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New US weather data shows ‘obvious’ effects of climate change – Al Jazeera English

NOAA report on ‘new normals’ in climate over the past decade shows a hotter US, thanks to climate change. The United States is getting warmer and parts of it are getting wetter, according to weather data released on Tuesday by…

Paris climate accord leaders: What we do between now and 2030 will impact life on Earth for hundreds of years – CNBC

When the Paris Agreement was inked in 2015, the deadline of note was 2050. The goal to limit global warming called on all countries to decrease their greenhouse gas emissions “to achieve a climate neutral world by mid-century,” according to…

How climate change is worsening drought – Environmental Defense Fund

Spring is in full swing across the U.S. – flowers are blooming, pollen is blowing – and this means that the 2021 heat wave, hurricane, and wildfire seasons are just around the corner. After the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season produced…

A Greener Arctic Will Not Halt Climate Change – AZoCleantech

The increasing proliferation of plant life in the Arctic may not be a massive difference-maker in the battle against global warming, new research reveals.  ​​​​​​​Image Credit: Vladimir Melnik/Shutterstock.com The image of the Arctic as a frozen wasteland could soon be a thing…

How jellyfish swim

Check out the videos in this post to see the hypnotic pulse of swimming jellyfish. Their gentle movement belies a complex flow of water that make these creatures highly energy-efficient swimmers.

Explainer: Will global warming ‘stop’ as soon as net-zero emissions are reached? – Carbon Brief

Media reports frequently claim that the world is facing “committed warming” in the future as a result of past emissions, meaning higher temperatures are “locked in”, “in the pipeline” or “inevitable”, regardless of the choices society takes today. The best…

Warmer ocean temperatures may decrease Saharan dust crossing the Atlantic

Every year millions of tons of dust from the Sahara Desert are swirled up into the atmosphere and carried across the Atlantic. Research suggests that, as the climate changes, Saharan dust transport will decrease.

How climate change has shifted Earth’s axis – Mashable

Climate 101 is a Mashable series that answers provoking and salient questions about Earth’s warming climate.   Greenland is purging ice into the ocean. And Earth noticed.  A strange impact of the continuously warming climate is that colossal amounts of…

Senate Reverses Controversial Trump Rollback Of Methane Emissions – NPR

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, joined by Sens. Ed Markey (left) and Martin Heinrich, discusses legislation Wednesday to reimpose regulations to reduce methane pollution from oil and gas wells. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP Senate…

Media Promotes Blueberry Apocalypse As Crops Keep Setting Records

Among its top search results today for “climate change,” Google News is promoting a story published by AZO CleanTech claiming global warming threatens blueberry harvests in Maine. However, data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the…