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Endless summer? Climate crisis could lengthen hottest temperatures by 6 months

Longer summers would increase the risk of wildfires.  Six months of summer may sound like a school child's fantasy, but it could be a very real, and very serious, impact of the climate crisis. A study published in Geophysical Research Letters last month found that summer in the Northern...

Did the climate crisis enable the Coronavirus pandemic?

Experts have described the coronavirus pandemic as the kind of crisis that will become even more likely as the planet warms. But now, researchers think that climate change may have actually played a role in the emergence of the viruses that caused both SARS and COVID-19. A study published in Science of the...