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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…

Arctic Ocean has been ‘Atlantifying’ for at least a century – E&E News

The Arctic Ocean is one of the most distinct and isolated ecosystems on Earth, rich with unique wildlife and sparkling with ice. But as the climate warms, it’s looking less like itself — and more like the warmer, saltier Atlantic…

Calling climate change a ‘crisis’ doesn’t do what you think – Grist

The way people talk about our overheating planet has been getting pretty spicy. Bland, neutral-sounding phrases like global warming are out; evocative words like crisis and emergency are in. Some activists have argued that more urgent language will jolt people…

Scientists develop super potato that could resist rising heat from climate change – India Today

With climate change becoming more and more aggressive and extreme events visible across the world, scientists are worried about its effect on the global food supply. To tackle the rising threat to food, agricultural researchers are working on developing ways…

NASA and SpaceX Launch First Rocket to Test Defense Against Giant Asteroid By Starting With Small One

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Base in California. Just one part of NASA’s larger planetary defense strategy, DART – built and managed by the Johns […]

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Climate change: The Southeast is particularly vulnerable – Hickory Daily Record

{{featured_button_text}} John Deem, Winston-Salem Journal environment and climate reporter, Nov. 26, 2021. Walt Unks, Winston-Salem Journal The Earth is warming at an accelerated pace. A recent study shows that the potential impact of persistent rising temperatures is a serious concern…

Big-nosed dinosaur species discovered

Scientists have identified a new big-nosed dinosaur species among a collection of bones discovered on the Isle of Wight in southern England. This dinosaur had a much larger snout than either of the other two known species at the time.

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Meet our climate change, environment reporter – Winston-Salem Journal

John Deem, Winston-Salem Journal environment and climate reporter, Nov. 26, 2021. (Walt Unks/Winston-Salem Journal) Walt Unks The Earth is warming at an accelerated pace. A recent study shows that the potential impact of persistent rising temperatures is a serious concern…

Meet our climate change, environment reporter – Greensboro News & Record

The Earth is warming at an accelerated pace. A recent study shows that the potential impact of persistent rising temperatures is a serious concern for most people living in Forsyth and Guilford counties. But there’s an apparent disconnect between those…

YOUR TURN: Climate change is an existential threat – Cape Cod Times

We are writing in response to the Nov. 6 editorial by Marc Thiessen entitled “Climate Change is not an existential threat.”  Mr. Thiessen is a proponent of unfettered capitalism, and his solution to climate change is to “unleash the free…

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