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‘No Planet B’: Hundreds of thousands join global climate strike – Al Jazeera English

School students in Sydney join the Global Strike 4 Climate rally; a global day of protest to demand governments take urgent steps to prevent environmental disaster [Steven Saphore/AAP Images via AP Photo] Hundreds of thousands of protesters, many of them…

The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C – Science Magazine

The need to stabilize global climate Climate change will be the greatest threat to humanity and global ecosystems in the coming years, and there is a pressing need to understand and communicate the impacts of warming, across the perspectives of…

Obama Praises Climate Prophet Greta: ‘One Of Our Planet’s Greatest Advocates’

Former President Barack Obama praised 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as “one of our planet’s greatest advocates” in a Tuesday afternoon Facebook post. “At just 16 years old, Greta Thunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates,” Obama wrote,…

Carbon Emitters Face Higher Legal Risks

Climate change risk for big companies − and their investors − is often seen in terms of physical risk:  sea level rise, temperature increases, or extreme weather events.  But a spate of court cases around the world has highlighted a…

Greta Thunberg to lead youth climate strike in 150 countries on Friday – Vox.com

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Young people from around the world are leading a massive coordinated strike from school on Friday,…

Al Roker visis Greenland to explore climate change, global warming – TODAY

This summer — which brought the hottest June and July on record — is coming to an end. But the devastation climate change is having on one of the planet’s most important environmental sites is far from over. By the…

Climate Change Now: Global warming researchers say more support required despite $55 million government investment – TVNZ

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Climate change researchers say the issue requires greater support despite MBIE spending more than $55 million…

Your 2019 fall foliage guide

As the temperature drops and autumn sets in, Mother Nature is painting the treetops in vibrant hues of red, orange and gold, and many people are planning their leaf-viewing vacations. SmokyMountains.com created a prediction map for the year’s fall colors…