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Climate Change Could Cause the Next Financial Meltdown – The New York Times

FRANKFURT — Climate change has already been blamed for deadly bush fires in Australia, dying coral reefs, rising sea levels and ever more cataclysmic storms. Could it also cause the next financial crisis? A report issued this week by an…

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Deep diving scientists discover bubbling CO2 hotspot

Hydrologists diving off the coast of the Philippines have discovered volcanic seeps with some of the highest natural levels of C02 ever recorded. The scientists were working in Verde Island Passage, one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world and is home to thriving coral reefs.

Central Florida heatwaves bring urgency of global warming uneasily close to home – Orlando Weekly

click to enlarge Photo by Tuer J./Wikimedia Commons Brush fire in Palm Bay, Florida You might have noticed the Orlando “winter” this year was a constant fluctuation of temperatures. Now Central Florida is already gearing up for its first heatwave. Despite…

The Australian firestorms: portents of a planetary future

by Andrew GliksonEarth and climate scientistAustralian National University Global warming and its disastrous consequences are now truly with us since the second part of 2019. At the moment a change in the weather has given parts of the country a…

The oceans are warming so fast, it's like 5 atomic bombs exploding every second

Yet another new study has confirmed some of our most alarmist fears about global warming: that it’s tracking according to our worst-case projections, the effects are accelerating, and it’s undoubtedly man-made, reports CNN. The report, released in the journal Advances…

IPCC Expert Behind Eight Discredited Ocean Acidification Papers

Last week, Nature published a damning refutation of a significant body of climate change research. The title of that article is self-explanatory: Ocean acidification does not impair the behavior of coral reef fishes. The authors studied more than 900 fish from six…

Climate change: Oceans hotter than ever before, new study reveals – DW (English)

The world’s oceans are warmer than ever — and they are getting warmer faster, according to a new report. In a development that provides yet further evidence of global warming, the study, published in the Chinese journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, found…