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Month: February 2021

UK Prime Minister Warns Climate Change Is Threat to World Security – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned world leaders Tuesday that climate change is a threat to security of all nations and sharply criticized people across the globe who say this is “green stuff from a bunch of…

Short-term climate modeling forecasts drought for Southeast US

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) Many climate models focus on scenarios decades into the future, making their outcomes seem unreliable and problematic for decision-making in the immediate future. In a proactive move, researchers are using short-term forecasts to stress the urgency of drought risk in the United States and inform policymakers’ actions now.

Gulf Stream System at its weakest in over a millennium

(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)) Never before in over 1000 years the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), also known as Gulf Stream System, has been as weak as in the last decades. This is the result of a new study by scientists from Ireland, Britain and Germany. The researchers compiled proxy data, reaching back hundreds of years to reconstruct the AMOC flow history. They found consistent evidence that its slowdown in the 20th century is unprecedented in the past millennium.

Michael Mann on the politics of global warming – Financial Times

Climate scientist on the evolution of the climate change debate Pilita Clark talks to Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State university, and one of the world’s best-known climate scientists. They discuss the evolution of the climate…

Vuelve ‘cambio climático’ y sale ‘extranjero ilegal’. Con Biden cambia el lenguaje del gobierno

Ahora, el gobierno de Biden está revirtiendo explícitamente esa posición. El 12 de febrero, los funcionarios de los Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración, la agencia que gestiona la ciudadanía, dijeron que los empleados no deberían utilizar la palabra “alien” en…

VERIFY: Is the extreme winter cold of 2021 the result of climate change? – WQAD.com

Record-breaking cold crippled much of the Midwest during the month of February, stretching all the way to the Texas coast. Is this a sign of climate change? MOLINE, Ill — The recent cold spell turned our hometowns and much of…

See Incredible Photos and Hear Martian Winds From the Red Planet—Thanks to Perseverance Rover

Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a news website of nature, politics, science, health, and travel. NASA and the world just celebrated the fifth American rover to land on the surface of the Red Planet. The rover brings with it a host of research equipment meant to examine the planet’s surface for signs of ancient […]

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Fossils may hold clues to climate change, says BGSU paleobiologist – Newswise

Newswise — A Bowling Green State University paleobiologist‘s research into the life and death of an ancient mollusk might uncover clues about the next global warming event on Earth. Dr. Margaret “Peg” Yacobucci, a BGSU geology professor in the School of Earth, Environment…

Biden Admin Approves A Pipeline For Russian Energy After Killing Keystone

President Biden blocked the Keystone pipeline from Canada to the U.S., ostensibly due to environmental concerns and claims about global warming, even though the long-planned project had cleared all environmental hurdles. Yet the Biden State department just effectively approved an energy pipeline…

Coast-to-Coast Crises Waiting to Happen

By Christopher Flavelle When extreme weather knocked out power and water in Texas last week, it represented a profound warning for the rest of the country: The nation’s vital infrastructure remains fundamentally unprepared for the shocks of climate change. The…