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May 28 2023
Year to year, it's hard to predict how bad a hurricane season will be. But scientists say climate change is making hurricanes worse, specifically when it comes to how destructive they are when hitting land.
Dr. Kristen Corbosiero is Assistant Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University at Albany. She studies the structure and intensity change of tropicalCBS News (Online)
Aug 10 2023
A sudden, unexpected, and devastating fire has destroyed the lovely little heritage town of Lahaina on Maui, which for Hawaii, was also a vibrant tourist destination. Thirty-six people at last count were killed and given that this is early in the catastrophe and communications about evacuations were down early, it may rise. The town and all its historic artifacts, its Front Street promenade,American Thinker
Sep 02 2023
President Joe Biden linked the damage done by a powerful hurricane to climate change while visiting Florida on Saturday. The Sunshine State was recently hit by Hurricane Idalia and the president went to assess the resulting damage. Both the president and the first lady also met with survivors and first responders during their time there. Biden addressed a gaggle of press while in Live Oak,Washington Examiner
Jul 27 2023
Amid blistering heatwaves, July is "virtually certain" to be the world's warmest month on record, say scientists.
So hot has the month been to date that researchers are confident the 2019 record will be broken, even with several days to go.
Some experts believe that July might well be the warmest month in the past 120,000 years.
Scientists agree the extra heat is mainlyBBC News
Aug 17 2023
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Aug 31 2023
Jeanette Kiokun, the tribal clerk for the Qutekcak Native Tribe in Alaska, doesn’t immediately recognize the shriveled, brown plant she finds on the shore of the Salish Sea or others that were sunburned during the long, hot summer. But a fellow student at a weeklong tribal climate camp does.
They are rosehips, traditionally used in teas and baths by the Skokomish Indian Tribe inAssociated Press
Jun 16 2023
This week, a historic case has landed in a Montana courtroom. A group of young environmentalists is suing the state, arguing that its embrace of fossil fuels is destroying pristine environments, upending cultural traditions and robbing young residents of a healthy future.
David Gelles, a climate correspondent for The Times, explains why the case could be a turning point, and what a winNew York Times (News)
Apr 03 2023
Better than you think
The global discussion about climate change has become quite hysterical. Some 60 percent of people living in the rich world think it is likely to bring an end to humanity. This is not only untrue; it is also harmful, because fear makes people embrace bad policies and ignore many other urgent challenges facing the world. Consider, for example, how the World HealthNational Review (News)
Aug 14 2023
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge on Monday sided with young environmental activists who said state agencies were violating their constitutional right to a clean and healthful environment by permitting fossil fuel development without considering its effect on the climate. The ruling in the first-of-its- kind trial in the U.S. adds to a small number of legal decisions around the world thatNBC News (Online)
Jul 06 2023
The town of Hauula packs hundreds of homes into a narrow strip of land sandwiched between verdant, towering cliffs of the Koolau mountain range and the Pacific. But the stunning views obscure an environmental problem beneath the ground. This rural part of the island of Oahu is not connected to city sewers — and waste from toilets, sinks and showers is mostly collected in hundreds of pitsFortune