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Climate change: what ancient caves reveal about future New Zealand floods

Prehistoric deposits left in ancient New Zealand caves – like the Waipuna Cave in Waitomo – could help scientists better understand how precipitation changes as our climate warms. Photo / Supplied Scientists are looking to prehistoric clues left in New Zealand caves to predict how climate change will cause deluge in our warmer, wilder future. […]

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Winter in Philadelphia can be snowy and cold, even with climate change

A month-long snow blitz was underway in Philadelphia, with up to 4 feet building up in nearby suburbs. Texas, which has long suffered devastating and destructive hurricane damage, experienced an all-out disaster of a different kind, a cold snap that bypassed the state’s electricity grid and darkened millions of homes and companies. At one point, […]

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Lorde’s ‘Golden Microphone’ Boosts Climate Change Efforts

Lorde was recognized at Varietyof the Power of Women event for her efforts on behalf of 350 Aotearoa, an organization “whose commitment to end fossil fuel projects here is truly inspiring,” she commented. Featured by Hunter Schafer, the model, LGBTQ advocate and star of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’, who said, “Over the past year, Lorde has used […]

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Experts: To curb climate change, get the rich to adopt reforms

September 30 (UPI) – The rich have a larger carbon footprint than their affluent neighbors, several studies have confirmed. According to new research, published Thursday in the journal Nature Energy, they also have a greater ability to effect change. For the new study, scientists have identified five ways rich and well-connected people disproportionately impact global […]

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Bjorn Lomborg: Blaming deadly floods and wildfires on climate change comes in handy for politicians

The media pay disproportionate attention to plane crashes, but just reporting many stories of plane crashes does not provide a good insight into transportation safety. You need statistics to realize that planes are much safer than cars. Alarmist climate reports are now causing the same problem with ever-proliferating stories of extreme heat waves, floods and […]