Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 30

  • Is planting trees enough to slow climate change? No. Here’s why.
  • World health leaders wrote to G20 leaders asking them to address the climate crisis in recovery plans (and they did).
  • Indigenous leaders in Peru and Ecuador are calling for a halt to oil drilling in the Amazon.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 23

  • A new analysis shows that CO2 has dropped 17% due to the pandemic lockdown.
  • NOAA releases its hurricane predictions as Cyclone Amphan bashes India and Bangladesh.
  • Yesterday was the International Day for Biological Diversity. What’s the significance?
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 16

  • NASA science writer Alan Buis explains why sea-level rise is real, even though you can’t see it.
  • Joe Biden names Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and John Kerry as co-chairs of his Climate Task Force.
  • Australian scientists say they have figured out how to make coral heat-resistant.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 9

  • The New York Times compiled a list of all the environmental policies Trump has killed.
  • The League of Conservation Voters board chair on why the 2020 US election is vital for Earth.
  • Montana fossil-fuel leases are set aside by a federal judge because the BLM did no environmental analysis.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories May 2

  • A new poll found that those who are climate deniers also tend to dismiss coronavirus.
  • Pakistan’s government creates more than 60,000 tree-planting jobs.
  • US presidential candidate Joe Biden discusses the climate crisis with Jay Inslee on his podcast.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories April 25

  • How did high-profile US politicians acknowledge Earth Day? Their responses are telling.
  • The Florida Aquarium has reproduced coral, which may save the world’s third-largest coral reef.
  • Climate change undercuts improvements in air quality, says the American Lung Association.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories April 18

  • After its election, South Korea will be the first country in East Asia to pledge to reach net zero.
  • High pressure caused a dramatic melting of Greenland’s ice sheet in the summer of 2019.
  • Don’t want solar panels on your roof? Embed these cool recycled panels in your pavement instead.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories April 11

  • New studies of our oceans see two potential pathways amid climate change — which will we take?
  • India’s lockdown due to COVID-19 has resulted in some drastic pollution reductions.
  • Bill Gates on the coronavirus and how learnings can help solve climate change.
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories April 4

  • A WHO climate change researcher explains how climate change and the coronavirus are linked.
  • The crucial COP26 in Glasgow has now been postponed to mid-2021 due to the coronavirus.
  • Sir David Attenborough: “The natural world produces the comfort that can come from nothing else.”
  • And more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly Stories March 28

  • Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its third mass bleaching in five years.
  • The Welsh government will plant a national forest that will span the length and breadth of the country.
  • Vehicle emissions drop in March due to COVID-19, but what happens when driving returns?
  • And more…

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