Category Archives: Climate change

World Water Day focuses on climate change and “safe hands”

Water and climate are inextricably linked. We feel the effects of climate change mostly through water: more floods, more droughts, and more pollution. At the same time, we can tackle climate change through water, according to a joint message issued … Continue reading

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A new way to remove CO2 from the atmosphere | Jennifer Wilcox

26 Jul 2018   Our planet has a carbon problem — if we don’t start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, we’ll grow hotter, faster. Chemical engineer Jennifer Wilcox previews some amazing technology to scrub carbon from the air, using … Continue reading

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Blue Carbon. An invisible time bomb.

Just Have a Think Ocean Acidification is perhaps the most well publicised consequence of increased levels of carbon dioxide being absorbed by our oceans. But as the oceans also absorb vast quantities of heat from our human activities, and sea … Continue reading

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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: 2019 report

The Lancet The 2019 report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change shows that climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children and is set to shape the wellbeing of an entire generation unless the … Continue reading

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The Vikings Feared a Climate Catastrophe – So They Erected a Runestone With 9 Riddles

Several passages on the Rök stone – the world’s most famous Viking Age runic monument – suggest that the inscription is about battles and for over a hundred years, researchers have been trying to connect the inscription with heroic deeds … Continue reading

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Greenland’s “Scary” Future — Edge of Humanity Magazine

Photographer and Filmmaker Heidi Piiroinen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From the project ‘Losing Greenland’. To see Heidi ’s body of work, click on any image. Global warming is reshaping the world’s largest island, … Continue reading

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Bolivia’s Potatoes Are Vanishing | OZY

Bolivia’s Aymara people have for centuries depended on a potato-based product called the chuño as a staple. Now, the chuño’s days might be numbered.   For centuries, Humberto Limachi’s ancestors have cultivated potatoes and turned them into a freeze-dried product … Continue reading

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Everyday weather is linked to human-caused climate change in new study

The findings upend the idea that daily weather is distinct from long-term climate change.   By Andrew Freedman  Jan. 2, 2020 at 11:27 p.m. GMT For the first time, scientists have detected the “fingerprint” of human-induced climate change on daily … Continue reading

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Climate change/global warming course correction: It’s incumbent on us to get this right

Getting right to the point, if you are of the position – as many people are – that climate change (CC) and/or global warming (GW) are real and humans are to blame, do you agree that is it incumbent on us … Continue reading

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