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Smell of Desert Rain May Be Good for Health

Desert dwellers know it well: the smell of rain and the feeling of euphoria that comes when a storm washes over the parched earth. That feeling, and the health benefits that come with it, may be the result of oils and other chemicals released by desert plants after a good soaking, new research suggests. “The […]

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Analysis reveals how climate change is influencing extreme weather – CBC News

Extreme weather events, from scorching heat waves to unusually heavy downpours, have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and…

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding – Reuters.com

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months,…

World is not going to avoid 1.5 Celsius global warming ‘tipping point’, researchers warn – Yahoo News

Current efforts to limit warming are not sufficient, the researchers have warned. (Getty) The battle to limit global warming to 1.5 Celsius by 2050 is doomed, according to researchers who have reviewed data around global warming. To achieve the goal…

4 Ways Climate Change Is Already Taking a Toll – DISCOVER Magazine

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an organization founded in 1988 and made up of experts from 197 nations, provides world leaders with regular scientific updates on climate change. It recently released its much-anticipated Sixth Assessment Report — and…

6 ways climate change is already affecting our lives – World Economic Forum

Climate change is already affecting people’s lives in a variety of ways. Global warming is the biggest health threat facing humanity, the World Health Organization says. It’s also making people rethink family planning choices and putting properties at risk of…

Climate change a factor in ‘unprecedented’ South Asia floods – NBC News

Scientists say climate change is a factor behind the erratic and early rains that triggered unprecedented floods in Bangladesh and northeastern India, killing scores and making lives miserable for millions of others. Although the region is no stranger to flooding, it typically takes…

Long, Cold Spring Worries Washington Farmers As Media Focuses On Heat

Farmers in Washington state are fearing poor crop production this year because of a persistently cold spring. Hoping to salvage something close to a normal crop season, they are praying for warmer temperatures. “I don’t recall a year that has…

As Russia Turns Down The Gas, Europe Does An About-Face On Coal

Europe’s biggest Russian gas buyers raced to find alternative fuel supplies on Monday and could burn more coal to cope with reduced gas flows from Russia that threatens an energy crisis in winter if stores are not refilled. Germany, Italy,…

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