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Climate News Network

Publishes a daily news story on climate and energy. Our mission has always been to provide reliable, accessible climate science journalism in order to inform a world where climate misinformation is commonplace and where climate change still isn't a mainstream concern.

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South Asia's twin threat: extreme heat and foul air
Climate change means many health risks. Any one of them raises the danger. What happens when extreme heat meets bad air?

UK support grows for a green Covid-19 exit
More Britons now favour a green Covid-19 exit policy focused on the environment than one putting the economy first.

There is space for carbon storage underground
Capturing it remains a challenge. But there should be no lack of permanent safe carbon storage underground.

Increasingly arid future faces the American West
Climate change will take its toll of the US. The evidence repeatedly points to an ever more arid future for the American West.

Carbon dioxide emissions fall -- but by accident
The good news is that carbon dioxide emissions have fallen in line with global agreement. But we have chance to thank for that.

How dangerous is low-level radiation to children?
A rethink on the risks of low-level radiation would imperil the nuclear industry's future ˆ' perhaps why there's never been one.

Human action will decide how much sea levels rise
Sea levels will go on rising, because of human action. By how much, though, depends on what humans do next.

Fossil fuels: Heading down, but not yet out
Renewable energy is making rapid inroads into the market, but fossil fuels still wield enormous global influence.

Nuclear tests affected the weather 60 years ago
Cold War nuclear tests did change the weather in the 1960s. The Earth did not catch fire, but a hard rain did begin to fall.

Natural forests are best at storing carbon
Natural forests are a global good. Well conserved, they help combat climate change. But as new research confirms, it's not that simple.