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Climate change is a catastrophe. But is it an ‘existential threat’?

Climate change is a catastrophe. But is it an ‘existential threat’?

[ad_1] Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon With the Doomsday Clock ticking closer to midnight, “existential” is becoming the word of our times, encompassing a wide variety of apocalyptic anxieties. Especially those surrounding climate change. During last week’s Democratic debate in South Carolina, …

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The Australian bushfire catastrophe and how to help

The Australian bushfire catastrophe and how to help

[ad_1] Bushfire in Bowraville, NSW, November 2019, © Adam Dederer Canadians have been watching the bushfire tragedy unfolding in Australia with shock and sadness for months. Accelerated by climate change, the increasingly intense fires raging across the continent have so far cost 30 lives and thousands of homes while burning …

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