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Analysis | Thanksgiving is warming up as human activities heat the climate – The Washington Post

In Philadelphia, for instance, the week of Nov. 22 to 28 has warmed nearly 4 degrees since 1950. That may not sound like much, but it’s the equivalent of Thanksgiving shifting two weeks earlier in the years during that interim….

COP26 Prepared the World to Beat Climate Change – The Wall Street Journal

In diplomacy and governing, there are few permanent victories, mostly hard-fought opportunities to make continued progress with continued attention. I often think of Benjamin Franklin’s comment to a young citizen after the delegates finished drafting the Constitution in Philadelphia, promising…

Your letters: America under attack by global warming – wausaupilotandreview.com

Dear editor, Imagine for a moment America has undergone an attack from a foreign nation. Incendiary bombs have been dropped on the West Coast. Fires rage out of control. Over 80 people were killed in one town as it burned…

Fall is getting warmer in Philly. Here’s what that means for trees, ticks, and birds. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Temperatures climbed well above normal a few days this week in Philadelphia, with Monday and Tuesday spiking eight degrees above the typical high of 80 for this time of year. While temperatures often fluctuate, historical data over the past five…

Climate Crisis Turns World’s Subways Into Flood Zones – The New York Times

Follow our live coverage of extreme weather and climate change. Terrified passengers trapped in flooded subway cars in Zhengzhou, China. Water cascading down stairways into the London Underground. A woman wading through murky, waist-deep water to reach a New York…

The Northwest heat wave is ‘unprecedented.’ Here’s what’s pushing it into uncharted territory. – CNN

CNN —   As temperatures surged past 100 degrees, Bree Oswill gathered all the blankets and towels she could find and taped them to every window that didn’t have a shade. She doesn’t have central air conditioning and wanted to…

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ENERGY TRANSITIONS: How an offshore wind company made peace with fishermen

In January of 2020, a team of engineers and permitting specialists from Equinor ASA, the Norwegian oil giant and offshore wind developer, gathered with about 30 fishermen in the conference room of a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel near the Philadelphia airport. They came equipped with maps of the New York Bight — a shallow stretch of ocean sandwiched between Long Island and New Jersey — and a collection of red markers.

A new rapid assessment to promote climate-informed conservation and nature-based solutions

(Wildlife Conservation Society) A new article, published as a Perspective in the journal Conservation Science and Practice, introduces a rapid assessment framework that can be used as a guide to make conservation and nature-based solutions more robust to future climate.

Is climate change to blame for increase in tornadoes in Pennsylvania? – The Intelligencer

It sounded like a freight train barreling toward his house. “I was going to get my wife and go into the basement. We didn’t have time,” Michael Haggerty said of the tornado that tore through his Doylestown neighborhood last August. “(My…

Is climate change to blame for increase in tornadoes in Pennsylvania? – Bucks County Courier Times

It sounded like a freight train barreling toward his house. “I was going to get my wife and go into the basement. We didn’t have time,” Michael Haggerty said of the tornado that tore through his Doylestown neighborhood last August. “(My…

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