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www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Business

Opinion | Oil and Gas Companies Are Trying to Rig the Marketplace

Renewable energy like solar and wind is now cheaper than fossil fuels, though fossil fuel interests hinder market shift. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Data science

The Right Kind of Tipping Point

Global carbon dioxide emissions may have peaked last year, showing a potential decline due to renewable energy and technology advancements. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate and health benefits of wind and solar dwarf all subsidies

Renewable energy, like wind and solar, can have significant health and climate benefits compared to fossil fuels. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

NY OKs Construction of Offshore Wind Farm, Energy Will Be Piped Into Brooklyn

Equinor plans to build offshore wind facility in Brooklyn, supporting renewable energy growth in New York. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Business

Opinion | Oil and Gas Companies Are Trying to Rig the Marketplace

Renewable energy like solar and wind is now cheaper than fossil fuels, though fossil fuel interests hinder market shift. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Data science

The Right Kind of Tipping Point

Global carbon dioxide emissions may have peaked last year, showing a potential decline due to renewable energy and technology advancements. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate and health benefits of wind and solar dwarf all subsidies

Renewable energy, like wind and solar, can have significant health and climate benefits compared to fossil fuels. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

NY OKs Construction of Offshore Wind Farm, Energy Will Be Piped Into Brooklyn

Equinor plans to build offshore wind facility in Brooklyn, supporting renewable energy growth in New York. [ more ]
morerenewable-energy
#environmental-impact
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Vermont becomes 1st state to require oil companies to pay for climate change damages

Vermont enacts a law where fossil fuel companies must pay for climate damages, even as the Governor voices concern about the costs. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
UK news

Winters in UK and Ireland are becoming even wetter due to climate crisis

Human-induced climate change intensifies rainfall in the UK and Ireland, leading to severe storms, floods, and damages. [ more ]
ProPublica
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate Crisis Is on Track to Push One-Third of Humanity Out of Its Most Livable Environment

More than 600 million people are already living outside a crucial climate niche due to shifting environmental conditions towards the poles. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
California

California's water tunnel to cost $20 billion, state officials say the benefits are worth it

California administration estimates a $20.1 billion cost for a single water tunnel project, aimed at improving water storage for longer droughts caused by climate change. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Vermont becomes 1st state to require oil companies to pay for climate change damages

Vermont enacts a law where fossil fuel companies must pay for climate damages, even as the Governor voices concern about the costs. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
UK news

Winters in UK and Ireland are becoming even wetter due to climate crisis

Human-induced climate change intensifies rainfall in the UK and Ireland, leading to severe storms, floods, and damages. [ more ]
ProPublica
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate Crisis Is on Track to Push One-Third of Humanity Out of Its Most Livable Environment

More than 600 million people are already living outside a crucial climate niche due to shifting environmental conditions towards the poles. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
California

California's water tunnel to cost $20 billion, state officials say the benefits are worth it

California administration estimates a $20.1 billion cost for a single water tunnel project, aimed at improving water storage for longer droughts caused by climate change. [ more ]
moreenvironmental-impact
#global-warming
Futurism
1 month ago
OMG science

Major Cuts in Shipping Pollution Actually Made Climate Change Worse, Scientists Find

Reducing high-sulfur fuels in the shipping industry led to less pollution but may have worsened climate change in the short term due to increased solar radiation trapping. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
OMG science

Chance of heatwaves in India rising with climate change

Extreme heat events are becoming more frequent, longer-lasting, and hotter due to climate change. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate Change Added a Month's Worth of Extra-Hot Days in Past Year

Human-induced climate change led to 26 more days of abnormally high temperatures globally in the past year. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Cars

Can Trump Really Slam the Brakes on Electric Vehicles?

Donald J. Trump opposes electric vehicles, but their market growth may continue without government support. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Health

More older adults are at risk of heat stress as temperatures rise. What can be done?

Older adults are the most vulnerable to extreme heat, and the combination of rising global temperatures and an aging population will lead to more heat-related deaths. [ more ]
Inverse
1 month ago
OMG science

What Actually Happened To The 'Doomsday Glacier?' Here's What Satellite Data Shows

Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is melting rapidly due to warm seawater intrusion, contributing significantly to global sea level rise. [ more ]
Futurism
1 month ago
OMG science

Major Cuts in Shipping Pollution Actually Made Climate Change Worse, Scientists Find

Reducing high-sulfur fuels in the shipping industry led to less pollution but may have worsened climate change in the short term due to increased solar radiation trapping. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
OMG science

Chance of heatwaves in India rising with climate change

Extreme heat events are becoming more frequent, longer-lasting, and hotter due to climate change. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Climate Change Added a Month's Worth of Extra-Hot Days in Past Year

Human-induced climate change led to 26 more days of abnormally high temperatures globally in the past year. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Cars

Can Trump Really Slam the Brakes on Electric Vehicles?

