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Arctic Sea-Ice Loss Has Little Effect On Severe Cold Winters, Study Shows

The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change has only a “minimal influence” on severe cold winter weather across Asia and North America, new research has shown. The possible connection between Arctic sea-ice loss and extreme cold weather—such…

Climate Change Is Making It More Dangerous to Eat Certain Fish

It may not be a cataclysmic turning point in the climate crisis, but global warming has officially come for your fish tacos.  According to a new study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, higher ocean temperatures are causing the…

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Back-to-back low snow years will become more common

Consecutive low snow years may become six times more common across the Western United States over the latter half of this century, leading to ecological and economic challenges such as expanded fire seasons and poor snow conditions at ski resorts, according to a new study.

Back-to-back low snow years will become more common, study projects

(American Geophysical Union) Consecutive low snow years may become six times more common across the Western United States over the latter half of this century, leading to ecological and economic challenges such as expanded fire seasons and poor snow conditions at ski resorts, according to a new study.

Climatic Coffee Crisis? No, Just Another Global Warming Storm In A Teacup

In case you missed July’s good news for coffee drinkers, it was this – they are not likely to be deprived of their daily fix any time soon. The bad news perhaps was for the coffee producers. An oversupply of…

Climate Change Is Happening too Fast for Animals to Adapt

The speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common species such as sparrows, magpies, and deer.  Scientists behind the research described the results as…

Strong storms also play big role in Antarctic ice shelf collapse

(Oregon State University) Warming temperatures and changes in ocean circulation and salinity are driving the breakup of ice sheets in Antarctica, but a new study suggests that intense storms may help push the system over the edge.

Corals In Florida Are Dying, But Warming Waters Aren’t The Only Cause – NPR

Diver swimming over Elkhorn Coral in the Florida Keys. Elevated nutrients as well as elevated temperatures are causing a massive loss of this iconic branching species in Florida. JW Porter/University of Georgia hide caption toggle caption JW Porter/University of Georgia…