Fact check: Antarctic ice sheet mass study shows global warming – USA TODAY
The claim: NASA Antarctic ice sheet study shows global warming is a ‘con’ A Jan. 31 Facebook post features a link to a 2015 NASA press release announcing research that concluded the Antarctic ice sheet gained ice between 1992 and 2008. …
Media Parrot IPCC’s Warning Earth Mustn’t Pass 1.5°C Threshold. It Already Did
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the final part of its sixth assessment report (AR6) on Monday, March 20. Predictably, the media rushed to repeat the claims made in the report with their own scary, woefully overwrought, headlines. Here is…
These eight charts show why climate change matters right now – CNBC
A girl sits on a cot as she crosses a flooded street at Sohbatpur in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan province in Pakistan on October 4, 2022. Fida Hussain | Afp | Getty Images “The climate time bomb is ticking,” António…
Weather-watching on Jupiter and Uranus with Hubble
The Hubble Space Telescope keeps an eye on the planets in space, watching the weather and seasons change on planets such as Jupiter and Uranus.
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Indian Startup Uses Rice Crop Waste to Make Biodegradable Foam Packaging–Instead of Burning it
A Delhi-based engineer has designed a replacement for polystyrene packaging out of “rice stubble” the dead stalks left over after the rice season in India, millions of tons of which are burned every year. They say wisdom oft comes from the mouths of babes, and Mr. Arpit Dhupar was at first left scratching his head […]
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Was âOumuamua an outgassing interstellar comet?
Researchers have solved the mystery of the strange orbit of ‘Oumuamua. Outgassing from hydrogen gave the interstellar comet its distinctive push.
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This visual shows how climate change will affect generations – The Washington Post
Our children will never experience a childhood as cool as ours. And our childhood wasn’t that cool. That’s one of the stark realities underlined by the latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Within that…
What are lightning sprites? How to photograph them
Lightning sprites – aka red sprites – are electrical discharges that happen above thunderstorms. Learn how to see and photograph them here.
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Noctilucent clouds on Mars spotted by Mars Perseverance
The Perseverance rover took this image of noctilucent clouds on Mars on March 18, 2023. These night-shining clouds also appear on Earth.
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Time Is Running Out to Curb Climate Change, IPCC Report Says – The Wall Street Journal
The future effects of climate change will include more heat waves and periods of drought, scientists say. Photo: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg News A United Nations panel of scientists said there is a “feasible, but narrow pathway” to avoid the worst effects…