Donald J. Trump opposes electric vehicles, but their market growth may continue without government support. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Health

More older adults are at risk of heat stress as temperatures rise. What can be done?

Older adults are the most vulnerable to extreme heat, and the combination of rising global temperatures and an aging population will lead to more heat-related deaths. [ more ]
Inverse
1 month ago
OMG science

What Actually Happened To The 'Doomsday Glacier?' Here's What Satellite Data Shows

Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is melting rapidly due to warm seawater intrusion, contributing significantly to global sea level rise. [ more ]
moreglobal-warming
time.com
1 month ago
Health

Here's Exactly What to Do If You Find a Tick on You

Climate change has led to an increase in the U.S. tick population, causing a rise in tick-related diseases like Lyme disease. [ more ]
#research-findings
Nature
1 month ago
OMG science

Daily briefing: 'Smart' antibiotic spares the microbiome

The antibiotic lolamicin targets disease-causing bacteria without harming healthy gut bacteria. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

This is your brain on climate change, according to neuroscience

Climate change impacts neurological conditions like stroke, epilepsy, MS, and mental health. Higher temperatures worsen symptoms, affecting brain diseases due to climatic variations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Economic damage from climate change six times worse than thought report

Climate change's economic impact is more severe than previously estimated, potentially leading to a significant decline in global GDP. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
OMG science

Daily briefing: 'Smart' antibiotic spares the microbiome

The antibiotic lolamicin targets disease-causing bacteria without harming healthy gut bacteria. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

This is your brain on climate change, according to neuroscience

Climate change impacts neurological conditions like stroke, epilepsy, MS, and mental health. Higher temperatures worsen symptoms, affecting brain diseases due to climatic variations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Economic damage from climate change six times worse than thought report

Climate change's economic impact is more severe than previously estimated, potentially leading to a significant decline in global GDP. [ more ]
moreresearch-findings
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Humanity has altered the circle of life of the planet's rivers

Rate of organic matter decomposition in rivers is changing due to temperature increase and nutrient availability. [ more ]
#health-impacts
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
London politics

A Matter of Survival as South Asia's Heat Wave Reaches 127 Degrees

Extreme heat in South Asia, exacerbated by climate change, is forcing vulnerable populations to make life-or-death decisions between work and avoiding heatstroke. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
OMG science

The World Is Ignoring the Other Deadly Kind of Carbon

Zombie fires, smoldering underground from last year, reignite in Canadian wilderness, emitting black carbon exceeding 15 megatons monthly by May 16. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
London politics

A Matter of Survival as South Asia's Heat Wave Reaches 127 Degrees

Extreme heat in South Asia, exacerbated by climate change, is forcing vulnerable populations to make life-or-death decisions between work and avoiding heatstroke. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
OMG science

The World Is Ignoring the Other Deadly Kind of Carbon

Zombie fires, smoldering underground from last year, reignite in Canadian wilderness, emitting black carbon exceeding 15 megatons monthly by May 16. [ more ]
morehealth-impacts
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Chelsea

Maresca heads for Chelsea, Champions League final buildup: football news live

Jurgen Klopp calls for action on player welfare linked to climate change in sports. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

Why rising sea levels could trigger a maternal health crisis

Climate change impacts reproductive health, affecting menstruation and hygiene practices in vulnerable communities like Bangladesh. [ more ]
Truthout
1 month ago
Medicine

Heat Waves Make Pregnancy More Dangerous, Exacerbate Maternal Health Disparities

Climate change can impact pregnancy through factors like heat, potentially leading to complications like premature births. [ more ]
#extreme-weather
www.amny.com
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Summer weather: Mayor Adams rolls out new preparations for extreme heat, poor air quality | amNewYork

Preparations to keep New Yorkers safe from extreme weather this summer, including expanded cooling centers and cool kits for at-risk populations. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Her father was killed in a climate-driven flood. Here's how she's remembering him

