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Surviving Paris Attacker Gets France's Toughest Sentence
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'We Are Fighting For the
Survival of Humanity'
Oct 29, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
'We Are Fighting For the Survival of Humanity'
Much of COP26's success rests on China
- The most important climate conference in years is about to begin. Delayed from 2020, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, or COP26, will run from Sunday to Nov. 12 in Glasgow, Scotland, and will see nations present their updated plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions and lay out how those...
Prince Charles Warns of
a 'Dangerously Narrow Window'
Oct 23, 2021 9:15 AM CDT
Prince Charles Warns of a 'Dangerously Narrow Window'
It's taken 'far too long' to prioritize climate change, prince said Saturday, ahead of COP26 summit
- Prince Charles issued a warning to the world days before leaders gather in the UK for crucial United Nations climate talks, saying there's a "dangerously narrow" window to tackle global warning. The heir to the British throne said Saturday that the summit, which starts Oct. 31 in Glasgow,...
200 Naked People Weren't
at Dead Sea for a Swim
in case you missed it
Oct 23, 2021 7:00 AM CDT
200 Naked People Weren't at Dead Sea for a Swim
Painted and nude, they were part of US artist Spencer Tunick's latest installation on climate change
- It's not uncommon to see people in their swim trunks along the shores of the Dead Sea. What is uncommon is hundreds of naked people in white body paint congregating there, but the hordes that gathered over the weekend weren't there to take a dip in the famous...
Prognosis Is Poor for
Africa's Rare Glaciers
Oct 19, 2021 6:27 PM CDT
Prognosis Is Poor for Africa's Rare Glaciers
The 3 are expected to be gone by the 2040s
- Africa’s last three mountain glaciers will disappear in the next two decades because of climate change, a new report warned Tuesday amid sweeping forecasts of pain for the continent that contributes least to global warming but will suffer from it most. The report from the World Meteorological Organization and...
Queen Caught on Hot Mic
Dissing World Leaders
Oct 15, 2021 9:41 AM CDT
Queen Caught on Hot Mic Dissing World Leaders
Elizabeth was complaining about climate inaction
- Greta Thunberg doesn't think too highly of how world leaders in general are attacking climate change. She might have an ally in the "they're all talk, no action" camp: Queen Elizabeth. Ahead of the UN's COP26 climate change conference being held next month in Glasgow, Scotland,...
Google Makes Big Move
on Climate Change Denial
Oct 8, 2021 11:15 AM CDT
Google Makes Big Move on Climate Change Denial
Company to restrict ads on Google, YouTube that promote climate change misinformation
- Google is cracking down on digital ads promoting false climate-change claims or being used to make money from such content, hoping to limit revenue for climate change deniers and stop the spread of misinformation on its platforms. The company said Thursday in a blog post that the new policy will...
In Huge Report on
World's Coral Reefs,
Reason to Shudder
Oct 5, 2021 1:30 PM CDT
In Huge Report on World's Coral Reefs, Reason to Shudder
There was a 14% die-off over a decade
- An expansive new report on the state of the planet's coral reefs contains reason to shudder. It found that in the 10 years starting in 2009, about 14% of the world's coral reefs were lost, the
New York Times
reports. Report editor David Obura puts that in perspective:...
Nobel Winner 'Gobsmacked':
'I'm Just a Climate Scientist!'
Oct 5, 2021 7:06 AM CDT
Nobel Winner 'Gobsmacked': 'I'm Just a Climate Scientist!'
Syukuro Manabe of US/Japan shares grand prize in physics with researchers from Germany, Italy
- Day two of the Nobels is underway, with a second prize awarded for the week in science. This time around, the Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to scientists from the US/Japan, Germany, and Italy, for their "groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems," per...
These Parts of the US Face
the Greatest Climate Risk
in case you missed it
Sep 11, 2021 8:00 AM CDT
These Parts of the US Face the Greatest Climate Risk
Multiple counties in Louisiana are looking at a dire situation, while Vermont offers possible refuge
- If you've been looking for a reason to move to the Northeast, this might catch your attention. After the recent bleak climate report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which notes a worrisome decade ahead in terms of global warming and its effects on the Earth,...
Love Campfires? Time
to Make a Sacrifice
Aug 17, 2021 9:46 AM CDT
Love Campfires? Time to Make a Sacrifice
In her 'Outside' essay, Heather Hansman advocates for canceling campfires to save our landscapes
- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its landmark climate report last week, and a dire report it was. For Heather Hansman, the "biggest takeaway" from that report is that time has run out and we can no longer be complacent—"anything we can do now ... will make...
