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Winter Olympics Climate Extremes

In the United States, some ski seasons are forecast to be 50 percent shorter by 2050 and 80 percent shorter by 2090, and the impact of this extends beyond professional athletes. Winter sports generate $72 billion per year in the United States and support nearly 700,000 jobs. An updated report on the economics of the winter sports industry and the impacts from climate change is expected from the group Protect Our Winters in the coming weeks.

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Renewable Energy Projects: Case Study Highlights

By working together to strike a balance between ecosystem services and the need for renewable energy, we can protect open spaces and meet energy and climate challenges.

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Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord

In 2007, governors of the diverse Midwestern states and the premier of Manitoba unified behind a commitment to advance the region toward a lower-carbon energy economy that “maximizes the energy […] more »

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Trending: Drought-induced forest changes amplify effects of climate change

The face of American forests is changing, due to climate change-induced shifts in rainfall and temperature that are causing shifts in the abundance of numerous tree species.

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Climate Change on the Golf Course

More efficient golf course water and turf practices can help limit the amount of greenhouses gases like carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide that are released into the atmosphere.

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The High Cost of Hot

As additional carbon pollution continues to trap more and more heat in the atmosphere, the higher hot temperatures that result can come with a hefty price tag. Some of those costs hit our wallets in the form of higher energy bills from greater use of air conditioning. Warmer temperatures can also have major health impacts, increasing our vulnerabilities to allergies, asthma, heat stroke and even death.

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Report: Republicans, Democrats Actually Agree on Climate Change

Recent studies suggest that Democrats and Republicans agree on climate change more than they might think. Overcoming assumptions to the contrary may help support policy efforts to achieve climate solutions.

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ENSIA Reports: To Avoid Climate Catastrophe, We’ll Need to Remove CO2

With sufficient investment and strategic deployment, carbon dioxide removal and storage can play a key role in keeping global warming to a level we can live with.

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A Colorado summer: Drought, wildfires and smoke in 2020

Recent research suggests fire frequency could increase 25% and large fires could triple in frequency specifically across the Southwest in the years ahead. Even though wildfires are a natural part of the many ecosystems, climate change has driven and likely will continue to drive a wildfire increase. This increase not only can negatively impact human infrastructure but can also damage animal habitat and spread invasive plant species. Wildfires in Colorado are teaching management lessons for conservation in a changing climate.

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Latest National Climate Assessment Shows US Already Suffering Damages from Climate Change

The updated National Climate Assessment report makes it clear that climate change is not some problem in the distant future. It’s happening right now in every part of the country, making an undeniable case for local, national, and global action to mitigate and adapt to reduce risk of impacts.

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