Climate change can lead to unexpected and catastrophic events, impacting individuals and families in unforeseen ways. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

The invasive species that could wreak HAVOC on Britain amid flooding

Increased flooding in the UK due to extreme weather conditions is predicted to lead to an influx of invasive species, posing threats to the environment, economy, and human health. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Extreme weather is battering the world. What's the cause? DW 05/17/2024

Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events globally. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Summer weather: Mayor Adams rolls out new preparations for extreme heat, poor air quality | amNewYork

Preparations to keep New Yorkers safe from extreme weather this summer, including expanded cooling centers and cool kits for at-risk populations. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Her father was killed in a climate-driven flood. Here's how she's remembering him

Climate change can lead to unexpected and catastrophic events, impacting individuals and families in unforeseen ways. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

The invasive species that could wreak HAVOC on Britain amid flooding

Increased flooding in the UK due to extreme weather conditions is predicted to lead to an influx of invasive species, posing threats to the environment, economy, and human health. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Extreme weather is battering the world. What's the cause? DW 05/17/2024

Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events globally. [ more ]
moreextreme-weather
#activism
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Marketing

US activists worry about losing major asset' TikTok as potential ban looms

Organizing on TikTok and Instagram for activists is becoming significantly harder due to recent US government and platform decisions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Green activists push Biden to freeze disastrous' deepwater oil export rigs

Biden's administration under pressure to halt new deepwater oil export facilities and extend pause on gas export licenses amid environmental concerns. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Marketing

US activists worry about losing major asset' TikTok as potential ban looms

Organizing on TikTok and Instagram for activists is becoming significantly harder due to recent US government and platform decisions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Green activists push Biden to freeze disastrous' deepwater oil export rigs

Biden's administration under pressure to halt new deepwater oil export facilities and extend pause on gas export licenses amid environmental concerns. [ more ]
moreactivism
#government-policies
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

No need for countries to issue new oil, gas or coal licences, study finds

Governments should stop issuing new oil, gas, and coal licenses to meet global energy demand forecasts until 2050. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Cooking

Global energy conference pushes for universal access to clean cooking

Global conference emphasizes universal clean cooking access through government incentives and subsidies. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

No need for countries to issue new oil, gas or coal licences, study finds

Governments should stop issuing new oil, gas, and coal licenses to meet global energy demand forecasts until 2050. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Cooking

Global energy conference pushes for universal access to clean cooking

Global conference emphasizes universal clean cooking access through government incentives and subsidies. [ more ]
moregovernment-policies
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Termination shock': cut in ship pollution sparked global heating spurt

The sharp reduction in shipping pollution in 2020 unintentionally led to a significant increase in global heating, revealing new insights into the impact of sulphur emissions on climate change. [ more ]
time.com
1 month ago
European startups

United Airlines

Investing in sustainable aviation fuel is crucial to decarbonizing the airline industry and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. [ more ]
#conservation
SFGATE
1 month ago
OMG science

'Distressing': Tiny insects are killing world's largest trees

The study of bark beetles and giant sequoias reveals the impact of climate change on their relationship and the urgent need to save these ancient trees. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Scientists transplant soil fungi in race to save world's threatened orchids

Scientists are focusing on saving orchids by discovering essential soil fungi, breeding, and transplanting them to their habitats to counteract the effects of climate change. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 month ago
OMG science

'Distressing': Tiny insects are killing world's largest trees

The study of bark beetles and giant sequoias reveals the impact of climate change on their relationship and the urgent need to save these ancient trees. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Scientists transplant soil fungi in race to save world's threatened orchids

Scientists are focusing on saving orchids by discovering essential soil fungi, breeding, and transplanting them to their habitats to counteract the effects of climate change. [ more ]
moreconservation
#sea-level-rise
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
OMG science

NASA to study heat from North and South poles that could drive Bay Area sea level rise

Understanding the Earth's climate requires measuring heat flow at the poles which warm faster, impacting sea levels and glaciers significantly. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Submerged homes and heatwaves fuel Mexico climate angst

Climate change impacts hit a Mexican village, with rising sea levels displacing residents and destroying homes. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
OMG science

New Research on Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier Could Reshape Sea-Level Rise Predictions | KQED

