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New Research Shows Aerosol Emissions May Have Masked Global Warming’s Supercharging of Tropical Storms – InsideClimate News

Ample research shows how surging greenhouse gas concentrations intensify deadly storms, droughts and heat waves, but cutting them, along with other industrial pollution emissions, will also affect global weather. The effects of emissions reductions are less studied than increases, but…

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

The world’s biggest fossil fuel firms are quietly planning scores of “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that would drive the climate past internationally agreed temperature limits with catastrophic global impacts, a Guardian investigation shows. The exclusive data shows these…

The North and South Poles Are Melting. Time To Take it Seriously – TIME

Nothing on earth compares to the icy sweeps of the planet’s polar extremes. It’s why, perhaps, explorers and scientists who have been there often seek more distant analogies, describing the poles’ austere swaths of frozen terrain in lunar terms, unworldly…

Earth Has a 50-50 Chance of Hitting a Grim Global Warming Milestone in the Next Five Years – InsideClimate News

As likely as not, the Earth’s average annual temperature will soon have its first spike above the 1.5 degree Celsius cap set for post-Industrial Revolution warming by the 2015 Paris Agreement, according to a new five-year climate outlook from the…

How climate scientists keep hope alive as damage worsens – Oregon Public Broadcasting

University of Maine climate scientist Jacquelyn Gill examines a cone from a western pine at the Sawyer Environmental Research Center, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Orono, Maine. Gill says her work as a paleo-ecologist and climatologist has given her hope…

The EPA’s Ability To Fight Global Warming Hangs In The Balance – CleanTechnica

The Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to fight global warming is hanging in the balance and, unfortunately, it could lose due to efforts funded by the Koch brothers that want to limit the EPA’s moves. Vice reports that the Supreme Court…

Article misrepresents study on Arctic ice to question climate change – AFP Factcheck

Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved. An online article uses a scientific study comparing past and present Arctic ice levels to downplay the significance of glaciers melting due to climate change. This is misleading; the study’s lead author says the…

Use Of ‘Too Hot’ Climate Models Exaggerates Global Warming Impacts

One study suggests Arctic rainfall will become dominant in the 2060s, decades earlier than expected. Another claims air pollution from forest fires in the western United States could triple by 2100. A third says a mass ocean extinction could arrive…

How hot will the world get under political parties’ climate plans? – Sydney Morning Herald

A spokesperson for Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor said: “Thanks to strong and practical action by the Morrison government, Australia is on track to reduce emissions by 35 per cent by 2030.” The spokesperson claimed Hare…

Climate Diversity Is Our Strength — You Have A Right To Dissent

Climate science is a complex multi-disciplinary/inter-disciplinary field of study. Despite claims of ‘consensus’, there is a wide range of diverse views on climate change within the scientific community and in the general public. While governments are set on trying to…

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