Melting glaciers have exposed frozen relics of World War I

Artifacts from the White War — a battle between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops that took place in the forbidding heights of the Alps — are on their way to a museum.
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The government has pledged over $800m to fight natural disasters. It could be revolutionary — if done right

To help Australia adapt to climate change and manage the disasters that come with it, the federal government this week pledged A$600 million towards establishing the National Recovery and Resilience Agency, and $210 million for the Australian Climate Service initiative.

Facing grim climate projections, state officials call for multi-dimensional approach to addressing climate change

Extreme weather events such as flash floods, intense heat waves, and rising temperatures,  all could become more frequent and severe in Pennsylvania by mid-century if current trends continue.

4,300-year-old bat poo pile may tell tale of climatic changes

How are we going to adapt to climate change? That remains to be seen, but meanwhile a groundbreaking analysis of a 4,300-year-old accumulation of bat guano in a cave in Jamaica shows how they may have coped throughout that time.


Parched Taiwan prays for rain as Sun Moon Lake is hit by drought

Taiwan has had drought before but observers are hoping the severity of this one – which has lasted 18 months, and threatens Taiwan's economic lifeblood of semiconductor production – is enough to prompt real action on climate change.


London earns official status as "bird-friendly" city

Bird populations in North America have declined by three billion over the past 50 years - nearly the population of China and India combined.


Risk of flooding from melted glaciers to increase as climate warms, study says

The repercussions of climate change are getting nearer as scientists race to determine what will happen as a result of glaciers continuing to melt.

Past warming periods offer a worrying view of the Arctic’s future

Two new studies show that ancient warming periods led the release of a lot of methane from thawing permafrost and Arctic seabeds.


How cities will fossilize

The grand metropolises of 21st Century civilisation will leave a geological legacy that will last for millennia, but some things will endure far longer than others.

Climate finance hopes for poor nations shift to G7 summit as Merkel disappoints

Rich governments are being urged to deliver on an unmet pledge of funding to help developing countries tackle climate change at June's G7 summit and raise it after 2025.


Why climate change is a ticking economic time bomb (and what we can do about it)

Climate change is already taking a financial toll on the planet, with extreme weather events costing the global economy $146 billion in 2019, according to insurer Swiss Re.


Historic church rises from the waters after being submerged for 40 years

As the waters of a central lake in Mexico dried up, what emerged was the lost Church of the Virgin of Dolores, which disappeared more than 40 years ago.


Freedom, farming and food security

Across the world, people are having to rethink the way they grow food in the face of the impacts of climate change and industrial agriculture.


NWT Species at Risk Committee reassesses polar bear status

The Northwest Territories Species at Risk Committee is recommending a number of measures to enhance monitoring and protection of polar bears.

What does chipageddon have to do with climate change?

What do you get when you combine the huge surge in demand for consumer electronics that we've seen over the part year, with snowstorms in Texas and a drought in Taiwan? Chipageddon.
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U.S. Steel abandons clean tech plans in Pittsburgh region following damning health study

The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.

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Fertility & Environmental Justice: A conversation with Shanna Swan and Annie Hoang

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Can marine protected areas reduce marine disease?

EHN talked to marine disease experts about the role of increasing ocean protection in combating rising disease rates.

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