Regrown Latin American forests are called key for protecting climate and land rights | The Japan Times

‘RIO DE JANEIRO – Forests regrown on lands that had been cleared for agriculture in Latin America could play a key role in trapping carbon from the atmosphere and mitigating climate change if they are managed properly, researchers said in a study published on Friday.’

Source: Regrown Latin American forests are called key for protecting climate and land rights | The Japan Times

Civil disobedience is the only way left to fight climate change | Kara Moses | Opinion | The Guardian

‘Last Sunday, around 1,000 people closed the world’s largest coal-exporting port in Newcastle, Australia and other bold actions are happening at power stations, oil refineries, pipelines and mines everywhere from the Philippines, Brazil and the US, to Nigeria, Germany and India.’

Source: Civil disobedience is the only way left to fight climate change | Kara Moses | Opinion | The Guardian

UN climate science chief: it’s not too late to avoid dangerous temperature rise | Environment | The Guardian

‘The head of the United Nations climate science panel has declared it is still possible to avoid a dangerous 2C increase in global warming – despite more than a dozen record hot years since 2000. But the costs could be “phenomenal”, he said.’

Source: UN climate science chief: it’s not too late to avoid dangerous temperature rise | Environment | The Guardian

It’s not just Alberta: Fires fuelled by warming climate are increasing – Technology & Science – CBC News

‘Earlier this year, large wildfires hit spots on opposite ends of the world — Tasmania and Oklahoma-Kansas. Last year, Alaska and California pushed the U.S. to a record 10 million acres burned. Massive fires hit Siberia, Mongolia and China last year and Brazil’s fire season has increased by a month over the past three decades.’

Source: It’s not just Alberta: Fires fuelled by warming climate are increasing – Technology & Science – CBC News

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