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Senate Votes to Ratify the Kigali Amendment, Joining 137 Nations in an Effort to Curb Global Warming – InsideClimate News

With rare, bipartisan support including a phalanx of Republican lawmakers, the U.S. Senate voted 69-27 Wednesday in favor of ratifying a key international climate agreement that will significantly curb global warming and, climate advocates say, could serve as a springboard…

The meandering waves that connect jet streams to global warming – Yale News

Extra waves may be great for surfers, but they can lead to tumultuous weather when they start showing up in jet streams. That’s because jet streams — blowing ribbons of wind that encircle the earth — play a critical role…

Study on underwater methane release raises climate fears – The Washington Post

Listen 9 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article A group of scientists this week said they have discovered new evidence of how methane deposits stored deep in the seafloor can break free — and they are now trying…

A Prehistoric Climate Feedback Loop | The UCSB Current – The UCSB Current

Against the backdrop of a rapidly warming planet, the need to better understand the nature and long-term impact of positive climatic feedback loops — processes that accelerate the effects of warming — becomes critically important. One way to assess the…

Senior WH Climate Advisor Sanctioned, Barred By National Academy Of Sciences

A senior White House climate advisor has been sanctioned by the National Academy of Sciences for violating its ethics policies. Axios reports that Jane Lubchenco, the deputy director for climate and environment at the White House Office of Science and Technology…

White House climate official sanctioned by prestigious science body – The Washington Post

Listen 3 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article The nation’s most prestigious scientific body said Tuesday that it has barred a key White House official focused on climate change, Jane Lubchenco, from participating in its publications and activities…

Catastrophic effects of climate change are ‘dangerously unexplored’, experts warn – Sky News

More research is needed into climate change leading to societal collapse or human extinction, researchers have said, warning such potentially catastrophic results are “dangerously unexplored”. A team of international experts led by Cambridge University said not enough research had gone…

Hurricane hell and climate punishment – The Hill

It’s hurricane season again, and as The Hill has reported, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warns that this year is expected to be worse than usual, for the seventh consecutive year. Climate change is making these storms…

Scientists see long-term hope for Maine’s lobster fishery despite warming waters – Press Herald

The lobster boats 32 Below, 32 Below II and Miss Jayne are lit up by the sun shortly after sunrise in Cape Porpoise harbor in January. New oceanographic research at the University of Maine paints a rosier picture of the…

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