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How Climate Change May Influence Deadly Avalanches – Scientific American

Big dumps of powder snow are a precious gift in the best of times around the West, where 40 or 50 feet can fall during a winter, forming frozen mountain water towers that slowly melt and sustain the region through…

Deb Haaland Would Be A Disaster As Interior Secretary

This week, President Biden’s nominee for secretary of the Interior, New Mexico congresswoman Deb Haaland, is up for confirmation in the Senate. Haaland, a self-described “progressive,” and a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, would, if confirmed, become the first…

Climate change: 5 places where global warming is a security risk – PreventionWeb

By Laurie Goering From Louisiana’s battle with two hurricanes and an icy polar vortex in the past year to Kenya’s struggle with locusts, drought and floods, climate risks are piling up – and colliding with other threats like COVID-19, making…

Is global warming why much of the country just spent a week below freezing? – KIIITV.com

It sounds crazy, but because the planet is heating up, extreme cold events like this are more likely. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Global warming helped bring historic cold to much of the country. Sounds crazy, right? But it’s likely true….

Climate change: Are Europe’s winter weather extremes linked to global warming? – Euronews

From one extreme to another, the temperatures across Europe have been on a rollercoaster journey this winter. Greece or Spain have experienced some of the heaviest snowfall in several decades, temperatures have been exceptionally mild for the season in western…

The Myth (And Fake Math) Of ‘Green’ Jobs

“Fool me once,” Stephen King wrote, “shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.” His adage certainly applies to the myth (and fake math) of green jobs. During the 2020…

Snowstorms, the breach of the Arctic vortex and the effects of ice meltwater on the oceans

by Andrew Glikson Warnings by leading climate scientists regarding the high sensitivity of the atmosphere in response to abrupt compositional changes, such as near-doubling of greenhouse gas concentrations, are now manifest: According to Wallace Broecker, (the “father” of climate science)…