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Earth has hottest May on record, with 2020 on track to be one of the top 10 warmest years

Added: 05.06.2020 8:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

The Earth had its hottest May ever last month, continuing an unrelenting climate change trend as 2020 is set to be among the hottest 10 years ever.

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Massachusetts directs agency to study phase-out of natural gas

Added: 05.06.2020 0:02 | 18 views | 0 comments

Massachusetts' top attorney asked the state's public utilities regulator on Thursday to probe the future of the natural gas industry as the state moves away from burning fossil fuels because they contribute to climate change.


CO2 levels hit record high despite emissions dip from coronavirus

Added: 04.06.2020 18:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

Global lockdown has done little to slow the rise in atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, meaning that the coronavirus pandemic will have no impact on climate change

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Algae is now growing on melting Antarctic snow due to climate change

Added: 04.06.2020 18:17 | 19 views | 0 comments

The first study to look for algae growing in Antarctica has found there are blooms dotted across the continent that may spread as the climate warms

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Coronavirus set to cause biggest emissions fall since second world war

Added: 04.06.2020 18:17 | 20 views | 0 comments

The coronavirus lockdown will see global carbon emissions fall by a fifth compared with last year, but this dramatic drop won't slow climate change

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Vital buffers against climate change are just offshore

Added: 04.06.2020 16:37 | 18 views | 0 comments

A new study finds that about 31 million people worldwide live in coastal regions that are 'highly vulnerable' to future tropical storms and sea-level rise driven by climate change. But in some of those regions, powerful defenses are located just offshore, in the forms of mangroves and coral reefs, key buffers that could help cushion the blow against future tropical storms and rising waters.

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The economic response to the coronavirus crisis should tackle global climate change too

Added: 04.06.2020 14:32 | 22 views | 0 comments

The coronavirus crisis has prompted the biggest state intervention in the market in history. Around the world governments have earmarked more than $8tn in a bid to keep the global economy moving. The spread of the pandemic has shown the strength of investing in companies putting people and planet first. Green stocks have outperformed others by almost eight percent since the start of the crisis. As world leaders look to the economic recovery, short-term carbon-intensive solutions are not the answer. Instead creating an economy where resources are only used if they are 100 percent recyclable or reusable represents our best route to a better future. Indeed, the European Commission estimates...

In rare bipartisan bill, U.S. senators tackle climate change via agriculture

Added: 04.06.2020 14:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

U.S. senators on Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill that would direct the Agriculture Department to help farmers, ranchers and landowners use carbon dioxide-absorbing practices to generate carbon credits, a rare collaboration on climate change.


Managing the Majestic Jumbo Flying Squid

Added: 04.06.2020 10:00 | 47 views | 0 comments

Warming waters attributed to climate change help fill people’s pockets and dinner plates.

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