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There are things happening on the land that are very disturbing. Some of our lakes have become un-swimmable. Some of our well water has become undrinkable. The Elders can’t predict a lot weather patterns or what is known in our traditional ecological knowledge. It’s affecting the maple. It affects the trees, some of the birds

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I’d like to thank you for watching another Scientists Warning program. I’m the host Stuart Scott. We’re coming to you from the UN climate negotiations COP-25 in Madrid, Spain. I’ll give you a contact address in case you have questions or comments for the panelists , the two that are here and the one that

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The treeless Arctic. A desolate region, where few things grow. Yet, rich in fauna, both on the land, and at sea, it is the home of an iconic animal in this world of climatic uncertainty. A famous people survive here toughing it out in the most hostile populated climate on earth. A barren land of

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I’ve always been writing about climate change. It shocks me sometimes that there are articles that act like this is something new, because I remember in the late ’80s and early ’90s writing a series of stories and a novel that were set in a desert-like Earth that was the result of climate change. Having

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Can climate change cause wars? Well, the answer might surprise you. In 2014, the Department of Defense categorized climate change as a threat multiplier that could make future conflicts both more frequent and more deadly. Multiple academic papers have implicated a climate change-fueled drought in the Syrian civil war. And just last year, presidential candidate

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President Abraham Lincoln was also thinking of bold action 150 years ago when he said: “The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. As our case is new so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves and then we shall save our country.” He was speaking before

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So when I served at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the late 1980s and early 1990s climate change first came onto the public agenda in a big way, and there was at the time a UN process launched to think about this issue. There was, in fact, the inner governmental panel on climate change

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