Climate Brief: Commercial communications array just launched-‘might outshine all stars and planets’

Stressed out about climate change? 4 ways to tackle both the feelings and the issues

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Climate change has caused more intense wildfires, heat waves, floods and hurricanes, lengthened allergy seasons and inflicted other forms of tangible harm. But an often-overlooked consequence — one that warrants urgent attention and creative problem-solving — is worsening mental health.

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Tribal Indigenous Climate Change Conference Convenes

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The National Tribal & Indigenous Climate Change Conference convened in St. Paul on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 (photo/Darren Thompson for Native News Online)

According to a report released by the United Nations a few years ago, Indigenous people are the most vulnerable to climate change

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Today, more than 700 people from as far as New Zealand and Australia attended the National Tribal & Indigenous Climate Change Conference read more:

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Indigenous Environmental NetworkThe Indigenous Environmental Network is an alliance of grassroots Indigenous Peoples whose mission is to protect the sacredness of Mother Earth.

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FEMA declares new strategy to engage Native American tribesapnews.com/
2020 Goldman Environmental Prize winner Nemonte Nenquimo with members of the Waorani community
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News:

Patagonia founder just donated the entire company, worth $3 billion, to fight climate change

UK Tory MP begins ‘net zero tour’ of UK to highlight benefits of action

Chris Skidmore urges new PM to ignore ‘tiny vocal minority in Westminster’ arguing against climate target

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Air conditioning has a climate problem. New technology could help.

Researchers and start-ups are racing to develop innovative air conditioning units fit for a hotter future Shannon Osaka

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It’s the end of the car as we know it The electric vehicle transition is really a U-turn.

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It’s Time to Make Cities More Rural

Enough with the urban vs. rural binary. When rurbanization brings agriculture into cities, everyone benefits.

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The loneliest trees: can science save these threatened species from extinction?

There are trees so rare that only a single specimen remains. Some conservationists want to save them all www.nature.com

After Deadly Fires and Disastrous Floods, a Canadian City Moves to Sue Big Oil A potential lawsuit by Vancouver would be the first in Canada to target the fossil fuel industry’s role in climate change.google.com/

The age of extinction

Humans need to value nature as well as profits to survive, UN report finds

Focus on market has led to climate crises, with spiritual, cultural and emotional benefits of nature ignored

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Criticism intensifies after big oil admits ‘gaslighting’ public over green aims. Fury as ‘explosive’ files reveal largest oil companies contradicted public statements and wished bedbugs upon critical activists

Animal rights

Costco now faces a lawsuit from two shareholders claiming that the company and its top executives violated animal welfare lawscnn.com

The world’s longest-lived

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trees could not survive climate change

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Whether you’re a climate ‘doomer’ or ‘appeaser’, it’s best to prepare for the worst.
Our world is on course for a climate cataclysm. Or is it? Not long ago, the global warming battle lines were clear
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