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Opinion | Climate change is melting Greenland and Antarctica’s ice. Time to act. – The Washington Post

Listen 6 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article As this month’s unseasonably high temperatures drove unprecedented melting of the Greenland ice sheet, experts delivered a chilling message: Get used to it. Massive stores of ice sit atop land…

Guest Column: A climate change briefing for students – The Suffolk Times – Suffolk Times

As a new school year starts, let’s update our understanding of climate change. Here on our idyllic North Fork, we suffer from a malaise that I’ll call “back porch, present day myopia.” We see the reports of intense heat waves,…

Greenland ice sheet set to raise sea levels by nearly a foot, study finds – The Washington Post

Listen 10 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Human-driven climate change has set in motion massive ice losses in Greenland that couldn’t be halted even if the world stopped emitting greenhouse gases today, according to a new study…

University of Hawaii study suggests onslaught of disease amid global warming – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! As if drought, heat waves, coastal flooding and other extreme weather aren’t enough in a warming world influenced by greenhouse gas emissions, a new study from researchers at the University of…

In Case of Climate Emergency: Deploying Space Bubbles To Block Out the Sun – SciTechDaily

If climate change has already gone too far, what could be our emergency solutions? Credit: MIT “Space Bubbles” – The Deflection of Solar Radiation Using Thin-Film Inflatable Bubble Rafts An interdisciplinary group of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

Factcheck: No, global warming has not ‘paused’ over the past eight years – Carbon Brief

A decade ago, many in the climate community were fixated on an apparent “pause” in rising global surface temperatures. So many studies were published on the so-called “hiatus” that scientists joked that the journal Nature Climate Change should be renamed…

Extreme event or climate change? Experts weigh in on Colorado weather – Coloradoan

Be it a downpour during a drought or a cool spell during the heat of summer, just about any weather anomaly these days has people pointing out it was either caused by climate change or proves climate change isn’t real….

Research shows tropical cyclones have decreased alongside human-caused global warming – but don’t celebrate yet – Eco-Business

The annual number of tropical cyclones forming globally decreased by about 13 per cent during the 20th century compared to the 19th, according to research published today in Nature Climate Change. Tropical cyclones are massive low-pressure systems that form in tropical waters…

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…

More extreme El Nino, La Nina events could drive global warming, study finds – The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – At the bottom of the world is the wild Southern Ocean, where huge seas are whipped up by westerly winds with names such as the Roaring Forties and the Furious Fifties.  But as remote and inhospitable as the…

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