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Climate scientists, what keeps you up at night? – DW (English)

What really makes this reporter’s stomach churn thinking about climate change? Thawing permafrost. A scenario where it all melts, releasing copious amounts of CO2 and methane (it holds twice as much carbon as the atmosphere holds right now), and there’s no going…

This Russian Arctic coast has planet’s quickest warming – The Independent Barents Observer

It was the second warmest year in the Arctic on record, and parts of the vast region saw air temperatures far beyond the traditional freeze. The year 2020 follows the trend of the past decades and its spring months were…

Pete Ackerman | Fight Climate Change in Ways That Help Economy – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Most people are concerned about all the negative effects of climate change, a recent Yale survey found. Large majorities of voters support policies to reduce carbon pollution and promote clean energy, and this support is often across party lines. The…

View from the Left: America’s infrastructure is in crosshairs of global warming – Norwich Bulletin

Three years ago, as temperatures in Sydney, Adelaide and Hobart, Tasmania topped 117º F, Australian roads melted and buckled like cardboard suitcases. Last month, the fragility of America’s electrical grid became apparent when Texas and the Deep South experienced severe…

Overshoot or Omnicide?

Questions and Anwers with Sam Carana Above image shows a non-linear trend based on 1880-2020 NASA Land+Ocean data that are adjusted 0.78°C to reflect a pre-industrial base, to more fully reflect strong polar warming, and to reflect surface air temperatures…

Climate change wreaking havoc (letter) | Letters To The Editor | lancasteronline.com – LNP | LancasterOnline

Is global warming a hoax? Look at what happened in Texas last month. No, climate change is real, and it contributed to the disaster there. According to Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist who lives in Texas, the jet stream is…

Roper: Global warming is complicated – Roanoke Times

{{featured_button_text}} L. David Roper L. David Roper Global warming has some complicated feedbacks that mostly increase the average global warming. (Note that I use “global warming” rather than “climate change” to denote the direction of the current climate change for…

Our Environment at Risk: Experiencing climate change anxiety? – La Crosse Tribune

{{featured_button_text}} I think about the impending adverse consequences of climate change every day. Each time it brings me anxiety and I am not alone in feeling that way. According to an online October 2020 Scientific American article about climate change,…

A Closer Look At What Happened During The Texas Deep Freeze

Three weeks ago, a major cold snap and series of winter storms enveloped the southern plains and parts of the Mississippi River Valley, sending temperatures below zero as far south as central Texas. According to NOAANCEI, a total of 8,632…

A Slower Jet Stream Could Mean More Unpredictable Streaks of Extreme Temperatures – KPCW

Listen to this report as it aired on KPCW 91.7 Scientific data strongly suggests that global warming is causing the jet stream to slow down, making it more unpredictable and leaving areas like Utah vulnerable to extreme heat and cold…