Tag: United States

Climate change could make Queensland fruit crops unprofitable to grow - ABC News
Rising temperatures mean Queensland-grown strawberries are in danger, experts say.  Key points: Cropping expert Paul Gauthier told ABC Radio Brisbane Breakfast host Craig Zonca that rising temperatures meant the popular fruit could become a thing of the past. “There’s something about strawberries that if you reach a temperature above 26 degrees Celsius, they stop flowering, […]
Climate change is destroying the lives of Moroccan farmers
There’s no doubt that the agriculture industry is one of the most severely impacted when it comes to climate change. While it’s easy to get lost in a sea of statistics and reports detailing how the world is either shrivelling up from droughts or drowning from floods, the first-hand experiences of farmers trying their best […]
Climate change helped Ian gain strength : NPR
Hurricane Ian left debris in Punta Gorda, Fla. after it made landfall. Storms like Ian are more likely because of climate change. RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty Images hide caption Hurricane Ian left debris in Punta Gorda, Fla. after it made landfall. Storms like Ian are more likely because of climate change. Hurricane Ian was just […]
Marcos to speak about climate change, rule of law, food security at UN General Assembly │ GMA News Online
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is set to fly to the United States next week to participate in the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and speak before an economic briefing. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said Marcos will leave for New York on September 18. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Marcos is […]
Why tackling climate change means a stronger economy — according to Janet Yellen : NPR
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Biden administration has plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Biden administration has plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks. Years of pandemic supply chain disruptions have left the world dealing with high inflation. Then, a war […]
For 110 years, climate change has been in the news. Are we finally ready to listen?
Mike Marrah/Unsplash, CC BY-SA On August 14 1912, a small New Zealand newspaper published a short article announcing global coal usage was affecting our planet’s temperature. This piece from 110 years ago is now famous, shared across the internet this time every year as one of the first pieces of climate science in the media […]
Adam Bandt calls for both US and China to de-escalate tensions over Taiwan and raises concerns over future climate change cooperation | Sky News Australia
Greens leader Adam Bandt has warned Australia has a “lot to lose” if tensions between China and the United States fail to simmer down as he called on the Albanese Government to further push de-escalation. China has recently announced it would wind back live-fire military drills around Taiwan launched in response to US House Speaker […]
Monarch butterflies are now listed as endangered due to habitat loss and climate change | Daily Mail Online
North America’s monarch butterfly is have been classified as endangered after experts sadly found the western butterfly’s population experienced a devastating 99.9 percent decline due to a loss of habitat, increased use of herbicides and pesticides for agriculture and climate change. Monarch butterflies are major pollinators that migrate across the continent. They carry with them seeds […]
Climate Change Is Supercharging Most Infectious Diseases, New Study Finds | HuffPost Impact
That is the sobering conclusion of a new, first-of-its-kind paper that combed through more than 70,000 scientific studies to pinpoint how an array of climate hazards have impacted 375 pathogenic diseases known to have impacted humans. A team of 11 researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa conducted the analysis, which was published Monday […]
World's Biggest Ice Sheet in Antarctica in Serious Trouble Due to Global Warming
Breaking the Ice The East Antarctic ice sheet is the biggest in the world at around the size of the United States. But changing ocean currents, which are in large part driven by climate change, are forcing warmer waters its way and could cause the ice sheet to destabilize and melt, according to shocking new […]