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Leaked IPCC Draft Climate Report ‘Reads Like a 4,000-Page Indictment’ of Humanity’s Failure

COMMON DREAMS: Leaked IPCC Draft Climate Report ‘Reads Like a 4,000-Page Indictment’ of Humanity’s Failure In an aerial view, trees burned by a recent wildfire line the steep banks of Lake Oroville on June 1, 2021 in Oroville, California. As severe drought takes hold in California, firefighters are on high alert with risk of wildfire […]

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Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border

“What we’re seeing with climate change increasingly — year after year after year — is that there is not enough water to go around. This crisis should not come as a surprise to anyone,” he said. “We have over-drafted our account, essentially, and now we have to deal with the consequences.” Epic drought means water

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Global warming is endangering more than we think. We must adjust. – The Washington Post

“…..global aquatic “conveyor belt” system” collapsing Global warming is endangering more than we think. We must adjust. – The Washington Post Skogafoss waterfall is pictured near Skogar in Iceland. The country’s climate is more temperate than in other regions that far north because of the influence of the warm Gulf Stream current. (Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

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Every action we take must include climate change realities: Harp Seal Pups Dying on Beach as Winter Sea Ice Fails

Harp Seal Pups Dying on Beach as Winter Sea Ice Fails   A harp seal pup sits on a snow-covered beach near the town of Blanc-Sablon, Québec, in early March. Normally harp seals give birth and raise their pups on sea ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, but this year’s ice coverage is at

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Long-lost Core Drilled to Prepare Ice Sheet to Hide Nuclear Missiles Holds Clues About a Different Threat

Long-lost Core Drilled to Prepare Ice Sheet to Hide Nuclear Missiles Holds Clues About a Different Threat Plant remnants frozen beneath 4,000 feet of ice show that most of Greenland’s ice sheet melted about 1 million years ago, in a climate like today’s. By Bob Berwyn March 15, 2021 The Greenland Ice Sheet, which has enough frozen

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH: Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study

Another reason climate change needs to be tackled now: “The researchers warn that, “in a worst case scenario,” these and possibly other pathogens could be released as the climate crisis melts glaciers around the world. Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study | Common Dreams News

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