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The human imperative of stabilizing global climate change at 1.5°C – Science Magazine

The need to stabilize global climate Climate change will be the greatest threat to humanity and global ecosystems in the coming years, and there is a pressing need to understand and communicate the impacts of warming, across the perspectives of…

Hurricane Nicole sheds light on how storms impact deep ocean

(Marine Biological Laboratory) 2016’s Hurricane Nicole had a significant effect on the ocean’s carbon cycle and deep sea ecosystems, reports a team from the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences.

Carbon Emitters Face Higher Legal Risks

Climate change risk for big companies − and their investors − is often seen in terms of physical risk:  sea level rise, temperature increases, or extreme weather events.  But a spate of court cases around the world has highlighted a…

Scientists forecasted late May tornado outbreak nearly 4 weeks in advance

(Northern Illinois University) A team of scientists reports that they accurately predicted the nation’s extensive tornado outbreak of late May 2019 nearly 4 weeks before it began. The team’s study, detailing factors that went into the forecast, was published recently in the journal, Geophysical Research Letters.

Greta Thunberg to lead youth climate strike in 150 countries on Friday – Vox.com

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Young people from around the world are leading a massive coordinated strike from school on Friday,…

Climate Change Now: Global warming researchers say more support required despite $55 million government investment – TVNZ

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Climate change researchers say the issue requires greater support despite MBIE spending more than $55 million…

The Ocean Is in Trouble and Current Global Commitments Aren’t Enough to Save It – TIME

Harry Campbell for TIME As you’ve likely heard, the ocean’s health is in trouble. You’re probably aware of overfishing and the harmful practices of fisheries driving a third of the planet’s fish stocks toward extinction, and you surely know about…