Here we offer you a ‘resilience’ news feed, reporting on both natural and human adaptation to the consequences already upon us, and those that are anticipated in the near future.. We also offer you two other pages of news articles gathered from around the world. These are called Scientists Warning, and Impacts News. The first offers news articles showing how the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity is being reported and repeated around the world, as well as related news stories we find, while the second provides news of the impacts of our thoughtless treatment of the Earth and how our willful and negligent behavior is coming back to haunt us. The resilience and impacts news feeds are generously contributed by the Environmental Health News ( via their website and news accumulator The Daily Climate ( Please share the articles you find interesting through social media and email as well. It’s part of the ‘wake-up call’ for which we are all responsible.

How US corn farmers adapted to climate change

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:15:05 +0000

Changing weather and planting practices in recent decades have led to increased corn yields, but whether the findings will apply to other crops and regions...

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Devon Ryan: It’s in the genes – there may be hope for pikas hit by climate change, Stanford researchers find

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:54:49 +0000

As climate change drives mountain-dwelling pikas to higher altitudes, the animals can dial certain genes up or down to make the most of their cooler...

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Pakistan′s dams threaten mangroves and livelihoods

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:06:53 +0000

Big dams and reservoirs in Pakistan are slowly depleting its lush mangroves. The destruction is also affecting local fishermen, who have to look for alternative...

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Can reviving a 120-year-old stream stop dangerous flooding on Pittsburgh's Washington Boulevard?

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:07:00 +0000

Neighborhood groups near the city's most deadly recent flooding disaster want to bring the old stream back to life so that when torrential rain comes,...

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‘Light for everyone’: Indigenous youth mount a solar-powered resistance

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:33:00 +0000

Among the cloud forests of northern Puebla, Mexico, an indigenous cooperative is training its youth to install solar panels.

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Surviving Great Barrier Reef corals have higher heatwave resistance

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:53:47 +0000

'Ecological memory' shows cumulative impact of climate change, say scientists.

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Silvia Tavares, Karine Dupré: Cities can grow without wrecking reefs and oceans. Here's how

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:18:33 +0000

Urbanisation is the main reason for rising temperatures and water pollution, but receives little attention in discussions about the health of water streams, reefs and...

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Life after carbon: The next global transformation of cities

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:30:00 +0000

In response to climate change, cities are cultivating the capacity of their inhabitants and core systems to adapt successfully to the future's new requirements.This idea—we...

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Extreme heat hits Tucson’s poor neighborhoods hardest

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:25:12 +0000

Where city efforts fall short, activists try to add shade to the heat-stressed south side.

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'Retreat' is not an option as a California beach town plans for rising seas

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 09:17:55 +0000

Tens of millions of U.S. homes are threatened by rising seas. Communities across the country are planning for that future, but there are challenges to...

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Texas in the National Climate Assessment: Gleanings from 1,600 pages

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 07:54:17 +0000

As in earlier editions, the latest National Climate Assessment, the fourth, underscores the looming threats that climate disruptions pose to Texas and the state's acute...

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Groundwater scarcity, pollution set India on perilous course

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 06:54:37 +0000

Drained and contaminated aquifers contribute to India’s “worst water crisis.”

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Can we grow more food on less land? We'll have to, a new study finds

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 05:59:55 +0000

To make meaningful progress on climate change, cows and wheat fields will have to become radically more efficient.

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Agroforestry 'home gardens' build community resilience in southern Ethiopia

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 03:17:21 +0000

Farmers here practice this ancient multi-storied agroforestry system — the growing of trees, shrubs and annual crops together in a forest-mimicking system — around their...

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What U.S. cities can learn from Venice’s floods

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 02:26:32 +0000

The city of canals has been flooding for centuries. Others can learn from its adaptations.

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A billion people without electricity ‘missing out on pledged climate funds’

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 09:33:55 +0000

UN climate summit in Poland will hear public money available is not enough to provide clean energy for those living off-grid.

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Here's how much climate change could cost the US

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:20:03 +0000

Warming could exact a major economic toll, but reducing emissions and adapting to changes can alleviate those costs.

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Climate change impacts report presents risks, opportunities for Ohio

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 07:53:55 +0000

Clean energy advocates hope the increased threats highlighted in the federal report will push the state to embrace climate action.

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Why the next climate change disaster could be in Somaliland

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 07:32:01 +0000

An unrecognized state in the Horn of Africa, Somaliland is on the frontline of the fight against climate change.

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Harvard's new HouseZero showcases efficiency retrofits

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 07:27:23 +0000

Buildings create a huge amount of our emissions. Retrofits like Harvard’s new HouseZero could help solve that problem.

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South Carolina believes in climate change, but what to do about it?

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 04:43:16 +0000

It's reassuring that South Carolina residents overwhelmingly believe the climate is changing. We just have to reach a consensus on what to do about it.

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Naval Academy plans to raise seawall as Annapolis sea level rise looms

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 04:23:09 +0000

The Naval Academy will raise one of its seawalls to combat water that could rise as much as 3 feet in three decades, an issue...

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'Six panels a minute': Two million Australian homes now have solar

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:02:37 +0000

Surging power bills and the falling price of solar panels have pushed more than one-fifth of all Australian homes to have photovoltaics installed.

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Climate adaptation proves the bee's knees for fishermen in Madagascar

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 09:42:11 +0000

In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.

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Crunch time for the climate at the COP24 global warming conference

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 05:45:53 +0000

There's a lot at stake at the UN climate conference in Poland. Delegates will be scrambling to save the Paris Agreement — and the multilateralism...

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In Louisiana, an appetite for oysters shields retreating shores

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 03:36:05 +0000

In Louisiana, coastal cities have joined an oyster-shell recycling program aiming to help save the state's shrinking shoreline.

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Many southwestern B.C. dikes too low for catastrophic flood levels

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 03:11:54 +0000

Most of the dikes in southwestern B.C. have crest levels below predicted flood height.

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From high above, a new way of seeing our urban planet

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:27:00 +0000

The world’s cities are expected to grow by another 2.5 billion people by 2050. A new collection of satellite images starkly illustrates the sheer size...

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North Dakota Supreme Court hears arguments in Fox Island flood protection project lawsuit

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:45:32 +0000

The North Dakota Supreme Court heard arguments on Thursday in a lawsuit south Bismarck residents filed against Burleigh County officials over a $3.92 million Fox...

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New houses in Puerto Rico designed to survive future storms

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:02:59 +0000

Across the island, architects are testing the limits of resilient, off-grid housing to prepare for the next storm that knocks out power.

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