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Bill Gates bullish on climate innovation, even if 1.5C target is out of reach

Bill Gates bullish on climate innovation, even if 1.5C target is out of reach

WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) – When it comes to climate change, Bill Gates considers himself a realist – even if that means admitting the world has no chance of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Given “the overall scale of our industrial economy…we’re going to have to do a mind-boggling job of staying below 2 …

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JULY 28, 2022: Aerial view of homes submerged under flood waters from the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Kentucky.  Flash flooding caused by torrential rains has killed at least eight people in eastern Kentucky and left some residents stranded on rooftops and in trees, the governor of the south-central U.S. state said.

What are the effects of climate change? The climate crisis is fueling disasters

Climate change is real and its effects are creating a climate crisis. Weather, wildlife, food supplies and other aspects of daily life are all affected by the effects of climate change. As global average temperatures continue to rise around the world, the United States has experienced greater warming than many other countries. Climate change makes …

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Whales may play important but overlooked role in tackling climate crisis, researchers say |  CNN

Whales may play important but overlooked role in tackling climate crisis, researchers say | CNN

CNN — The largest whales in the world are more than just amazing creatures. Like the ocean, soil and forests, whales can help save humanity from the accelerating climate crisis by sequestering and storing carbon emissions that are warming the planet, researchers say. In a paper published Thursday in the journal Trends in Ecology & …

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‘Firmageddon’: Oregon conifers suffer record mortality as climate crisis hits hard

Scientists have discovered a record number of dead fir trees in Oregon, a worrying sign of how drought and the climate crisis are ravaging the American West. A recent aerial survey revealed that more than a million acres of forest contain trees that have succumbed to stressors exacerbated by a multi-year drought. Images released by …

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5 things we’ve learned this year about climate change and what they mean for SI

STATEN ISLAND, NY – The Earth has warmed more than 1 degree Celsius since the mid-19th century, a steady increase fueled by human-caused emissions that scientists predict will cause spiraling impacts in the decades to come who have already started to make a presence. The mechanisms behind this increase – greenhouse gas emissions primarily from …

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'It's a selfless act': How climate change may impact the decision to have children - ABC Everyday

‘It’s a selfless act’: How climate change may impact the decision to have children – ABC Everyday

Australia’s fertility rate is falling. Concern about climate change is one of the many reasons people choose to have fewer children, if at all. Experts say fewer babies born can have a positive impact on the environment, although there are negative implications associated with rapidly aging populations. While some people are determined to go childless …

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Climate change affects Christmas trees in BC and beyond: expert - BC News

Climate change affects Christmas trees in BC and beyond: expert – BC News

Photo: The Canadian Press A plot of land on the Sahtlam Tree Farm in the Cowichan Valley region of Duncan, British Columbia The effects of climate change are wreaking havoc on Christmas tree farms in British Columbia and beyond, with a forestry expert saying the already shrinking and changing sector will need to adapt in …

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More Americans Head Into Danger As Climate Disasters Rise |  CNN

More Americans Head Into Danger As Climate Disasters Rise | CNN

CNN — People are moving en masse to places at high risk of climate disasters, despite the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events in recent years, researchers say. A study released Thursday by researchers at the University of Vermont found that over the past decade, Americans have moved away from areas prone to …

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Transition to renewables continues to flounder amid climate crisis

Transition to renewables continues to flounder amid climate crisis

Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman explains how the fight against climate change is impacting the energy crisis. Video transcript SEAN SMITH: The war on fossil fuels has intensified in recent years as the world focuses on ways to combat climate change. But these efforts wreak havoc when it comes to producing the energy people need, …

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A plan to save the planet: a new book on climate change summarizes three years of research by the Manhattan Project 2

A plan to save the planet: a new book on climate change summarizes three years of research by the Manhattan Project 2

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today announced the completion of three years of research by The manhattan 2 Project, a non-profit organization that studies how to solve climate change in a least-cost and politically feasible way. Cover of the book “A plan to save the planet”. The results are consolidated in a new …

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