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Climate Change Could Make The Persian Gulf So Hot People Can’t Spend More Than A Few Hours Outside

Think Progress This summer, a heat wave sent temperatures near the Persian Gulf skyrocketing, with outdoor temperatures reaching as high as 120°F throughout parts of Iraq and Iran. And while those temperatures might seem extreme, a new study published in Nature Climate Change suggests that scorching temperatures could become increasingly common in the region by the end of the century, if climate change is left unchecked. Story here.

Local Food Systems in Manitoba on the Minds of Young, Small Farmers

Manitoba Co-Operator Many farmers are embracing small-scale, sustainable agriculture and are focusing on selling their food directly to families throughout the province by developing community food networks. Story here. Details here.