Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY

Elizabeth Weise

USA TODAY

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Elizabeth:

Earth Day 2019: High temperatures, rising waters, wild weather — who is to blame? We are.

Climate change is real and increasingly a part of our daily lives. Here are the latest scientific facts on this human-caused shift to weather systems. → Read More

Climate change could melt decades worth of human poop at Denali National Park in Alaska

Over 66 tons of frozen feces left by climbers on the Alaska summit over many decades is expected to start thawing out of the glacier this summer. → Read More

War, famine and drought: More women say they won't have children because of climate change

Is the future simply too horrific to bring children into? Some women, worried about droughts, wars and famines brought on by climate change, say yes. → Read More

War, famine and drought: More women say they won't have children because of climate change

Is the future simply too horrific to bring children into? Some women, worried about droughts, wars and famines brought on by climate change, say yes. → Read More

The waters are rising, the floods are coming. What are we doing to save ourselves?

Experts say some areas will experience more violent and wetter storms as climate change makes global weather more variable and extreme. → Read More

New Zealand mosque shootings: How U.S. racism might be fueling hate around the world

Such attacks mirror much of the vitriol that’s coming out of many U.S.-based alt-right websites and other media sources, experts said. → Read More

Facebook and Instagram are officially back and blaming server configuration change for outage

The social media giant said it has resolved the issue, which affected millions of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users starting Wednesday. → Read More

This device was supposed to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, then waves broke it

Material fatigue caused The Ocean Cleanup plastic cleaning system to fail in December but the group hopes to have it back in place by early summer. → Read More

New Amazon weekly delivery program is great for the planet — and maybe fewer packages stolen

Amazon has a new service that lets Prime customers have all their packages delivered together one day a week. → Read More

Scientists want to help save the Earth by storing carbon dioxide in the ground

Carbon capture and storage might sound like the plot of a crazy science fiction movie, but it could be the best plan to help save the planet. → Read More

Assault on 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett serves as a stark reminder that American lynching and noose attacks are still prevalent

The use of lynching and noose symbolism has increased, possibly by people emboldened by the election of President Trump, say civil rights advocates. → Read More

Global warming: New supersonic airplanes would be terrible for environment, study warns

At least three companies want to bring supersonic airplanes back to the skies, but environmental groups say that could mean more greenhouse gasses. → Read More

10-year Challenge: Climate change edition shows starving polar bears and melting glaciers

People concerned about climate change are posting before and after photos of glaciers, coral reefs and drought. → Read More

Amazon pushing hard into ocean shipping, making it easier for Chinese goods to get to you

Amazon has ramped up its ocean shipping service, as of this week sending close to 4.7 million cartons of consumers goods from China to the U.S. → Read More

Ocean Cleanup device in Great Pacific Garbage Patch breaks, will be towed back to port

A 60-foot chunk of the Ocean Cleanup device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has broken off. → Read More

How to recycle or reuse Christmas trees, cards, bows, wrapping paper and ribbons

These are the recycling tips you need to know before cleaning up from Christmas. → Read More

How to recycle or reuse Christmas trees, cards, bows, wrapping paper and ribbons

These are the recycling tips you need to know before cleaning up from Christmas. → Read More

How to recycle or reuse Christmas trees, cards, bows, wrapping paper and ribbons

These are the recycling tips you need to know before cleaning up from Christmas. → Read More

How to recycle or reuse Christmas trees, cards, bows, wrapping paper and ribbons

These are the recycling tips you need to know before cleaning up from Christmas. → Read More

How to recycle or reuse Christmas trees, cards, bows, wrapping paper and ribbons

These are the recycling tips you need to know before cleaning up from Christmas. → Read More