ADAPTATION

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Electric heat pumps use much less energy than furnaces, and can cool houses too –…

Robert Brecha, Professor of Sustainability, University of Dayton
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Why Indigenous knowledge should be an essential part of how we govern the…
by Meg Parsons, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland
Our moana (ocean) is in a state of unprecedented ecological crisis. Multiple, cumulative impacts…
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Puerto Rico isn’t ready for climate-fueled hurricane season
by Rachel White-UT Austin
Puerto Rico isn’t ready for another hurricane season, let alone the effects of climate change,…
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How scientists are using drones to lower the risk of catastrophic flooding…
by Rodrigo Narro Pérez, PhD Candidate, School of Earth, Environment and Society, McMaster University
Early in the morning on Dec. 13, 1941, the citizens of Huaraz, Peru, heard a terrifying rumble echo…
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The Stormy Outlook For Insurance-linked Securities
by Korey Pasch
The world has witnessed a shocking series of disastrous events in the past several weeks.…

IMPACT

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Hurricane damage harms the most vulnerable, reveals inequality and social divides

Laura Szczyrba, PhD Student, Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Ontario
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Climate change is making Rocky Mountain forests more flammable now than at…
by Philip Higuera, Professor of Fire Ecology and Paleoecology, The University of Montana
The exceptional drought in the U.S. West has people across the region on edge after the…
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Climate change is a threat to Africa's transport systems: what must be done
by Amani George Rweyendela, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, University of Dodoma
Transportation infrastructure, such as roads and railway systems, is one of the sectors most…
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Climate change is making ocean waves more powerful, threatening to erode…
by Thomas Mortlock, Senior Risk Scientist, Risk Frontiers, Adjunct Fellow, Macquarie University
Sea level rise isn’t the only way climate change will devastate the coast. Our research, published…
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Climate change: world's lakes are in hot water – threatening rare wildlife
by Antonia Law, Lecturer in Physical Geography, Keele University
The Earth’s surface is splotched with 117 million lakes. Some are scarcely more than ponds, while…

POLITICS

Shell ordered to cut its emissions – why this ruling could affect almost any major company in the world
Shell ordered to cut its emissions – why this ruling could affect almost…
by Arthur Petersen, Professor of Science, Technology and Public Policy, UCL
The Hague is the seat of government of the Netherlands and also hosts the International Criminal…
An Exxon Mobil sign sits in front of its Billings Refinery in Billings, Mont., with smoke stacks in the background.
Engine No. 1's big win over Exxon shows activist hedge funds joining fight…
by Mark DesJardine, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Sustainability, Penn State
One of the most expensive Wall Street shareholder battles on record could signal a big shift in how…
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Why people are risking arrest to join old-growth logging protests on…
by David Tindall, Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia
The RCMP has recently been arresting protesters who had set up blockades to prevent the logging of…
UK Court Urged To Respect 1.5°c Climate Limit
UK Court Urged To Respect 1.5°c Climate Limit
by Alex Kirby
The UK faces growing pressure not to expand Heathrow airport but to respect the 1.5°C limit agreed…

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This is all just a part of a natural cycle, right?
by Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe
All this worry about warming when it’s just a natural cycle. The…
Scientists Urge UN to Add Environmental Destruction to Geneva Conventions List of War Crimes
Scientists Urge UN to Add Environmental Destruction to…
by Jessica Corbett
Despite calls for a fifth convention two decades ago, military…
How Smart Solar Can Protect Our Vulnerable Power Grids
How Smart Solar Can Protect Our Vulnerable Power Grids
by Lawrence McIntosh and Dani Alexander, University of Technology Sydney
Some commentators seem to be worried that our electricity networks…
Wastewater Flushes Away A River Of Wealth
Wastewater Flushes Away A River Of Wealth
by Tim Radford
Waste not, want not. The wastewater that flows through the world’s…
How The Climate Impact Of Beef Compares With Plant-based Alternatives
How The Climate Impact Of Beef Compares With Plant-based…
by Alexandra Macmillan and Jono Drew
I am wondering about the climate impact of vegan meat versus beef.…
How Climate Change Could Be Making Flooding Rains Worse
How Climate Change Could Be Making Flooding Rains Worse
by Joelle Gergis, Australian National University
Over the past three years, I’ve been working on the forthcoming…
Thinking of going solar? Prices are approaching the cost of grid electricity, but only in some places – so far. joncallas/flickr, CC BY-SA
When Will Rooftop Solar Be Cheaper Than The Grid? Here's A…
by Joshua D. Rhodes, Postdoctoral Researcher of Energy, University of Texas at Austin
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory this week said that rooftop…
David Wallace-Wells: ‘Why climate change is gravely worse…
by ITV News
According to American author David Wallace-Wells, there is a jarring…

EVIDENCE

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Matt Canavan suggested the cold snap means global warming isn't real. We bust this and 2 other climate myths

