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U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Climate change is causing a change in location of disease-carrying mosquitoes as the world warms, likely leading to a significant public health challenge in the U.S.

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2018

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Wildlife Also Threatens Global Food Supplies

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Wildlife Also Threatens Global Food Supplies

  • Published: Sep 27th, 2017

The foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report reveals.

Here’s How Climate Change is a ‘Death Sentence’ in Afghanistan’s Highlands

Here’s How Climate Change is a ‘Death Sentence’ in Afghanistan’s Highlands

  • Published: Aug 29th, 2017

Global warming should be taken as seriously as fighting insurgents, say those witnessing the savage impacts.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

  • Published: Aug 7th, 2017

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

  • Published: Aug 4th, 2017

Wildfires are raging across British Columbia. They're the latest sign of climate change in the northern forest.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2017

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Mexico Launches Scheme to Insure Its Coral Reef

Mexico Launches Scheme to Insure Its Coral Reef

  • Published: Jul 23rd, 2017

The insurance industry in Cancún will provide coverage to pay for repairs if reefs are damaged by storms.