Study calls for action to collect real-time data on the impact of climate change on human health

A study conducted by Monash University has proposed a solution to the urgent need to collect real-time data on the impact of climate change-related events on human health, healthcare workers and healthcare systems at the point-of-care. As the global community faces growing climate challenges, the study calls for action, collaboration and innovation to protect people’s … Read more

The Maui Fires and Our Wildfire Age

A few days ago the hurricane forecasts looked good. Dora would miss Hawaii and pass far to the south. And yet the storm wreaked havoc on the islands, not as a rain-bringing cyclone, but as a wind — hot, dry winds that met a wildfire as they blew across the island of Maui. A fire … Read more

Unveiling the mysteries of the Mediterranean sharks

Researchers from the University of Haifa have been awarded a sizeable $100,000 grant by the National Geographic Wayfinder to conduct a groundbreaking study tracking the movement of sharks in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea (EMS). Biodiversity hosts a rich and diverse seascape and includes a wide range of marine organisms including fish, invertebrates, coral, marine mammals … Read more

Climate change has made July hotter for four out of five people on Earth, scientists say

Human-caused global warming has made July hotter for four in five people on Earth, with more than two billion people feeling the increased heat from climate change every day, according to a lightning study. More than 6.5 billion people, or 81% of the world’s population, sweated for at least one day when climate change had … Read more

Temperatures in Phoenix exceeded 109 degrees for the 31st day in a row

Phoenix saw temperatures hit at least 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 degrees Celsius) for the 31st straight day, and other parts of the country struggled with record temperatures on Sunday after a week of substantial US population presence be exposed to extreme heat. The National Weather Service said Phoenix is ​​expected to rise to 112 F … Read more

Can Resilient ‘Super Corals’ Save Bleached and Boiled Coral Reefs?

Resilient “super corals” have recently been highlighted as potential saviors in the face of climate change and its devastating effects on coral reefs © Copyright GrrlScientist | hosted by forbes | Porites lutea off Réunion. (Source: Philippe Bourjon / CC BY-SA 3.0) Philippe Bourjon via a Creative Commons license Coral reefs are vital to … Read more

Meteorologist names US heatwaves for 2023 after oil and gas companies: Amoco, BP, Chevron

A 30-year Weather Channel veteran named the current heatwave after Chevron … [+] petroleum company. This heat wave can continue into August and has left Washington, DC (pictured here) and surrounding areas, which are on an excessive heat warning through July 28. (Photo by Celal Gunes/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency via Getty Images … Read more

Can firebreaks help save Madagascar’s lemurs?

Close-up of a ring-tailed lemur with her young (Lemur catta) getty Conservationists in Madagascar are working with local communities to reduce wildfires and protect the country’s iconic lemur species. The only country with a native lemur population, Madagascar has already lost 80% of its natural land and continues to lose an estimated 200,000 hectares annually … Read more

UK political parties are on edge over Green politics following a special election ruling

LONDON (AP) – Environmentalists warned Britain’s main political parties on Sunday against watering down their policies promise of climate change after a special election result This is widely seen as voter opposition to a tax on polluting cars. The ruling Conservatives suffered two heavy defeats in three by-elections for seats in the House of Commons … Read more

Climate collapse could happen quickly

Since some of the earliest climate change projections were made in the 1970s, they have been remarkably accurate in predicting the rate at which global temperatures would rise. For decades, climate change has been progressing at about the expected pace, says David Armstrong McKay, a climate researcher at the University of Exeter in England. However, … Read more