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Brazil drought crisis linked to global climate change, minister says

Brazil drought crisis linked to global climate change, minister says BRASILIA, July 8 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday the country’s current drought crisis is part of extreme dryness in many pa...

Climate change is top emerging risk for banks in Asia-Pacific: survey

Climate change is top emerging risk for banks in Asia-Pacific: survey FOR the first time, climate change has topped the list of both long and short-term risks for banks in the Asia-Pacific, an annual survey by EY and the Institute of International Finance show...

99 of the World’s 100 Most Environmentally At Risk Cities Are in Asia

99 of the World’s 100 Most Environmentally At Risk Cities Are in Asia It’s clear that cities everywhere are uniquely threatened by the environment. Not just climate change, but other issues, such as air quality, water pollution and resource restrictions ar...

15 million in Asia’s cities can be affected by sea-level rise by 2030: Greenpeace

15 million in Asia’s cities can be affected by sea-level rise by 2030: Greenpeace $724 billion in Gross Domestic Product could be impacted due to extreme sea-level rise and coastal flooding by 2030 As many as 15 million people and 1,829 square kilometres lan...

Could This Revolutionary Idea Pay Our Climate Change Debt And Supercharge CO2 Reductions?

Could This Revolutionary Idea Pay Our Climate Change Debt And Supercharge CO2 Reductions? What if we could accelerate decarbonization and the removal of carbon dioxide from the air, achieving global climate targets, all without saddling future generations with...

As rising seas erode buildings, it’s getting riskier to live on the coast

As rising seas erode buildings, it’s getting riskier to live on the coast MIAMI – Samuel Schrager looks out on the parking lot of his condo that was built in 1967. After a week of afternoon downpours amid hurricane season, it’s flooded. Again. Si...

Millions more in Southeast Asia face sea level rise risks than previously thought: Satellite imagery study

Millions more in Southeast Asia face sea level rise risks than previously thought: Satellite imagery study BANGKOK: Huge swathes of land are closer to sea level across Southeast Asia than previously realised, highlighting the flood dangers faced by millions, a...

Asegun Henry has a big idea for tackling climate change: Store up the sun

Asegun Henry has a big idea for tackling climate change: Store up the sun “This is the key, the linchpin that will set a lot of things in the right direction,” says the mechanical engineering professor. Asegun Henry has a bold idea to save the world. He be...

Why it matters that climate change is shrinking birds

Why it matters that climate change is shrinking birds Many of the benefits that humanity derives from the natural world, like the provisioning of oxygen, are priceless. Those ecosystem services that can have a dollar value assigned to them, for example the pol...

G20 recognizes carbon pricing as climate change tool for first time

G20 recognizes carbon pricing as climate change tool for first time VENICE, Italy, July 10 (Reuters) – G20 finance leaders recognized carbon pricing as a potential tool to address climate change for the first time in an official communique on Saturday, t...

The West is caught in a vicious climate change feedback loop

The West is caught in a vicious climate change feedback loop (CNN)After a deadly, climate change-fueled heat wave smothered the Pacific Northwest at the end of June, historic heat threatens records once again, particularly in the drought-stricken Southwest reg...

Angelina Jolie: We Need to Understand the Human Cost of Burkina Faso’s Refugee Crisis

Angelina Jolie: We Need to Understand the Human Cost of Burkina Faso’s Refugee Crisis Burkina Faso is gripped by a war we seldom hear about, even though Western nations had a hand in its creation. Until the NATO bombing campaign in Libya in 2011, the West Af...

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Louisiana ‘climate refugees’ still awaiting resettlement after 5 years

Louisiana ‘climate refugees’ still awaiting resettlement after 5 years State’s nearly $50 million plan has yet to relocate any Isle de Jean Charles residents ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, La. — Five years into a nearly $50 million federal grant to move thi...

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Iran faces its driest summer in fifty years

Iran faces its driest summer in fifty years Iran is on the fast track to severe water scarcity. This semi-arid country, which has stressed the role of agriculture in assuring its economic independence, faces an onslaught of threats to its water supply, includi...

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Nonprofit aims to conserve forests, build climate resilience in northwest Vermont

Nonprofit aims to conserve forests, build climate resilience in northwest Vermont A Montgomery-based organization wants to conserve more than 20,000 acres of forest in northwest Vermont by 2030, helping local communities protect and leverage the region’s nat...

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Media Coverage Of Climate Change Is Improving. But That Alone Won’t Stamp Out Disinformation

Media Coverage Of Climate Change Is Improving. But That Alone Won’t Stamp Out Disinformation President Joe Biden spoke bluntly this week about the unprecedented weather conditions in the Pacific Northwest, stating “climate change is driving the dangero...

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Quantitative ecologist Kai Zhu wins NSF funding for climate change research and education

Quantitative ecologist Kai Zhu wins NSF funding for climate change research and education Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Kai Zhu recently won $732,127 in funding through a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early C...

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‘We thought it wouldn’t affect us’: heatwave forces climate reckoning in Pacific north-west

‘We thought it wouldn’t affect us’: heatwave forces climate reckoning in Pacific north-west The record heatwave in the Pacific north-west is forcing a reckoning on the climate crisis, as many living in the typically mild region consider what rising tempe...

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Modern elephants survived ancient climate change. More than 180 other species, including mastodons, didn’t

Modern elephants survived ancient climate change. More than 180 other species, including mastodons, didn’t (CNN)The elephants we know and love today may be the ultimate survivors. While there are only three species of elephants now — all of which a...

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Top court gives French government nine months to act on climate change

Top court gives French government nine months to act on climate change PARIS, July 1 (Reuters) – France’s highest administrative council on Thursday told the government to act now against climate change to ensure it meets comments on reducing green...

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