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How the speed of climate change is unbalancing the insect world

How the speed of climate change is unbalancing the insect world The pace of global heating is forcing insect populations to move and adapt – and some aggressive species are thriving The climate crisis is set to profoundly alter the world around us. Humans wi...

Wetlands point to extinction problems beyond climate change

Wetlands point to extinction problems beyond climate change It’s not just climate change that’s driving extinctions: Wetland mismanagement is endangering 40,000 small but vital plant and animal species, according to the Center for Biological Divers...

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These 11 countries could face extreme instability from climate change, says U.S. intelligence

These 11 countries could face extreme instability from climate change, says U.S. intelligence WASHINGTON – The nation’s collective intelligence community identified 11 countries vulnerable to geopolitical instability due to climate change in its first-ever...

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Street protesters understand climate change crisis more than politicians do

Street protesters understand climate change crisis more than politicians do From what I witnessed at COP26, governments are not willing to do enough COP26 has come and gone, but what emerges from the climate change summit will be with us today and tomorrow. Fi...

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‘Pipelines will be blown up,’ says David Suzuki, if leaders don’t act on climate change

‘Pipelines will be blown up,’ says David Suzuki, if leaders don’t act on climate change ‘It is now the age of consequences,’ Extinction Rebellion organizer tells protesters in Victoria. Critics called the statement ‘dangerou...

Developing nations say they’re owed for climate damage. Richer nations aren’t budging

Developing nations say they’re owed for climate damage. Richer nations aren’t budging Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley wants richer countries to stop throwing garbage in her yard and then telling her to clean it up. The garbage, in this case, is...

Climate change is making Texas hotter, threatening public health, water supply and the state’s infrastructure

Climate change is making Texas hotter, threatening public health, water supply and the state’s infrastructure Climate change has made the Texas heat worse, with less relief as nighttime temperatures warm, a report from the state’s climatologist published T...

Climate action now! Activists hold widespread actions in Africa, in solidarity with Global Climate Strikes

Climate action now! Activists hold widespread actions in Africa, in solidarity with Global Climate Strikes On Friday, environmental activists and citizens across the continent took part in a host of events, in solidarity with the Global climate strikes, highli...

South Africa: Hundreds Demand Action Against Climate Change Outside Parliament

South Africa: Hundreds Demand Action Against Climate Change Outside Parliament About 200 demonstrators gathered outside Parliament on Friday calling for the government to take urgent action against climate change. The protest forms part of a week-long series o...

Column: If you’re a coffee drinker, you really need to care about climate change

Column: If you’re a coffee drinker, you really need to care about climate change Climate change is such a massive problem, with such potentially catastrophic ramifications, many people have trouble getting their heads around the danger we face. So let’s pu...

New Zealand records warmest winter ever as scientists blame climate change

New Zealand records warmest winter ever as scientists blame climate change The changes were are putting pressure on natural ecosystems and over time, more species would face extinction, experts warn. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The southern winter that just en...

Could climate change make humans go extinct?

Could climate change make humans go extinct? There’s good news and bad news. The impacts of climate change are here with soaring temperatures, stronger hurricanes, intensified floods and a longer and more severe wildfire season. Scientists warn that igno...

Australia’s Parliament House graffitied after release of IPCC climate change report

Australia’s Parliament House graffitied after release of IPCC climate change report (CNN)Australia’s Parliament House and the Prime Minister’s residence were vandalized on Tuesday morning with messages accusing the government of not doing eno...

Climate change, rising seas may lead to extinction of small island nations

Climate change, rising seas may lead to extinction of small island nations “Climate emergency is intensifying, we are on the front lines,” Mohamed Nasheed, the president of the Maldives, said. Island nations across the world are warning that they f...

Marbled murrelet gets endangered status in Oregon as climate change threatens its survival

Marbled murrelet gets endangered status in Oregon as climate change threatens its survival A seabird that depends on coastal old-growth forests has been designated for greater endangered-species protections in Oregon. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission vo...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ironic warning over climate change rhetoric

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ironic warning over climate change rhetoric Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said recently that people have “tuned out” the climate change activism movement because it is “stuck in despair and confusion.” The a...

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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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Asian coal plant drive threatens climate goals: report

Asian coal plant drive threatens climate goals: report Five Asian countries are responsible for 80 percent of new coal power stations planned worldwide, with the projects threatening goals to fight the climate crisis, a report warned Wednesday. China, India, I...

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Climate in Crisis: Wildlife Faces Extinction from Climate Change

Climate in Crisis: Wildlife Faces Extinction from Climate Change Animals are being threatened by hotter temperatures, sea level rise and wildfires. Biologists estimate that 35% of plants and animals may become extinct by 2050. Here are a few of the most endang...

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‘Worst is yet to come’: Disastrous future ahead for millions worldwide due to climate change, report warns

‘Worst is yet to come’: Disastrous future ahead for millions worldwide due to climate change, report warns Millions of people worldwide are in for a disastrous future of hunger, drought and disease, according to a draft report from the United Natio...

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