Thwaites Glacier loses 50 billion tons of ice annually, contributing significantly to sea-level rise globally.
Study using radar data revealed warm ocean water flowing deep beneath Thwaites Glacier, potentially accelerating ice loss.
Further research and ice sheet modeling are crucial to understanding and preparing for sea-level rise caused by major glaciers like Thwaites. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Mangroves protect communities from storms. Half are at risk of collapse, report finds

Half of global mangrove ecosystems are at risk of collapse due to climate change, primarily driven by sea level rise. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
OMG science

New research on Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier could reshape sea-level rise predictions

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is rapidly melting due to warm ocean water, signaling concerning sea-level rise effects globally. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Antarctica's 'Doomsday Glacier' is breaking apart 'much faster'

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is melting much faster than previously believed, potentially leading to significant sea level rise. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
OMG science

NASA to study heat from North and South poles that could drive Bay Area sea level rise

Understanding the Earth's climate requires measuring heat flow at the poles which warm faster, impacting sea levels and glaciers significantly. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Submerged homes and heatwaves fuel Mexico climate angst

Climate change impacts hit a Mexican village, with rising sea levels displacing residents and destroying homes. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
OMG science

New Research on Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier Could Reshape Sea-Level Rise Predictions | KQED

Thwaites Glacier loses 50 billion tons of ice annually, contributing significantly to sea-level rise globally.
Study using radar data revealed warm ocean water flowing deep beneath Thwaites Glacier, potentially accelerating ice loss.
Further research and ice sheet modeling are crucial to understanding and preparing for sea-level rise caused by major glaciers like Thwaites. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Mangroves protect communities from storms. Half are at risk of collapse, report finds

Half of global mangrove ecosystems are at risk of collapse due to climate change, primarily driven by sea level rise. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
OMG science

New research on Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier could reshape sea-level rise predictions

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is rapidly melting due to warm ocean water, signaling concerning sea-level rise effects globally. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Antarctica's 'Doomsday Glacier' is breaking apart 'much faster'

The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is melting much faster than previously believed, potentially leading to significant sea level rise. [ more ]
moresea-level-rise
#wildlife-conservation
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

Colorful blades and bubble curtains: How to design a wildlife-friendly wind turbine

Wind power is crucial for clean electricity, but must be planned to minimize impact on wildlife and biodiversity. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
OMG science

Mexico Is So, Hot Monkeys Are Falling to Their Death From Trees

Extreme heat in Tabasco is causing the deaths of brown howler monkeys, highlighting the threat of climate change to vulnerable species. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Dead Monkeys Are Falling From Trees Amid Brutal Heat in Mexico

Global temperatures endanger wildlife, as shown by howler monkey deaths in Mexico. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

Colorful blades and bubble curtains: How to design a wildlife-friendly wind turbine

Wind power is crucial for clean electricity, but must be planned to minimize impact on wildlife and biodiversity. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
OMG science

Mexico Is So, Hot Monkeys Are Falling to Their Death From Trees

Extreme heat in Tabasco is causing the deaths of brown howler monkeys, highlighting the threat of climate change to vulnerable species. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Dead Monkeys Are Falling From Trees Amid Brutal Heat in Mexico

Global temperatures endanger wildlife, as shown by howler monkey deaths in Mexico. [ more ]
morewildlife-conservation
#weather-patterns
The New Yorker
7 years ago
Humor

Wow, Weather

Climate change is real, impacting wildlife and weather patterns. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
OMG science

No One Really Understands Clouds

Clouds remain a significant uncertainty in predicting climate change. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Extreme weather is battering the world. What's the cause? DW 05/17/2024

Extreme weather events globally are increasing in frequency and intensity due to climate change, affecting various regions with floods, heatwaves, and droughts. [ more ]
The New Yorker
7 years ago
Humor

Wow, Weather

Climate change is real, impacting wildlife and weather patterns. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
OMG science

No One Really Understands Clouds

Clouds remain a significant uncertainty in predicting climate change. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Extreme weather is battering the world. What's the cause? DW 05/17/2024

Extreme weather events globally are increasing in frequency and intensity due to climate change, affecting various regions with floods, heatwaves, and droughts. [ more ]
moreweather-patterns
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

Que Syrah, Syrah: 11 Seductive Bottles to Try Right Now

Syrah's reputation suffered but skilled producers can create top-quality wines. Climate change impacts flavor diversity making Syrahs juicy and attractive. Aging Syrahs can develop into spicy, meaty wines. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Business

U.S. unveils new carbon offset market policy: 'Credibility is literally the commodity'

