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Climate change threatens winged harbinger of spring

Climate change threatens winged harbinger of spring A sure sign of spring in northern Europe is the arrival of the Arctic tern bird, but ahead of the UN’s World Migratory Bird Day experts fear the warming of the oceans in its nesting grounds in the northern ...

NOAA’s “new normal” climate report is anything but normal

NOAA’s “new normal” climate report is anything but normal Just a quick glance at the new U.S. Climate Normals maps published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Tuesday is enough for most climate scientists to say...

NASA reboots its role in fighting climate change

NASA reboots its role in fighting climate change Space agency aims to breathe new life into its Earth-science programme as US President Joe Biden pushes an ambitious climate agenda. NASA is best known for exploring other worlds, whether that’s sending astron...

Climate Scientists Show Flooding May Triple in the Mountains of Asia Due to Global Warming

Climate Scientists Show Flooding May Triple in the Mountains of Asia Due to Global Warming A team of Swiss and international climate scientists has shown that the risk of glacial lake outburst floods in the Himalayan region and the Tibetan plateau could triple...

Humans have been altering the environment with fire for at least 85,000 years: new study

Humans have been altering the environment with fire for at least 85,000 years: new study UCalgary research team offers key contributions to Yale-led paper A multinational study led by Yale and including a University of Calgary research team provides the earlie...

Living Planet : Freedom, farming and food security

Living Planet : Freedom, farming and food security Across the world, people are having to rethink the way they grow food in the face of the impacts of climate change and industrial agriculture. We hear from seed guardians in Ecuador trying to save vital seed v...

Research boosts transition to climate-smart livestock management in East Africa

Research boosts transition to climate-smart livestock management in East Africa The project’s kick-off webinar will be held on Monday, 17 May 2021 from 9.00 to 13.00. Livestock management and nomadism are the primary source of livelihood for nearly 300 milli...

Donors make it harder for Africans to avoid deadly wood smoke

Donors make it harder for Africans to avoid deadly wood smoke Making the cleanest the enemy of the clean Yvonne kayaya has never seen a gas cooker. In a poorly ventilated room in her home in Kasai, Congo, she stews potato leaves over a charcoal stove no bigger...

The Refugees The World Barely Pays Attention To

The Refugees The World Barely Pays Attention To This month, diplomats from around the world met in New York and Geneva to hash out a pair of new global agreements that aim to lay out new guidelines for how countries should deal with an unprecedented surge in t...

Welcoming migrants, refugees is opportunity for growth, pope says

Welcoming migrants, refugees is opportunity for growth, pope says VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As countries become more culturally and ethnically diverse, their Catholic communities become more “catholic” and their societies can increasingly reflect ...

What The World Needs Now Are Solution-Seekers. These Educators Are Creating Them.

What The World Needs Now Are Solution-Seekers. These Educators Are Creating Them. “We…mirror the world,” Mahatma Gandhi once said. “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change.” The idea that our actions can make a...

On the Line: Honduras’ Climate Refugees

On the Line: Honduras’ Climate Refugees The combination of the pandemic and natural disasters has left many Honduran in need of immediate aid. Migrants, mostly Honduran hurricane victims and economic victims of the pandemic, walk more than 500 kilometers...

Newsletter: Can hydropower help solve the climate crisis? This $63-billion plan is banking on it

Newsletter: Can hydropower help solve the climate crisis? This $63-billion plan is banking on it This is the May 6, 2021, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment in California and the American West. Sign up here t...

UAlbany Meteorologist: NOAA’s Observed Warming Trend a Sign of Global Climate Change

UAlbany Meteorologist: NOAA’s Observed Warming Trend a Sign of Global Climate Change ALBANY, N.Y. (May 6, 2021) – A new report released this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that the United States is getting warmer a...

Scientists and stakeholders work together to help farmers respond to climate change

Scientists and stakeholders work together to help farmers respond to climate change AgMIP climate change assessments benefit vulnerable farmers through interdisciplinary, multi-scale, and multi-model approach “The global food system is challenged to beco...

The Effects of Climate Change on Hispanic and Latinx Communities

The Effects of Climate Change on Hispanic and Latinx Communities Racism & Climate Change-Series Editor Robin Cooper, MD United States Hispanic/Latinx communities comprise a people made up of many different cultures, countries of origin, migration trajector...

The world needs to dramatically cut methane emissions to avoid worst of climate change, UN says

The world needs to dramatically cut methane emissions to avoid worst of climate change, UN says A landmark United Nations report has declared that drastically cutting emissions of methane, a key component of natural gas, is necessary to avoid the worst impacts...

Climate change’s big weather swings boosts risk of influenza

Climate change’s big weather swings boosts risk of influenza As the planet heats up influenza epidemics could shoot up according to researchers at Florida State University.The risk of a flu epidemic may increase 20% to 50% in populated areas as the planet he...

‘Food insecurity Turkey’s top climate change risk’

‘Food insecurity Turkey’s top climate change risk’ Turkey must modernize agricultural irrigation, use resources efficiently amid onset of climate change, say experts ANKARA Among all the potential dangers of climate change, the top risk it po...

A Wilder View: Studying how wild animals adjusting to climate change

A Wilder View: Studying how wild animals adjusting to climate change MISSOULA — Have you ever slept through a thunderstorm or an earthquake? Certain animals may be snoozing through storms — and that is a good thing. Natural disasters increasingly affec...

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