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Fussell/Green: Population peak is in sight. What lessons does that have for climate change? – Rochester Post Bulletin

In the 1960s and ‘70s, global population growth was a huge concern. Scientists and the popular press spoke of a population explosion that threatened to cause famine, poverty and depletion of the Earth’s natural resources. The world’s population had grown…

Mary Robinson: When it comes to global warming, we ignore half the world’s population at our peril – The Irish Times

Just a few days after the close of climate Cop27, we can describe the outcome as a contrast of light and shadows. The establishment of a special fund for “loss and damage” in response to the devastating effects of climate-related…

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…

Mohenjo Daro emerges as symbol of global warming threat to cultural heritage – Pakistan Today

KARACHI: One of the world’s first cities came close to being wiped off the map during tragic floods this summer in Pakistan. Though Mohenjo Daro survived, it has become a symbol of the threat global warming poses to humanity’s cultural…

The World’s Peatlands Are Climate Bombs Waiting to Detonate

The Congo Basin’s Cuvette Centrale, the world’s largest complex of tropical peatlands, covers an area slightly larger than the state of New York and stores the equivalent of three years of global carbon dioxide emissions. Like other peatlands around the…

How Decades of Hard-Earned Protections and Restoration Reversed the Collapse of California’s Treasured Mono Lake – InsideClimate News

The Water Desk, An initiative of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder, supported research and reporting for this story. LEE VINING, Calif.—When Rose Nelson camped along lower Rush Creek in the summer of 2017, the water…

Global Warming Puts Arabica Coffee at Risk, and We’re Barreling Towards a Crucial Threshold – Daily Coffee News

Coffee may be a major casualty of a hotter planet. Even if currently declared commitments to reduce emissions are met, our new research suggests coffee production will still rapidly decline in countries accounting for 75% of the world’s Arabica coffee supply. Arabica…

Global warming puts Arabica coffee at risk, and we’re barrelling towards a crucial threshold – The Conversation

Coffee may be a major casualty of a hotter planet. Even if currently declared commitments to reduce emissions are met, our new research suggests coffee production will still rapidly decline in countries accounting for 75% of the world’s Arabica coffee…

Pakistan floods underscore debate about who pays for climate damages – The Washington Post

Listen 4 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Since mid-June, torrential rain has changed the landscape of Pakistan, submerging villages and fields, destroying homes and killing at least 1,000 people. But if the human toll is catastrophic, the…

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