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Climate change: what would 4°C of global warming feel like? – The Conversation UK

Another year, another climate record broken. Globally, 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year ever recorded. This was all the more remarkable given that cool conditions in the Pacific Ocean – known as La Niña – began to emerge…

Climate change: what would 4°C of global warming feel like? – The Conversation UK

Another year, another climate record broken. Globally, 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year ever recorded. This was all the more remarkable given that cool conditions in the Pacific Ocean – known as La Niña – began to emerge…

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Air pollution will lead to mass migration, say experts after landmark ruling

Air pollution does not respect national boundaries and environmental degradation will lead to mass migration in the future, said a leading barrister in the wake of a landmark migration ruling, as experts warned that government action must be taken as…

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2020: Hottest Year On Record

NASA data show that 2020 was the hottest year on record.  The image below shows that high temperature in 2020 hit Siberia and the Arctic Ocean.  In above images, the temperature anomaly is compared to 1951-1980, NASA’s default baseline. When…

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600-year-old marine sponge holds centuries-old climate records

Scientists used a 600-year-old marine sponge to reconstruct a record of ocean temperature in the North Atlantic revealing past volcanic activity as well as the current global warming trend from the release of carbon dioxide and other heat trapping gasses into Earth’s atmosphere and absorbed by the oceans.

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How aerosols are formed

Researchers conducted an experiment to investigate the initial steps in the formation of aerosols. Their findings are now aiding efforts to better understand and model that process – for example, the formation of clouds in the atmosphere.

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Knowledge of greenhouse gas effect shifts public opinion on global warming – WSU News

Scientists anticipate more longer and more intense wildfire seasons as a result of climate change. Photo by Kerry Rawlinson on Unsplash. By Becky Kramer, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – A short science lesson can help sway public opinion…

Human-induced climate change caused the northwestern Pacific warming record in August 2020

A new study revealed that the record-warm sea surface temperature over the northwestern Pacific in August 2020 could not be expected to occur without human-induced climate changes. Such extremely warm condition is likely to become a new normal climate in August by the mid-21st century, needing the prompt implementation of adaptation measures for anthropogenic global warming.