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Causes of global warming: How scientists know that humans are responsible – Yale Climate Connections

Hurricane Dorian as seen from the International Space Station on Monday, September 2, 2019. (Photo credit: NASA) You likely have heard about global warming in the news, at school or from a friend. And so you probably have questions such…

The Caucasus without a cap

(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Global warming has caused the total area of more than 600 Greater Caucasus glaciers to drop by approximately 16%, according to an international research team that includes Stanislav Kutuzov, geographer from HSE University. Glaciers without rock debris coverage have decreased more than those with debris coverage. https://www.the-cryosphere.net/14/585/2020/

Antarctic glacier retreated 3 miles in 22 years, threatening global sea-level rise – USA TODAY

It’s getting warmer down at the bottom of the world. As the global climate heats up, some of the great ice sheets and glaciers in Antarctica are melting, a few of them rapidly. One, East Antarctica’s Denman glacier, has retreated nearly 3…

East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated almost 3 miles over last 22 years

(University of California – Irvine) East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated 5 kilometers, nearly 3 miles, in the past 22 years, and researchers at the University of California, Irvine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are concerned that the shape of the ground surface beneath the ice sheet could make it even more susceptible to climate-driven collapse.

Melting glaciers will challenge some salmon populations and benefit others

(Simon Fraser University) A new Simon Fraser University-led study looking at the effects that glacier retreat will have on western North American Pacific salmon predicts that while some salmon populations may struggle, others may benefit.

‘Time is fast running out’: World Meteorological Organization warns climate efforts are falling short – NBCNews.com

The world is significantly falling short when it comes to efforts to curb climate change, according to a new report released Tuesday by the World Meteorological Organization. The intergovernmental organization’s assessment evaluated a range of so-called global climate indicators in…

Retreat at Pine Island glacier

Pine Island Glacier is one of the fastest-retreating glaciers in Antarctica. Watch the glacier’s ice front retreat and shed some notable icebergs over the past 2 decades.

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Global Warming on a Rampage – CounterPunch

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Global warming is not waiting around for the signatories to the Paris climate accord ‘15 to go to net zero emissions 2030/50. Sorry, those bold plans are way too little way too late. Already, across…

Global Warming on a Rampage – CounterPunch

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Global warming is not waiting around for the signatories to the Paris climate accord ‘15 to go to net zero emissions 2030/50. Sorry, those bold plans are way too little way too late. Already, across…