Elizabeth Weise, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Elizabeth Weise

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Elizabeth:

More dogs are getting sick as climate changes pushes diseases into new parts of the US

SAN FRANCISCO — As if this year's storms, floods and heat... → Read More

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage. → Read More

End of civilization: climate change apocalypse could start by 2050 if we don't act, report warns

A chilling Australian paper outlines a Doomsday scenario for humans if we don’t deal with climate change. Experts say it's actually quite rational. → Read More

Solving for climate change: Everything you know about energy in the US might be wrong

The energy landscape changes so fast, even experts have trouble keeping up. → Read More

Gray whale deaths could reach record levels this year, NOAA opens investigation

At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year, prompting federal officials to launch a scientific investigation. → Read More

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says

An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says. → Read More

Dozens of gray whales are dying on the West Coast as they make their epic Alaskan migration

At least 53 gray whales have washed up emaciated and dead in recent months along West Coast beaches. → Read More

Climate change the new Vietnam War? Generation Z poised to change US politics with activism

Young climate change activists could signal the emergence of a generation of politically involved youth not seen since the 1960s. → Read More

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn

Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwest, forecasters say. → Read More

One dead in massive Illinois plant explosion, 2 still missing

One person was killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory. → Read More

These grandparents are dropping everything to fight climate change

A growing number of people over 60 are turning to activism to save the planet for future generations. → Read More

Life after solving climate change: Not mud huts and gruel but clean air and warm homes

What will life be like after we've solved climate change? Better than today or worse? Mud huts and gruel or the flying cars and the Jetsons? → Read More

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