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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’?

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, climate …

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Study: Frequent Use of Cleaning Products May Increase Risk of Childhood Asthma | Children’s Health Initiative

Study: Frequent Use of Cleaning Products May Increase Risk of Childhood Asthma | Children's Health Initiative

Frequent use of cleaning products in the home may increase a baby’s risk of developing asthma and chronic wheezing during early childhood, and could be an important area for respiratory health interventions, a new study suggests. The study, published in February in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, investigated data from …

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‘I Am a Plastic Bag’ is made from recycled single-use plastic bottles

'I Am a Plastic Bag' is made from recycled single-use plastic bottles

Following the sold-out success of “I Am Not a Plastic Bag” in 2007, designer brand Anya Hindmarch has launched a new product, called “I Am a Plastic Bag”, aimed at recycling single-use plastic and leaving behind a net-zero carbon footprint from production. The initial “I Am Not a Plastic Bag” …

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Study warns Australian summers grow longer due to climate change

Study warns Australian summers grow longer due to climate change

According to an analysis by a leading think tank released today Australian summers are lengthening by a month or more while winters are getting shorter due to climate change. The Australia Institute said large swathes of the country were experiencing an additional 31 days of summer temperatures each year compared …

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Snow has taken on a sinister-looking blood red colour at a Ukrainian research st…

Snow has taken on a sinister-looking blood red colour at a Ukrainian research st...

Snow has taken on a sinister-looking blood red colour at a Ukrainian research station due to a type of algae which contributes to climate change. Scientist call it “raspberry snow” . ????Follow @Braintastic_tube for more amazing and mysterious facts! . . . . #Facts #FactsDaily #Didyouknow #Mystery #MysteriousFacts #Mysteryfacts #FactoftheDay …

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Moratorium on the rollout of 5G essential

Moratorium on the rollout of 5G essential

Radiation exposure has long been a concern for the public, policy makers and health researchers. Beginning with radar during World War II, human exposure to radio-frequency radiation (RFR) and associated technologies has grown more than 100,000-fold. In 2011, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reviewed the published literature …

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Businesses urged to increase their resiliance to climate change

Businesses urged to increase their resiliance to climate change

Researchers from the University of Cambridge are urging businesses to increase their resilience to prepare for extreme weather events caused by climate change.  Findings from the Cambridge Climate Change Business Risk index have shown that climate change could add around 20% to the global cost of extreme weather events by …

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Fieldnotes: Uncovering the wildlife-climate connection

Fieldnotes: Uncovering the wildlife-climate connection

Fieldnotes is WWF-Canada’s newsletter about our science-based work finding solutions in the face of an unprecedented crisis in climate change and wildlife loss. Please click here to subscribe and get future issues emailed direct to your inbox. A lone Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) dwarfed by surrounding trees and mountains …

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Rainbow warriors: how queer movements can inspire climate activists

Rainbow warriors: how queer movements can inspire climate activists

In the last sixty years, the LGBTQ+ community has experienced a rapid shift in terms of the rights and privileges that some, but far from all, queer people now have. Younger millennials like me who enjoy these hard-won privileges now struggle to imagine what our lives would have been like …

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