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How Does Climate Change Affect Human Health? – Discover Magazine

Over the past century, the Earth’s average temperature has risen by 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it seems like a negligible amount, this global warming is out of the ordinary in the planet’s recent history, causing dramatic shifts in climate patterns…

Feds and BC promise money to help global warming victims – National Observer

The federal and British Columbia governments have created a joint committee of cabinet ministers to deal with the devastation caused by flooding, while also promising to match donations given to the Canadian Red Cross. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier…

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States took a major step toward fighting climate change Friday with passage through the House of Representatives of a $2.2 trillion spending bill that includes the largest expenditures ever made by the federal government to slow…

“Earthshine” from the Moon shows our planet is dimming, intensifying global warming – Mongabay.com

Earth’s brightness, as seen from space, has dropped significantly over the past two decades. When the planet reflects less light, more sunlight reaches the ground and the sea, warming the atmosphere. A natural rise in Pacific Ocean temperatures in 2015-2017…

Astronomers May Have Spotted the First Known Exoplanet in Another Galaxy

Scientists have confirmed observations of the first-ever exoplanet in another galaxy, 28 million light years away. While this massive distance diminishes the natural mystique of exoplanet science, as reaching it will be forever impossible to us, it can inform more closely how planets form around their stars under the different gravitational conditions of another galaxy, […]

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Sea Level Rise Will Hugely Differ if We Can Limit Global Warming, New Study Warns – ScienceAlert

Even if humanity beats the odds and caps global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels, seas will rise for centuries to come and swamp cities currently home to half-a-billion people, researchers warned Tuesday. In a world that heats…

See how climate change could drown landmarks around the world – The Verge

Just 3 degrees Celsius (5.4 degrees Fahrenheit) of global warming stands between Cuba’s Plaza de La Catedral looking typically dry or looking like something straight out of the myth of Atlantis. The iconic plaza in Old Havana is just one…

When global warming stops, seas will still rise, warn researchers – CNA

The 1.5C warming limit enshrined in the Paris Agreement that nations will try to keep in play at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow next month translates into nearly three metres over the long haul. Unless engineers figure out how…

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