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Right whales are one step from extinction as warmer waters push them northward into boat traffic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Patrick Goguen, right, an Acadian from Moncton, beats on a drum while Noel Milliea, an elder from Elsipogtog First Nation, performs a ceremony on the dead right whale to honor the animal’s spirit before a necropsy is performed on June......
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Heat will stay stuck on extra high for July in most of US

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The heat is on. And for most of America it’ll stay on through the rest of the month and maybe longer, meteorologists say. Widespread and prolonged extreme heat is baking the contiguous United States and meteorologists see no relief in sight, except for a brief time in a corner of......
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This is why there’s so much pink snow covering the alps

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Remarkable aerial pictures show pink-colored snow in the Presena glacier in the Italian Alps. A number of news reports say the strange pink snow in the glacier near Pellizano is the result of the algae Ancylonela nordenskioeldii, which is typically found in Greenland. However, Biagio Di Mauro, a researcher at......
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Global warming over past 150 years has wiped out 6,500 years of cooling

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A new study noted that global warming linked to human activity has wiped out the previous 6,500 years of natural global cooling. The research notes that the average temperature has risen 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) since the mid-19th century. This suggests “that the global average temperature of the......
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Heat waves have become more frequent and intense since the 1950s

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Heat waves are increasing in intensity and frequency in most parts of the world since the 1950s, a new study has found. Published on Friday in the journal Nature Communications, researchers found over the past 70 years, the total number of heat wave days worldwide was increasing and that all......
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With more species at risk of extinction, study warns of

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In recent months, the global pandemic has illuminated how mismanagement of wild animals and natural ecosystems can threaten human health and even the stability of society. Now, a new study from Stanford University issues a dire warning, concluding the......
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House Democrats release plan to fight climate change

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here House Democrats have released a 500-page report with recommendations for government action to help fight climate change. Congresswoman Kathy Castor of Florida is the chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and she joined CBSN to......
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Beaver invasion in the Arctic is melting ice and ‘making global warming worse’

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They may be cute and cuddly, but the humble beaver is dragging Earth deeper into the climate crisis, according to research. The furry critters have invaded the Arctic, and their dams are contributing to the rapid loss of permafrost in the region, a study found. Experts fear that greenhouse gases......
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Oppressive heat approaches U.S. in early July as wildfires burn through Arizona

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A man keeps cool as he sits in the fountain at Washington Square Park in New York City. Getty Images A potentially historic heat wave is expected to hit the U.S. in the first several weeks of July, with temperatures......
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Koalas will be extinct in areas of Australia within 30 years

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Koalas will be extinct in areas of Australia within 30 years, an inquiry has found. Habitat loss is seen as the biggest threat to the survival of the adorable furry creatures, with a shocking 81% of the land they inhabit in New South Wales ravaged by bushfires and deforestation. According......
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South Pole has been warming 3 times faster than rest of the world for decades

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The South Pole has warmed more than three times the global rate for the past three decades, a new study reports. Scientists involved in the study, which was published Monday in the peer-reviewed British journal Nature Climate Change, believe this warming is linked to accelerating ice melt elsewhere in Antarctica,......
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Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau: The pandemic provides an opportunity to reset

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Turner | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has told CNBC that he hopes the mistakes made following the 2008 financial crisis, which saw climate action and the......
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The era of stock buybacks could be over, economist Jim O’Neill says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The coronavirus pandemic has increased pressure on companies to stop focusing only on maximizing profits and to instead address environmental and social issues, according to the former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. In an interview with CNBC, economist Jim......
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Carbon emissions sharply rebound as countries lift coronavirus restrictions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traffic in Caracciolo street in Naples. Italian government has stopped a nationwide lockdown that was due to the spread of the coronavirus disease, allowing the reopening of all activities and the mobility of citizens. Salvatore Laporta | Kontroblab | Getty......
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Earth has hottest May on record, with 2020 on track to be one of the top 10 warmest years

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty as it is partially obscured by heat waves from the exhaust of a passing ferry on May 31, 2020 in New York City. Gary Hershorn | Getty Images The Earth had its......
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Climate change is fueling extreme weather that lowers cancer survival rate and threatens prevention

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Irma Maldanado stands with Sussury her parrot and her dog in what is left of her home that was destroyed when Hurricane Maria passed through on September 27, 2017 in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Getty Images Climate change is hindering progress......
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Coronavirus, floods and locust swarms: Kenya is fighting a ‘triple whammy’ of crises

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Residents in Mandera County, Kenya, displaced by flooding. The County Government of Mandera, Kenya. Already navigating the coronavirus pandemic and the worst invasion of desert locusts for more than 25 years, parts of East Africa are now being devastated by......
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Our Top Ten Stories of 2019 | History

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The last year of the decade was filled with a dizzying array of headlines, from the January government shutdown to the devastating fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral, the discovery of a new human ancestor species, the first-ever image of a black hole, the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team World Cup victory, the......
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A Warming Climate Threatens Archaeological Sites in Greenland | Science

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In Norse mythology, there are many myths that once known, are now lost. But the Norse, of course, left behind more than their tales. They also left behind their things and, in places like Anavik, on the western coast of Greenland, their dead. And long before Vikings came to Greenland,......

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