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Merkel to youth: Build political support for climate action

Merkel to youth: Build political support for climate action BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands young people’s frustration about the pace of efforts to combat climate change, but is stressing the need to build political major...

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Climate change creates silver lining for investors, according to World Nano Foundation

Climate change creates silver lining for investors, according to World Nano Foundation LONDON, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Saving the planet from Climate Change devastation can benefit investors as well as our future, according to a new Venture Capital (...

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Preventing climate change is hard, preparing for it is easy

Preventing climate change is hard, preparing for it is easy The infrastructure discussion has evolved (or devolved) into a debate about what that clunky four-syllable word means. Whatever it is, “crumbling” is the wrong way to describe it. The correct word...

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World’s Oldest Cave Paintings Are Fading?Climate Change May Be to Blame

World’s Oldest Cave Paintings Are Fading—Climate Change May Be to Blame Repeated shifts between wet and dry conditions boost the growth of salt crystals that destabilize the rock canvas Some of the oldest art in human history is disintegrating, scientists ...

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Climate change threatens one-third of global food production

Climate change threatens one-third of global food production New estimates show that if greenhouse gases continue growing at current rates, large regions at risk of being pushed into climate conditions in which no food is grown today Climate change is known to...

What 2050 could look like if we don’t do anything about climate change: Hot, a constant cough, regular mask-wearing

What 2050 could look like if we don’t do anything about climate change: Hot, a constant cough, regular mask-wearing It’s 2050. A climate change worst case scenario has come to pass. The air is polluted, making you cough. You have to check the air quality b...

Exxon Blames You for Climate Change

Exxon Blames You for Climate Change Over the past few decades, oil companies have largely shifted away from climate denial. Now, you can see the energy giants openly acknowledge that climate change is happening, but their new messaging tends to leave a bad tas...

EXCLUSIVE Fed privately presses big banks on risks from climate change

EXCLUSIVE Fed privately presses big banks on risks from climate change The U.S. Federal Reserve has asked lenders to start providing information on the measures they are taking to mitigate climate change-related risks to their balance sheets, according to four...

Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change

Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change Business continuity plans that address natural and manmade disasters can help turn a cataclysmic business event into a minor slowdown. Climate change is a generational risk with profound implications to alter n...

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it -The ocean is a massive carbon sink, protecting us from the worst of climate change. -But rising air temperatures are melting glaciers, while warming seas are bleaching coral...

NI climate bill progress to be decided by MLAs

NI climate bill progress to be decided by MLAs The legislation is backed by the main parties in the assembly, except the Democratic Unionist Party. The bill would commit Northern Ireland to reaching net zero emissions by 2045. However, Agriculture Minister Edw...

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change Ex-US Department of Energy chief scientist Steven Koonin tells Asia Times it’s not clear yet climate change is leading to global catastrophe Dr Steven Koonin, who served as chief scientist in the US Departme...

New evidence of major impacts of climate change on coral reef growth

New evidence of major impacts of climate change on coral reef growth Chagos coral reefs post bleaching, March 2018 (credit Chris Perry) The window of opportunity to save the world’s coral reefs is still open but time is running out, new research shows. An in...

Climate Change Pushes Vietnam’s Rice Growers to Farm Shrimp

Climate Change Pushes Vietnam’s Rice Growers to Farm Shrimp Farmer Ta Thi Thanh Thuy worked hard for years to grow rice on her small piece of land near the mouth of the Mekong River in Vietnam. But now Thuy has started farming shrimp. Many of her neighbors o...

Thousands protest in French cities in fight against climate change

Thousands protest in French cities in fight against climate change Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Sunday to call for stronger action against man-made climate change. Reports of the demonstrations on social me...

Restaurant-Led Ag Effort Aims to Fight Climate Change

Restaurant-Led Ag Effort Aims to Fight Climate Change A nonprofit is working with Boulder County to support regenerative agriculture projects that can help fight climate change. DENVER (AP) — On an early weekday morning in Longmont, the co-owners of the bout...

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies

Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies In Kenya, the area of optimal tea-growing conditions will be reduced by more than a quarter by 2050 Your morning cup of tea may never taste the same again if global heating increases and the clima...

Climate Change Resilience: Northern Red Sea Corals Pass Heat Stress Test With Flying Colors

Climate Change Resilience: Northern Red Sea Corals Pass Heat Stress Test With Flying Colors EPFL scientists are beginning to understand why corals in the Gulf of Aqaba, along with their symbiotic algae and bacteria, resist higher temperatures particularly well...

Small Landowners Are Untapped Heroes in the Fight Against Climate Change

Small Landowners Are Untapped Heroes in the Fight Against Climate Change Forests are fundamentally linked to climate change, both as a cause and a solution. Clearing and mismanagement of forests contribute about 12 percent of global carbon emissions. But fores...

Shell CEO: You need us on climate change

Shell CEO: You need us on climate change Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden wants a seat at the table to fight climate change, and wants the public and policy makers to believe the oil and gas company is serious about shifting its massive business. Why it m...

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