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Explainer-How climate change is making the world sick - Reuters UK

Explainer-How climate change is making the world sick - Reuters UK | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Heat stress. Lung damage from wildfire smoke. The spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes into new regions as temperatures rise. These are just a few of the ways that public health has been impacted and compounded by climate change - a focus for the first time ever at the annual U.N. climate summit COP28. 

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Research: Wealthy's "luxury" shield against climate change is melting - Fast Company

Research: Wealthy's "luxury" shield against climate change is melting - Fast Company | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

For decades, more affluent neighborhoods have been protected from rising temperatures by plant biodiversity. But that effect may be reaching its limit.

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Many countries are frustrated that the U.S. isn't doing more to combat climate change - NPR.org

Many countries are frustrated that the U.S. isn't doing more to combat climate change - NPR.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As climate negotiations open in Dubai, the United States looms large. The US has done more to cause climate change than any other country. But it's also indispensable in efforts to address it.

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Midwest weather experts want to talk about climate change, but they face pushback and threats - Iowa Public Radio

Midwest weather experts want to talk about climate change, but they face pushback and threats - Iowa Public Radio | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Meteorologists and climatologists often have a tough job explaining climate change to the public, especially in places where audiences may be more skeptical of the science. In the Midwest and Great Plains, strong resistance has pushed some out of the field.

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UN chief calls Antarctica 'sleeping giant... being awoken by climate chaos' - Raw Story

UN chief calls Antarctica 'sleeping giant... being awoken by climate chaos' - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday issued yet another impassioned call for ambitious climate action after a trip to Antarctica and amid preparations for the U.N. Climate Change Conference later this week. 

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Heat, disease, air pollution: How climate change impacts health

Heat, disease, air pollution: How climate change impacts health | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Growing calls for the world to come to grips with the many ways that global warming affects human health have prompted the first day dedicated to the issue at crunch UN climate talks starting next week.

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Pope heads to COP28 climate change conference - Angelus News

Pope heads to COP28 climate change conference - Angelus News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

He will be the first pope ever to attend one of the global gatherings that began in 1995.

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Tired of hearing how every month or year is one for the record books? So are some climate scientists | CBC News

Tired of hearing how every month or year is one for the record books? So are some climate scientists | CBC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In today’s warming world, every month or year seems like a scene out of Groundhog Day where it’s the same message over and over: Earth’s temperature is rising to dangerous levels. While some climate scientists also feel tired of the repetitiveness, they say it’s a message that bears repeating for a very important reason.

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Oil, gas giants could pay climate damage and still profit: research - Raw Story

Oil, gas giants could pay climate damage and still profit: research - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Major oil and gas companies such as Aramco, ExxonMobil and Shell could have paid for their share of the damage caused by climate change and still earned trillions of dollars in profit, researchers said on Thursday. Their conclusions were released ahead of the UN's COP28 climate negotiations...

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White House climate report says effects of climate change are worsening - CBS News

White House climate report says effects of climate change are worsening - CBS News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In a new report, the White House says the effects of climate change are "far-reaching and worsening." Ben Tracy reports.

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Vatican joins interfaith declaration on fighting climate change - CNA

Vatican joins interfaith declaration on fighting climate change - CNA | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Holy See has signed an interfaith declaration on taking action to protect the environment during a religious summit held ahead of COP28.

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Investors with $30 trillion want Australia to ramp up climate targets - The Sydney Morning Herald

Investors with $30 trillion want Australia to ramp up climate targets - The Sydney Morning Herald | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Major investors say Australia must align its climate target with the Paris Agreement to compete with the United States for the green revolution.

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Opinion | 5 Climate Change Facts to Scare You Into Action This Halloween - CommonDreams.org

Opinion | 5 Climate Change Facts to Scare You Into Action This Halloween - CommonDreams.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

We’re not in a Hollywood studio, helplessly in the hands of sadistic screenwriters. We can actively choose to change the ending of our story—and for that we should feel hopeful.

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'Silent devastation' of drought set to increase globally under climate change, says UN report - PHYS.org

'Silent devastation' of drought set to increase globally under climate change, says UN report - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Recent drought-related data compiled by the UN point to "an unprecedented emergency on a planetary scale, where the massive impacts of human-induced droughts are only starting to unfold."...

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Study: Climate change has increased atmospheric instability over past 40 years - PHYS.org

Study: Climate change has increased atmospheric instability over past 40 years - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

While the impacts of climate change vary across the globe, most scientists agree that, overall, a warming environment is increasing both the frequency and intensity of severe weather events such as tornados and intense thunderstorms.

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2023 set to be hottest year on record: UN - Raw Story

2023 set to be hottest year on record: UN - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

This year is set to be the hottest ever recorded, the UN said Thursday, demanding urgent action to rein in global warming and stem the havoc following in its wake. The UN's World Meteorological Organization warned that 2023 had shattered a whole host of climate records, with extreme weather...

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Global watchdog proposes detailed climate disclosures from banks - Reuters.com

Global watchdog proposes detailed climate disclosures from banks - Reuters.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A global watchdog on Wednesday proposed that, starting in January 2026, banks publish detailed information about the impact of climate change on their business to help investors and regulators check on how the risks are being managed.

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How climate change worsens heatwaves, droughts, wildfires and floods - BBC News

How climate change worsens heatwaves, droughts, wildfires and floods - BBC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Extreme weather is becoming more frequent and more intense in many places because of climate change.

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Climate change could cost Ontario billions as planet heats up: watchdog | Globalnews.ca

Climate change could cost Ontario billions as planet heats up: watchdog | Globalnews.ca | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Financial Accountability Office of Ontario released a report Wednesday outlining how the effects of climate change could cost Ontario billions of dollars every year.

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Denial is over: Climate change is happening, but why do we still act like it's not? - PHYS.org

Denial is over: Climate change is happening, but why do we still act like it's not? - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Climate-fueled disaster is now front-page news, as record-breaking floods, fires, droughts and storms keep arriving.

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Climate anxious? Here’s how you can turn apprehension into action | Well actually | The Guardian

Climate anxious? Here’s how you can turn apprehension into action | Well actually | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Worrying about the future can be debilitating. Experts say these three things can help

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Climate Change Accelerates as Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reach Record Highs - VOA News

Climate Change Accelerates as Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reach Record Highs - VOA News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

World Meteorological Organization says emissions saw the highest recorded year-on-year increase from 2021 to 2022

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Climate change is threatening American lives, White House report says - CBS News

Climate change is threatening American lives, White House report says - CBS News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Climate change is threatening nearly every aspect of the lives of Americans in every part of the U.S., according to a new government report. CBS News national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy takes a closer look at some of the key takeaways.

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Top consultancy undermining climate change fight: whistleblowers - PHYS.org

Top consultancy undermining climate change fight: whistleblowers - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The world's top management consultancy McKinsey & Company is using its position as a key advisor to the UN's COP28 climate talks to push the interests of its big oil and gas clients, undermining efforts to end the use of the fossil fuels driving global warming, according to multiple sources and leaked documents.

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Meeting 1.5 degree temperature target is unlikely, study finds - NPR.org

Meeting 1.5 degree temperature target is unlikely, study finds - NPR.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Humans are still pumping enormous amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. That puts this decade's climate goals further out of reach.

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