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2020

Rutgers Falsely Claims Sea-Level Rise Is Accelerating On East Coast

A recent Rutgers University press release says the rate of sea-level rise in the 20th century along much of the U.S. Atlantic coast was the fastest in 2,000 years, with southern New Jersey recording the fastest rate of rise. Real-world data…

We have already stepped on the minefield: Scientist on reversing global warming – Down To Earth Magazine

Arctic Sea ice retreated record fast in spring 2020; also, the summer sea ice was only half as large as decades ago Melting sea ice. Photo: Rosendahl via Wikimedia Is global warming still reversible? No, thinks the scientist who led…

EU provides 15 million euros of funding for Arctic project

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) 35 partners, led by the AWI, are developing a comprehensive environmental observing system for the Arctic as part of the Arctic PASSION project.

Global warming may have already passed irreversible tipping point – Al Jazeera English

After the biggest-ever expedition to the Arctic, scientists warn point of no return on global warming may have already been reached. Global warning may have already passed an irreversible tipping point, the scientist who led the biggest-ever expedition to the…

Reports Of Fossil Fuels’ Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Great efforts are underway to decarbonize the global economy. It’s not just that Western political leaders pledge commitments to net-zero emissions by 2050 or shortly thereafter. Corporations are also investing in a green-energy future as if a carbon-free world is…

Climate change leads to unprecedented Rocky Mountain wildfires – EurekAlert

IMAGE: The Mullen fire looms near a property in Centennial, Wyo., last fall. Bryan Shuman, a professor in UW’s Department of Geology and Geophysics, was a main co-author of a paper,… view more  Credit: Jason Shogren June 14, 2021 – Last…

Tailoring climate change messaging for conservatives could shift understanding of crisis: Study – ABC News

The key to easing partisanship on the topic of global warming may be in the way the messages are conveyed, according to new research. Tailoring online messaging and advertising toward Republican voters could shift their views on climate change, a…

G7 Nations Take Aggressive Climate Action, But Hold Back on Coal – The New York Times

BRUSSELS — President Biden joined with leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations on Sunday to take action aimed at holding down global temperatures, but failed to set a firm end date on the burning of coal, which is a primary…

More needed: G7 nations agree to boost climate finance – Reuters

G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year by rich countries to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but only two nations offered…