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Climate change lets mosquitoes flourish ? and feast ? in Los Angeles

Climate change lets mosquitoes flourish — and feast — in Los Angeles Warmer weather has allowed the pesky bugs to multiply and thwart attempts to slow their spread. LOS ANGELES — Many try and fail to make it in L.A. But one group is proving unstoppable: ...

Climate change is sabotaging education for American students – and it’s only getting worse

Climate change is sabotaging education for American students – and it’s only getting worse The wildfires that ripped through California towns torched school buildings and postponed the start of school as students and teachers were left homeless. A deadly d...

More Europeans are taking climate change seriously. In the U.S., not so much.

More Europeans are taking climate change seriously. In the U.S., not so much. In some countries, the number of people “very concerned” about the personal impact of climate change more than doubled. In the U.S., it’s flat. Intense concern abou...

Climate change: UN warning over nations’ climate plans

Climate change: UN warning over nations’ climate plans Despite all the promises to take action, the world is still on course to heat up to dangerous levels. That’s the latest blunt assessment of the United Nations. Its experts have studied the clim...

Here’s How We (Mostly) Solve Climate Change By 2050 (Part 1)

Here’s How We (Mostly) Solve Climate Change By 2050 (Part 1) Sadly, if we were forecasting likely outcomes based on progress to date, the most likely future course of our climate action is a continuation of the long history of insufficient action in the face...

How inaction on climate change can worsen the crisis in Afghanistan

How inaction on climate change can worsen the crisis in Afghanistan Everything is at stake for Afghanistan at this year’s UN climate conference. After decades of foreign intervention and violent conflict, the American mission in Afghanistan has ended and the...

Young People Are Anxious About Climate Change And Say Governments Are Failing Them

Young People Are Anxious About Climate Change And Say Governments Are Failing Them How are young people coping with climate change? The answer, according to one study, is not well, and for good reason For a forthcoming study, researchers with the U.K.’s ...

In Response to Climate Change, Citizens in Advanced Economies Are Willing To Alter How They Live and Work

In Response to Climate Change, Citizens in Advanced Economies Are Willing To Alter How They Live and Work Many doubt success of international efforts to reduce global warming A new Pew Research Center survey in 17 advanced economies spanning North America, Eur...

Climate change: Hydrogen to create jobs – but is it green enough?

Climate change: Hydrogen to create jobs – but is it green enough? Hydrogen could create a “boom” for Pembrokeshire’s energy industry, a boss at the Port of Milford Haven has said. It has been tipped as the energy source of the future, c...

Australia is shaping up to be the villain of COP26 climate talks

Australia is shaping up to be the villain of COP26 climate talks London (CNN)If Australia’s allies were worried that the country might cause them problems at upcoming climate talks in Glasgow, the events of the past week should leave little doubt in thei...

Wildfire Is Transforming Alaska and Amplifying Climate Change

Wildfire Is Transforming Alaska and Amplifying Climate Change Although conflagrations in lower latitudes get more attention, wildfires across the high north are affecting the planet even more By Randi Jandt, Alison York On June 5, 2019, lightning from an unusu...

U.S. Solar Gets More Expensive in Threat to Climate Change Fight

U.S. Solar Gets More Expensive in Threat to Climate Change Fight Solar prices are rising for the first time in years in the U.S. amid global supply-chain woes, threatening to undermine efforts to fight climate change. Prices rose in every solar-market segment ...

Terminology of climate change difficult for many to grasp, report says

Terminology of climate change difficult for many to grasp, report says More than 200 million people could be forced out of their homes over the next 30 years due to climate change, according to a new report from World Bank. The report says that most people wou...

Report: Climate change could see 200 million move by 2050

Report: Climate change could see 200 million move by 2050 BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Climate change could push more than 200 million people to leave their homes in the next three decades and create migration hot spots unless urgent action is taken to reduce glo...

Why Is It Essential for Rwanda to Race to Zero Carbon Emissions?

Why Is It Essential for Rwanda to Race to Zero Carbon Emissions? Rwanda is on a mission to help lead Africa towards a much greener future. Africa is already facing the significant consequences of climate change, and will only continue to do so as long as immed...

Madagascar on the brink of climate change-induced famine

Madagascar on the brink of climate change-induced famine Madagascar is on the brink of experiencing the world’s first “climate change famine”, according to the United Nations, which says tens of thousands of people are already suffering ̶...

Digital Tech Can Help African Island States Cope With Climate Change

Digital Tech Can Help African Island States Cope With Climate Change Investing in digital technologies can help African small island developing states (SIDS), vulnerable to extreme weather events, cope with growing impacts of climate change, says the United Na...

IPCC scientists still haven’t cracked Africa’s biggest climate mystery

IPCC scientists still haven’t cracked Africa’s biggest climate mystery In the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released Aug. 9, scientists are unequivocal that climate change is bad, that many impacts are already being felt...

Insights for African countries from the latest climate change projections

Insights for African countries from the latest climate change projections The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – a body of the UN tasked with providing scientific information on climate change – has released a major new report, pulling toge...

Medical Journals Call Climate Change the ‘Greatest Threat to Global Public Health’

Medical Journals Call Climate Change the ‘Greatest Threat to Global Public Health’ A collection of leading health and medical journals called this week for swift action to combat climate change, calling on governments to cooperate and invest in the environ...

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