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Poor and Rich Face Economic Loss as World Warms

Yet another study predicts economic loss as the world gets hotter.  And the richer nations will also feel the pain. By the close of the century, the United States could be more than 10% poorer, thanks to the economic loss…

NASA: Amazon Wildfire Activity Slightly Below Average This Year

Short summary: We have had wildfires for many years now in the Amazon, even in the tropical rainforest – mainly started by humans for forest clearing and ranching. It is not enough to impact significantly on the Paris agreement pledges…

Brazil: Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Started Amazon Wildfires After Funding Cuts

CCD Ed.: The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) noted that the number of fires was not in line with those normally reported during the dry season, adding: “There is nothing abnormal about the climate this year or the rainfall in…

Bernie Unveils $16 Trillion Climate Change Plan, 100% Renewable Power By 2030

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced a $16.3-trillion plan similar to the Green New Deal on Thursday, which he says will create 20 million jobs. The plan aims to make 100% of energy for U.S. electricity and transportation renewable by…

Paris Agreement Key To Future Health Of Global Economies

A new study by researchers from the University of Cambridge has concluded that 7% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will disappear by 2100 as a result of business-as-usual carbon emissions, reinforcing the need for countries around the world to fully commit to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. 

Climate change will alter waves along half the world’s coast

(National Oceanography Centre, UK) New research finds that a warming planet will also alter ocean waves along more than 50% of the world’s coastlines. This research, published in Nature Climate Change, has significant implications for coastal flooding and erosion.

Why Canada Will Benefit From Climate Change

Why should Canada fight climate change? Finally, someone proclaimed an obvious truth that few dare to utter publicly. According to Moody’s Analytics, Canada will benefit from climate change. Although it will shock many, this forecast should surprise no one. Canada…

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Nearly 200 US cities are seeing more extremely hot days, analysis finds

Nearly 200 US cities have seen an increase in the number of days each year that soar beyond a heat index of 90F (32.2C) or higher, according to an analysis of the last four decades. How US cities are scrambling…