New Study Projects Severe Water Shortages in the #ColoradoRiver Basin — Inside Climate News #COriver #aridification #snowpack #runoff #ActOnClimate #KeepItInTheGround — Coyote Gulch

From Inside Climate News (Bob Berwyn): The loss of the reflective snowpack drives evaporation and reduces the flow of water, the study found. The 40 million people who rely on Colorado River water need to prepare for a drier future. Global warming is shrinking the Rocky Mountain snowpack that feeds the river and flows are […]

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Penguin ice-sculptures spotted on the shore of the River Thames boosts Greenpeace’s ocean campaign — Life & Soul Magazine

Two penguin visitors of the ice sculpture kind appeared on the shore of the River Thames opposite St Paul’s Cathedral this week. A towering two-metre ice scuplture of a mother chinstrap penguin and her chick was installed on the shore of the River Thames, in front of the Tate Modern on Southbank, to highlight the […]

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Facing Climate Change: What Gardeners Need to Know — The Peterborough & Area Master Gardeners

By Sharleen Pratt, Master Gardener I recently attended a Master Gardener’s Technical Update at the Toronto Botanical Gardens. The subject was Facing Climate Change: What Gardeners Need to Know. The speakers were Dr. Jon Warland, Dr. Steven Hill and Lorraine Johnson. As we sat listening to how our climate is changing and the impacts that […]

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Climate Change Is Starving Out Reindeer in Sweden’s Arctic — TIME

(KIRUNA, Sweden) — Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a mountain top overlooking his reindeer in the Swedish arctic. His community herds about 8,000 reindeer year-round, moving them between traditional grazing grounds in the high…

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Audubon’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Birds in the Arid West — Coyote Gulch

From Audubon’s Western Water Initiative (Karyn Stockdale): Audubon just released a new scientific report, Survival by Degrees, showing that 64 percent (389 out of 604) of North American bird species are at risk of extinction from climate change. The good news is our science also shows that if we take action now we can help […]

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Polar bear pictures and the climate emergency — The Ice Blog

Recently, the picture editor of the Guardian, Fiona Shields, published a piece explaining “why we are going to be using fewer polar bears and more people to illustrate our coverage of the climate emergency”. She writes: “At the Guardian we want to ensure that the images we publish accurately and appropriately convey the climate crisis […]

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The Big Climate Fightback: One million required to pledge to plant a tree in the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign — Life & Soul Magazine

The Woodland Trust is launching the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign with the aim to get one million people to pledge to plant a tree on 30 November to help fight the climate emergency. Known as The Big Climate Fightback, The Woodland Trust will be hosting planting days across the UK on November 30 […]

via The Big Climate Fightback: One million required to pledge to plant a tree in the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign — Life & Soul Magazine

Ireland reclaiming its greenery with plans to plant 440 million trees by 2040 to tackle climate change — Life & Soul Magazine

The Emerald Isle is reclaiming its green as Ireland announced plans to plant 440 million trees by 2040, as part of its efforts to tackle climate change. Ireland first announced its climate plan in June, pledging to create 19,768 acres of new forestry land a year. Now the country is aiming to plant 22million trees every year […]

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Turtle Embryos May Play A Role In Whether They Become Male Or Female — News : NPR

In many turtle species, sex is determined by temperature in the egg. That makes turtles particularly vulnerable to climate change. But scientists say the animals may have a way to shield themselves.(Image credit: Ye et. al / Current Biology)

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Birds Are Trying To Adapt To Climate Change — But Is It Too Little, Too Late? — News : NPR

By breeding and migrating earlier, some birds are adapting to climate change. But it’s probably not happening fast enough for some species to survive, according to new research.(Image credit: Michael P. Harris)

via Birds Are Trying To Adapt To Climate Change — But Is It Too Little, Too Late? — News : NPR