Category Archives: Climate Change

Living Planet Report 2016 | Pages | WWF

“The Living Planet Report documents the state of the planet—including biodiversity, ecosystems, and demand on natural resources—and what it means for humans and wildlife. Published by WWF every two years, the report brings together a variety of research to provide … Continue reading

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Anthony Doerr: We Were Warned – The New York Times – by Anthony Doerr – NYT

“Boise, Idaho — Twenty-five years ago this month, more than 1,500 prominent scientists, including over half of the living Nobel laureates, issued a manifesto titled “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity” in which they admonished, “A great change in our stewardship … Continue reading

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At U.N. Climate Conference- Treading Lightly Around the Americans – The New York Times

Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter. BONN, Germany — If world leaders are angry at the United States for rejecting the Paris climate change agreement, … Continue reading

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Here’s How Far the World Is From Meeting Its Climate Goals – The New York Times

By BRAD PLUMER and NADJA POPOVICH NOV. 6, 2017 “Two years after countries signed a landmark climate agreement in Paris, the world remains far off course from preventing drastic global warming in the decades ahead. On Monday, the latest round … Continue reading

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Protesters Jeer as Trump Team Promotes Coal at U.N. Climate Talks – The New York Times

BONN, Germany — The Trump administration made its debut at a United Nations conference on climate change on Monday by giving a full-throated defense of fossil fuels and nuclear energy as answers to driving down global greenhouse gas emissions.The forum … Continue reading

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Trump Ignores Climate Change. That’s Very Bad for Disaster Planners. – The New York Times

“Climate change remains a polarizing topic in the nation’s capital, and FEMA is caught in the middle. A recent report from the Government Accountability Office warned that rising sea levels and heavier downpours fueled by global warming could increase flooding … Continue reading

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In Antarctica- Two Crucial Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea – by Jugal Patel – NYT

“Two of the frozen continent’s fastest-moving glaciers are shedding an increasing amount of ice into the Amundsen Sea each year. The Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers are among the most critical in the world. They are currently holding back ice … Continue reading

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Trump- Niger and Connecting the Dots – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

“Barbut, as I reported, reinforced her point by showing me three maps of Africa with dots concentrated in the middle of the continent. Map No. 1: the most vulnerable regions of desertification in 2008. Map No. 2: conflicts and food … Continue reading

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The Uninhabitable Village – by Anand and Singh – NYT

Beautiful, but horrible. James Lovelock predicted that much of the middle of our earth would become uninhabitable. Unfortunately, it is happening, as he predicted.

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How Climate Change Is Playing Havoc With Olive Oil (and Farmers) – The New York Times

“. . Olive trees are hardy survivors. In the Bible, a dove brings an olive leaf to Noah on the ark, a sign that the world is not entirely destroyed. Olive oil is central to food and folklore across the … Continue reading

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