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Best Places to Live to Avoid Climate Change – EARTH.ORG

No one on the planet is left untouched by the effects of climate change, from rising temperatures and sea levels to worsened air pollution and droughts that threaten food and water security. But as many experts have found, climate change…

More Regulations Won’t Solve Our Energy Crisis

There is a concerning precedent emerging within conventional American politics that mistakenly asserts a direct correlation between functional results and incremental regulation exists. Reality shows instead that regulation does not provide the strategic blueprint required to formulate long-term solutions and radical innovation….

Are new carbon sinks appearing in the Arctic?

Global warming can result in the spread of peatland vegetation in the Arctic. An international research group has discovered signs of ‘proto-peat’, which may be the beginning of new peatlands.

Variability in frost occurrence under climate change and consequent risk of damage to trees of western Quebec, Canada | Scientific Reports – Nature.com

Kollas, C., Körner, C. & Randin, C. F. Spring frost and growing season length co-control the cold range limits of broad-leaved trees. J. Biogeogr. 41, 773–783 (2014). Article  Google Scholar  Lenz, A., Hoch, G., Körner, C. & Vitasse, Y. Convergence…

Mainstream economic policy must factor climate change into its growth calculus – Brookings Institution

The scientific community is at the forefront in raising the alarm over climate change and providing incontrovertible evidence on the link to human activity. Yet economic policies to decarbonize economies continue to lag behind the urgency of the warnings. Indeed,…

This Eminent Scientist Says Climate Activists Need to Get Real – The New York Times

The “really” in the title of Vaclav Smil’s newest book, “How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We’re Going,” is doing some heavy lifting. Implicit in the renowned energy scientist’s usage is the…

Climate Change: Your Questions About Causes and Effects, Answered – The New York Times

Reporters from the Climate Desk gathered reader questions and are here to help explain some frequent puzzlers. Published April 22, 2022Updated April 22, 2022 ImageCredit… Image What’s one thing you want to know about climate change? We asked, and hundreds of you…

Our food system isn’t ready for the climate crisis

We used to eat so many different varieties of corn Maize or corn is now grown in greater volume than any crop in history, and is still the staple food for about 1.2 billion people in Latin America, the Caribbean…

Progressives Loathe Oil And Gas, But Modern Life Would Stop Without Them

What would a world without oil and gas look like? We’re getting a preview: surging prices for food and other everyday goods. Oil and natural gas aren’t needed to only generate energy. They’re also critical for an array of products…

Stopping Climate Change Is Doable, but Time Is Short, U.N. Panel Warns – The New York Times

Rapidly shifting away from the fossil fuels that have underpinned economies for more than a century will require nations to do much more, however. Over the next decade, governments and companies would need to invest three to six times the…

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