Category Archives: Climate Change

Trump’s Sellout of American Heritage – by Timothy Egan – NYT

“We can count on this seasonal miracle, healthy fish returning to their birthplaces and then on to the dinner table, so long as the fragile balance of nature remains intact. But with a president who is going after clean air, … Continue reading

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China Hastens the World Toward an Electric-Car Future – by Kieth Bradsher – NYT News

“SHENZHEN, China — There is a powerful reason that automakers worldwide are speeding up their efforts to develop electric vehicles — and that reason is China. Propelled by vast amounts of government money and visions of dominating next-generation technologies, China … Continue reading

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Is Climate-Themed Fiction All Too Real? We Asked the Experts – by Livia Albeck-Ripka – NYT

Climate Effect: Adaptation‘The Machine Stops’ by E. M. Forster Forster’s eerily prescient novella imagines a world where life on earth’s surface — besides ferns and “a little grass” — has become impossible. Humans live underground, where they communicate via glowing … Continue reading

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Building a Better Coral Reef – by Damien Cave and Justin Gillis – NYT

Coral reef alive                                                         Coral reef dead ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, off Australia — After a plunge beneath the crystal-clear water to inspect a coral reef, Neal Cantin pulled off his mask and shook his head. “All dead,” he said. … Continue reading

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Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. – by Justin Gillis – NYT

Thank you Justin Gillis.   Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. We know. Global warming is daunting. So here’s a place to start: 17 often-asked questions with some straightforward answers. NYTIMES.COM 1. Climate change? Global warming? … Continue reading

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Trump’s Folly – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

“But what if we prepare for disruptive climate change and it doesn’t get as bad as feared? Where will we be? Well, we will have cleaner air to breathe, less childhood asthma, more innovative building materials and designs, and cleaner, … Continue reading

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What Could We Lose if a NASA Climate Mission Goes Dark? – by Jon Gertner – NYT Mag

Here “In late August, as Hurricane Harvey began smashing into the Texas coast, a flood of data began pouring in along with the catastrophic quantities of rainwater. It wasn’t from the nonstop news coverage on CNN and elsewhere; it was … Continue reading

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You Fix It: Can You Stay Within the World’s Carbon Budget? – The New York Times

“We need to stay within our carbon budget.To prevent the worst effects of global warming, we have to keep temperatures from increasing by more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2.0 degrees Celsius) above the preindustrial level — the upper limit agreed … Continue reading

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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Efforts in Vietnam Le Minh NHAT PhD – pdf

Source: Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Efforts in Vietnam Le Minh NHAT PhD – pdf

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Mumbai flooding causes transport chaos – BBC News

“Heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai have thrown the Indian city’s transport systems into chaos.Some roads have been hit by waist-deep flooding.Officials are calling on people to stay at home. More than 16 million people have been affected by seasonal floods … Continue reading

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