Fires have been raging across the world this year with unprecedented scope. Major wildfire outbreaks have been notable from tropical rainforests in Africa and South America to the… 133 more words
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Climate change could be one of the leading problems when it comes to coffee growth and production. Coffee is a plant that has very specific temperature requirements to flourish and is highly sensitive to a wide range of bugs and other pests. 156 more words
“Mosher, long recognized as an expert in China’s domestic policy, started his address by explaining that the earth’s temperature has always fluctuated, sometimes dramatically.
“We had global warming and ice ages a long time before human beings invented the internal combustion engine, and a long time before there were a million or us running around the planet giving birth to little ‘carbon dioxide emitters,’“ he quipped, quoting how climate change activists refer to children. 44 more words
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In November of 2016, author Edward Struzik took a trip to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park with two wildfire specialists, not to admire the spectacular view but to imagine the scene below if a massive wildfire like the one that hit Fort McMurray tore through the Banff town site.
The UN climate change conference,held recently in Kenya,renewed the world’s attention to what is commonly known as global warming,which most scientist say is caused by carbon dioxide and other green house gases emission largely coming from rich countries,but expert say deforestation in developing countries also exacerbates the effect of climate change. 207 more words