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Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes

Man-made borders threaten wildlife as climate changes Walls and fences designed to secure national borders could make it difficult for almost 700 mammal species to adapt to climate change, according to new research. The study led by Durham University, UK, is t...

Putin signs decree on scientific and technical program in ecology, climate for 2021-2030

Putin signs decree on scientific and technical program in ecology, climate for 2021-2030 The program is to be drafted within six months MOSCOW, February 8. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the government to develop a federal scientific and t...

Biden Pushes U.S. – and the World – to Help Climate Migrants

Biden Pushes U.S.—and the World—to Help Climate Migrants He has ordered a government study of climate change’s impact on migration, including options for refugee resettlement A growing number of migrants are forced from their homes each day by climat...

Tracking and Monitoring Climate Change in the North

Tracking and Monitoring Climate Change in the North While climate change has become more noticeable across the planet, its impacts have become more severe in the High North. Since 2000, the average Arctic surface air temperature has increased at twice the rate...

China welcomes expected U.S. return to Paris accord on climate change

China welcomes expected U.S. return to Paris accord on climate change China welcomes the expected return of the United States to the Paris Agreement on climate change under the incoming new U.S. administration of Joe Biden, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperso...

Welcome to the Era of Competitive Climate Statecraft

Welcome to the Era of Competitive Climate Statecraft In trade, finance, development, and security, governments are racing to get closer to net-zero. 2020 wasn’t only the year a pandemic hit the world; it was also the second hottest in history. Regions around...

UMD Experts to Explore Climate Change Policy Implications for Financial Risk Managers

UMD Experts to Explore Climate Change Policy Implications for Financial Risk Managers Experts at the University of Maryland will discuss climate change regulation and its financial risk-management implications, in a free webinar at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 20...

AUDIO Ultrarunner Clare Gallagher speaks up about climate change

AUDIO Ultrarunner Clare Gallagher speaks up about climate change ‘Clean air, I think, should just be a way of life.’ Clare Gallagher knows about determination. As a professional trail runner, she competes in grueling 100-mile races over rugged terr...

AUDIO Ultrarunner Clare Gallagher speaks up about climate change

AUDIO Ultrarunner Clare Gallagher speaks up about climate change ‘Clean air, I think, should just be a way of life.’ Clare Gallagher knows about determination. As a professional trail runner, she competes in grueling 100-mile races over rugged terr...

Biologists uncover forests’ unexpected role in climate change

Biologists uncover forests’ unexpected role in climate change Newswise — MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—New research from West Virginia University biologists shows that trees around the world are consuming more carbon dioxide than previously reported, making forests ...

Sovereign wealth funds sidestep climate change threat

Sovereign wealth funds sidestep climate change threat SWFs urged to be ‘more ambitious’ in the fight against global warming Most sovereign wealth funds are failing to address the risks posed by climate change at a time when other big institutional investor...

Climate Change Could Have Played A Role In The Covid-19 Outbreak

Climate Change Could Have Played A Role In The Covid-19 Outbreak A study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment provides the first evidence of a mechanism by which climate change could have played a direct role in the emergence of SARS-CoV-2...

2021 a ‘crucial year’ for climate change, UN chief tells Member States

2021 a ‘crucial year’ for climate change, UN chief tells Member States António Guterres was speaking to Member States meeting as part of the preparations towards the latest annual UN climate conference, known as COP26, which will be held in Glasgow, Scotl...

Climate change ravaged the West last year and 2021 could be worse

Climate change ravaged the West last year and 2021 could be worse ‘We’ve got a pretty deep hole that 2020 has dug for us.’ (Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) This Jan. 6, 2021, file photo shows limited snowfall in Big Cottonwood Canyon where south...

Climate change is causing sea levels to rise faster than previously thought

Climate change is causing sea levels to rise faster than previously thought It’s worse than even the most pessimistic estimates. Sea levels are rising much faster than previously thought. According to a new study, 40% of the world’s population living i...

With money for trees, Kerala village fights climate change

With money for trees, Kerala village fights climate change With money for trees, Kerala village fights climate change India accounts for 7 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions – the fourth largest emitter in the world.India accounts for 7 per cent...

‘Incredibly destructive’: Canada’s Prairies to see devastating impact of climate change

‘Incredibly destructive’: Canada’s Prairies to see devastating impact of climate change As the climate continues to warm at an alarming rate, experts warn if dramatic steps to mitigate global warming are not taken, the effects in Canada’s Prairie regio...

Measuring climate change as NOAA updates definition of ‘climate normals’

Measuring climate change as NOAA updates definition of ‘climate normals’ The headline on a climate report from Yale Climate Connections says a lot: “What’s ‘normal’ in a changing climate?” The story looks at upcoming revisions to federal database...

Climate change: global warming may have started before industrial revolution, Chinese study says

Climate change: global warming may have started before industrial revolution, Chinese study says -Investigation of coral reefs in the Paracel Islands suggest the South China Sea began warming up in 1825, researchers say -Uranium dating shows samples have a con...

Sovereign wealth funds sidestep climate change threat

Sovereign wealth funds sidestep climate change threat SWFs urged to be ‘more ambitious’ in the fight against global warming Most sovereign wealth funds are failing to address the risks posed by climate change at a time when other big institutional investor...

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