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Airborne pollutants amplify the effects of climate change – Earth.com

For so long, the world has been focused on the impacts of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions on global warming and subsequent changes in climate. But CO2 is not the sole product released as a result of industrial processes or the…

San Diego’s recent wildfires a harrowing harbinger of global heating – The San Diego Union-Tribune

When Rodger Mitchell’s wife started yelling something about flames rushing toward their modular home in Barrett Junction, the 80-year-old remained calm. Small brushfires are commonplace in the community east of Jamul. However, the gravity of the situation set in when…

Column: Fighting climate change — many steps forward, bigger steps back – The San Diego Union-Tribune

The battle against climate change appears to be firing on all levels. The federal government last month passed the Inflation Reduction Act that is so loaded with money and strategies to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint that the legislation might…

California Approves a Wave of Aggressive New Climate Measures – The New York Times

California took some of its most aggressive steps yet to fight global warming as lawmakers passed a flurry of new climate bills late Wednesday, including a record $54 billion in climate spending, a measure to prevent the state’s last nuclear…

Asthma deaths rose during the pandemic. Climate change may make it worse. – NBC News

Kingston Brown, 8, woke up in his Augusta, Georgia, home last weekend complaining of a headache and gulping for air. His mother rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he vomited in the lobby. “I don’t want to die,” he…

Global Warming Increases Risk of Mega-Floods in California – teleSUR English

Global warming has significantly increased the risk of “mega-flooding” in California and the Western United States, a UCLA study published in the journal of Science Advances said. RELATED: Dry California: New Water Strategy To Fight Climate Change The study, co-authored…

Risk of catastrophic California ‘megaflood’ has doubled due to global warming, researchers say – Lookout Santa Cruz

Have something to say? Lookout welcomes letters to the editor, within our policies, from readers. Guidelines here. Even today, as California struggles with severe drought, global warming has doubled the likelihood that weather conditions will unleash a deluge as devastating…

Risk of catastrophic ‘megaflood’ has doubled for California – Los Angeles Times

Even today, as California struggles with severe drought, global warming has doubled the likelihood that weather conditions will unleash a deluge as devastating as the Great Flood of 1862, according to a UCLA study released Friday. In that inundation 160…

It’s time to end the climate change debate – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Summer is a season of rituals: walks on the beach, picnics in the park, camping under the stars. My summer ritual is a family pilgrimage to the beautiful Minnesota Northwoods. I treasure the time away, which follows my busiest time…

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