Human Nature

“It’s been 30 years since much of the world learned that global warming had arrived. On June 23, 1988, NASA scientist James Hansen testified before Congress, explaining that heat-trapping gases spewed by the burning of fossil fuels were pushing temperatures higher. But it turns out climate isn’t the only thing that’s changing: Nature itself is, too.” AP: Looking for signs of global warming? They’re all around you.

+ “In 2018 alone, there have been 50 severe storms across 16 Indian states that have led to more than 500 deaths.” Bloomberg: Dust Storms Worsen India’s Air as Part of Deadly New Normal.

+ “Rice is the primary food source for more than 3 billion people around the world.” And climate change could make rice less nutritious.

+ In the Philippines, Dynamite Fishing Decimates Entire Ocean Food Chains. (This doesn’t seem very sporty…)

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