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Climate change is rapidly accelerating in California, state report says
Wildfires, drought, extreme heat and other effects of climate change are rapidly accelerating and compounding in California, according to a report from state scientists. The fourth edition of “Indi...
All that plastic in the ocean is a climate change problem, too
When you think of plastic pollution, you might imagine ocean “garbage patches” swirling with tens of millions of plastic bottles and shopping bags. But unfolding alongside the “macroplastic” pollut...
Climate Change Decimates Alaska Snow Crab Fishery
by John Konrad (gCaptain) The Alaska Department of Fish and Game said this week that it had canceled the winter snow crab season in the Bering Sea for the first time ever. Authorities estimate that...
Thanks to climate change, when it rains, it pours, Northeastern study confirms
As heavy rains and wind pound Massachusetts and forecasters warn of potential flooding, power outages, and downed trees, new research affirms something many have long suspected: Ordinary rain storm...
Florida Republicans admit climate change is real but still refuse to do anything about it
‘I’m not a global warming person. I don’t want that label on me,’ Gov. Ron DeSantis said in 2018. Republican officials across the country have for years refused to accept th...
How to Profit from Climate Change - Public Books
This past August marked 30 years since Hurricane Andrew pummeled the Caribbean and south Florida. On August 23, 1992, Andrew made landfall on the Bahamas’s Eleuthera Island as a Category 5 hurrican...
Republicans Warn 51 Biglaw Firms To Stop Telling Clients About Climate Change Or Else! - Above the LawAbove the Law
“Nice little free market your clients have here… shame if anything happened to it.” These words don’t appear in a recent letter sent by Senate Republicans to 51 Biglaw firms, but that’s the crux of...
Small-scale farmers feed the planet
Small-scale farmers feed two out of every three people on the planet, but they are struggling with climate change, inflation and other external shocks. COP27 is an opportunity to strengthen global ...