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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…

Warming homogenizes apparent temperature sensitivity of ecosystem respiration – Science Advances

INTRODUCTION Terrestrial ecosystem respiration (Re), the sum of autotrophic respiration from primary producers and heterotrophic respiration from consumers and detritivores, represents a fundamental biospheric function and plays a major role in the global carbon cycle and growth rate of atmospheric…

Ocean eddies strongly affect global mean sea-level projections – Science Advances

INTRODUCTION Satellite-observed sea-level measurements indicate an ongoing increase in the global mean sea level since the satellite era (1–3). Global mean sea-level rise (GMSLR) threatens low-lying coastal regions, and these regions will benefit strongly from sea-level projections to adapt their…

Climate change is a major threat to stability, spy agencies say – Axios

Climate change will lead to a less secure, more crisis-prone world that will strain global institutions, according to a major national security assessment released Thursday. Driving the news: The “Global Trends Report,” produced every four years by the National Intelligence…

Biden’s California Dream: More Regs, More Rules, Higher Energy Prices

I was surprised to read (in The Los Angeles Times) that the Biden administration’s “role model for America” is… California! He wants to “Make America California.” That’s is a terrible idea. Californians now rush to move out of California. Some hopeful…

New Study: 100-Year Flood Events Have Decreased Globally Since 1970

In contrast to alarming claims about rare, 100-year flood events now occurring every few years due to global warming, scientists have determined the exact opposite is more likely true. Not only have flood frequencies declined globally in the last 50…

A spike in Arctic lightning strikes may be linked to climate change – Science News Magazine

Climate change may be sparking more lightning in the Arctic. Data from a worldwide network of lightning sensors suggest that the frequency of lightning strikes in the region has shot up over the last decade, researchers report online March 22…

Global warming is always in the news. What is the real story? – WGN-TV

Weather Blog Posted: Apr 5, 2021 / 04:39 PM CDT / Updated: Apr 5, 2021 / 04:39 PM CDT Dear Tom,Global warming is always in the news. What is the real story?Rod Belonvich, Chicago Dear Rod,Global warming is a vastly…

India Fishermen Divert Their Catch of Ocean Plastic So it Can Be Used to Rebuild Roads

In the state of Kerala, known as the Jewel of South India, fishermen are taking it upon themselves to keep it that way and secure their livelihoods against plastic pollution. Their workers’ association is encouraging fisherman to save all the plastic waste fished up by their nets in order to support a 2017 government clean […]

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