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Fake News CNN Mixes Climate Fiction With Facts To Push Hurricane Doom

It seems CNN just can’t play it straight with climate research when it goes against the narrative that climate change is making extreme weather worse. Case in point is a story published by CNN that details a peer-reviewed study showing…

Media Cling To False Claim Climate Change Is Making Heatwaves Worse

Citing research from the group World Weather Attribution, New Scientist, Reuters, The Guardian, and other media outlets have published stories claiming climate change is making heatwaves and other extreme weather events more severe. Data falsifies this claim. Attribution studies based…

How Does Climate Change Affect Hurricanes? – The New York Times

Researchers are unsure about whether human-caused climate change will mean longer or more active hurricane seasons in the future, but there is broad agreement on one thing: Global warming is changing storms. Scientists say that unusually warm Atlantic surface temperatures…

Extreme weather events can have chain reactions, studies show – Axios

Two new studies shed light on the increasing risks the world faces from global warming and how such dangers can escalate in a cascading fashion. Why it matters: One study published this week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters warns…

365 Days of Climate Awareness 319 – Global Warming Potential – Daily Kos

Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration. Global warming potential is treated as a scalar: that is to say, a number without units, because all greenhouse gases are compared to carbon dioxide. CO2, by definition, has a GWP of 1. Since the gases…

Global Warming Causes Fewer Tropical Cyclones – Scientific American

Global warming is making the atmosphere more hostile to the formation of tropical cyclones. By the early 2010s there were about 13 percent fewer storms across all oceans than there were in the late 19th century, according to a new…

How will Arctic mammals respond to climate change? – Cosmos

An Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) asleep in the snow. Credit: Richard Hamilton Smith With the iconic polar bear on thin ice, as global warming melts away its hunting ground, how will other Arctic mammals fare? Computer modelling allows us ways…

SMASHing New Maps of Hailstorms – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet – NASA Climate Change

In Brief: Severe storms are becoming more intense due to global warming, and hailstorms, a type of severe storm, can be more damaging than hurricanes. A NASA project is creating better ways to predict these unusual weather events. Hailstorms are…

Decade-long drought turns Chilean lake to desert as global warming changes weather patterns – ABC News

Once the main water source for the city of Valparaiso, the Peñuelas reservoir in central Chile has now all but disappeared. Key points: Chile’s Peñuelas Lake has almost entirely dried up after more than a decade of drought Academics say that…

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