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Lorraine Chow: 10 Worst-Case Climate Predictions If We Don’t Keep Global Temperature Rise Under 1.5 Degrees Celsius

If humankind carries on its business-as-usual approach to climate change, there’s a 93 percent chance we’re barreling toward a potentially catastrophic level of warming. The summer of 2018 was intense: … Continue reading

January 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Ilan Kelman: Hurricane Harvey Isn’t a “Natural” Disaster. Politics Created the Chaos

Don’t blame climate change for Houston’s vulnerability. A hurricane need not become a disaster. Weather and climate don’t cause disasters—vulnerability does. Perhaps counter-intuitively, this means that the widespread discussion as … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

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