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COP25 will review a scary year for climate change – Quartz

One year ago, the international scientific community could hardly have expected that Greta Thunberg, a teenager from Sweden, would become one of its greatest allies. Since beginning her weekly “School Strike for the Climate,” the petite 16-year-old has skillfully used…

How Scientists Got Climate Change So Wrong – The New York Times

For decades, most scientists saw climate change as a distant prospect. We now know that thinking was wrong. This summer, for instance, a heat wave in Europe penetrated the Arctic, pushing temperatures into the 80s across much of the Far…

5 Reasons Scientists are Making the Case for Renewable Wood Energy and Forest Products

Could using more trees be part of the solution to climate change? The answer might just be yes, according to the United Nations and an increasing number of scientists. Renewable wood energy and other forest products are increasingly gaining notice…

New Climate Models: Even More Wrong

The IPCC AR5 Report included this diagram, showing that climate models exaggerate recent warming: If you want to find it, it’s figure 11.25, also repeated in the Technical Summary as figure TS-14. The issue is also discussed in box TS3:…

Reflections on memory, human rights, the Chile Coup, and implication for climate action

So today I went along to Todas las Mujeres Contra todas las Violencia (All women against all violence) Hosted by Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (Museum of memory and human rights) in Santiago, Chile. It made me…

Former NSC Director Says Climate Change Is ‘Imaginary Threat’ Brainwashing Our Youth

William Happer failed at the chance of his lifetime. A notorious climate change science skeptic, Happer, 80, recently left the Trump administration after the White House killed his plan to create a panel to challenge government assessments of global warming….

Climate Change And The Carbon Dioxide Molecule

Most media articles about global warming or climate change are written with the acceptance of carbon dioxide (CO2) as the cause. I have no bias as to whether there is climate change or if CO2 is the cause, but I am…

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The world is getting wetter, yet water may become less available for North America and Eurasia

(Dartmouth College) With climate change, plants of the future will consume more water than in the present day, leading to less water available for people living in North America and Eurasia, according to a Dartmouth-led study in Nature Geoscience The research suggests a drier future despite anticipated precipitation increases for places like the United States and Europe, populous regions already facing water stresses.

A Scary Year for Climate Change – Scientific American

One year ago, the international scientific community could hardly have expected that Greta Thunberg, a teenager from Sweden, would become one of its greatest allies. Since beginning her weekly “School Strike for the Climate,” the petite 16-year-old has skillfully used…

A Scary Year for Climate Change – Undark Magazine

One year ago, the international scientific community could hardly have expected that Greta Thunberg, a teenager from Sweden, would become one of its greatest allies. Since beginning her weekly “School Strike for the Climate,” the petite 16-year-old has skillfully used…