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Now is the time to climate-and-pandemic-proof our food systems

Now is the time to climate-and-pandemic-proof our food systems As farmers in Bangladesh and India assess the damage to their villages and crops from Cyclone Amphan, it is clear that climate disasters have not stopped for Covid-19. ActionAid’s emergency teams...

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Climate Change Is Already Impacting Sharks

Climate Change Is Already Impacting Sharks In the face of accelerating climate change, future shark conservation strategies will need to consider how marine animals deal with the forecasted environmental changes our oceans will undergo. It has been shown that ...

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Concern over climate change as UK enjoys sunniest spring on record

Concern over climate change as UK enjoys sunniest spring on record Britain has been basking in the sunniest spring on record but the sunshine followed a period of record-breaking rainfall, prompting concern about climate change. Figures published on Monday by ...

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Climate Change Threatens the Ancient Wild Rice Traditions of the Ojibwe

Climate Change Threatens the Ancient Wild Rice Traditions of the Ojibwe Yields of native wild rice have shrunk due to temperature rise, shoreline erosion and other environmental problems The Ojibwe people of modern-day Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin have fo...

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What coronavirus teaches us about climate change

What coronavirus teaches us about climate change Human beings respond well to a crisis that is familiar, especially if it is also imminent. They don’t do nearly as well when the threat is unfamiliar and still apparently quite distant. Consider our response t...

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Your guide to comparing climate change and coronavirus

Your guide to comparing climate change and coronavirus Climate change and the coronavirus have a lot more in common than the letter C, but their differences explain society’s divergent responses to each. Why it matters: The Internet is full of comparisons, s...

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To address climate change, automakers must collaborate for system change | Automotive World

To address climate change, automakers must collaborate for system change Sector and cross-sector collaboration is the only way for the auto industry to tackle climate change, writes Dr Heike Schulz Climate change is one of the major challenges of our time and ...

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The canals are clear thanks to the coronavirus, but Venice’s existential threat Is climate change

The canals are clear thanks to the coronavirus, but Venice’s existential threat Is climate change Flooding in November has left experts wondering whether the massive retractable gates the city is constructing will ever keep all of the water out. Living these...

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Experts Warn Climate Change Is Already Killing Way More People Than We Record

Experts Warn Climate Change Is Already Killing Way More People Than We Record People around the world are already dying from the climate crisis, and yet all too often, official death records do not reflect the impact of these large-scale environmental catastro...

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Climate change could dramatically reduce U.S. snowstorms | NIU Newsroom

Climate change could dramatically reduce U.S. snowstormsStudy: Across North America, warming could shorten snow season DeKalb, Ill. — A new study led by Northern Illinois University scientists suggests American winters late this century could experience sign...

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Planting trees doesn’t always help with climate change

Planting trees doesn’t always help with climate change Reforestation is seen as a way to help cool the climate, sucking excess warming carbon out of the atmosphere. But it’s not always that simple. Suddenly we are all being told to plant trees. The hope is...

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Climate change in deep oceans could be seven times faster by middle of century, report says

Climate change in deep oceans could be seven times faster by middle of century, report says Uneven heating could have major impact on marine wildlife, as species that rely on each other for survival are forced to move Rates of climate change in the world’s o...

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Global warming to push billions outside climate range that has sustained society for 6,000 years, study finds

Global warming to push billions outside climate range that has sustained society for 6,000 years, study finds Just like insects, birds and animals, humans have a particular climate niche, scientists have found, with 6,000 years of human history demonstrating h...

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A moment of reckoning – when coronavirus meets climate change

A moment of reckoning – when coronavirus meets climate change Cyclones in the Pacific and pandemics tell us a lot about global inequality and highlight our futile pursuit of profit. In the midst of economic shocks and border closures caused by the corona...

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Let’s get together: Intel’s 2030 commitments include ‘shared’ climate and social goals | Greenbiz

Let’s get together: Intel’s 2030 commitments include ‘shared’ climate and social goals ‘Tis the season for new corporate social and climate commitments, especially at the start of this decade of action and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which req...

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How To Talk Science With Policymakers—From Coronavirus To Climate Change

How To Talk Science With Policymakers—From Coronavirus To Climate Change Coronavirus is giving science a resurgence in policy circles. Stark images of victims struggling to survive on ventilators, or having lost that battle, including maybe someone we know o...

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Coronavirus widens climate rift between European and U.S. oil majors

Coronavirus widens climate rift between European and U.S. oil majors LONDON (Reuters) – Europe’s top oil and gas companies have diverted a larger share of their cash to green energy projects since the coronavirus outbreak in a bet the global health...

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Just how hot will it get this century? Latest climate models suggest it could be worse than we thought

Just how hot will it get this century? Latest climate models suggest it could be worse than we though Climate scientists use mathematical models to project the Earth’s future under a warming world, but a group of the latest models have included unexpectedly ...

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How Will Climate Catastrophes Be Handled in the Face of Coronavirus?

How Will Climate Catastrophes Be Handled in the Face of Coronavirus? A lot can change in three months. As the year got underway, climate change was widely viewed as the most serious threat to global prosperity. The annual risk perception survey of the 2020 Glo...

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Climate explained: what caused major climate change in the past?

Climate explained: what caused major climate change in the past? Earth had several periods of high carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and high temperatures over the last several million years. Can you explain what caused these periods, given that there wa...

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