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Earth & Energy Extreme Weather Is the Biggest Risk for Humanity in 2018, Say World Leaders

Published: 
Thu, 01/18/2018 (All day)

Extreme weather events are the most likely and most severe threat facing humanity in 2018, according to the new Global Risks Report 2018 of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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A long-simmering factor in Iran protests: climate change

Published: 
Wed, 01/17/2018 (All day)

In the mountains of western Iran, the province of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari is known for mile-high lagoons, flowing rivers and wetlands that attract thousands of species of migratory birds.

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2017 Shatters Records With $306 Billion In Damages From Climate-Linked Disasters

Published: 
Mon, 01/08/2018 (All day)

The nation’s third-hottest year on record is now officially its costliest for billion-dollar natural disasters.

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Climate Change Has Quadrupled Ocean ‘Dead Zones,’ Researchers Warn

Published: 
Sat, 01/06/2018 (All day)

The size of oxygen-starved ocean “dead zones,” where plants and animals struggle to survive, has increased fourfold around the world, according to a new scientific analysis.

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As Mass Coral Bleaching Occurs More Frequently, Hopes For Recovery Fade, Study Finds

Published: 
Fri, 01/05/2018 (All day)

Mass coral bleaching events are happening far more frequently than in the past, giving some of the world’s most majestic and fragile ecosystems almost no time to recover, according to a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science.