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"Don’t sit this one out. Do something. You are by accident of fate alive at an absolute critical moment in the history of our planet.” | Carl Sagan

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Time's up
Flooding
Hope
Systemic change
Education resources
Zero emissions
End timers
Fear of the future
Political ramifications
Contrarian arguments
Fires
Suppression
Hate
Isolationism
Doomsday capitalists
Media coverage
Insurers and business reaction
Impact on water supplies
Vitals
Christian climate activism
Justice
Emissions
Fossil industries
Impacts on New Zealand
Innovation

Time's up

A very boring retraction from The Chaser Team

We're only going to say this once

Climate change is largely responsible for a doubling in the number of natural disasters since 2000, the UN said as it warned about Earth's future.

United Nations: Earth on course to become 'uninhabitable hell for millions'

Climate change is largely responsible for a doubling in the number of natural disasters since 2000, the UN said as it warned about Earth's future.

Flooding

Weather: Photos, videos show severe flooding hitting Napier

Around 100 properties have been affected.

Hope

Australia warned it could be isolated over climate inaction after Joe Biden victory

Experts say they believe the US president-elect will exert significant pressure on Australia to lift its climate commitments

Systemic change

The recent advent of the internet has provided us with an incredible opportunity. With this we are able to quickly and accurately monitor the health of a city and determine where we can increase efficiency.

What is a Smart City? Definition from WhatIs.com.

The recent advent of the internet has provided us with an incredible opportunity. With this we are able to quickly and accurately monitor the health of a city and determine where we can increase efficiency.

Geothermal energy is poised for a big breakout

"An engineering problem that, when solved, solves energy."

Education resources

MELTING Polar Ice Caps activity - fun demonstration demonstrating the effect on sea levels of melting polar ice caps. #scienceforkids #polaricecaps #climatechange #climatechangeforkids

Climate Change for Kids - Melting Polar Ice Caps - Science Sparks

MELTING Polar Ice Caps activity - fun demonstration demonstrating the effect on sea levels of melting polar ice caps. #scienceforkids #polaricecaps #climatechange #climatechangeforkids

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End timers

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Fear of the future

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Political ramifications

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Fires

Total fire ban in parts of SA as heatwave descends on south-east Australia

Temperatures to hit 40 in Adelaide on Friday as NSW braces for scorching weekend weather

Australia must prepare for future shaped by extreme climate, bushfire royal commission warns

Report into the apocalyptic 2019-20 bushfires says Australia must radically change its approach to fighting fires under new climate conditions

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

27 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Suppression

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Hate

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Isolationism

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Doomsday capitalists

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Insurers and business reaction

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Impact on water supplies

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Vitals

We need to talk to our kids about the climate crisis. But courage fails me when I look at my son | Tim Flannery

Tim Flannery has been speaking about climate change for decades – but he’s finding it harder and harder to be the bearer of bad news

Christian climate activism

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Justice

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Emissions

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Innovation

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Total fire ban in parts of SA as heatwave descends on south-east Australia

Temperatures to hit 40 in Adelaide on Friday as NSW braces for scorching weekend weather

More than 4000 Nelson City properties included in new sea level rise hazard index

The council today released information that showed how coastal flooding could change under a warming climate, including a worst-case scenario of sea level rise up to two metres.

World could face 'hunger pandemic' in 2021, World Food Programme head warns - NZ Herald

World could face 'hunger pandemic' in 2021, World Food Programme head warns - NZ Herald

The recent advent of the internet has provided us with an incredible opportunity. With this we are able to quickly and accurately monitor the health of a city and determine where we can increase efficiency.

What is a Smart City? Definition from WhatIs.com.

The recent advent of the internet has provided us with an incredible opportunity. With this we are able to quickly and accurately monitor the health of a city and determine where we can increase efficiency.

In light of the fact that today so few of the planet's residents seem willing or able to reform old habits, farmers - especially those in developing nations - will have to adjust to climate change as fast, and as cheaply, as possible.

With Climate Change, What's Better For The Farm Is Better For The Planet

In light of the fact that today so few of the planet's residents seem willing or able to reform old habits, farmers - especially those in developing nations - will have to adjust to climate change as fast, and as cheaply, as possible.

'Are we getting invaded?' US boats faced Russian aggression near Alaska - NZ Herald

'Are we getting invaded?' US boats faced Russian aggression near Alaska - NZ Herald

MELTING Polar Ice Caps activity - fun demonstration demonstrating the effect on sea levels of melting polar ice caps. #scienceforkids #polaricecaps #climatechange #climatechangeforkids

Climate Change for Kids - Melting Polar Ice Caps - Science Sparks

MELTING Polar Ice Caps activity - fun demonstration demonstrating the effect on sea levels of melting polar ice caps. #scienceforkids #polaricecaps #climatechange #climatechangeforkids

A very boring retraction from The Chaser Team

We're only going to say this once

Funny weather we’re having... how the melting Arctic is affecting global weather patterns in a sinister way

Funny weather we’re having... how the melting Arctic is affecting global weather patterns in a sinister way

There was a time, not long ago, when ‘global warming’, or ‘climate change’ as it became more frequently labelled, was purely a theoretical construct, a thing of the future. Disturbing, spine-chilling even, for those who understood it, it was still something quite remote, something that had to be constructed out of scientific principles which only quite a concentrated effort of intellect and imagination could convert into meaningful consequences – and those a safeish distance away, in the…

Australia warned it could be isolated over climate inaction after Joe Biden victory

Experts say they believe the US president-elect will exert significant pressure on Australia to lift its climate commitments

Weather: Photos, videos show severe flooding hitting Napier

Around 100 properties have been affected.

We need to talk to our kids about the climate crisis. But courage fails me when I look at my son | Tim Flannery

Tim Flannery has been speaking about climate change for decades – but he’s finding it harder and harder to be the bearer of bad news

We need to talk to our kids about the climate crisis. But courage fails me when I look at my son | Tim Flannery

Tim Flannery has been speaking about climate change for decades – but he’s finding it harder and harder to be the bearer of bad news

You do not want to know what 'wet bulb' means

Kim Stanley Robinson is a master of science fiction, and specialises in the climate crisis. His latest novel The Ministry for the Future explores a particularly grim metric. A “wet bulb” is exactly what it sounds like: a thermometer wrapped in a wet towel. It’s a measure of both heat and humidity,