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New Zealand Prime Minister Pledges to Reach 100% Renewable Energy Across Nation by 2030

Since Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand’s prime minister in 2017, she’s emerged as one of the world’s climate leaders. Government initiatives over the past few years have included planting 100 million trees a year, banning all future offshore oil exploration, and placing a cap on the use of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer in a bid to protect freshwater […]

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Global warming driving California wildfire trends – study – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Firefighting resources have been stretched to the limit by the scale and extent of the wildfires Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in California, say scientists….

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Global warming ‘driving California wildfires’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Firefighting resources have been stretched to the limit by the scale and extent of the wildfires Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in California, say scientists….

Climate Hustle 2: Premiering Today At 8 P.M.

Weekly, daily, even hourly, we are told that global temperatures are rising, ice caps are melting, and hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, floods, and droughts are all getting more frequent, intense, and destructive because of climate change. Not just climate change, of…

Asteroid or space junk? Approaching object might become Earth’s mini-moon

A newly discovered “asteroid” may become a new mini-moon for Earth. Instead of an ordinary asteroid, it might be a lost rocket from the Surveyor 2 mission, launched from Earth more than 50 years ago.

Astronauts shelter as ISS boosted to avoid orbital debris

The International Space Station underwent an unscheduled reboost in orbit yesterday, to avoid a collision with an unknown piece of space junk. The 3-man crew was ordered to shelter, but is safe.

‘A crazy year up north’: Arctic sea ice shrinks to 2nd-lowest level on record – USA TODAY

Sea ice is frozen ocean water that melts each summer, then refreezes each winter. “The year 2020 will stand as an exclamation point on the downward trend in Arctic sea ice extent.” Shrinking sea ice is just one of many…

U.S. Forest Fires Aren’t At Historic Highs—Not Even Close

California’s wildfires are a serious matter, but the official record of the United States shows forest fires in the US today are far below the annual average in the 1930s and 1940s. California wildfires have been in the news in…