Up to half of world’s glaciers could disappear even if ambitious climate targets are hit, new study finds – KABC-TV
Glaciers are set to lose substantially more ice and contribute more to sea level rise than current scientific estimates project, according to a new report. Using new satellite data to model different climate change scenarios, researchers found that up to…
A moment of global darkness on December 6
For just a moment on December 6, nearly 9 in 10 people worldwide experience nighttime. Read more about the moment of global darkness.
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Atlas of Disaster shows 90% of US counties in last decade
A new report shares an Atlas of Disaster, showing that over the last decade 90% of counties in the United States suffered a major disaster. See the maps.
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When Will the World As We Know It End From Climate Change? – Newsweek
The climate crisis is already here. Extreme weather has become more common across the globe, and estimates suggest that current levels of warming may have already crossed the threshold for irreversible change in several of the Earth’s key climate systems….
The Wow! Signal: New search comes up empty
Scientists with Breakthrough Listen conducted a new search around a sun-like star for the famous Wow! Signal from 1977. Unfortunately, they heard nothing.
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Jerry Chase: A host of measurements are recording the effect of climate change – Loveland Reporter-Herald
In a recent guest opinion, Carl Langner makes the claim that satellite based temperature measurements are better than ground based temperature measurements. To get a picture of the magnitude of the increase in earth’s temperature, scientists combine measurements from multiple…
Warming Trends: Bill Nye’s New Focus on Climate Change, Bottled Water as a Social Lens and the Coming End of Blacktop – InsideClimate News
CULTURE From ‘The Science Guy’ to ‘The End is Nye’ Bill Nye has come a long way from his 1990s kids’ science education program. His new miniseries, “The End is Nye,” all six episodes of which premiered this week on…
Last month was among the warmest Junes on record, reports say – The Washington Post
Listen 3 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Last month was among Earth’s warmest Junes ever recorded, according to data released by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This June was more than 1.1 degrees Celsius,…
Fighting climate change in a fragmented world – The Hill
Currently, seven astronauts are living on the International Space Station: three Americans, one European and three Russians. They may not agree on much outside the day-to-day management of their vessel, but they must cooperate on that task if they all…
Climate Change is Likely to Increase the Risk of Infectious Diseases – DISCOVER Magazine
Right now, at least 10,000 viruses capable of infecting humans are lurking in the wild, most of them circulating undetected in animals. Typically, these diseases don’t end up reaching us. But in some cases, a virus will leap from one…