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| From heatwaves to hurricanes, floods to famine: seven climate change hotspots

Added: 23.06.2017 12:00 | 5 views | 0 comments


Global warming will not affect everyone equally. Here we look at seven key regions to see how each is tackling the consequences of climate change
It could have been the edge of the Sahara or even Death Valley, but it was the remains of a large orchard in the hills above the city of in southern Spain last year. The soil had broken down into fine white, lifeless sand, and a landscape of rock and dying orange and lemon trees stretched into the distance.
A long drought, the second in a few years, had devastated the harvest after city authorities had and farmers were protesting in the street. It was a foretaste of what may happen if temperatures in the Mediterranean basin continue to rise and desertification grows.









Melting and cracking – is Antarctica falling apart?

Added: 23.06.2017 11:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

Although fracturing and surface melting on the Larsen C ice shelf might sound like indicators of climate change, these processes are natural...

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[Ticker] EU leaders renew vows to uphold Paris climate deal

Added: 22.06.2017 21:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

EU heads of state and government have adopted a text Thursday evening that said they promise to "swiftly and fully implement the Paris Agreement", and that the climate deal "cannot be renegotiated", as US president Donald Trump has said he wanted. They also said they would "contribute to the fulfilment of [their] climate finance goals", a reference to promises made to help poorer countries prepare for climate change.

Hot, sleepless nights will get more common with climate change

Added: 22.06.2017 20:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

People in the US stand to lose sleep as the climate warms – and those in hotter countries will be harder hit

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Italy’s drying lakes imperil rare shrimp species found only here

Added: 22.06.2017 17:22 | 11 views | 0 comments

The survival of ancient and unique species thriving in mountain lakes in central Italy have been threatened by a double whammy of a quake and climate change

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Thanks to Trump, This Scientist Is Running for Congress

Added: 22.06.2017 12:48 | 3 views | 0 comments

Jess Phoenix said she hopes to be one of the first politicians sent to Washington, D.C. on the promise of combating climate change.

From: www.nbcnews.com

Red Palm Weevils Wreak Havoc On Palm Plantations Across The Globe

Added: 22.06.2017 12:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Thanks to globalization and climate change, the pest has spread to 60 countries, attacking coconut, date and oil palm plantations, and costing millions of dollars in damages.

From: www.npr.org

Red Palm Weevils Wreak Havoc On Palm Plantations Across The Globe

Added: 22.06.2017 12:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Thanks to globalization and climate change, the pest has spread to 60 countries, attacking coconut, date and oil palm plantations, and costing millions of dollars in damages.

From: www.npr.org

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