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The West Antarctic ice shelf is officially doomed. Our chances of keeping global heating under 1.5 degrees are growing dim, too. Where does this leave us?
In this Landscape News round-up, we scour the depths of this month’s climate stories for some hope amid the doom and gloom. From floating cities to artificial reefs, here are some of your top headlines from October.
Among the 248 speakers, here are eight of our favorites who rejoined us after having shared their wisdom over the course of the GLF’s 10-year history.
Now, as we look ahead to COP28 in Dubai, here’s our latest feature on how the U.A.E.’s date industry is adapting to hotter times.
As we were saying: it’s now unlikely that we can prevent the West Antarctic ice shelf from continuing to melt for the rest of this century.
Speaking of tipping points, researchers have named six ‘risk tipping points’ that will affect our ability to cope with future climate disasters.
The climate crisis is even ruining the taste of beer. Expect to shell out more for an increasingly watered-down pint.
With less than a month to go until COP28 kicks off, migrant workers are braving temperatures of up to 42 degrees Celsius to get the conference venue ready.
As a historic drought grips the southwestern U.S., this is how young Navajos are adapting tradition to a new reality.
Packaging from a U.K. supermarket has been found dumped in a low-income neighborhood of Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon. How did it get there?
And now, one for the pet owners: here are some ways to reduce the climate impact of your pets.
We already know that the Amazon rainforest is on the brink of collapse. Now, a new study suggests that could alter the South American monsoon, destabilizing the climate across the continent.
Countries representing the world’s three largest rainforests have agreed to work together to tackle deforestation and protect biodiversity, but without forming an official alliance.
Is there finally light at the end of the bird flu tunnel? Some wild birds have developed immunity to the disease that has killed millions of birds over the past two years.
Two years on from California’s biggest-ever fire, Lassen Volcanic National Park is recovering – and offers valuable lessons on how to manage fire across landscapes.
What might the AI revolution mean for the climate? One study suggests AI could emit as much carbon as the Netherlands by 2027.
Should we tear down old oil platforms? Many have become artificial reefs and host a wealth of marine life, scientists warn.
And with farmland at a premium, Singapore is using its skyscrapers to feed its citizens.
Likewise, the Green Climate Fund recently missed its target of raising USD 10 billion to help poorer countries adapt to the climate crisis.
From mass arrests to draconian new laws, European governments are cracking down hard on climate protesters, human rights advocates say.
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