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See How the World’s Most Polluted Air Compares With Your City’s
A Year of Fine Particulate Pollution. Source: Forecasts for daily average particulate matter (PM 2.5) concentration in micrograms per cubic meter are from the ECMWF Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service.
We visualized the damaging, tiny particles that wreak havoc on human health. From the Bay Area to New Delhi, see how the world’s worst pollution compares with your local air. By Nadja Popovich, Blacki Migliozzi, Karthik Patanjali, Anjali Singhvi and Jon Huang. Read full article.
A Crisis Right Now: San Francisco and Manila Face Rising Seas
Roads have been raised several times in low-lying areas like Malabon, Philippines.
Somini Sengupta, The New York Times global climate reporter, and Chang W. Lee, a photographer for The Times, traveled to the Philippines and California to see how rising sea levels are affecting two big metropolitan areas. Read full article.
How Oman’s Rocks Could Help Save the Planet
Carbonate veins form when water containing dissolved carbon dioxide flows through these rocks.
Henry Fountain, a New York Times reporter covering climate science, went to Oman to learn more about the science. Vincent Fournier, a photographer, captured the landscape. Read full article.
How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born?
See how your hometown has changed so far and how much hotter it may get.
As the world warms because of human-induced climate change, most of us can expect to see more days when temperatures hit 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit) or higher. By Nadja Popovich, Blacki Migliozzo, Rumsey Taylor, Josh Williams and Derek Watkins. Read full article.
Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows
Southern Vietnam could all but disappear.
In Thailand, more than 10 percent of citizens now live on land that is likely to be inundated by 2050, compared with just 1 percent according to the earlier technique.
Rising seas could affect three times more people by 2050 than previously thought, according to new research, threatening to all but erase some of the world’s great coastal cities. By Denise Lu and Christopher Flavelle. Read full article.
It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made It Visible.
A worker climbed into the plume without protection.
Jonah M. Kessel, a New York Times visual journalist, and Hiroko Tabuchi, a Times climate reporter, went to West Texas oilfields with a camera that can photograph methane. Read full article.
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