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  • Wildfires, record warmth and rapidly melting ice: Arctic climate goes further off the rails this summer
    The Washington Post reports that records shattered in Siberia, Svalbard, Nunavut and other areas as study points to historic shifts.

  • How the global climate fight could be lost if Trump is re-elected
    According to The Guardian, the US will officially exit the Paris accord one day after the 2020 US election and architects of that deal say the stakes could not be higher

  • Texas ranchers, activists and local officials are bracing for megadroughts brought by climate change
    The Texas Tribune reports that a new study from the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University warns that droughts in the latter part of this century could be the worst on record.

  • New York's Sweltering Heat Is the New Normal for Climate Change
    According to Bloomberg Green, odds are high 2020 will wind up among top five warmest years ever.

  • Climate change on track to wipe out polar bears by end of century, study warns
    CBS News reports that climate change is starving polar bears into extinction, according to research published Monday that predicts the apex carnivores could all but disappear within the span of a human lifetime.

  • Siberia's Current Heatwave Would Be "Almost Impossible' if Climate Change Wasn't Real
    According to Science Alert, a heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of human-made climate change, leading scientists said.

  • Climate change: Summers could become 'too hot for humans'
    The BBC News reports that millions of people around the world could be exposed to dangerous levels of heat stress - a dangerous condition which can cause organs to shut down.

  • Burger King addresses climate change by changing cows' diets to reduce farts
    Syracuse.com reports that Burger King is staging an intervention with its cows.

  • The Biden-Sanders climate-change policy pact: 8 key features
    Market Watch reports the climate goals — including a call to eliminate carbon emissions from power plants by 2035 and modernizing the electric grid to help achieve this — were part of the presumptive Democratic nominee’s collaboration with former contender Sen. Bernie Sanders and his more progressive platform.

  • Even if we start to fix climate change, the proof may not show up for 30 years
    The Washington Post reports that in short, because of the massive amount of fossil fuels burned since the Industrial Revolution, and the complexity of the Earth’s climate, there’s no quick payoff from changing our fossil fuel habits, researchers found.