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The Global Clean Water Crisis Looms Large

Water scarcity will intensify with climate and socioeconomic change, disproportionately impacting populations located in the Global South. 

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Smoke Covered 70% of California During Biggest Wildfire Years

As much as 70% of California was covered by wildfire smoke during parts of 2020 and 2021, according to a study from the University of California, Davis.

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Record Low Antarctic Sea Ice ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Without Climate Change

Scientists at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have found that the record-low levels of sea ice around Antarctica in 2023 were extremely unlikely to happen without the influence of climate change. 

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White and Black Volcanoes of Saudi Arabia

While the Arabian Peninsula is known for its vast deserts of sand, the area also contains extensive fields of lava.

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Rabies Outbreaks in Costa Rica Cattle Linked to Deforestation

Deforestation in Costa Rica raises the risk of cattle becoming infected with rabies by vampire bats, finds a new study.

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Alaska’s Rusting Waters: Pristine Rivers and Streams Turning Orange

Dozens of Alaska’s most remote streams and rivers are turning from a crystal clear blue into a cloudy orange, and the staining could be the result of minerals exposed by thawing permafrost, new research in the Nature journal Communications: Earth and Environment finds.

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With Climate Change, Winter Storms Delivered 20 Percent More Rainfall to British Isles

A new analysis finds that climate change fueled excessive rainfall in the U.K. and Ireland this fall and winter.

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Cement Recycling Method Could Help Solve One of the World’s Biggest Climate Challenges

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a method to produce very low-emission concrete at scale – an innovation that could be transformative in the transition to net zero.

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Warming Climate Intensifies Flash Droughts Worldwide

Sudden onset of drying is a rising problem, particularly acute in south America and Southern Africa.

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Wayne State Researchers Find Connection Between PFAs Exposure in Men and the Health of Their Offspring

Wayne State University researchers are reporting new findings that demonstrate a link between exposure to per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in males and health issues in their offspring.

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