“From ruined bridges to dirty air, EPA scientists price out the cost of climate change”

“By the end of the century, the manifold consequences of unchecked climate change will cost the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars per year, according to a new study by scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency. Those costs… Read More

“Sea level rise could threaten California cities and ports by 2040”

“A new U.S. report, using advanced analytic software, says waves and storm surges are gaining momentum from sea level rise and collectively pose a more immediate threat than was previously believed. The result could be serious damage to… Read More

“Environment is a deadly mess, but ‘there is every reason to be hopeful,’ UN says”

“Climate change, a global major extinction of animals and plants, a human population soaring toward 10 billion, degraded land, polluted air, and plastics, pesticides and hormone-changing chemicals in the water are making the planet an increasing unhealthy place… Read More

“Climate change: Angela Merkel welcomes school strikes”

“It appears to contradict some education officials, who have criticised participants for skipping school and threatened them with exclusion. Mrs Merkel said students might be frustrated at the time taken to move away from coal-based energy but asked… Read More

“Evidence for man-made global warming hits ‘gold standard’: scientists”

” Evidence for man-made global warming has reached a “gold standard” level of certainty, adding pressure for cuts in greenhouse gases to limit rising temperatures, scientists said on Monday.” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-temperatures/evidence-for-man-made-global-warming-hits-gold-standard-scientists-idUSKCN1QE1ZU?utm_source=applenews

“Better recycling through chemistry”

“While it’s true that any type of recycling reduces the need for fossil fuels and reduces the amount of waste that continues to taint our landscapes and our oceans, not all recycling is the same. Looking specifically at… Read More

“To fix climate change, fix the obesity and starvation epidemics, reports say”

“The world needs to come up with solutions to fight three interrelated pandemics — obesity, starvation and climate change — and it needs to do it fast before the planet is “burning,” according to a report released Sunday… Read More

“UBC researchers develop climate change video game for classroom use”

“A team of University of British Columbia researchers is creating a video game where Vancouver high school students can experience how their individual choices can minimize the effects of climate change. The game, called Our Future Community, would… Read More

“Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought, New Research Finds”

“Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because almost all the excess heat absorbed by the planet ends up stored in their waters. A… Read More

“Greenland’s residents grapple with global warming”

“Colorful wooden houses dot the sub-Arctic landscape battered by one of the harshest climates on the planet. But global warming is reshaping the world’s largest island, causing the ice sheet to melt at a faster rate than previously… Read More