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Emperor penguins may be listed as threatened under Endangered Species Act due to climate change’s impact – CBS News

Washington — With climate change threatening the sea ice habitat of Emperor penguins, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposal to list the species as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. “The lifecycle of Emperor penguins…

Heat and wind in Oregon are fueling the nation’s largest wildfire. – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates Aug. 3, 2021Updated  Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Firefighters worked to contain the Bootleg Fire near Silver Lake, Ore., last week. It has burned more than 400,000 acres…

Infrastructure deal will spend billions targeting climate change – Yahoo News

A bicycle burns in a wildfire in the Rancho Santa Fe area of San Diego in 2007. (Reuters/Mario Anzuoni) With extreme weather disasters making headlines almost daily this summer, Congress appears ready to start spending billions of dollars to fight…

No ‘eureka moment’: the evolution of climate science – FRANCE 24

Advertising Read more Paris (AFP) What if Earth’s atmosphere was infused with extra carbon dioxide, mused amateur scientist Eunice Foote in an 1856 research paper that concluded the gas was very good at absorbing heat. “An atmosphere of that gas…

Climate change may not be altering winter jet stream, research shows – The Washington Post

Nielsen-Gammon found that the statewide average temperature, weighted by population within the ERCOT area, was the third coldest on record on Feb. 15, just behind Feb. 12, 1899, and Dec. 23, 1989. The coldest nonoverlapping seven-day period of the cold…

Warming Trends: Couples Disconnected in Their Climate Concerns Can Learn About Global Warming Over 200 Year… – InsideClimate News

CULTURE Love Me, Love My Climate Concerns Couples in romantic relationships often don’t have the same beliefs or behaviors surrounding climate change. But that’s an opportunity for people who are concerned about climate change and favor climate action to convince…

Summer and winter precipitation in East Asia scale with global warming at different rates | Communications Earth & Environment – Nature.com

1. Gillett, N. P. et al. Attribution of polar warming to human influence. Nat. Geosci. 1, 750–754 (2008). CAS  Article  Google Scholar  2. Stocker, T. (ed.). Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis: Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth…

Capturing Climate Change – IEEE Spectrum

This is part of IEEE Spectrum’s special report: Critical Challenges 2002: Technology Takes On The government of Tuvalu, a Pacific Island nation, made a plea last summer for countries to take in Tuvalu evacuees, fearing a rising sea level will…

Fiddling while Rome burns: climate change and international relations | OUPblog – OUPblog

It is Wednesday morning, my wife and kids have left for work and school and I am sitting in my home office, which has a beautiful view of the Gudenå river valley. I have the whole day to myself, no teaching, no…

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