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Looks Like Climate Change Will Ruin Beer for Us, Too

If the results of last week’s chilling U.N. climate report drove you to drink this weekend, first of all — we’re sorry. We don’t like it, either. Here’s a photo of a majestic elk sneezing to make you feel better. Secondly, we hate to say it, but we’ve got even more bad news for …

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Rapid response needed to limit global warming

Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments   Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global …

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Global sea level could rise 50 feet by 2300, study says

Characterizing what’s known and what’s uncertain is key to managing coastal risk Global average sea-level could rise by nearly 8 feet by 2100 and 50 feet by 2300 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high and humanity proves unlucky, according to a review of sea-level change and projections by Rutgers and …

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Now is the time to answer questions about climate engineering disease impacts

Radical solutions to climate change might save lives, but a commentary in the October 2018 issue of the journal Nature Climate Change calls for caution because geoengineering still lacks a “clean bill of health.” With global fossil-fuel emissions reaching an all-time high and the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, climate …

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Hurricane tracker LIVE: Latest NOAA updates as THREE storms build in the Atlantic

THREE storms are churning across the Atlantic Ocean, each with the chance of strengthening into tropical cyclones. Here are the latest live updates and hurricane tracking. By JAMES BICKERTON NOAA are tracking three disturbances which are barrelling through the Atlantic Ocean, and all have significant chances of being upgraded to …

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Research forecasts US among top nations to suffer economic damage from climate change

Novel UC San Diego study indicates global warming is costing US economy about $250 billion per year. For the first time, researchers have developed a data set quantifying what the social cost of carbon — the measure of the economic harm from carbon dioxide emissions — will be for the …

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EU releases €138m in humanitarian, devt funding for Lake Chad region

The European Union on Monday, September 3, 2018 announced new funding of €138 million funding for humanitarian assistance and development in Lake Chad Region. According to a statement on Monday in Abuja, by the Press Officer to Delegation of the EU to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Modestus Chukwulaka, Commissioner for …

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NEWS ALERT: RIVER NIGER IN DANGER OF OVERFLOWING!

Again, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) wishes to inform the general public, especially the riparian states and communities by the Banks of River Niger & its floodplains, that River Niger is still rising with likelihood of occurrence of River Flooding. A steady rise in the water level continues to …

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CLIMATE CHANGE, THE GREEN ECONOMY AND SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE!

As the global world strategizes on actionable policies and frameworks to deepen climate change mitigation sand attain a major percentage of the sustainable development goals, the coming of age of such developmental concepts as the green economy presumably holds much promise to define mitigation efforts alongside economic objectives. One major …

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