Report: Global warming is causing 'unprecedented changes' to oceans

Human-induced global warming is "causing unprecedented changes" to the oceans including warming waters, decreasing ice levels and rising seas, according to a recently published report by more than 150 scientists.
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Climate change has deepened food insecurity

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Climate change is increasing Lyme disease risk in New England

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How to save your skin from climate change

Mic spoke to experts about how the effects of climate change, from hotter temperatures to wildfire smoke, could mess with your skin, and what steps you can take to protect it.

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Turkey's Erdogan: Refugee crisis from climate change coming

Presaging “hundreds of millions" of climate change refugees, Turkey's president said at the U.N. General Assembly that the world needs to find a way to contend with its existing refugees who are fleeing conflict.

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Is BART prepared for the catastrophic weather events climate change will bring?

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Climate change ravaging crops in Guatemala, leaving millions on brink of starvation

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Animals' limbs are stretching and warping because of climate change

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Fires fuel new risks to California farmworkers

As climate change amplifies the health risks of extreme heat and pollution from wildfires, researchers scramble to protect farmworkers.

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Climate reporting reaches melting point

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‘Climate crisis on our shores’: Mediterranean countries sign deal after summer of fires

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Building electrification could recharge our economy

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Climate crisis leaving ‘millions at risk of trafficking and slavery’

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