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Coverage of global warming since November 16, 2021.

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Lake Cowichan escapes major damage after flooding

"...Torrential rain over a short amount of time over the weekend and into Monday (Nov. 13-15) left many parts of the Cowichan Valley, including roads, highways, businesses and homes, flooded and emergency crews going non-stop..."

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MPs hold emergency debate on B.C. floods, climate change

"...Trudeau noted that B. C. suffered devastating wildfires and extreme, record-setting temperatures this summer and that Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador are currently experiencing their own floods due to heavy rain..."

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Nigeria needs biotechnology to weather climate change impacts on farming, say West African scientists

"...“Evidence of climate change on agriculture in Nigeria has since been established and increased atmospheric warmness, irregular rainfall, emergent pests, [crop] diseases…and their resultant adverse effect on agricultural productivity are glaring,” the authors write in the November 2021 Handbook of Climate Change Management. “This scenario poses a serious threat to food security in Nigeria and calls for the adoption of innovative biotechnologies to create resilient crops with improved adaptation to the environmental stresses occasioned by the increasing climate change. ”..."

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Skeena MLA Ellis Ross throws a scare into front-running BC Liberal leadership hopefuls

"...He decries those who tout electric vehicles as a way to combat climate change, saying that only “rich people” can afford them and that he takes a “people-first” position on any transition to a greener economy to ensure it’s not costing jobs and standards of living..."

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Banishing The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

"...According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, at least 14 million tons of plastic are collected in the ocean annually. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a prominent result of this blunder. It is two vortices of garbage in the Pacific Ocean, one near Japan and the other near California-Mexico..."

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B.C. floods expose hollow ‘emergency’ declarations : op-ed

"...The City of Calgary recently joined the list of cities to declare a climate emergency. Although it’s a bit late; the other cities issued their declarations in the summer of 2019. It’s hard to attach the word “emergency” to an advocacy campaign that stays around for years..."

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Opinions After COP26: As young people, our future is on the line The Sheaf

"...COP26 — standing for Conference of Parties — was the 26th annual climate change summit. It was intended as an opportunity for countries to revisit commitments made in the 2015 Paris Agreement — including evaluating efforts made towards the 2015 commitment  to keep global warming below two degrees Celsius.  ..."

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GMO crops reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Canadian study finds

"...The study suggests that herbicide-tolerant GM crops and glyphosate can increase soil carbon sequestration, thereby keeping carbon dioxide in the ground rather than releasing it into the atmosphere where it contributes to global warming..."

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LETTERS: Writer sticking to his views on global warming

"...By the way, one hot summer in British Columbia does not speak for the entire globe. Neither does a 24-hour rainfall and consequent flooding. As before, manmade air and water pollution, such as in India or China, is to be scorned, but the sun still rules when it comes to climate..."

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Climate targets will make things worse for humanity : op-ed

"...At the climate summit in Glasgow, Prime Minister Trudeau promised to ensure that Canada achieves its promises under the Paris Agreement, including a pledge to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Yet even though the media often takes these goals as self-evidently desirable, the mainstream literature shows they would cause far more harm than good. For example, the 2018 Nobel Prize-winning model of William Nordhaus shows that the rapid drop in emissions necessary for the Paris target would cause so much economic damage it would be better for humanity to do nothing at all about climate change..."

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Water crisis in Iqaluit prompts state of emergency

"...Since Oct. 12, Iqaluit has been under a state of emergency and residents have been advised not to drink tap water, even after boiling or filtering it, due to a presence of fuel in the water supply.  ..."

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‘A parade of storms’: What’s behind all the downpours on the ‘wet coast’ this fall? Globalnews.ca

"...Floods and landslides Over the ocean, atmospheric rivers don’t cause a lot of damage. But the bands of moisture run up along the mountains and the coast and all that water vapour then comes down in the form of rain. That rain can be intense — and unrelenting..."

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The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

"...An international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. One hundred techniques and practices are described here—some are well known; some you may have never heard of..."

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Generation Us

The Challenge of Global Warming

"...The reality of global warming has long been accepted within the scientific community, yet it remains a hotly debated topic at the political and social level..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention global warming.

