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In Svalbard where global warming is in full view on your doorstep – The Irish Times

Svalbard sits about halfway between Norway’s most northern point and the North Pole. Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean and covering an area similar to the Republic of Ireland, the archipelago ranges from 74 to 81 degrees north latitude. Longyearbyen, Svalbard’s…

Tim Madigan: When climate change hits home – St. Paul Pioneer Press

In the last few years, I’ve taken a deep dive into the issue of climate change, reading scores of news accounts, scholarly articles and books on the topic. What I learned frankly terrified me. What was true and what was…

How an underground phenomenon triggered by global warming is damaging the Himalayas – Mongabay-India

Permafrost thaw, one of the changes to the mountain cryosphere in the Himalayas, triggered by global warming is causing irreparable loss and damage to the valley. Considered the largest terrestrial carbon sink on Earth, an estimate suggests that currently, permafrost…

Arctic Global Warming Could Lead to Disappearance of the Siberian Tundra by 2500 – Nature World News

Arctic global warming is causing the Siberian tundra to lose its natural geological and climatic feature of being the cold landscape everyone knows it for, according to a new study. Scientists found that the Siberian tundra could vanish in less…

Cataclysmic Alignment

Record high carbon dioxide The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO₂) in the atmosphere just broke two records. CO₂ was 421.46 in the week starting May 22, 2022, at Mauna Loa, Hawaii, while CO₂ was 420.99 ppm in May 2022. Earlier,…

Climate change causes ‘greening,’ snow cover loss in the Alps: study – USA TODAY

The growing impact of the climate crisis on the European Alps can be seen from space, with the snowy mountains appearing increasingly green instead of white, according to a new study. In the study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Science on Thursday, researchers…

Will more ‘mouths to hell’ open up because of climate change? We asked a permafrost expert – Euronews

You may have seen photos of a cavernous chunk of land in Siberia recently, accompanied by headlines on the growing ‘mouth of hell’. The Batagaika crater in Yakutia, Russia, has recently entered the news again, though there’s no major update…

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