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Climate concerns as Siberia experiences record-breaking heat

Climate concerns as Siberia experiences record-breaking heat

One of the coldest regions on earth has been experiencing a record-breaking heat wave in recent weeks amid growing fears about devastating wildfires and melting permafrost.

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Cyclones can damage even distant reefs

Cyclones can damage even distant reefs

Big and strong cyclones can harm coral reefs as far as 1000 kilometers away from their paths, new research shows. A new study sounds a warning about the way strong cyclone winds build extreme seas that affect coral reefs in Australia and around the world.

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Long-term data show hurricanes are getting stronger

Long-term data show hurricanes are getting stronger

In almost every region of the world where hurricanes form, their maximum sustained winds are getting stronger. That is according to a new study involving an analysis of nearly 40 years of hurricane satellite imagery.

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Will floating turbines usher in a new wave of offshore wind?

Will floating turbines usher in a new wave of offshore wind?

As locations for wind energy fill up onshore and near-shore, companies are deploying floating turbines that can be sited in deep waters, out of view from the coast. Proponents contend the new technology could boost the wind industry, but daunting challenges, including costs, remain.

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Cyclone Amphan Reinforces Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation Planning

Cyclone Amphan Reinforces Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation Planning

The south of Bengal has been decimated by the category 5 super cyclone Amphan during the night of 20 May and the early hours of 21 May. However, when combined with other threats, most of which have an anthropogenic origin, the sustenance of the ecosystem can indeed be found wanting.

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Proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska will endanger brown bears – and much more

Proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska will endanger brown bears – and much more

The world’s most productive salmon fishery and a stronghold for the state’s bears are under threat from an open-pit gold and copper mine.

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A major oil pipeline project strikes deep at the heart of Africa

A major oil pipeline project strikes deep at the heart of Africa

A major pipeline that would carry oil 900 miles across East Africa is moving ahead. International experts warn that the $20 billion project will displace thousands of small farmers and put key wildlife habitat and coastal waters at risk.

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Stripe picks $1 million in carbon-removal projects to spur industry

Stripe picks $1 million in carbon-removal projects to spur industry

The billionaire brothers who control San Francisco-based online payments company Stripe are spending a quarter of a million dollars to import special sand to a remote Caribbean beach.

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New York $ 1 billion offshore gas pipeline project denied

New York $ 1 billion offshore gas pipeline project denied

New York environmental regulators denied a water permit for Williams Cos Inc’s proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York City.

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