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Climate change may lead to rise in 'flesh-eating' bacteria

14 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The bacteria, which causes over 100 deaths a year, is a relatively small problem, but may have significant consequences.
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World's population could swell to 10.9 billion by 2100, U.N. report finds

28 minutes ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

The growth will increase humanity's footprint on the planet, which could exacerbate hunger, poverty and climate change, experts say.
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Past climate change: A warning for the future?

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

A new study of climate changes and their effects on past societies offers a sobering glimpse of social upheavals that might happen in the future. The prehistoric groups studied...
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How climate change affects crops in India

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers found that the yields from grains such as millet, sorghum, and maize are more resilient to extreme weather in India; their yields vary significantly less due to...
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End of session deal addressing climate change

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo are on the verge of approving legislation to address climate change that could completely overhaul life in New York by...
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Testing ways to make aspen-dominated forests resilient to climate change

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

In an aspen-dominated hardwood forest at the northern tip of the state's Lower Peninsula, scientists are testing ways to make the region's forests more resilient to climate change.
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Drones in hand, UAlbany researchers among group headed to Greenland ice pack

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

Oblivious to the sunshine outside, a dozen college students on Monday were competing in the University at Albany's new indoor drone course in an old basketball court in the...
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Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters

3 hours ago   |   Time

Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a flesh-eating infection are...
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New York Can Win on Climate and Racial Justice

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

State lawmakers should pass a bill that would cut greenhouse gas emissions and help poor communities.
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Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising...
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2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

TORONTO - Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...