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DEADLY BACTERIA LURK IN COASTAL WATERS. CLIMATE CHANGE INCREASES THE RISKS.

DEADLY BACTERIA LURK IN COASTAL WATERS. CLIMATE CHANGE INCREASES THE RISKS. Health workers see Vibrio as a rare danger, if they’ve heard of it at all. But it’s already causing more cases of flesh-eating disease. And it’s poised to get worse. In October 2...

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Climate change already wiped out the human race ? in prehistoric times

Climate change already wiped out the human race — in prehistoric times CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Many environmental advocates believe climate change is the greatest threat facing the human race today. As fears of a mass extinction event grow, a new study finds it...

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How Should the Media Talk About Climate Change?

How Should the Media Talk About Climate Change? Genevieve Guenther, a former Renaissance scholar, studies how we discuss global warming—and how we don’t. It is now October of 2020, the homestretch or—God help us—the halfway point of the Donald Trump ye...

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Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time

Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time When Donnel Baird was in his twenties, he had twin passions, and he didn’t want to choose between them. “I vowed that I was going to try to combine my passion for Black civil rights with trying to do ...

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Iconic Food Web Threatened by Climate Change

Iconic Food Web Threatened by Climate Change Declines in shellfish species on rocky seashores match climate-driven changes. Two decades of data from a study of Maine’s Swan’s Island document a slow and steady dwindling of mussels, barnacles, and snails. Th...

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‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection

‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection At a moment when out-of-control wildfires and devastating hurricanes are the stuff of daily headlines, climate change is looming larger in the nation...

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Colorado’s record-breaking wildfires show “climate change is here and now”

Colorado’s record-breaking wildfires show “climate change is here and now” The Cameron Peak fire, a few miles west of Fort Collins, Colorado, has engulfed over 200,000 acres and it’s still growing. It has now become the biggest wildlife...

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People are as concerned about climate change as about infectious diseases, survey finds

People are as concerned about climate change as about infectious diseases, survey finds -A recent report has shown how citizens of different countries rank the threat of climate change and infectious diseases. -Around 69% of those surveyed class infectious dis...

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Why the US election could decide battle against climate change

Why the US election could decide battle against climate change Who occupies the White House for the next four years could play a critical role in the fight against dangerous climate change, experts say. Matt McGrath weighs the likely environmental consequences...

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We’ve fought the pandemic together. Let’s do the same with climate change.

We’ve fought the pandemic together. Let’s do the same with climate change. In a time of multiple and unprecedented challenges to individuals and societal well-being, our nation badly needs to pull back from the growing acrimony and revisit our many shared ...

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Climate Change Could Cost Trillions of Dollars in Economic Damages

Climate Change Could Cost Trillions of Dollars in Economic Damages The world could face trillions of extra economic damages according to a new study. The study, led by Georgetown University and published in Nature Communications, shows that current economic fo...

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Climate change: Proof in numbers

Climate change: Proof in numbers UNEP’s novel ‘World Environment Situation Room’ provides real-time data on PM2.5 levels across the planet, informing scientists, policy-makers and citizens alike. Last month, as wildfires continued to rage across the Amer...

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What Have We Learned in Thirty Years of Covering Climate Change?

What Have We Learned in Thirty Years of Covering Climate Change? About a year ago, the editor of The New Yorker, David Remnick, called to ask if I thought it might make sense to publish an anthology of the reporting on climate change that has appeared in the m...

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Climate Anxiety and Mental Illness

Climate Anxiety and Mental Illness We don’t know for sure to what degree the former leads to the latter, but we need to be vigilant about the plausible connection In mid-September, with much of the American West engulfed in flames, the National Oceanic and A...

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Campaign seeks 1bn people to save climate – one small step at a time

Campaign seeks 1bn people to save climate – one small step at a time Count Us In urges actions such as eating local, making clothes last or buying an electric car If a billion people around the world were to take a few small steps and make them into permanen...

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Greta Thunberg: ‘Only people like me dare ask tough questions on climate’

Greta Thunberg: ‘Only people like me dare ask tough questions on climate’ For a teenager who first became famous for skipping school, Greta Thunberg has come a long way. The 17-year-old from Stockholm is today a global champion of the environment movement ...

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Three Scenarios for the Future of Climate Change

Three Scenarios for the Future of Climate Change Like millions of other Americans, I first learned about climate change in the summer of 1988. For its day, it was a scorcher: Yellowstone National Park burst into flames; the Mississippi River ran so low that al...

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Pope calls on world to act with “urgency” to curb climate change

Pope calls on world to act with “urgency” to curb climate change Pope Francis encouraged governments and corporations around the world to protect the planet against climate change and help the poor in a TED talk, AP reports. Why it matters: Francis...

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Climate Change May Cause More Storms to Rapidly Intensify as Delta Did

Climate Change May Cause More Storms to Rapidly Intensify as Delta Did A warming climate is not expected to have much effect on the number of storms, but those that do form may be stronger An unusually busy Atlantic hurricane season is showing no signs of lett...

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Why climate change is a time bomb

Why climate change is a time bomb The costs of keeping global warming below 1.5°C would exceed the economic benefits up through the year 2100, according to a new study. Why it matters: One of the biggest challenges to climate action is time delay: we need to ...

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