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Earth Day 2021: 5 Documentaries That Raise Awareness On Global Warming – Tatler Philippines

Photo: Matt Palmer on Unsplash By Jove Moya April 16, 2021 Raising awareness is an essential element in preventing climate change. One of the best ways to educate others is through in-depth documentaries that show the aftermath of global warming….

Letter: Regarding Letter on Wyland and Global Warming – Laguna Beach Local News – Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper

I appreciate Mr. Creech’s response to my letter encouraging Mr. Wyland and his eponymous foundation to advocate steps to address global warming. It is evident that the foundation intends to remain narrowly focused on “water systems” and “water waste.” Mr….

Global warming’s extreme rains threaten Hawaii’s coral reefs – Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) — As muddy rainwater surged from Hawaii’s steep seaside mountains and inundated residential communities last month, the damage caused by flooding was obvious — houses were destroyed and businesses swamped, landslides covered highways and raging rivers and streams…

Modeling past and future glacial floods in northern Greenland

(Hokkaido University) Hokkaido University researchers have clarified different causes of past glacial river floods in the far north of Greenland, and what it means for the region’s residents as the climate changes.

A Few Degrees of Warming Could Melt Antarctica’s Ice Shelves – The Maritime Executive

The end of the Larsen B ice shelf, 2002 (NASA) By Ella Gilbert 04-11-2021 01:47:58 Images of colossal chunks of ice plunging into the sea accompany almost every news story about climate change. It can often make the problem seem…

How climate change is threatening Navajo ranchers’ way of life – The Independent

Two decades into a severe drought on the Navajo reservation, the open range around Maybelle Sloan’s sheep farm stretches out in a brown expanse of earth and sagebrush. A dry wind blows dust across the high-desert plateau, smoke from wildfires…

The Climate Change Cash Grab – OZY

The desolate climate of the Arctic has historically made it a place of little economic significance. The Earth’s northernmost region is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the globe. The melting of Greenland’s glaciers, Arctic sea ice…

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EXTREME WEATHER: Western rivers face pinch as another dry year takes shape

As several states in the American West face intense drought, it’s shaping up to be a very difficult year for New Mexico farmers because of limited irrigation supplies, with some saying conditions haven’t been this dire since the 1950s.

Aquatic ecosystems source of half of global methane emissions

(Yale School of the Environment) Methane emissions from aquatic ecosystems are potentially a larger source of methane than direct anthropogenic methane sources, such as agriculture or fossil fuel combustion. Aquatic ecosystems and wetlands contribute at least as much as half of the total methane emissions budget.