- https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200107122259.htmPrivate well owners should test water quality annually, according to a recent study that revealed nitrate levels in shallow wells above US Environment Protection Act standards. Original Title: Rural water wells in High Plains Aquifer [...]
- https://www.deeperblue.com/cozumel-reefs-re-opened-for-divers/Some of the coral reefs off Cozumel, Mexico that were closed in September have been temporarily re-opened to divers.
- https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jan/05/south-coast-and-southern-highlands-bushfires-tear-through-areas-that-havent-burned-in-decadesKangaroo Valley, Milton and St Georges Basin all faced fire after a ‘catastrophic’ day as 20 new fires sparked between Nowra and Batemans Bay “Right here we are the meat in the sandwich, so thanks [...]
- https://www.npr.org/2020/01/04/793572196/how-climate-change-is-affecting-australias-fires?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=worldAustralia’s Conservative government rejects efforts to tackle climate change. NPR’s Leila Fadel speaks with former fire commissioner Greg Mullins about the public’s anger as parts of Australia burn.
- https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/white-house-update-of-key-environmental-law-would-exclude-climate-change/2020/01/03/35491e10-2e89-11ea-9b60-817cc18cf173_story.htmlProposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act are designed to speed up federal approvals for drilling, highway building and other projects. Original Title: White House update of key environmental law would exclude climate change [...]
- https://grist.org/climate/red-sky-flying-embers-australias-fires-are-the-first-climate-disaster-of-the-decade/Wildfires scorched almost every continent in 2019, but the ongoing wildfires in Australia have caused unprecedented damage. As fires have blanketed more than 12 million acres of land in Australia, killing at least 20 people [...]
- https://www.eenews.net/greenwire/stories/1061983723/feedA major insurer is limiting its coverage of companies in the fossil fuel business, citing concerns about climate change. Original Title: The Hartford to limit coverage for fossil fuel companies Full Text of the Original [...]
- https://phys.org/news/2020-01-qa-climate-factors-stoke-australia.htmlAustralia’s unprecedented wildfires are supercharged thanks to climate change, the type of trees catching fire and weather, experts say. Original Title: Q&A: How climate change, other factors stoke Australia fires Full Text of the Original [...]
- https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/complicated-role-iron-ocean-health-and-climate-change-180973893/Iron dust may have played a significant role in the last ice age, and it could be an important factor in mitigating future global temperature increases Original Title: The Complicated Role of Iron in Ocean [...]
- https://phys.org/news/2020-01-climate-ways-science-skeptics.htmlClimate change skeptics may be a minority, but they are a sizable one. One in five Americans think that climate change is a myth, or that humans aren’t responsible for it. What’s more, they’re backed [...]
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