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The Stream, October 31: Seven Billion and Counting

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Climate change has had devastating affects on glaciers in the…

The Stream, August 4: The Debt Deal and the Environment

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The debt deal reached by the White House and the U.S. Congress…

The Stream, July 11: Desperate Hunger Looms in the Horn of Africa

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An unprecedented drought, instability and higher global food…

The Stream, April 5: Melting Glaciers, Ozone Loss

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Some of Patagonia's glaciers are melting up to 100 times faster…

The Stream, March 3: South Africa's Energy Mix

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Members of South Africa's Parliament are pushing for the country…

"Glacier Man" Does Nature’s Work to Mitigate Climate Change

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Chewang Norphel, a civil engineer known locally as the Glacier Man, has been building artificial glaciers to supply irrigation water for the villages of the Ladakh region for the last 15 years. Norphel constructs the glaciers by redirecting autumn and winter melt to shady valleys above the fields.

Third Pole Meltdown: Himalayan Glaciers Are Diminishing at Faster Rates

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Black carbon soot clouds and rising temperatures.