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Dr. Aja Carter, who studies dinosaurs, says climate change is outpacing animals’ ability to evolve

As part of StateImpact Pennsylvania’s focus on climate change, American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fellow Donna McDermott spoke to scientists about their connection to one of the world’s critical issues.
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Climate

Scientist spotlight: Penn State’s Ellie Nasr on how wetlands can mitigate effects of climate change

As part of StateImpact Pennsylvania’s focus on climate change, American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fellow Donna McDermott spoke to scientists about their connection to one of the world’s critical issues.
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Climate

We should start giving names to extreme heat waves

Extreme heat kills more Americans each year than other disasters, but the public isn’t as wary of it. More publicity could help.
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Climate

Americans see climate as a concern, even amid coronavirus crisis

Researchers thought COVID-19 might displace climate change as a threat in the American mind. It hasn't, according to a new survey.

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Justice

Jerome Foster protests climate change inaction

The 17-year-old has been protesting outside the White House for more than a year, and wondering why other generations aren’t doing more to stop climate change.
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Climate

The climate changes before your eyes

The American Museum of Natural History focuses on science, not politics, in its display of an environmentally challenged planet.
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Climate

How a Trump insider embeds climate denial in scientific research

An Interior Department official has pressed scientists to include misleading climate language—including debunked claims that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is beneficial—into their work.
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Climate

'Sea-level rise won't affect my house' – even flood maps don't sway Florida coastal residents

Can maps of people's flooded properties convince them that rising sea level is a threat?
Toxics

Maps tracking climate disasters fall short—and endanger lives

When fires blazed through Northern California last fall, I looked to online maps to tell me whether my family and I were safe. Unfortunately, they couldn’t do that.
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Toxics

Speaking of Water - featuring Australian author and science communicator, Julian Cribb

The world economy, civilization, and maybe our survival as a species are on the line. Julian Cribb talks about that bigger picture and the vital part that water plays in it.

ensia.com
Climate

Randy Olson: Climate communication missed a big opportunity. It's time to fix that

Spurned by scientists who ignored his advice to communicate clearly, Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton became the Darth Vader of climate change. Let's take that advice now, before it's too late.

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Climate

A climate show was canceled. Then came the finger-pointing

One of the nation’s most successful theaters, the Public, shortened the run of a monologue by a prominent artist-activist, Josh Fox. Now each party is blaming the other.
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Climate

Murdoch family discord plays out publicly

James Murdoch and his wife, Kathryn, have issued a statement condemning the Murdoch media empire’s coverage of climate change.
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My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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