#169 Science Shorts: Sarah Roberts on the world's largest iceberg. Conservation / Antarctica / South Georgia / penguins /

Duration: 22:30

"...There is a giant iceberg travelling towards South Georgia, two times the size of Luxemburg, and we are bringing you the latest, with science journalist Sarah Roberts..."

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Can seaweed help curb global warming? | Tim Flannery

Duration: 14:00

"...Source: TED Talks Daily..."

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The Global Warming 'Pause' Never Happened.

Duration: 07:26

"...Claims of a global warming "pause" in observed temperatures early this century are unfounded and lack statistical significance, researchers say..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about global warming.

BLAH, BLAH, BLAH? Is that all our leaders provided at COP26?

"...The COP 26 climate conference in Glasgow was billed as our last chance to limit global warming this century to no more than 1. 5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels..."

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Is green hydrogen the answer to the climate crisis? | DW Documentary

"...Green hydrogen produces zero emissions and many believe it holds the key to limiting global warming..."

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Fossil fuel companies know how to stop global warming. Why don't they? | Myles Allen

"...The goal: to build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, in the race to a zero-carbon world..."

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Scientists Can Now Prove That Climate Change Is Causing Natural Disasters

"..."Just as medical researchers can study how smoking cigarettes changes people?s risk of lung cancer by comparing data from smokers and nonsmokers, attribution scientists compare events on our planet with those on a hypothetical ?Planet B,? one that is untouched by greenhouse gas emissions. " ..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about global warming relevant to the latest news.

Magnitudes and environmental drivers of greenhouse gas emissions from natural wetlands in China based on unbiased data

"...This study highlights the incorporation of the full year-round GHG monitoring data without using opaque chambers to measure CO2 flux when extrapolating net GHG emissions and gives implications for natural wetland management and global warming mitigation strategies..."

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Climate Change and Its Implications for Irrigation, Drainage and Flood Management

"...Consequently, the impacts of climate change on water resources and agriculture, and subsequently food and water security, are increasingly dominating the sustainability debate..."

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Nutrient Dynamics and the Role of Modeling

"...However, the misappropriate application of nutrients could cause environmental challenges like greenhouse gas emission, global warming, and climate change..."

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Environmental Impact of Beef Production Systems

"...Improving the animal farms performance in the several countries is a key strategy to meet the demand for animal protein, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and improving resource use efficiency..."

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Design and Development of PV/FC Based Integrated Multilevel Inverter for Smart Grid

"...This led to the development of new power generation systems at the distribution level by using various non conventional and renewable energy sources such as solar energy, wind power, fuel cells and bio-gas..."

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An Introduction to Climate Change Phenomenon

"...Other reasons for climate change include greenhouse effect, global warming, urbanization, and deforestation..."

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A Proposed Method to Pre-qualify a Wireless Monitoring and Control System for Outdoor Lighting to Reduce Energy Use, Light Poll

"...The paper discusses the selection method of a wireless control system for LED lighting in consideration of energy and cost savings, reduce carbon emission and global warming, sustainability, and the residents? quality of life, and mitigating outdoor light pollution, including trespass lighting..."

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Importance of Carbon Sequestration in the Context of Climate Change

"...In addition to biochar and conservation tillage, increased biomass production, agroforestry, deep-rooted crops, improved pastures, residue management, optimal fertilizer application, and crop rotation could help maintain a high C balance in soils and induce negative efflux of CO2..."

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Electrifying the Future with Green Vehicle: A Review on Prospects and Issues of Electric Vehicle in India

"...In recent years, a significant research attention has been given for the protection of the environment with an increase in environmental pollution and a continuous increase in global warming..."

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Climate change: a natural streamliner towards entomophagy?

"...Climate change has escalated into a global problem owing to its devastating impact on agriculture and food security..."

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Analysis of Agriculture Production and Impacts of Climate Change in South Asian Region: A Concern Related with Healthcare 4.0 U

"...The Effect of Global Warming and rapid changing climate in an indefinite manner is a major concern and all domain of science are trying to address it in their ways..."

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