The U.S. government introduced rules for voluntary carbon credits to address market challenges and boost confidence in emissions reductions. [ more ]
#adaptation
Ars Technica
1 month ago
OMG science

Dinosaurs needed to be cold enough that being warm-blooded mattered

Dinosaurs likely evolved warm-bloodedness to adapt to cooler regions early in their existence, influencing their ability to colonize extreme latitudes. [ more ]
BBC News
1 month ago
Chelsea

Chelsea Flower Show 2024: Children plot garden takeover

The changing climate is impacting plant behavior and design choices at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
OMG science

Dinosaurs needed to be cold enough that being warm-blooded mattered

Dinosaurs likely evolved warm-bloodedness to adapt to cooler regions early in their existence, influencing their ability to colonize extreme latitudes. [ more ]
BBC News
1 month ago
Chelsea

Chelsea Flower Show 2024: Children plot garden takeover

The changing climate is impacting plant behavior and design choices at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. [ more ]
moreadaptation
time.com
1 month ago
Business

Exxon's Climate Fight With Investors Won't Be the Last

Investor-company climate change conflicts intensify as financial interests diverge. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Business

Stop putting a 'green premium' on climate tech. It doesn't need to be more expensive

Shifting incentives towards climate stability requires making clean energy the least expensive option, focusing on competitive pricing rather than 'green premiums.' [ more ]
#turbulence
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
London

12 people injured after Qatar Airways plane hits turbulence on flight to Dublin

Turbulence on flights can lead to injuries, indicating the importance of safety protocols and emergency services on board. [ more ]
time.com
1 month ago
London

Turbulence Leaves 12 Injured on Qatar Airways Flight to Dublin

Passengers injured in turbulence aboard Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Dublin. Turbulence incidents raise concerns in air travel safety. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
London

12 people injured after Qatar Airways plane hits turbulence on flight to Dublin

Turbulence on flights can lead to injuries, indicating the importance of safety protocols and emergency services on board. [ more ]
time.com
1 month ago
London

Turbulence Leaves 12 Injured on Qatar Airways Flight to Dublin

Passengers injured in turbulence aboard Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Dublin. Turbulence incidents raise concerns in air travel safety. [ more ]
moreturbulence
#electric-vehicles
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Doesn't Want You Buying an E.V. From China. Here's Why.

President Biden aims to shift more vehicles to electric but opposes cheaper Chinese-made EV imports, increasing tariffs to protect American automakers. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
Cars

How Many Charging Stations Would We Need to Totally Replace Gas Stations?

Charging concerns deter potential EV buyers. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Doesn't Want You Buying an E.V. From China. Here's Why.

President Biden aims to shift more vehicles to electric but opposes cheaper Chinese-made EV imports, increasing tariffs to protect American automakers. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
Cars

How Many Charging Stations Would We Need to Totally Replace Gas Stations?

Charging concerns deter potential EV buyers. [ more ]
moreelectric-vehicles
Washington Post
1 month ago
Business

Home insurance was once a 'must.' Now more homeowners are going without.

Increasing risk exposure due to expensive insurance policies and climate-related disasters. [ more ]
#extreme-weather-events
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Is climate change behind all extreme weather? DW 05/27/2024

Increasing extreme weather events globally in 2024 due to climate change. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Public health

Africa's cholera crisis worsens amid extreme weather events

Extreme weather in Africa leads to cholera outbreaks. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Is climate change behind all extreme weather? DW 05/27/2024

Increasing extreme weather events globally in 2024 due to climate change. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Public health

Africa's cholera crisis worsens amid extreme weather events

Extreme weather in Africa leads to cholera outbreaks. [ more ]
moreextreme-weather-events
#atlantic-hurricane-season
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

This Atlantic hurricane season could look like 2020's as La Nina and warmer ocean fuel fierce storms

Forecasters predict a highly active 2024 Atlantic hurricane season with an above-normal number of named storms and major hurricanes. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season will be 'extraordinary,' forecasters warn

The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be extremely active, with a high number of storms and major hurricanes, partly due to climate change. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

This Atlantic hurricane season could look like 2020's as La Nina and warmer ocean fuel fierce storms

Forecasters predict a highly active 2024 Atlantic hurricane season with an above-normal number of named storms and major hurricanes. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season will be 'extraordinary,' forecasters warn

