climate change impacts

1 in 4 adults cite climate change in decision not to have children

1 in 4 adults cite climate change in decision not to have children The HILL: BY REBECCA BEITSCH – 09/28/20 03:08 PM EDT © Getty Images Roughly a quarter of childless adults say climate change is a factor in their decision not to have children, according to a Monday poll from Morning Consult. Eleven percent of those surveyed said […]

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‘Warning Sign of Major Proportions’: Number of Siberian Forest Fires Increase Fivefold in Week Since Record High Temperature | Common Dreams News

“According to figures reported Saturday by Avialesookhrana, Russia’s agency for aerial forest fire management, 1.15 million hectares (2.85 million acres) were burning in Siberia in areas that cannot be reached by firefighters.” ‘Warning Sign of Major Proportions’: Number of Siberian Forest Fires Increase Fivefold in Week Since Record High Temperature | Common Dreams News “The

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Record-high global tree cover loss driven by agriculture

When will Sonoma County get a modern, science based Tree Ordinance? We’ve been asking for years as the wineries bulldoze oak woodlands for more grapes in time of drought and wine glut.  “Forestry and wildfires drove tree cover loss in the northern hemisphere. Wildfires, including the massive fires in California, were associated with over 5.2

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‘Devastating’: Great Barrier Reef in Danger of Catastrophic Bleaching as Temperatures in Australia Remain High | Common Dreams News

“Experts worry the Great Barrier Reef is now uncomfortably close to that tipping point.” ‘Devastating’: Great Barrier Reef in Danger of Catastrophic Bleaching as Temperatures in Australia Remain High | Common Dreams News It’s a sobering reality we’re in.” by Eoin Higgins, staff writer Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is in danger of a catastrophic bleaching event

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Past the Tipping Point: Australia’s fires may accelerate a jump in CO2 forecasted in 2020

Past the tipping point for climate change: “The Pacific Ocean is expected to be extra warm in 2020, leading to warmer and drier weather over many land areas that should result in 10 per cent more CO2 than usual staying in the atmosphere. A fifth of that extra 10 per cent will be due to

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Pacific Ocean’s rising acidity causes Dungeness crabs’ shells to dissolve

Note: County planners were criticized at the draft Local Coastal Plan meeting Thursday with the Planning Commissioners for lack of current (12 and 15 year old science used) and real climate science strategy. Staff planners want parking lots, 2 turn lanes to promote more tourism. Fossil fuels are blamed for the crabs demise….    “Since

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