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Warming climate intensifies flash droughts worldwide

By American Geophysical Union Sudden, severe dry spells known as flash droughts are rising in intensity around the world, with a notable exception in mountainous Central…
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Climate change is a human rights issue

By Kuan-Wei Chen, McGill University and Hoda Asgarian, Bond University, The Conversation In April, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in favour of a group of…
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Record low Antarctic sea ice ‘extremely unlikely’ without climate change

By British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Scientists at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have found that the record-low levels of sea ice around Antarctica in 2023…
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Extreme heat associated with children’s asthma hospital visits

By American Thoracic Society Daytime heat waves were significantly associated with 19 percent higher odds of children’s asthma hospital visits. For children seeking care at…
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Mapping malaria in Africa: climate change study predicts where mosquitoes will breed in future

By Mark Smith, University of Leeds and Chris Thomas, University of Lincoln | The Conversation The relationship between climate and malaria transmission is complex and has been…
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Floods in south Brazil have displaced 600,000 – here’s why this region is likely to see ever more extreme rain in future

By Marcia Zilli, University of Oxford; Caio Coelho, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (Inpe), and Neil Hart, University of Oxford | The Conversation A mighty river is flowing out of…
SourceSourceMay 19, 2024 Read More
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Cancer drug pollution is a growing global concern

By Valérie S. Langlois and Diana Castañeda-Cortés | The Conversation As incidence of cancer increases globally, the use of cancer drugs is also growing at…
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How heatwaves are affecting Arctic phytoplankton

By Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research The basis of the marine food web in the Arctic, the phytoplankton, responds to…
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Floating robots reveal just how much airborne dust fertilises the Southern Ocean – a key climate ‘shock absorber’

By Jakob Weis, University of Tasmania; Andrew Bowie, University of Tasmania; Christina Schallenberg, CSIRO; Peter Strutton, University of Tasmania, and Zanna Chase, University of Tasmania…
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Climate change is most prominent threat to pollinators, CABI Reviews paper finds

By Wayne Coles A paper published in the CABI Reviews journal has found that climate change is the most prominent threat to pollinators – such…
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Climate change likely to aggravate brain conditions

By University College London Climate change, and its effects on weather patterns and adverse weather events, is likely to negatively affect the health of people…
SourceSourceMay 16, 2024 Read More
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Climate change could force Bangkok to move, official warns

By Sara HUSSEIN | AFP Bangkok, Thailand (UPDATED) - Thailand may have to consider relocating its capital Bangkok because of rising sea levels, a senior…
SourceSourceMay 16, 2024 Read More