The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be extremely active, with a high number of storms and major hurricanes, partly due to climate change. [ more ]
moreatlantic-hurricane-season
Truthout
1 month ago
Health

Climate-Fueled Extreme Temperatures Are Especially Deadly for Aging Populations

Older adults are most vulnerable to extreme heatwaves, which are becoming more frequent due to climate change and the aging population. [ more ]
The American Conservative
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

The Fed's End-Run Around Democracy to Promote Green Policies

The Federal Reserve is pushing green policies on American banks through Climate Stress Tests and Climate Risk Management. [ more ]
Yale Climate Connections
1 month ago
OMG science

The enduring influence of "The Day After Tomorrow," 20 years later " Yale Climate Connections

Climate change was depicted in an unusual way in the film 'The Day After Tomorrow', inspired by scientific insights on the North Atlantic current. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Opinion | Biden Underestimates How Much Black Americans Care About This Issue

Black voters could be the driving force in the 2024 elections, with a significant portion considering voting for Donald Trump due to climate change concerns. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
OMG science

Only the Hardiest Trees Can Survive Today's Urban Inferno

Cities require non-native tree species for heat resistance as temperatures rise. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
OMG science

More universities are creating climate change programs to meet student demand

Colleges are creating climate change programs to meet student demand and offer solutions. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

This City Is Tapping a Climate Cash Bonanza While It Can

The Biden administration's efforts to fight climate change have resulted in significant funding for sustainability projects across the United States.
Local officials, like Brian Beffort, are benefiting from federal grants to advance climate initiatives such as rooftop solar panels and urban reforesting. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Life in the Dirt Is Hard. And Climate Change Isn't Helping.

They're essential invertebrates for the Earth's carbon cycle, but droughts driven by climate change are threatening mites and springtails survival. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
1 month ago
California

Berkeley homeowner's insurance Zoom seminar starts at 7 p.m.

Insurance seminar organized by Susan Wengraf in response to non-renewal notices due to climate change impacts.
Residents in California facing insurance issues due to wildfires, storms, and climate change effects. [ more ]
www.startupcan.ca
2 months ago
European startups

Local Winnipeg Entrepreneurs Take Home Cash Prizes at National Startup Global Pitch Competition

Carbon Lock Tech won the Winnipeg Pop-up Pitch Competition and secured a spot in the 2024 Startup Global Pitch Competition Grand Finale. [ more ]
www.startupcan.ca
2 months ago
Canada news

Local Winnipeg Entrepreneurs Take Home Cash Prizes at National Startup Global Pitch Competition

Carbon Lock Tech won the Winnipeg Pop-up Pitch Competition and secured a spot in the 2024 Startup Global Pitch Competition Grand Finale. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
OMG science

Green activists don't care how many people will die from zero fossil fuel use

The impact of ending fossil fuels must consider not only climate science but also the broader benefits and costs, including the significant improvements in quality of life provided by fossil fuels. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
1 month ago
OMG science

How Can We Keep Pace with a World Warming Past 1.5 Degrees Celsius? - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

Major societal disruption predicted due to global temperature rise. Even small temperature increases have significant consequences for the planet's ecosystem. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
Science

General Sherman passes health check but world's largest trees face growing climate threats

Giant sequoias face a new threat from bark beetles, in addition to climate-driven wildfires. [ more ]
euronews
1 month ago
OMG science

Video. WATCH: Italian museum recreates Tanzanian butterfly forest

Butterfly Forest in the Alps faces habitat challenges. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
New York City

5 dead and nearly 3 dozen hurt in tornadoes that tore through Iowa, officials say

A deadly tornado in Greenfield, Iowa killed 4, injured dozens, and caused widespread destruction, leaving residents reeling and authorities struggling to assess the damage. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Business

Singapore Airlines death: Is climate change making air turbulence worse?