Report Is Bleak
Aug 9, 2021 6:51 AM CDT
Landmark Climate Report Is Bleak
Comprehensive UN study says things are guaranteed to get worse
- The new week begins with grim reading from a landmark UN report about the state of the planet. The 3,000-plus page assessment of the climate concludes that while things are bad now—witness the extreme weather unfolding around the globe—they are certain to get worse in the coming...
Scientists See Evidence
of Troubling Shift in Amazon
Jul 15, 2021 12:28 PM CDT
Scientists See Evidence of Troubling Shift in Amazon
Parts of the rainforest are now emitting more carbon dioxide than they absorb
- Researchers have been warning about an imminent "tipping point" in the Amazon rainforest for a while now, and a new study suggests the moment has arrived for swaths of the region. The study in
finds that parts of the rainforest are now emitting more carbon dioxide than they...
Hundreds Dead Amid
Wave in Canada
Jun 30, 2021 10:50 AM CDT
Hundreds Dead Amid 'Disastrous' Heat Wave in Canada
The country has seen its highest temperature ever, for 3 days in a row
- Canada broke its 84-year-old temperature record by nearly 3 degrees Sunday, when a temperature of just under 115 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded in the village of Lytton, British Columbia. It was then beaten twice more in subsequent days. Lytton recorded a temperature of 117.5 degrees on Monday, followed by...
Region With Few AC Units
Is Baking Under a 'Heat Dome'
Jun 28, 2021 10:30 AM CDT
Region With Few AC Units Is Baking Under a 'Heat Dome'
Temperatures in Northwest raise fears of a new normal being established
- The Pacific Northwest—and Canada, too —must bake for one more day before cooler temperatures arrive on Tuesday, reports the
. That's a relative term: It's still expected to be unusually hot in Portland, though in the 80s and 90s instead of triple digits. Related coverage of...
Changing Earth's Orbit
in case you missed it
Jun 13, 2021 11:30 AM CDT
Lawmaker Suggests Changing Earth's Orbit
'That would have profound effects on our climate,' said GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert
- A Republican lawmaker from Texas is curious to know whether we could alter our planet's orbit to address climate change. Rep. Louie Gohmert was attending a House Natural Resources Committee hearing Tuesday when he noted that a past NASA director had told him the orbits of the Earth and...
Carbon Dioxide Levels
Reach an Unwanted Record
Jun 7, 2021 10:00 AM CDT
Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach an Unwanted Record
Atmosphere is at 419ppm, despite a drop in emissions during the pandemic
- The pandemic and its related shutdowns caused a notable drop in the emission of greenhouse gases. But that did little to put a dent in the growing concentration of carbon dioxide already in the atmosphere, reports the
. The new numbers are in, and they're record-breaking in a...
EPA's First Climate Update
Since 2016 Is Dire
May 13, 2021 8:43 AM CDT
EPA's First Climate Update Since 2016 Is Dire
'Americans are seeing and feeling the impacts up close with increasing regularity'
- The EPA's website dedicated to climate change indicators wasn't updated once under the Trump administration. Now, it's been given a facelift —and a disturbing one at that. The US is in unprecedented territory with the effects of climate change intensifying even since 2016, according to the...
A New Type of Bear Is
Gaining Traction: the 'Pizzly'
in case you missed it
May 8, 2021 8:00 AM CDT
A New Type of Bear Is Gaining Traction: the 'Pizzly'
Hybrid of polar and grizzly bears are becoming more common as habitats overlap
- Polar bears and grizzly bears diverged about 500,000 years ago. Now, a changing planet appears to be bringing them back together. Live Science reports that the two species have been running into each other—and mating—with greater frequency in recent years, resulting in a hybrid bear known as...
Where's the Beef?
Not in This
Apr 27, 2021 9:35 AM CDT
Where's the Beef? Not in This Popular Site's Recipes Anymore
Epicurious' move is in the name of sustainable cooking, but not everyone is happy about it
- Food and cooking website Epicurious made a big announcement on Monday, with some critics saying it's a "drastic" one. "Epicurious is cutting out beef," the site, which falls under the Conde Nast umbrella, posted in a tweet , explaining that beef will no longer be included in...
6 Months of Summer?
Researchers See Possibility
Mar 22, 2021 11:43 AM CDT
6 Months of Summer? Researchers See Possibility
Study warns of big changes to our seasons by end of this century
- A new study finds that summers have gotten longer and hotter over the years, but it also suggests we haven't seen anything yet. The research in
Geophysical Research Letters
suggests that summer in the Northern Hemisphere will last six months by the end of the century if climate change...
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