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Climate Change

Climate migration growing but not fully recognized by world – Associated Press

Photo: Workers walk to work at an export processing zone early in the morning after crossing the Mongla river in Mongla, Bangladesh, March 3, 2022 Worsening climate largely from the burning of coal and gas is uprooting millions of people, with wildfires overrunning towns in California, rising seas overtaking island nations and drought exacerbating conflicts

Opinion

Opinion: The Fuzzy Math Behind U.N. Report on Global Disasters – Inside Sources

Photo: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres A new U.N. report has revealed the disturbing news that the number of global disasters has quintupled since 1970 and will increase by 40 percent in coming decades. It finds that more people are affected by disasters than ever before, and the U.N. deputy secretary general warns humanity is “on a spiral of self-destruction.”

Climate Change

Weary of many disasters? UN says worse to come

Photo: A man takes pictures of the ruins of the old village of Vilar, submerged since 1954 when a hydropower dam flooded the valley, that have risen above the waters of the Zezere River due to drought, near Pampilhosa da Serra in central Portugal A disaster-weary globe will be hit harder in the coming years

Climate Change

UN climate report: ‘Atlas of human suffering’ worse, bigger

Photo: Bruce McDougal watches embers fly over his property as the Bond Fire burns through the Silverado community in Orange County, Calif., on Dec. 3, 2020 Deadly with extreme weather now, climate change is about to get so much worse. It is likely going to make the world sicker, hungrier, poorer, gloomier and way more

Climate Change

US: More threats, more desperate refugees as climate warms

The Earth’s warming and resulting natural disasters are creating a more dangerous world of desperate leaders and peoples, the Biden administration said Thursday in the federal government’s starkest assessments yet of security and migration challenges facing the United States as the climate worsens. The Defense Department for years has called climate change a threat to

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