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How the climate crisis is affecting wildfires around the world

<p>More than 4 million acres have burned in California alone in 2020, a record for one year</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/wildfires-australia-california-amazon-climate-change-why-what-is-forest-fire-b1085402.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Alaska’s new climate threat: tsunamis linked to melting permafrost

Scientists are warning of a link between rapid warming and landslides that could threaten towns and tourist attractions In Alaska and other high, cold places…

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Coronavirus had bigger impact on CO2 emissions than Second World War, study reveals

<p>Real-time data show huge side effects of international confinements, curfews and quarantines</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/coronavirus-had-bigger-impact-on-co2-emissions-than-second-world-war-study-reveals-b1033296.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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What Amy Coney Barrett Would Mean for the Youth Climate Case

On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off its confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth…

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The Atlantic Ocean Hasn’t Been This Hot in at Least 2,900 Years

More than 20 years after intoning, “The water’s getting warm, so you might as well swim,” Smash Mouth’s “All Star” continues to be prophetic. Case…

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Bill Nye is pissed

Bill Nye is pissed. In an energetic interview with Engadget this week, he covered everything from the pandemic, to climate change, to the vice presidential debates…

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Record 16 climate disasters have hit US in 2020 costing more than $1billion each

<p>The first nine months of 2020 are tied with the annual records of 2011 and 2017 – with at least two more months of hurricane…

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40 Percent of the Amazon Is on the Brink of Transitioning to Savanna

Huge swaths of the Amazon have gotten so dry that they may be on the brink of transitioning into an entirely different kind of ecosystem,…

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‘England’s rainforests are burning’: Government faces pressure to fulfil pledge to ban peat-burning

<p>Practice of starting fires has risen seven-fold since the 1940s, and at least 400 permits are now in place</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/peat-burning-grouse-moor-fire-carbon-wet-bog-rspb-cpre-george-eustice-b723260.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Greenland’s ice melting faster than at any time in past 12,000 years

Increased loss of ice could trigger sea level rise of up to 10cm by end of century Greenland’s ice is starting to melt faster than…

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Arctic wildfires pose new threat to planet, report finds

<p>‘Zombie fires’ in far north are having a harmful effect on global climate </p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-wildfires-arctic-siberia-b691061.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Volcanoes have played larger role in temperature variability than previously thought

<p>Scientists say eruptions could have ‘cumulative’ effect over century </p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/volcanic-eruptions-temperature-variation-cambridge-university-b673678.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests make a return

Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg is back Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/greta-thunberg-and-youth-climate-protests-make-return-greta-thunberg-ap-stockholm-movement-demonstrators-b593627.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:…

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Half a million lives in California would be saved if government tackles climate crisis, House report says

<p>Some 400,000 visits to the ER and hospital stays for cardiovascular and respiratory disease would also be avoided, says the study</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/california-climate-crisis-change-deaths-wildfires-air-quality-emissions-b581157.html Droolin’ Dog…

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The climate stakes of the Supreme Court fight

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and the battle over her vacant Supreme Court seat have real implications for energy and climate policy. Why it matters: If…

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After billion-dollar disasters, here’s what the US’ fall weather has in store

Enlarge / Hey, another warm month… (credit: NOAA) We’re reaching the end of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and the weather in the US has…

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As waters warm, these species are stuck going the wrong way

Enlarge / These clams are fighting an uphill battle. (credit: Kyle Hartshorn) As the world warms and climate zones shift, species that are able may…

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Emissions have already surged back to pre-pandemic levels, UN report finds

<p>Greenhouse gases are at record highs and increasing, meaning the planet is on track for its warmest five years on record</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/emissions-ozone-layer-coronavirus-pandemic-climate-crisis-pollution-b421187.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Arctic Wildfires Have Never Released This Much Carbon Dioxide

Sure, we’re all aghast at the Siberian tundra exploding because it’s too damn hot. But there’s a much bigger catastrophe that’s played out this summer…

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Young activists take 33 countries to court in bid to step up climate change fight

“We see this case as buttressing the Paris agreement,” said Gerry Liston, a legal officer with Global Legal Action Network which is supporting the case….

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From coronavirus to the climate: What it means to be a scientist today

<p>Scientists haven’t changed much in the past 300 years, explains Astronomer Royal <a href=”/author/martin-rees”>Martin Rees</a>. The challenges might be different but one thing remains the same: they must…

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