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NPR: Climate change is making the weather more severe. Why don’t most forecasts mention it?

At global climate talks that just wrapped up, one of the few areas of agreement was about the worldwide toll of climate-driven...

What is place-based adaptation to climate change?

A recent Washington Post-ABC News poll states that roughly half of registered voters say climate change is either “very important” or “one...

Geneticists close to grasping how plant communities may adapt to climate change

A century after scientists first noted that the environment contributes to the evolution of adaptive differences among plant populations, scientists are on...

AP: Why climate change is making it harder to chase fall foliage

Droughts that cause leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompting leaves to fall before...

AP: For one night, TV comics focus their shows on climate change

Sewage treatment, sea turtles and a depressing condom ad all came up when late-night television hosts united for one night to turn...

Rethinking resilience in the face of climate change

Hurricane Ida brought record-breaking rainfall and flooding, and stronger, more destructive storms will inevitably come. Being better prepared will require reconsidering how...

BBC: Climate change: ‘Last refuge’ for polar bears is vulnerable to warming

A new study finds that an area of the Arctic Ocean critical for the survival of polar bears is fast becoming vulnerable...

Climate change-resistant corals could provide lifeline to battered reefs

Corals that withstood a severe bleaching event and were transplanted to a different reef maintained their resilient qualities, according to a new...

CNN: The realities of climate change are pushing big businesses to focus on sustainability

A consensus appears to be taking root in Corporate America: What's good for the environment can also be good for business.

Energy and water autonomy for off-grid waterfront floating structures

Waterfront communities are the most susceptible to climate change and to extreme weather events. Beyond the risk of flooding itself, centralized water...
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What led to the attempted coup in Brazil, what comes next?

Jerry Dávila is the Lemann Chair in Brazilian History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and executive director of the Illinois Global Institute. Dávila,...

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