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Global yields of corn could drop by as much as 24% by 2030, according to NASA’s news service, due to rising temperatures, shifts in rainfall patterns and 'elevated surface carbon dioxide concentrations from human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.'

Much of the very same land that is the source of diversity for our food lies in countries that are the most vulnerable to the destructive impacts of climate change - and that vulnerability rebounds into how much Americans pay for food. Read more»

Climate model projections clearly show that warming beyond 1.5 C will dramatically increase the risk of extreme weather events.

The world could still, theoretically, meet its goal of keeping global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius, a level many scientists consider a dangerous threshold - but realistically, that’s unlikely to happen, due to problems evident at COP27, the United Nations climate conference in Egypt. Read more»

El Maaso Koba es una cabeza de venado que usan los bailarines para encarnar un animal sagrado del Pueblo Yaqui. Esta cabeza de venado formó parte de una colección mantenida por un museo sueco durante 100 años y ahora está siendo repatriada a México.

Después de casi dos décadas de procesos legales, el pueblo de los Río Yaqui pronto podrán recibir artefactos sagrados devuelta a casa. Read more»

The Maaso Koba is a deer's head worn by dancers to embody a sacred animal of the Yaqui people. This deer head was part of a collection held by a Swedish museum for 100 years, and is now being repatriated to Mexico.

A collection of Yaqui artifacts — including the sacred ceremonial deer head Maaso Koba — will be brought back across the world to its home in Mexico with the Rio Yaqui people, after being held by a Swedish museum for 100 years. Read more»

Food supply chains already in flux in the wake of COVID-19 are under new pressure from the Ukraine war with potentially dire consequences for global stability as the heavy sanctions levied on Russia take their toll. Read more»

Protestors at the United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow on November 5, 2021.

How much the world achieved at the Glasgow climate talks, and what happens now, depends in large part on where you live - here are five key elements to watch over the coming year as countries move forward on their promises. Read more»

Protesters at COP 26 in Glasgow on November 3, 2021. As the COP 26 negotiations drew to a close, the main frustrations were around the lack of wealthy nations’ commitments to climate finance, watered-down pledges to phase out of coal and a failure to fully speed up timescales.

For 14 days, it felt like Glasgow was at the center of something monumental - however, experts worry that the pledges made during COP26 and as a result of the Glasgow Climate Pact won’t be enough to limit rising temperatures. Read more»

Glasgow’s COP 26, billed as the last chance to save the world from catastrophic climate change, failed to make the radical steps scientists said were needed but finally ended in a political consensus agreement 24 hours later than planned. Read more»

An asylum-seeking woman from Mexico leads a protest in Nogales, Sonora in February 2021 demanding President Joe Biden restore the processing of asylum cases. On Nov. 8, 2021, migrants in Nogales continue to demand the Biden administration discontinue its expulsion policy under Title 42 that prevents adults and children from seeking asylum protections in the U.S.

As entry restrictions lifted on Monday in a welcomed reopening of the land U.S. border crossings to some tourists from Mexico, the Biden administration is continuing to deny entry to asylum-seekers from Mexico and Central America under a Trump-era emergency public health rule. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva will travel to Glasgow to address the concerns of indigenous communities and how they have been under-represented at the climate conference.

U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva is heading to Glasgow where he plans to reprimand the United Nations summit on climate change because indigenous peoples are poorly represented. Read more»

Climate activists protest at COP 26 on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021.

Crucial talks in Glasgow to rein in climate change entered the final stretch on Monday after a weekend of protests where activists criticized the conference as a failure because world leaders aren't taking global warming seriously enough. Read more»

The trees of a redwood forest on Aptos Creek Trail in the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park in Santa Cruz County, California. The 10,000-acre park boasts over 40 miles of hiking trails of varying difficulty and the epicenter of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, also reachable by an easy hike.

On the second day of a major United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow, world leaders pledged to end deforestation by 2030 and U.S. President Joe Biden pushed to make the United States a leader on reducing methane emissions and halting global warming. Read more»

President Joe Biden will arrive at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, without new federal programs in hand to fight climate change, after Democrats in Congress failed to reach an agreement to pass his revised $1.75 trillion spending plan. Read more»

The United Kingdom, partnering with Italy, is hosting COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, from Oct. 31 through Nov. 12, 2021, after a one-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As negotiations get underway at the United Nations’ climate conference, COP26, where world leaders will be discussing how their countries will reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change, here’s what to watch for. Read more»

Malaria and dungue are on the rise as South Asian floodwaters recede.

The United Kingdom will have to open COP 26 next week with a last-ditch bid to mobilize $100 billion per year from the world’s wealthiest nations after a diplomatic effort led by Canada and Germany failed to reach a funding target that was first promised in 2009. Read more»

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