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.

The New Makers of Plant-Based Meat? Big Meat Companies

New York Times Climate Change News Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, scrappy start-ups that share a penchant for superlatives and a commitment to protecting the environment, have dominated the relatively new market for vegetarian food that looks and tastes like meat. But with plant-based burgers, sausages and chicken increasingly popular and available in fast-food restaurants […]

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How Will Climate Change Alter Agriculture? Winemakers Are Finding Out

New York Times Climate Change News Wine, which is among the most sensitive and nuanced of agricultural products, demonstrates how climate change is transforming traditions and practices that may be centuries old. Around the wine-growing world, smart producers have contemplated and experimented with adaptations, not only to hotter summers, but also to warmer winters, droughts […]

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The Case Against Doing Nothing

New York Times Climate Change News NASHVILLE — If you’re reading this, you’re probably among the Americans who don’t get their news from conservative echo chambers, so you’ve probably made some changes in your habits of late. Chances are you feel pretty good about them. You won’t save the planet all by yourself, or make […]

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A Warming Climate Is Changing Sukkot

New York Times Climate Change News There are not many wholly natural things left where I live. My house is a tiny speck in the sprawling suburbs north of New York City, in one of many towns that are leafy and green, yes, but also where the rivers are polluted with sewage and industrial runoff, […]

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Turning Off the Lights in California

New York Times Climate Change News BERKELEY, Calif. — The New Normal is the phrase many use to describe the ways our world is evolving as the climate changes. As we have seen in recent years in the American West, and especially in California, it means dealing with more frequent and more devastating wildfires. Many […]

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Fire, Floods and Power Outages: Our Climate Future Has Arrived

New York Times Climate Change News SAN FRANCISCO — Now we suffer the consequences. In Northern California, power was cut to more than a million people this week. Near Houston, houses that flooded only two years ago just succumbed again. The South endured record-shattering fall heat waves. In Miami, salt water bubbled through street drains […]

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Can Mayors Save the World From Climate Change?

New York Times Climate Change News BUCASIA BEACH, Australia — Mayor Greg Williamson crunched through the dead branches and kicked the sand. His government had planted trees near the shore to protect this northern Australian beach community from the effects of climate change, but someone had cut them down, apparently for a better view. “It […]

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Jane Fonda Arrested During Climate Protest Outside U.S. Capitol

New York Times Climate Change News Jane Fonda was arrested outside the United States Capitol on Friday as part of a climate change protest, a high-profile act of civil disobedience by the Oscar-winning actress and Vietnam War objector, who said that she planned to reprise her role every Friday for the rest of the year. […]

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A Season of Fire Tests Indonesia’s Efforts to Curb Deforestation

New York Times Climate Change News Indonesia is experiencing another bad fire season, with forests and peatlands burning across much of the country. The fires have forced schools to close, caused respiratory problems for an estimated million people and infuriated neighboring governments. They have also cast doubt on the effectiveness of Indonesia’s recent efforts to […]

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In the Alps, Keeping Tabs on Melting Ice

New York Times Climate Change News For over a century, the Jungfrau Railway has delivered tourists high into the wild and frozen terrain of Switzerland’s Bernese Alps. In 2018, more than one million people rode the train up to the Jungfraujoch, a railway station — the highest in Europe — that occupies a rocky perch […]

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