Rising Climate Risks: Africa, Wildfires, More Australia Droughts, and More!



The landscape of North Zimbabwe, one of the countries in the three regions expected to be most at risk to climate change in the coming decades. Credit: Jason Wharam/flickr

OO 3 African Regions At High Risk From Climate Change

OO Somalia Could Face Another Famine Due To Delayed Rains, Insecurity

OO How Climate Change Helps Fuel Nigeria’s Instability


OO Plants Won’t Slow Down Global Warming – specifically, plant growth from CO2 fertilization, says study. Wikipedia.

OO Longterm Shift in Winds More Droughts For Southern Australia

OO Recent Brutal Heat, Drought: The Future For Plains States?


OO As Population Surges, Harsh Climate Of Southwest Will Only Get Harsher Flickr/Photo Dean

OO From Snow To Sweat: Kansas Skips Spring

OO Photos Show Power Of Deadly Oklahoma Wildfire

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For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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