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Can Phoenix, the hottest city in America, survive climate change? – Yahoo News

PHOENIX — On the downtown streets in America’s hottest city the temperature has hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon in late June and the sidewalks are mostly empty, but an elderly woman carrying an umbrella passes…

Climate change, hurricanes, and their toll on municipal credit – Bond Buyer

Analysts expect climate change, combined with the political realities of either addressing the effects of it or not, will have increasing impacts on municipal credit in the coming years. Droughts, fires, flooding, changed temperature patterns, reduced snow cover, and higher…

In Svalbard where global warming is in full view on your doorstep – The Irish Times

Svalbard sits about halfway between Norway’s most northern point and the North Pole. Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean and covering an area similar to the Republic of Ireland, the archipelago ranges from 74 to 81 degrees north latitude. Longyearbyen, Svalbard’s…

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…

LETTER: Yellowstone flooding and global warming – Las Vegas Review-Journal

For Pete’s sake, doesn’t anyone understand what happened with the Yellowstone flooding (“Rebuilding Yellowstone a costly and long task,” June 19 Review-Journal). Global warming and now climate change are broadly misused terms, ready to be twisted and inserted to explain…

How will Arctic mammals respond to climate change? – Cosmos

An Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) asleep in the snow. Credit: Richard Hamilton Smith With the iconic polar bear on thin ice, as global warming melts away its hunting ground, how will other Arctic mammals fare? Computer modelling allows us ways…

Decade-long drought turns Chilean lake to desert as global warming changes weather patterns – ABC News

Once the main water source for the city of Valparaiso, the Peñuelas reservoir in central Chile has now all but disappeared. Key points: Chile’s Peñuelas Lake has almost entirely dried up after more than a decade of drought Academics say that…

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…

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