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Source: CNN International


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Opinion: I’m a climate scientist. If you knew what I know, you’d be terrified too | CNN

  2024-03-07 in CNN International

Climate scientist Bill McGuire writes on his conundrum: what’s happening to our planet scares the hell out of him—but if he shouts the unvarnished truth from the rooftops, will that inspire you to act or to give up?

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Climate Anxiety and Grief | Climate Change Impacts | Activism | Science

February 27-28, 2024 -- Smokehouse Creek Fire in Texas

  2024-02-27 in CNN International

An out-of-control wildfire is threatening Texas Panhandle towns and forcing residents to evacuate.

  Tagged under: Texas

Mexico City may be just months away from running of out water | CNN

  2024-02-25 by in CNN International

The metropolis of nearly 22 million people is facing a severe water crisis as a tangle of problems — including geography and leaks — are compounded by climate change.

  Tagged under: Mexico

Scientists drilled an ice core from Antarctica and were alarmed by what they found | CNN

  2024-02-08 by in CNN International

Evidence from a 2,000-foot-long ice core shows rapid past melting — a stark warning for potential sea level rise as temperatures soar

  Tagged under: Ice Melting | Sea Level | Collapse

Colombia declares a disaster due to wildfires as it calls for international help | CNN

  2024-01-25 by in CNN International

The fires are thought to be the result of hot and dry conditions linked to the El Niño weather phenomenon.

  Tagged under: El Niño | Wildfires

Protecting New Zealand's cities from climate change | CNN

  2023-11-13 in CNN International

New Zealand’s coastal communities bear the brunt of extreme weather events. In Auckland, young engineers and architects are using technology to help their city withstand the impact of our changing climate.

A hidden feedback loop under Antarctica’s glaciers could accelerate sea level rise, scientists find | CNN

  2023-10-27 by in CNN International

Glaciers in East Antarctica will lose more ice in the future than previously thought, scientists reported Friday, in an alarming feedback loop where glacier meltwater is triggering even more ice loss as the planet warms.

  Tagged under: Sea Level

Deadly floods hit China's major grain-producing region, fueling food security concerns | CNN

  2023-08-07 by in CNN International

Days of heavy rain have caused severe flooding in China’s leading grain-producing region in the northeast, killing 14 people and raising concerns about food security as floodwater inundated farmlands.

  Tagged under: Farming | Fish | Flooding | Health | Trees | Finance

Opinion: Vacations as we know it are over | CNN

  2023-07-27 in CNN International

Extreme weather conditions across southern Europe this summer are a wake-up call – a reminder that not even our vacations are insulated from the growing consequences of global heating, writes Bill McGuire.

'Murderers' and 'criminals': Meteorologists face unprecedented harassment from conspiracy theorists | CNN

  2023-05-27 by in CNN International

National weather services, meteorologists and climate communicators in countries from the US to Australia say they’re experiencing an increase in threats and abuse, often around accusations they are overstating, lying about or even controlling the weather.

  Tagged under: Spain | Climate Change | Health | Finance

Wind and solar power are 'bailing out' Texas amid record heat and energy demand | CNN

  2022-06-14 by in CNN International

Energy experts told CNN the Texas electric grid is holding up well this week in large part to strong performances from renewable energy.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Solar Energy | Wind Power | Texas | Electricity Grid

Humans do a poor job of calculating risk. That's terrible for the climate crisis - CNN

  2022-01-23 (or before) by in CNN International

We do a poor job of evaluating climate risk and taking preventative care to avoid the worst, and we are literally paying the price.

Trump's final phone call to Woodward: 'Nothing more could have been done' - CNNPolitics

  2020-09-15 (or before) by in CNN International

On August 14, the coronavirus pandemic was on fire in the US. More than 168,000 Americans had died, with more than 1,300 deaths that day alone. But when President Donald Trump called legendary journalist Bob Woodward, it was to find out one thing: He had recently learned that Woodward's new book "Rage" was done and would be coming out in September, and Trump wanted to find out how he'd be portrayed.

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | US Politics

New climate group will offer district-specific policy 'menus' to every congressional candidate | CNN Politics

  2020-07-02 by in CNN International

As concern over climate change grows and high profile progressive political figures embrace ambitious ideas, candidates with limited resources and time are facing a new challenge: how to craft winning political messages tailored to their districts and backed by the most recent science, health and economic data.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Legislation | US Politics | Health

Oceans are warming at the same rate as if five Hiroshima bombs were dropped in every second - CNN

  2020-01-16 (or before) by in CNN International

The world's oceans are now heating at the same rate as if five Hiroshima atomic bombs were dropped into the water every second, scientists have said.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Climate Change

The most effective ways to curb climate change might surprise you

  2019-08-01 (or before) in CNN International

We need unprecedented action to stop climate change. Take CNN's quiz to see how much you know about the most effective solutions.

  Tagged under: Climate Change

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