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Could Climate Change Pose a Threat to….Your Morning Coffee?

What would the world look like without coffee? This is what some researchers are wondering now that they’ve looked at the impact of climate change and pollination on coffee bean plants. For a recent study, a group of scientists wanted to examine how climate change caused geographic range shifts in pollinators and major crops (Imbach …

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The Earth Keeps Warming, So What Are We Doing About It?

If it felt like August was particularly warm, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has confirmed your suspicions. New data shows that the average temperature in August was 61.74 degrees Fahrenheit, which was .09 degrees warmer than the old August record of 2015. Furthermore, it was the 16th consecutive month of record-breaking heat. Overall, this …

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We’re Getting Nicer Weather, Thanks to Global Warming

If you’ve been enjoying spring weather in your region, you might have forgotten all about climate change. A new study reveals that you’re not alone — many people are experiencing warm, comfortable weather, and it’s due to our shifting climate. However, the conditions aren’t going to last, according to scientists. A piece published in Nature has found …

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As It Turns Out, the Ichthyosaur May Have Died from Climate Change

We aren’t the only ones being impacted by climate change. In fact, new research suggests that our planet and its inhabitants have been feeling the brunt of climate change for quite some time. A statement from experts at the University of Oxford now says that one of the world’s largest sea creatures went extinct 90 …

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It’s Finally Happened: Greenhouse Gases Have Reached an All-Time High

If you’ve taken a look at the smog hovering over cities like Los Angeles and Beijing, you know that greenhouse gas emissions are a real problem. Now, we have the numbers to prove it. Data presented at the World Meteorological Organization showed that carbon dioxide levels were exceeding 400 parts per million in the beginning of …

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Global Warming Could Lead to Global Conflict and an Economic Downturn

Global warming may be responsible for rising sea levels and habitat destruction, but how is it impacting everyday life for humans? A study led by Soloman Hsiang of Cal Berkeley has honed in on exactly how climate change affects human conflict. Hsiang and his colleagues, Marshall Burke and Edward Miguel, looked at 60 primary studies …

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How Is The Great Barrier Reef Handling Climate Change?

If you keep up with environmental issues, you might already know that the Great Barrier Reef has been a primary concern for scientists. Global warming and changing ocean temperatures have directly impacted the reef and its eco-system, but conservation efforts have been in full swing for years. That being said, how is the Great Barrier Reef these …

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