, awaiting takeoff to Alaska on the tarmac of Seattle-Tacoma Airport, a man turned to me and announced he was a seasonal Alaskan logger. Big and bulky and…

Cómo un multimillonario podría hacer que tres países sean dependientes del carbón durante décadas

SÍDNEY — Durante años, los yacimientos vírgenes de la reserva de carbón en el noroeste de Australia fueron codiciados por Adani, el gigante industrial indio. En junio las autoridades australianas autorizaron que la compañía realizara tareas de extracción en la…

Midway Through His Year, Our 52 Places Traveler Answers Readers’ Questions

The 52 Places Traveler A little behind-the-scenes peek into his strange, but wonderful, day-to-day. Aug 20, 2019 Video Produced by Meg Felling and Sebastian Modak Our columnist, Sebastian Modak, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in…

The City Just Sweated Through Its 10th-Hottest July Ever

Weather: It’ll be hot and sunny again, with temperatures rising into the upper 80s. Expect thunderstorms later in the day. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Labor Day (Sept. 2). Image CreditJohannes Eisele/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images It was hot last…

Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers to oppose President Trump’s auto emissions rollbacks, has mounted an effort…

Iceland Mourns Loss of a Glacier by Posting a Warning About Climate Change

Image A plaque was unveiled on Sunday at the site of Okjokull, the first glacier lost to climate change in Iceland.CreditJeremie Richard/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images They arrived on Sunday in parkas and ski hats, hiking across the rocky terrain…

The Thick Gray Line: Forest Elephants Defend Against Climate Change

Poaching destabilizes nations, disrupts ecosystems and threatens biodiversity. A recent study suggests still another consequence: Some types of poaching may also accelerate climate change. Forest elephants — the smaller, endangered relatives of African savanna elephants — promote the growth of…

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #33

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 17 August 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Aug 11 through Sat, Aug 17, 2019 Editor’s…