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Not just the environment: Climate change threatens to destroy up to 50% of Arctic infrastructure – ZME Science

The permanently frozen ground on the Arctic, also known as permafrost, is melting fast, and this poses a big threat to the many buildings and infrastructure facilities located there, according to a new study. Between 30% and 50% of the…

Global warming heats up Australia’s cool La Nina weather cycle – Sydney Morning Herald

Despite the La Nina weather pattern and other climate drivers bringing rain and the coolest temperatures for the past decade, the heating trend under climate change continued during the past year. The Bureau of Meteorology’s Annual Climate Statement, released on…

New England is warming faster than the rest of the planet, new study finds – The Boston Globe

Advertisement “Based on the data presented here, and the continuing increase of greenhouse gases, it is clear that humanity does not have its hand on the rudder of climate control,” the authors wrote. “We are in a climate crisis, and…

Chile Writes Its Constitution, Confronting Climate Change Head On – The New York Times

SALAR DE ATACAMA, Chile — Rarely does a country get a chance to lay out its ideals as a nation and write a new constitution for itself. Almost never does the climate and ecological crisis play a central role. That…

Chile Rewrites Its Constitution, Confronting Climate Change Head On – The New York Times

SALAR DE ATACAMA, Chile — Rarely does a country get a chance to lay out its ideals as a nation and write a new constitution for itself. Almost never does the climate and ecological crisis play a central role. That…

60 Minutes climate change archive: What climate impacts – CBS News

This week on 60 Minutes, Lesley Stahl reports that climate change is altering some of the world’s prime wine-growing regions. Extreme weather episodes are upending the practices and economics of winemaking – and in some cases, changing the taste of…

Researchers Solve Mystery of Scattered Black Glass in Chilean Desert – it Was Made by an Exploding Comet

A vast swath of dark rocky glass littering a Chilean desert has remained a mystery for a decade, but Brown University researchers just confirmed it was made by an exploding comet. Around 12,000 years ago, something scorched a 47-mile (75km) stretch of the Atacama Desert with heat so intense that it turned the sandy soil […]

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The Four Horsemen Of British Columbia’s Weather Extremes

Where I am writing, in the central interior of British Columbia, during the last 24 months we have experienced four weather extremes that seemed almost biblical in their impact. One major weather forecaster described B.C.’s weather in 2021 as the…

‘Top of the list’: W.Va. faces surprising climate dangers – E&E News

It rarely has hurricanes, tornadoes or wildfires. Its temperatures have increased at a slower rate than elsewhere in the United States. But West Virginia is deceptively vulnerable to climate change because a huge number of its residents live in flood…

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