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The key to global warming models is ocean acidity – Open Access Government

Ocean acidity is an essential variable in validating climate models, accurately predicting complex environmental dynamics and major changes to Pacific Ocean currents Recent climate modelling and geochemical data research has confirmed changes to Pacific Ocean currents, including those that impact…

Climate change threatens the future of ski resorts – Quartz

As the Earth warms, stable conditions for winter sports that depend on ice and snow aren’t a guarantee. Steady snow might come later than usual and spring warming means snowpacks are melting faster. Workers at Aspen Skiing Company—the operator of…

Here’s How Climate Change and Covid Are Transforming Skiing – The New York Times

STEVENS PASS, Wash. — Skiing is an endangered sport, caught between a warming planet and a global pandemic. But there’s a boom in one corner of the ski world that’s being driven, at least in part, by a combination of…

What 2021 looked like for global climate change – The Indian Express

This year was a mixed bag for climate activists. There were devastating weather events that highlighted the dangers of a rapidly warming planet. Lockdown-induced blue skies and clear air that showed the potential for a cleaner future. Ambitious plans bookending…

Factbox: Prayers, petitions and boycotts: Desmond Tutu’s climate activism – Reuters

DURBAN, Dec 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Following the death of South African anti-apartheid and peace activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu aged 90 last Sunday, world leaders have praised his life-long advocacy on social justice issues from inequality, racism and homophobia…

View from Away: Climate change is ravaging the planet. We have to act. – Press Herald

This is not a hopeful moment for the fight against climate change. Over the summer, when the world was beset by record-breaking heat waves, flooding and wildfires, and humankind could see firsthand the terrible toll of a warming planet, it…

60 Minutes climate change archive: What climate impacts – CBS News

This week on 60 Minutes, Lesley Stahl reports that climate change is altering some of the world’s prime wine-growing regions. Extreme weather episodes are upending the practices and economics of winemaking – and in some cases, changing the taste of…

Opinion: Where does climate change data come from? – The Mercury News

It’s starting to feel as though scientists and governments announce new policies and predictions for our warming planet every week. But where do the data undergirding the alarming headlines and dire futurecasts come from? A great deal of what we…

Manchin Rejects Landmark Legislation, Putting Biden’s Climate Goals at Risk – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The declaration from Senator Joe Manchin III that he cannot support his party’s $2.2 trillion Build Back Better bill has significantly dimmed the prospects for the climate action that scientists say the United States must take to avert…

The exact link between tornadoes and climate change is hard to draw. Here’s why – NPR

Mayfield, Ky., is among the places hit by devastating tornadoes over the weekend. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Mayfield, Ky., is among the places hit by devastating tornadoes over the weekend….

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