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Greta Thunberg Couldn’t Be More Wrong About Australian Bushfires

With all the subtlety and insight of a dead kangaroo, Greta Thunberg has pronounced on the bushfires currently ravaging Australia. “The numbers don’t lie, and the science is clear.If anyone tells you, ‘This is part of a normal cycle’ or…

Australian Bushfires Partly Caused By India’s Late-Ending Monsoon Season: Expert

The catastrophic bushfires in Australia, which killed three and displaced thousands, is partly due to the monsoon season ending late in India, according to an expert. Trent Penham, who is associated with the University of Melbourne and studies the behavior…

Here’s your answer when someone asks ‘How can it be so cold if there’s global warming?’ – FOX 59 Indianapolis

The first significant cold snap of the season hits and somebody wonders what happened to global warming. × Here’s your answer when someone asks ‘How can it be so cold if there’s global warming?’ The first significant cold snap of the…

How should billionaires spend their money to fight climate change? – Vox.com

Whether you like it or not, billionaire philanthropy exists. And if it’s going to keep existing, then we’d probably do well to figure out how donors’ resources can most effectively tackle our world’s biggest problems. That includes our most urgent…

W. Hudson Bay Freeze-Up Earlier Than 1980’s Average For Third Year In Row

This is the third year in a row that freeze-up of Western Hudson Bay (WH) ice has come earlier than the average of November 16 as documented in the 1980s. Reports by folks on the ground near Churchill confirm polar…

Q&A: Labor’s Mark Butler says climate debate should be put aside amid bushfires

Shadow climate change minister Mark Butler issued a plea last night to set aside public debates about climate change while communities were fighting for their lives and homes in the face of unprecedented bushfires. Speaking at the beginning of ABC…

Arctic blast poised to shatter records this week

Millions of Americans will get an early preview of winter this week as a blast of Arctic air descends on the East Coast. In fact, the National Weather Service predicts more than 300 cold-weather records could be tied or even…

Economists are starting to see the first effects of climate change – Axios

Top economists say the economic effects of climate change are just starting to be felt — and they’re likely to start snowballing. Why it matters: Wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters could harm the nation’s financial backbone, damaging vital electronic…

COP25 will review a scary year for climate change – Quartz

One year ago, the international scientific community could hardly have expected that Greta Thunberg, a teenager from Sweden, would become one of its greatest allies. Since beginning her weekly “School Strike for the Climate,” the petite 16-year-old has skillfully used…