Climate change may worsen air turbulence incidents, but they are rare compared to the millions of flights annually. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Alaskan rivers turning orange due to climate change, study finds

Thawing permafrost in Alaska is leading to increased mineral runoff, turning rivers rusty orange, impacting water quality and fisheries. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Barry Lewis begins leadership of Sutton Council

Lewis outlines his political ambitions while stressing the importance of good governance and basic services in his new role as Sutton Lib Dem Council member. [ more ]
#biodiversity
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

What is biodiversity and why does it matter? DW 05/22/2024

Biodiversity is crucial for healthy ecosystems, providing key services for all life forms on Earth. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Monkeys falling out of trees like apples' in Mexico amid brutal heatwave

Climate change is causing howler monkeys to die from heatstroke in Mexico. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
OMG science

What is biodiversity and why does it matter? DW 05/22/2024

Biodiversity is crucial for healthy ecosystems, providing key services for all life forms on Earth. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Monkeys falling out of trees like apples' in Mexico amid brutal heatwave

Climate change is causing howler monkeys to die from heatstroke in Mexico. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Island states win historic climate case in world oceans court

Countries must protect oceans by reducing fossil fuel emissions per world court ruling. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Alaska's rivers are turning ORANGE and scientists blame climate change

Melting permafrost in Alaska, accelerated by climate change, is turning rivers orange and acidic, posing threats to aquatic life and local communities. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
OMG science

Daily briefing: We must get to Uranus by 2050 - and Europe can help

Dams on the Yangtze River impact conservation efforts for Chinese species. [ more ]
New York Daily News
1 year ago
Left-wing politics

Most Americans don't believe government is doing enough to combat climate change: poll

Nearly two-thirds of Americans feel government isn't doing enough on climate change awareness.
Significant lack of awareness among Americans regarding the Inflation Reduction Act's impact on climate change.
Mixed views among Americans on the effectiveness of the Inflation Reduction Act in combating climate change. [ more ]
#legislation
New York Daily News
1 year ago
Environment

Most Americans don't believe government is doing enough to combat climate change: poll

Nearly two-thirds of Americans feel government isn't doing enough on climate change awareness.
Significant lack of awareness among Americans regarding the Inflation Reduction Act's impact on climate change.
Mixed views among Americans on the effectiveness of the Inflation Reduction Act in combating climate change. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 month ago
Bicycling

Op-Ed: This 'Bike to Work' Day, Let's Pass Bold Policies To Support Cyclists - Streetsblog USA

Bikes are a powerful tool for transportation, economic development, and climate change mitigation. [ more ]
New York Daily News
1 year ago
Environment

Most Americans don't believe government is doing enough to combat climate change: poll

Nearly two-thirds of Americans feel government isn't doing enough on climate change awareness.
Significant lack of awareness among Americans regarding the Inflation Reduction Act's impact on climate change.
Mixed views among Americans on the effectiveness of the Inflation Reduction Act in combating climate change. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 month ago
Bicycling

Op-Ed: This 'Bike to Work' Day, Let's Pass Bold Policies To Support Cyclists - Streetsblog USA

Bikes are a powerful tool for transportation, economic development, and climate change mitigation. [ more ]
morelegislation
Time Out London
1 month ago
London

London flooding: what is a 'sponge city' and is the capital going to become one?

London faces 'lethal' flash flooding risks, prompting the need for a comprehensive strategy like turning the city into a 'sponge city'. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Reform UK's London Assembly member Alex Wilson: 'There's not a climate emergency'

Climate change acknowledged, but not considered an emergency by Reform UK's London Assembly member [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Most Americans say climate change will destroy Earth in their lifetime

Many Americans fear climate change will lead to the end of the world, yet some take environmental action for personal satisfaction rather than to help the planet. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
OMG science

East Coast has a giant offshore freshwater aquifer-how did it get there?

Offshore aquifers could offer relief from freshwater scarcity, but understanding the source of water within them is crucial for sustainable management. [ more ]
www.thedp.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Penn professor of environmental science selected for Royal Society Fellowship

Penn professor Michael Mann elected fellow of The Royal Society for his climate change research. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Antarctic sea ice is at a record low - and climate change is to blame

Climate change contributed to record-breaking low sea ice levels around Antarctica in winter 2023. [ more ]
Washington Post
1 month ago
OMG science

These invasive moths are poised to proliferate across North America

Most of North America is suitable for invasive box tree moth expansion. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Canada news

Canada wildfire threat eases, but oil drilling continues with summer around the corner

The threat from a wildfire near Fort McMurray, Alberta, eases with favorable winds, but challenges persist in balancing oil industry and climate change efforts. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Doctors saw younger men seeking vasectomies after Roe v. Wade was overturned

More young adults are opting for vasectomies or tubal ligations following restrictions on abortion, citing concerns about the future due to climate change and legal barriers. [ more ]
www.nature.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Recycled sewage, public health and the memory of the world: Books in brief

Recycling sewage as a solution for the US water crisis. [ more ]
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