With Climate Change, Nights Are Warming Faster Than Days. Why?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 11:50:31 +0000

heatwavesExtreme heat and heatwaves are growing more frequent and more severe because of climate change. That often brings to mind images of people trying to catch some shade under a baking hot sun or city kids cooling off in a fountain while their parents sweat on the sidelines. While climate change is making our days hotter, the […]

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Corporate Climate Disclosure Rule Could Make World A Little Less Dangerous

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 04 Jun 2022 03:30:34 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Laura Peterson It’s here! After years of advocacy, one executive order, two proposed laws, and numerous initiatives across federal agencies, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — the independent federal agency responsible for protecting the financial system — has finally proposed that publicly traded corporations be truthful with […]

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New Map Tracks State Heat Protections for Workers

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 12 May 2022 13:07:54 +0000

The scorching temperature forecast for this summer makes me nervous. The extra-hot conditions expected across the country, shown in the graphic below, will put many millions of workers at high risk of heat-related injury, illness, and even death. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is prioritizing heat protections for workers, but it could take years for OSHA to finish […]

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Glacier Dam Overwhelmed by South Asian Heatwave

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 11 May 2022 01:43:43 +0000

As schools across India close early for the summer — unable to operate amid the extreme heat and resulting power shut offs — a massive glacial lake outburst in Pakistan wiped out a bridge, two power plants, and flooded a village as the record-breaking, months-long heatwave grinds on. Record-high temperatures accelerated ice and snow melt, feeding a […]

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The FUD Against Global Warming Lives On

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2022 03:01:24 +0000

FUD = Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. FUD about global warming persists, despite the science being solid for decades. Below, I’ll go through some common and important questions about global warming as well as responses to them. Global Warming — Is It Real? How Do We Know? Is Global Warming Climate Change Or Is It Weather? […]

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Can Organized Charities Save the World?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 02:14:30 +0000

This morning, I was approached by a lovely young lady with a great patter — “I have been waiting here all morning to talk to you,” she said. I had a laugh and just kept walking, musing, “Can organized charities save the world?” On the way out of the supermarket, I stopped to chat to […]

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Last Month in Climate Science: More Injury-Related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-Off, River Ice Disappearing

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 23:54:43 +0000

Common murres experienced a mass die-off in the North Pacific in 2015-2016. Photo by D. Roseneau/U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceEvery month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change’s causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what’s to come if we don’t reduce emissions at a quicker pace

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Where Rising Seas Raise Rents — Climate Gentrification Is Here (VIDEO)

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:05:53 +0000

Coastal flooding is driving up the cost of housing in high-elevation Miami neighborhoods like Little Haiti

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