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Hurricane Ida flooding exposes failure of NYC anti-car, climate change zealots (opinion) –

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Democrats have been warning us about the existential threat of climate change for a while now. We’ve been told that global warming (that’s what they used to call it) would mean that coastal storms and…

Turkey’s largest lake faces existential crisis due to global warming – Hurriyet Daily News

VAN While several major lakes in Central Anatolia are facing an existential crisis due to global warming, now the shoreline of Turkey’s largest lake has begun a steady retreat, and replenishing precipitation seems to no longer maintain the basin’s water…

Climate change: Dragonflies spread north in warming world – BBC News

“The increase in many species, if not all, we can put down to a combination of climate warming and more or better wetland habitats such as an increase in the number of ponds, lakes, gravel-pits and reservoirs in recent decades,”…

What The Pandemic Taught Us About Dealing With Climate Doomsayers

There has been something rather ghoulish about environmental discourse throughout the pandemic. As lockdowns forced people to stay home, city skies cleared. Pollution went down, animals roamed urban streets, and social-media users cheered. It feels as though people were getting…

Saved by a Bucket, but Can the Owens Pupfish Survive?

The Owens pupfish, a small blue fish native to the springs in the California desert, was spared from extinction on an August afternoon in 1969 by Phil Pister and his two buckets. That day Mr. Pister, a state wildlife biologist,…

How Much Worse Will Thawing Arctic Permafrost Make Climate Change? – Scientific American

The permanence of frozen ground in the Arctic is no longer guaranteed as Earth’s temperatures continue to climb. But how much the degradation of so-called permafrost will worsen climate change is still unclear, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

Are Mars’ subsurface lakes really lakes?

Researchers suggest that Mars’ subsurface lakes beneath the south polar ice cap may not actually be lakes after all. The first presumed lakes were discovered in 2018 and 2020, and now radar images from Mars Express reveal even more. But many of them are in locations too cold for even salty water to stay liquid.

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