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Major wind-driven ocean currents are shifting toward the poles

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) The severe droughts in the USA and Australia are the first sign that the tropics, and their warm temperatures, are apparently expanding in the wake of climate change.

Unexpected wildfire emission impacts air quality worldwide

During wildfires, nitrous acid plays a leading role — spiking to levels significantly higher than scientists expected, driving increased ozone pollution and harming air quality, according to a new study.

Temperatures threaten to become unbearable

Many people could face unbearable temperatures soon.  Temperature anomalies on land in the Northern Hemisphere (red) are spread out much wider and they are more than 0.5°C higher than global land+ocean anomalies (blue). The pale green and grey trends are…

How aviation’s impact on global warming has doubled – CGTN

02:14 What’s the environmental cost of flying? According to a newly published study, the contribution of aviation to global warming nearly doubled between 2000 and 2018. That’s mainly because steadily more passengers have been taking to the skies each year…

The unthinkable consequences of global warming

The unthinkable consequences of global warming by Andrew Glikson “We’re simply talking about the very life support system of this planet”. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber 2009. “Burning all fossil fuels would create a different planet than the one that humanity knows….