Category Archives: CC and the Environment

Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace – The New York Times

By Brad Plumer May 6, 2019 1532 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are … Continue reading

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Opinion | Can Exxon Mobil Protect Mozambique From Climate Change? – By Leigh Elston – The New York Times

By Leigh Elston Ms. Elston writes about the energy industry in sub-Saharan Africa. March 26, 2019 A A A family stranded after Cyclone Ida in the Buzi District of Mozambique last Thursday.CreditCreditSiphiwe Sibeko/Reuters “MAPUTO, Mozambique — On Tuesday evening, five … Continue reading

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The World Is Losing Fish to Eat as Oceans Warm- Study Finds – By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

David Lindsay Almost every day, I go fishing in the NYT.com for stories that seem important or useful. It is still early, but this might be the catch of the day. By Kendra Pierre-Louis “Fish populations are declining as oceans warm, putting … Continue reading

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Opinion | Time to Panic – By David Wallace-Wells – The New York Times

By David Wallace-Wells Mr. Wallace-Wells is the author of the forthcoming “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.” Feb. 16, 2019,  1034 c The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing … Continue reading

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Before Global Warming, Humans Caused Global Cooling- Study Finds – By Niraj Chokshi – The New York Times

By Niraj Chokshi Feb. 5, 2019,  195 c Columbus lands in Bahamas. “When they arrived in the Americas centuries ago, European colonists brought pestilence and death. Their arrival was so devastating, in fact, that it may have contributed to a … Continue reading

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Climate Change Could Leave Thousands of Lakes Ice-Free – By NADJA POPOVICH – The New York Times

By NADJA POPOVICH FEB. 5, 2019 Global warming is melting glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica, but for millions of people, ice is vanishing closer to home as lakes lose their winter cover. In a study published last week in the … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at the Polar Vortex’s Dangerously Cold Winds – The New York Times

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Global Warming Is Helping to Wipe Out Coffee in the Wild – By Somini Sengupta – The New York Times

By Somini Sengupta Jan. 16, 2019,  31 c Aaron Davis, a British botanist, has spent 30 years trekking across forests and farms to chronicle the fate of one plant: coffee. He has recorded how a warming planet is making it … Continue reading

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Brace for the Polar Vortex; It May Be Visiting More Often – By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

David Lindsay: It was minus 5 Farenheight here in Connecticut Sunday night. It was 40 degrees on Friday. We are experiencing the polar vortex. By Kendra Pierre-Louis Jan. 18, 2019 “Find your long johns, break out the thick socks and … Continue reading

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Glaciers Are Retreating. Millions Rely on Their Water. – The New York Times

Millions Rely on Their Water. Henry Fountain, a New York Times reporter, and Ben C. Solomon, a Times multimedia reporter, traveled to Kazakhstan to see the effects of climate change on mountain glaciers. Maps by Jeremy White. . JAN. 16, … Continue reading

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