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Worst States for Climate Change in the US – EARTH.ORG

Pollution, extreme weather, and natural hazards are just some examples of events caused by global warming. The US is currently experiencing some of its worst droughts and heatwaves. Water as well as air pollution are rising to unprecedented levels across…

Can Wolves and Beavers Help Save the West From Global Warming? – InsideClimate News

Restoring and protecting beaver and wolf populations and reducing cattle grazing across large tracts of the western United States could be a big part of meeting President Joe Biden’s goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the country’s lands,…

How climate change spurs megadroughts – Grist

On an afternoon in late June, the San Luis Reservoir — a 9-mile lake about an hour southeast of San Jose, California — shimmered in 102-degree heat. A dusty, winding trail led down into flatlands newly created by the shrinking…

Global Warming: Don’t Rely Solely on Regrowing Coastal Habitats to Reduce Carbon Emissions – Krishi Jagran

Coastal Ecosystem It is now believed that in order to prevent the worst effects of climate change, hundreds of billions of tonnes of carbon must be removed from the atmosphere. Allowing habitats to regenerate would seem to offer a win-win…

The Coming Crisis Along the Colorado River

Reliant on the Colorado River with ambitions to grow, cities in the basin must share in the pain. It is inequitable to expect the agricultural sector to take painful cuts even as some states envision unrealistic futures in which additional…

NYT: Like Wildfires, Giant ‘Reset’ Floods Not Only Destroy—They Renew

The floodwaters that roared off the Yellowstone plateau and ripped through southern Montana in June have altered so much of the Yellowstone River that whitewater raft guides said they would have to relearn how to float the changed route. [bold,…

Global warming of 2C could ‘double’ flooding costs in China compared to 1.5C – Eco-Business

The study, published in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, estimates future flood risk across China under 1.5C and 2C of warming and its impact on people and wider society. Compared with 1.5C of global warming, “the probability of…

Winds Of Change In Antarctica: Beyond Global Warming Issues – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Our prevalent maps are elegant, highly detailed, and generally sufficient to forestall vertigo among the more privileged, but the dragons of the unknown world are no longer just decorous motifs in the margin. In fact, they increasingly suggest that it…

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