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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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Geo-engineering: It's probably not a good idea
Skyseed: geo-engineering the planet might be humankind's last desperate throw, says a tale by a geophysical hazard expert.

Africa's resistance grows as climate crisis worsens
Battered by storms and droughts during a tough 2019, Africa's resistance to the climate crisis left no room for passivity.

Antarctic depths warm far beyond oceanic average
Heat from factories and car exhausts must go somewhere. A surprising amount is now sunk in the remote Antarctic depths.

African desert is home to abundant forest growth
Researchers have found an unknown wealth of trees in an African desert zone supposedly too arid for green growth.

Western US and Southeast Asia face rising dust risk
It obscures the skies and darkens the snows. Wind-borne dust risk is increasingly ominous in a warming world.

Carbon release set off Earth's biggest extinction
A chain of calamities caused the planet's biggest extinction, the greatest mass dying ever. Greenhouse gases explain how.

Poor air inflicts billions of premature deaths in Asia
Air pollution by tiny particles is among the world's worst health risks. In South Asia, poor air is as bad as it gets.

Geology's human footprint is enough to spur rage
Once again science has presented evidence that a new geological epoch is here. This human footprint is all our own work.

Rising heat means more methane, warmer nights
Nights are warmer. So are northern lakes. And farm livestock are at greater risk of disease, thanks to rising heat.

China's climate lead offers the planet new hope
Beijing's plan to cut greenhouse gases could mean a global expansion of green industries following China's climate lead.