Climate Change

Climate change is at the forefront of this generation. Here are some great initiatives that are being undertook as well as studies that outline the seriousness of the current situation.

How to Rebound After a Disaster: Move, Don’t Rebuild, Research Suggests

New York Times Climate Change News Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. What should communities do as climate change escalates threats like sea-level rise? Until now, much of the focus has been on disaster response, with very little discussion of orderly, strategic retreat from areas at […]

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Workers at Big Government Lab Sue Over Exposure to a Toxic Chemical

New York Times Climate Change News UPTON, N.Y. — As a technician at Brookhaven National Laboratory, one of the nation’s most prestigious science labs, Joseph Marino’s job in the late 1990s and early 2000s was to clean and maintain the supercomputers that have helped researchers unlock some of the world’s biggest scientific and medical mysteries. […]

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Estos elefantes defienden al planeta de la crisis climática, pero corren peligro

New York Times Climate Change News La caza furtiva desestabiliza los países, altera los ecosistemas y amenaza la biodiversidad. Un estudio reciente sugiere otra consecuencia más: algunos tipos de caza furtiva quizá también aceleren la crisis climática. Los elefantes de selva —una especie en peligro de extinción emparentada con los elefantes africanos de sabana, que […]

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Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan

New York Times Climate Change News WASHINGTON — Senator Bernie Sanders on Thursday released a $16.3 trillion blueprint to fight climate change, the latest and most expensive proposal from the field of Democratic presidential candidates aimed at reining in planet-warming greenhouse gases. Mr. Sanders unveiled his proposal one day after Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington, […]

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Overcoming Fear of Flying in the Bumpy Skies

New York Times Climate Change News Lately, at airport gates and security lines, I’m increasingly hearing other frequent fliers share stories of spilled coffee and sudden drops on planes. Threaded through nearly every conversation are questions about whether there has been an upswing in air turbulence, and whether climate change is to blame. Turbulence was […]

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Jay Inslee Ends Campaign for President

New York Times Climate Change News Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington, who mounted a dogged presidential candidacy raising the alarm about climate change, dropped out of the 2020 race Wednesday after struggling to earn a place in the next Democratic primary debate. Mr. Inslee plans to compete for a different office instead — the one […]

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Los incendios en la selva amazónica se propagan

New York Times Climate Change News RÍO DE JANEIRO— Los incendios que queman la selva amazónica lo hacen a una de las mayores velocidades en años, dijo el centro de investigación espacial de Brasil esta semana. El Instituto Nacional de Investigación Espacial de Brasil dijo el martes que había detectado 74.155 incendios desde inicios de […]

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Fires in Amazon Rain Forest Have Surged This Year

New York Times Climate Change News RIO DE JANEIRO — Fires are burning in the Amazon rain forest at one of the fastest paces in years, Brazil’s space research center said this week. The center, the National Institute for Space Research, which monitors fires using satellite images, said on Tuesday that it had detected 74,155 […]

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What if We All Ate a Bit Less Meat?

New York Times Climate Change News Welcome to the Climate Fwd: newsletter. The New York Times climate team emails readers once a week with stories and insights about climate change. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. ImageCreditTyler Varsell By This week, we’re trying something different. Usually, our One Thing You Can Do […]

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As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas

New York Times Climate Change News Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Insurers are quietly reducing their exposure to fire-prone regions across the Western United States, putting new pressure on homeowners and raising concerns that climate change could eventually make insurance unaffordable in some […]

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