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Rebecca Hersher, NPR
NOAA is updating its definition of what a "normal" Atlantic hurricane season looks like, based on the last 30 years. The average number of hurricanes in the new normal has risen from 6 to 7.
Jeremy Radachowsky, Scientific American
Climate change and other environmental threats are destabilizing these vital areas and helping drive mass northward migration.
Teresa L. Carey, Scientific American, Scientific American
A fast-growing front in the battle against climate change is focused on developing green technologies aimed at reducing humankind’s carbon footprint, but many scientists say simply reducing emissions is no longer enough.
Ben Geman, Andrew Freedman, Axios
A successful global effort to slash carbon emissions demands huge investments to finance the unprecedented transformation of energy systems and related infrastructure — and it's a capital shift that's already well underway.
Jason Samenow, The Washington Post
It’s a 50 percent increase from the budget proposed by the Trump Administration.
Diana Leonard, Becky Bolinger, The Washington Post
The drought, which led to the most extreme wildfire season on record in California and Colorado last year, is now worse.