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Climate Change

Flash flood submerges southern French villages, fields

Sep. 15, 2021Updated: Sep. 15, 2021 6:39 a.m. 1of3A car is seen flooded in Bernis, southern France,Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 in Paris. Emergency workers rescued or evacuated hundreds of people in southern France as flash flooding abruptly turned roads and fields into rivers and lakes. As new heavy rainfall threatened the…
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September 15, 2021
Climate Change

The legal world needs to shed its ‘unicorniphobia’

Alexander I. Platt Contributor Alexander I. Platt is an associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Law. Once upon a time, a successful startup that reached a certain maturity would “go public” — selling securities to ordinary investors, perhaps listing on a national stock exchange and taking on…
bubmag
September 11, 2021
Climate Change

A Third of Shark and Ray Species May Face Extinction

This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A third of shark and ray species have been overfished to near extinction, according to an eight-year scientific study. “Sharks and rays are the canary in the coal mine of overfishing. If I tell you…
bubmag
September 11, 2021
Climate Change

Norway’s Fossil Fuel Reliance Is Going to the Ballot Box

Fossil fuels helped to catapult Norway from a stable but small fishing and timber economy into one of the wealthiest and most progressive welfare states in the world. Now, climate change is forcing the country to consider slaughtering its cash cow/golden goose (pick your preferred animal metaphor) in exchange for…
bubmag
September 10, 2021