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Why Is Deforestation a Major Problem In Terms of Its Effect on Global Warming? – EARTH.ORG

Being one of the biggest environmental issues of the 21st century, countries are currently going out of their way to map out policies and seek collaborations to slow down the pace of global warming, after witnessing extreme droughts, heatwaves, and…

After all the flooding rains we still face elevated bushfire risk for Summer 2022

You might think after the deluge of rain and flood events his year that fire risk would be low this summer. You would be wrong. All the rains and floods have contributed to vegetation growth adding to fuel load. When…

Why is Climate Finance a Focus Area for Nepal? – Myrepublica

The Himalayas are warming at 0.3-0.7°C faster than the global average due to a situation called ‘Elevation Dependent Warming’. At the current course, the mountains will lose two-thirds of permanent ice. A major portion of the Himalayas lies in Nepal which…

E&E News Falsely Claims Climate Change Behind Reno’s Rapid Warming

In a recent article published by E&E News Climate Wire, reporter Scott Waldman claims Reno, Nevada is the fastest-warming city in the United States. In this single article, titled “Nation’s fastest-warming city could decide Senate control,” Waldman makes the mistake…

Guest Post: Global carbon emissions at record levels with no signs of shrinking, new data shows. Humanity has a monumental task ahead

Marcin Jozwiak/Unsplash, CC BY Pep Canadell, CSIRO; Corinne Le Quéré, University of East Anglia; Glen Peters, Center for International Climate and Environment Research – Oslo; Judith Hauck, Universität Bremen; Julia Pongratz, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich; Philippe Ciais, Commissariat à…

What are ’emissions?’ What is ‘net zero?’ Here are the climate change terms you should know – CNN

Editor’s Note: This glossary has been adapted from a version originally published in October 2021. CNN  —  The whole world seems to be talking about the climate crisis, thanks to months of wild weather and new science showing that we…

Scientists in Germany turn up heat on seagrass in climate change fight – Reuters.com

BERLIN, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Scientists in Germany are working on ways to restore seagrass fields in the Baltic Sea, vast natural sinks that store millions of tonnes of carbon but which are shrinking fast in the face of falling…

How Decades of Hard-Earned Protections and Restoration Reversed the Collapse of California’s Treasured Mono Lake – InsideClimate News

The Water Desk, An initiative of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder, supported research and reporting for this story. LEE VINING, Calif.—When Rose Nelson camped along lower Rush Creek in the summer of 2017, the water…

Scientists call for ‘climate smart’ forestry in face of global warming – EURACTIV

Over 550 scientists have signed a letter to the European Commission, alerting them of the deteriorating state of European forests and calling for climate-smart forestry practices – including wood harvesting for bioenergy – to bolster their resilience to global warming….

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