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Ancient warming threw this crucial Atlantic current into chaos. It could happen again – Science Magazine

Meltwater from Greenland, like this iceberg off the eastern coast, once disrupted the Atlantic Ocean’s “conveyor belt.” imageBROKER/Alamy Stock Photo By Paul VoosenMar. 26, 2020 , 2:00 PM The Atlantic Ocean’s “conveyor belt,” a powerful current that drags warm water…

East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated almost 3 miles over last 22 years

(University of California – Irvine) East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated 5 kilometers, nearly 3 miles, in the past 22 years, and researchers at the University of California, Irvine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are concerned that the shape of the ground surface beneath the ice sheet could make it even more susceptible to climate-driven collapse.

Greenland shed ice at unprecedented rate in 2019; Antarctica continues to lose mass

(University of California – Irvine) In a new study in the AGU journal Geophysical Research Letters, scientists from the University of California, Irvine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory describe Greenland’s loss of 600 billion tons of ice in the summer of 2019, raising global sea levels by 2.2 millimeters in a short time.

‘Time is fast running out’: World Meteorological Organization warns climate efforts are falling short – NBCNews.com

The world is significantly falling short when it comes to efforts to curb climate change, according to a new report released Tuesday by the World Meteorological Organization. The intergovernmental organization’s assessment evaluated a range of so-called global climate indicators in…

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Global Warming on a Rampage – CounterPunch

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Global warming is not waiting around for the signatories to the Paris climate accord ‘15 to go to net zero emissions 2030/50. Sorry, those bold plans are way too little way too late. Already, across…

Global Warming on a Rampage – CounterPunch

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Global warming is not waiting around for the signatories to the Paris climate accord ‘15 to go to net zero emissions 2030/50. Sorry, those bold plans are way too little way too late. Already, across…

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What is climate change, and how is it affecting Earth? – Livescience.com

Climate change is any long-term alteration in average weather patterns, either globally or regionally. As this broad definition suggests, climate change has occurred many times in Earth’s history, and for many reasons. The changes in global temperature and weather patterns…

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What is climate change, and how is it affecting Earth? – Livescience.com

Climate change is any long-term alteration in average weather patterns, either globally or regionally. As this broad definition suggests, climate change has occurred many times in Earth’s history, and for many reasons. The changes in global temperature and weather patterns…

Half the world's beaches could be gone by the end of this century

Life under climate change will not be a beach. In fact, future generations aren’t likely to know many sandy beaches at all. By the year 2100, nearly half the world’s sandy beaches are expected to fall victim to rising sea…

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New version of Earth model captures climate dynamics

A new high-resolution Earth systems model has been designed to predict climate trends into the next century. The model will provide the scientific basis by which to mitigate the effects of extreme climate on energy and other essential services.