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When turning on faucets is a source of stress: Climate change is starting to shape where Americans relocate

When turning on faucets is a source of stress: Climate change is starting to shape where Americans relocate Megan Warren, who grew up in Southern California, had lived in Los Angeles for 15 years when she decided she’d had enough. During periods of drought, ...

The case for climate change realism

The case for climate change realism It’s getting harder and harder to communicate the two essential realities of human-caused climate change: that our failure to slow and eventually stop it is contributing to devastating human suffering all over the world, a...

Climate change is endangering sacred land. For these Native women, it threatens ‘everything we are.’

Climate change is endangering sacred land. For these Native women, it threatens ‘everything we are.’ Since time immemorial – before the European colonization of what is now known as the United States – tribes of the Pit River Nation have made a...

Climate change goals and oil production are clashing in the U.S.

Climate change goals and oil production are clashing in the U.S. If we’re to avoid extreme warming, all drilling for oil needs to stop now, experts say, but U.S. fossil fuel production is continuing. On his first day in office, President Joe Biden rejoined t...

Climate change and conflict are fueling poverty and food prices, UN chief says

Climate change and conflict are fueling poverty and food prices, UN chief says ROME (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned that climate change and conflict are both a consequence and a driver of poverty, income inequality and food pr...

How data could save Earth from climate change

How data could save Earth from climate change Using a name inspired by Indonesian farmers, Subak will share information and fund hi-tech solutions to fight global heating As monikers go, Subak may seem an odd choice for a new organisation that aims to accelera...

Floods in London are the latest sign big cities aren’t ready for climate change

Floods in London are the latest sign big cities aren’t ready for climate change (CNN)Cars stranded in streets turned to rivers. Bus passengers rescued by raft. Train stations submerged, sparking travel chaos. The now-familiar scenes of a city inundated b...

Q&A: What role does climate change play in recent extreme weather events?

Q&A: What role does climate change play in recent extreme weather events? From blistering heatwaves to unprecedented flooding – it’s already proving to be a summer of extremes We are experiencing a summer of weather extremes encapsulating heatwaves, wi...

Extreme weather events put spotlight on climate change’s toll on US infrastructure

Extreme weather events put spotlight on climate change’s toll on US infrastructure Washington (CNN)America’s infrastructure has taken a beating from extreme weather events in recent weeks spurred by climate change, raising concerns among officials ...

Energy Independence Doesn’t Mean What It Used To

Energy Independence Doesn’t Mean What It Used ToAnd here’s why that’s a national security issue. For decades, U.S. policymakers failed to understand the full meaning of energy independence. Their definition centered on the need for a self-sufficient supp...

Surfside’s Collapse Highlights The Dangers Of ‘Solutions-Aversion,’ Like Ignoring Climate Change

Surfside’s Collapse Highlights The Dangers Of ‘Solutions-Aversion,’ Like Ignoring Climate Change We are conditioned to think about a 30-year mortgage as a great deal, and when experts suggest we budget for maintenance costs, we tend to think about things...

Mass. Senate urged to act now on climate change

Mass. Senate urged to act now on climate change BOSTON – Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides on Monday pressed state senators to begin investing immediately in infrastructure and ecological restoration that will prepare Massachuse...

Buildings are a bigger contributor to climate change than cars ? these start-ups are trying to help

Buildings are a bigger contributor to climate change than cars — these start-ups are trying to help This June was the hottest in American history. The 116-degree heat melted power cables in Portland, Oregon, and smashed previous temperature records. Seattle ...

As Jeff Bezos stresses climate change, Amazon promotes books saying it’s fake

As Jeff Bezos stresses climate change, Amazon promotes books saying it’s fake Soon after Jeff Bezos returned from the edge of space, the billionaire-turned-astronaut delivered a warning to everyone he’d briefly left behind on Earth. “We live on this beau...

As wildfires worsen, firefighters are on the front lines of climate change

As wildfires worsen, firefighters are on the front lines of climate change (CNN)Firefighters in the West have witnessed loss beyond measure and are yet again gearing up for another devastating fire season, especially in California. Jesse Alexander, the chief f...

Action on climate change can provide a shot in the arm for the global economy, economist says

Action on climate change can provide a shot in the arm for the global economy, economist says Ramping up investment in policies and technologies to tackle climate change could play a significant role in the global economy’s recovery from the coronavirus pand...

Extreme weather renews focus on climate change as scientists update forecasts

Extreme weather renews focus on climate change as scientists update forecasts July 26 (Reuters) – As scientists gather online to finalize a long-awaited update on global climate research, recent extreme weather events across the globe highlight the need ...

Climate change: Researchers begin discussions on vital report

Climate change: Researchers begin discussions on vital report Against a backdrop of fires and floods, researchers are meeting virtually to finalise a key climate science study. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is preparing the most comprehe...

African Farmers Need to be at the Forefront of Climate Change Initiatives

African Farmers Need to be at the Forefront of Climate Change Initiatives In March, the Kenyan government launched a 5-year climate change project funded by the Green Climate Fund. The project, Twende, is expected to mitigate the adverse effects of climate cha...

Funding hurdles emerge as climate change unfolds in Africa

Funding hurdles emerge as climate change unfolds in Africa Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Sunbaked mass of land littered with dry tree stumps stretch as far as the eyes can see, showing despondence. It is apparent that there is no sign of life on the land whose sur...

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