Nerilie Abram, Professor; ARC Future Fellow; Chief Investigator for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes; Deputy Director for the Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science, Australian National University
Ecosystem sentinels sound alarm for the oceans
by Tim Radford
Sea birds are known as ecosystem sentinels, warning of marine loss. As their numbers fall, so could…
Why Sea Otters Are Climate Warriors
Why Sea Otters Are Climate Warriors
by Zak Smith
In addition to being one of the cutest animals on the planet, sea otters help maintain healthy,…
Methane Bubbles From The Seafloor Hint At Offshore Quakes To Come
Methane Bubbles From The Seafloor Hint At Offshore Quakes To Come
by Hannah Hickey
Methane bubbles that squeeze out of sediment and rise from the seafloor off the coast of Washington…
Why is the Arctic warming faster than other parts of the world?
Why is the Arctic warming faster than other parts of the world?
by Steve Turton, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Geography, CQUniversity Australia
What is Arctic amplification? Do we know what is causing this phenomenon? What effects is it…

WEATHER

Why Expect New Zealand's Temperature To Get Warmer

Why Expect New Zealand's Temperature To Get Warmer

James Renwick, Victoria University of Wellington
How Scientists Are Improving Forecasts Of Dangerous Polar Lows
Arctic Storms: How Scientists Are Improving Forecasts Of Dangerous Polar…
by Marta Moreno Ibáñez, Université du Québec
Polar lows are particularly challenging to forecast due to their small size and short lifetime, and…
How Climate Change Could Be Making Flooding Rains Worse
How Climate Change Could Be Making Flooding Rains Worse
by Joelle Gergis, Australian National University
Over the past three years, I’ve been working on the forthcoming report by the United Nations’…
Floods Leave A Legacy Of Mental Health Problems And Disadvantaged People Are Often Hardest Hit
Floods Leave A Legacy Of Mental Health Problems And Disadvantaged People…
by Sabrina Pit, Western Sydney University
Yet again, large swathes of New South Wales are underwater. A week of solid rain has led to floods…
Wild Weather: Tornadoes, Thunderstorms and Their Clean Up
Wild Weather: Tornadoes, Thunderstorms and Their Clean Up
by Jennifer Weeks
Springtime in the U.S. is frequently a season for thunderstorms, which can spawn tornadoes. These…

SOLUTIONS

The idea of green growth'is flawed. We must find ways of using and wasting…
by Michael (Mike) Joy, Senior Researcher; Institute for Governance and Policy Studies, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington
As countries explore ways of decarbonising their economies, the mantra of “green growth” risks…
Four reasons why G7 climate finance initiative will struggle against China's Belt and Road
Four reasons why G7 climate finance initiative will struggle against…
by Karen Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Westminster
During the G7 summit in Cornwall, the group of nations unveiled a global initiative to help low and…
Fossil Fuel Exit Strategy Shows Transition to Renewable Future Totally Doable
Fossil Fuel Exit Strategy Shows Transition to Renewable Future Totally…
by Andrea Germanos
The hurdle is no longer economic nor technical; our biggest challenges are political. A cleaner…
Biodiversity and Climate Crises Demand Transformative Change
Biodiversity and Climate Crises Demand Transformative Change
by Zak Smith
A new report from leading biodiversity and climate experts details how humanity must tackle the…

MOST READ

Why Timber homes are a good investment for the future
by Tim Radford
Timber homes could do more than just save energy, and stall climate…
Water Scarcity Is A Threat To India And South Africa
by Alex Kirby, Climate News Network
More than a third of India’s electricity supply is at risk from water…
Shell ordered to cut its emissions – why this ruling could affect almost any major company in the world
Shell ordered to cut its emissions – why this ruling could…
by Arthur Petersen, Professor of Science, Technology and Public Policy, UCL
The Hague is the seat of government of the Netherlands and also hosts…
Good News for Cover Crops
Good News for Cover Crops
by Claire O'Connor
A farmer examines a field cover cropped with cereal rye in Nebraska…
The Great Climate Migration Has Begun
The Great Climate Migration Has Begun
by Super User
The climate crisis is forcing thousands around the world to flee as…
Hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, floods – whatever your local risk, here's how to be more weather-ready
Hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, floods – whatever your…
by Erik Salna, Associate Director of Education and Outreach, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University
The approach of summer in the U.S. means that it’s time to be ready…
A woman passes traffic on a bike with a digital sign displaying 41℃. Car-filled concrete spaces exacerbate the health impacts of heatwaves. EPA/Manuel Bruque
One in three heat deaths since 1991 linked to climate…
by Chloe Brimicombe, PhD Candidate in Climate Change and Health, University of Reading
Car-filled concrete spaces exacerbate the health impacts of…
Nuclear industry’s propaganda war rages on
by Paul Brown
With renewable energy expanding fast, the nuclear industry’s…

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