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Almost 30% of All Tree Species in the Wild are Facing Extinction

Almost 30% of tree species in the wild are facing extinction, according to a report published by the Botanic Gardens Conservation International. The group's report, entitled "the State of the World's Trees," concluded that 17,510 out of Earth's 58,497 documented...

Biden Says Hurricane Ida Shows “the Climate Crisis is Here”

President Joe Biden gave a speech addressing the impact of Hurricane Ida after it wreaked havoc on the northeastern coast of the United States, leaving 45 people dead in the New York City area. The president remarked that the...

Dozens Killed as Remnants of Hurricane Ida Batter New York

Flash flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida killed at least 44 people in the New York area overnight into Thursday, including several who perished in basements during the "historic" weather event officials blamed on climate change. Record rainfall,...

Nine Dead as Hurricane Ida Slams into New York City, Northeast US

New York City and New Jersey suffered at least nine deaths as a result of the remnants of Hurricane Ida as it brought torrential rains to the Northeast on Wednesday night. Several people who lived in illegally-constructed basement apartments in...

UN Report Says Extreme Weather Disasters are Increasing Exponentially

The UN's weather agency the World Meteorological Foundation has released a report stating that extreme weather disasters are occurring four to five times more in the present moment than they did in the 1970s. The agency also said that today's...

Category 4 Hurricane Ida Lashes Louisiana with Winds Over 170 MPH

Terrible scenes of destruction unfolded on Monday in Louisiana after the landfall of Hurricane Ida, which had winds in excess of 172 miles per hour (277 km per hour) when it slammed ashore on Sunday morning as a Category...

Medicanes Might Follow Fires, Bringing More Devastation to Greece

Following August's catastrophic fires in Greece, scientists are warning of floods in the affected areas that could bring more devastation if a "medicane" hits. A medicane is a tropical-like cyclone originating in the Mediterranean. The weather phenomenon devasted parts of...

Catastrophic Flooding in Tennessee Leaves 22 Dead, Scores Missing

Areas just west of the Tennessee capital of Nashville were struck with catastrophic flooding over the weekend, and 22 people have lost their lives to the floodwaters while as many as 50 people are still missing as of Monday...

The Earth is Melting: Global Warming Brings Rain to Greenland Ice Sheets

It rained on the summit of Greenland for the first time in the ice sheet's history. The rainfall is a shocking harbinger of global warming and the devastating melting occurring at the Arctic Ocean's ice sheets. Climate scientist and Brown...

Climate Change Report Warns of More Heatwaves, Sea Level Rise in Greece

As Greece experienced the worst fires the country has seen in the past weeks, torching forests and homes, the UN issued their climate change report with intense warnings about the rapid upward rise of global temperatures. With Greece recording ground...