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June 2019: The Hottest June on Record

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In a report published Thursday, scientists from the U.S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) revealed that last month was the hottest June ever recorded in 140 years (Reuters). The report showed an increase of 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit in the average global temperature during this year’s month of June above that of the 20th-century.The records […]

Pope Inspires International Environmental Action

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As part of his campaign to combat climate change, Pope Francis organized a meeting of over 60 mayors from around the world on Tuesday (Guardian 1). During the meeting, the mayors pledged to fight climate change and help the poor cope with its effects. This is the first time the Vatican specifically invited local government […]