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Washington state Department of Health wants to teach children that global warming and racism are public health problems – Washington Policy

Last week the state Department of Health (DOH) released what it describes as “free classroom learning materials” for teaching students in Washington state that “climate change is an urgent women’s health concern,” and “racism is a major public health challenge…

How Some Skiers Are Taking Back the Mountains

But by 2014, Taos Ski Valley was a faded jewel. The New Mexico resort had lost approximately 40 percent of its skiers since its heyday in the early 1990s. Financier and conservationist Louis Bacon bought the ski area in 2014,…

Analysis | How we can limit Earth’s warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius — if we act fast – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re mourning the legendary singer-songwriter Christine McVie, who died yesterday, and listening to Fleetwood Mac’s “Don’t Stop” on repeat. But first: The Post looked…

Letter: Climate-change deniers brought it on themselves – Yakima Herald-Republic

To the editor — Actions have consequences. Deniers of man-made global warming cry: “There’s nothing we can do about it,” when they made these disasters happen by purposely promoting more oil/coal. The climate has always changed. But climate changes took…

Black Hole Found Shredding a Nearby Star into ‘Spaghetti’ is Pivotal Moment for Astronomers

An intermediate-mass black hole lurking undetected in a dwarf galaxy revealed itself to astronomers when it gobbled up an unlucky star that strayed too close. The shredding of the star is known as a ‘tidal disruption event’ or ‘spaghettification’—and it produced a flare of radiation that briefly outshone the combined stellar light of the host […]

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In a First, US Pays Tribes to Move Away From Climate Threats – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will give money to five Native American tribes to help them relocate away from rivers and coastlines, potentially creating a model for other communities around the country as the effects of climate change get worse….

As Climate Change Worsens, US Weighs Which Communities to Save – The New York Times

SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN RESERVATION, Wash. — The van carrying tribal officials veered off the coastal highway, away from the Pacific and onto a dirt path hidden by cedar and spruce trees. After climbing an old logging road, it emerged into…

As Snowmelt Becomes Uncertain, Grit and Tradition Prevail

The melting of the snowpack in the high Cascades has long been a predictable source of sustenance in the Pacific Northwest. But the old patterns are changing. Oct. 21, 2022 TROUT LAKE, Wash. — The sun set over the shoulder…

Global warming could see invasive crop-destroying stink bugs travel further in the US – Interesting Engineering

A relatively new problem Brown marmorated stink bugs weren’t always an American problem. They originated from eastern Asia and were first discovered in Pennsylvania about 20 years ago. Today, they’ve spread across the country, but prefer to reside in the…

‘It makes climate change real’: How carbon emissions got rebranded as ‘pollution’ – Grist

What do you think of when you hear the word “pollution” — a city smothered in smog, a beach strewn with trash, factories pumping out dark clouds? Now try to picture “carbon emissions.” See anything? Probably not, since carbon dioxide…

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