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Three responses to climate change – MercatorNet

What’s global warming like in San Marcos, Texas? Strictly speaking, I can’t answer that question, although I live in San Marcos, a town of some 50,000 people halfway between San Antonio and Austin. The reason is that global warming (or…

Action for Climate Change – Mother Earth News

Learn how drones and rock dust are being used to combat climate change by reseeding forests and sequestering carbon. by AdobeStock/Scott Griessel Elders Climate Action currently has 12 chapters nationwide taking action against climate change in a variety of ways….

Did 2021 Deal a Fatal Blow to Climate-Change Denial? – DISCOVER Magazine

From brutal heat in North America and Siberia to devastating flooding in China and Europe, 2021 delivered worsening climate extremes of the kind long predicted by scientists. Streetcar cables melted in Portland. A raging river swept away entire homes in…

Deforestation-fueled heat already affecting millions of outdoor workers in the tropics – UW News

Environment  |  Population Health  |  Public Health  |  Research  |  Science  |  UW News blog December 17, 2021 Pledges made in Glasgow at the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, are urgently needed by communities on the front…

The new age of climate denial, explained – Popular Science

Ten years ago, it may have seemed like climate change denial was an ordinary, if not misinformed, opinion shared among loads of people. Nowadays, with climate disasters plaguing most everywhere in the world, it’s not so practical to live in…

In a warming world, deforestation turns the heat deadly, Borneo study finds – Mongabay.com

New research identifies how rising localized temperatures driven by deforestation and global warming are increasing heat-related deaths and creating unsafe working conditions in Indonesia. In the Bornean district of Berau, 4,375 square kilometers (1,689 square miles) of forest were cleared…

World leaders have a chance to fix our warming world – The Seattle Times

This has been a year marked by terrifying news about climate change: extreme weather, massive wildfires, persistent drought in some areas and catastrophic flooding in others. The sense of impending doom was made official when the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel…

The climate is warming; leaders have a chance to fix it – Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON —  This has been a year marked by terrifying news about climate change: extreme weather, massive wildfires, persistent drought in some areas and catastrophic flooding in others. The sense of impending doom was made official when the United Nations’ Intergovernmental…

Climate Swat Team Aims to Identify When Global Warming Causes Extreme Weather – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments When weather disaster strikes, observers near and far ask the same question: Climate change—is it or isn’t it? The simplest answer, yes, lacks specificity. All weather is a joint human-nature venture, because we’ve made the atmosphere hotter…

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‘I’ve never said we should plant a trillion trees’: what ecopreneur Thomas Crowther did next

Thomas Crowther understands more than most the danger of simple, optimistic messages about combating the climate crisis. In July 2019, the British ecologist co-authored a study estimating that Earth had space for an extra trillion trees on land not used…

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