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  • Scientists and health professionals acknowledge that climate change is also a health emergency, but responses have been slow. Now, citizens and experts are turning to the courts as a path towards accountability, action and adaptation.

    • Yessenia Funes
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  • As deaths attributable to climate change increase, there has been a call from some scientists for the inclusion of climate-related data on death certificates. However, others argue that there are more important methods to reduce the impacts of climate extremes on people.

    • Carrie Arnold
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  • Jean Combes’s love of nature as a child led her to note the signs of starting spring. Her long-term records are now part of a vital growing citizen science dataset that starkly shows how climate change is shifting the timing of the natural world.

    • Tegan Armarego-Marriott
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  • Man-made ice towers provide water during the growing season in the high-elevation desert in the Himalayas to buffer effects of climate change. Local and international science partnerships are now working to develop technologies to make these ice stupas more efficient.

    • Lisa Palmer
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  • Across the globe, increasing tree cover is a popular solution to offset carbon emissions. Replenishing trees is only part of the answer, and scientists seek an increased role as part of a multi-layered policy approach.

    • Lisa Palmer
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  • In celebration of the tenth anniversary of Nature Climate Change, past and present editors reminisce about some of the papers that stood out.

    • Alyssa Findlay
    • Bronwyn Wake
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  • The impacts of climate change on people and societies are varied and nuanced, making it difficult to encapsulate in an image. Photographs of people can, however, create an emotional connection to what may otherwise be viewed as a natural problem.

    • Alyssa Findlay
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  • A new star has exploded back onto the climate scene: hydrogen. It offers possibilities to move away from fossil fuels, but it brings its own challenges.

    • Sonja van Renssen
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  • Moving whole communities away from the coastline sounds like a remote possibility. But as sea levels rise, relocation might be an increasingly inevitable, though challenging, option.

    • Marcello Rossi
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  • Long-term climate dynamics and impacts from sea level rise to heat stress make the case for much stronger mitigation efforts today

    • Sonja van Renssen
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  • Piece by piece, scientists are gathering evidence of the growing threat of wet snow avalanches in a warmer world.

    • Olive Heffernan
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  • A global effort is underway to restore more than 350 million hectares of deforested and degraded land by bringing together reforestation commitments under the Bonn Challenge. Molly Hawes investigates the benefits and complexities of returning land to forest.

    • Molly Hawes
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  • Credit ratings agencies are now accounting for climate change risks in their ratings of credit worthiness. This could incentivize climate risk reduction efforts if it allows organizations access to cheaper credit. Karl Mathiesen investigates the extent to which this is happening in practice.

    • Karl Mathiesen
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  • Sometimes policymakers have backed the wrong technologies, lacked ambition or simply not engaged with potential emissions reductions. Sonja van Renssen explores climate policies that have not delivered and why.

    • Sonja van Renssen
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  • The Paris Agreement requires commitments from countries to take action and reduce emissions, but the corporate world is also looking at its contribution to mitigation.

    • Erica Gies
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  • European far-right parties have been making headway and could pose a risk to climate-friendly policy.

    • Elisabeth Jeffries
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  • Representing climate change through music and the visual arts anchors it in our culture.

    • Sonja van Renssen
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