Alex Thomas Stockton

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India’s punishing heat waves are becoming more deadly

<b>A villager herds his buffaloes as they enter the Daya River on a hot afternoon in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. In southern India, hundreds of people have died since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country, officials said</b> …

Climate Change

West Coast shores are bathed in ocean acidification “hot spots”

Hot spots of ocean acidification have been found in the waters that wash onto the shores of the West Coast, a major concern for the region’s …

What if several of the world’s biggest food crops failed at the same time?

<b>(Getty/JamesBrey)</b><p>Many of the world’s major breadbaskets have experienced crop loss due to climate change<p>Anthony Janetos<p>June 11, 2017 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Less than one-quarter of Earth’s total cropland produces nearly three-quarters of the staple …

Snowball Earth: Explaining a ‘once-in-a-billion-year event’

<b>What caused the largest glaciation event in Earth’s history, known as ‘snowball Earth’? Geologists and climate scientists have been searching for the</b> …

Climate change in B.C.: Here's how 2050 could look

Climate change has been blamed for raging forest fires, devastating floods and shrinking glaciers, but scientists have determined the effects will …

NASA's Former Chief Scientist: America Is "Under Siege" from Fake Climate Change News

Misinformation is Spreading<p>Recently in an interview with The Guardian, Ellen Stofan, NASA’s former chief scientist, discussed how America is “under …

San Francisco joins 11 cities in posting deleted climate data

More than a month after the Trump administration purged data tracking climate change from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website, the numbers are going back online in some unexpected places.<p>San Francisco and 11 other cities, including Atlanta, Boston, Houston and Seattle, were set to launch …

San Francisco

'Flammable Ice' Harvesting Could Spell Trouble for the Climate

A highly combustible form of energy locked deep in the ocean finally can be harvested using a new technique, but deploying that technique on a broad …

Sea level rise: Miami and Atlantic City fight to stay above water – video

Sea levels are rising. For many cities on the the eastern shores of the United States, the problem is existential. We take a look at how Miami and Atlantic City are tackling climate change, and the challenges they face under a skeptical Trump administration that plans to cut funding for …

Final phase of Dakota Access pipeline to be approved, a major blow to Standing Rock Sioux

The US government is set to allow the final phase of construction of the Dakota Access pipeline to begin as early as Wednesday, dealing a major blow to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.<p>Over 70 arrested at Standing Rock as Dakota Access aims to finish pipeline<p>Read more<p>The decision sets the stage for a …

America’s youth are suing the government over climate change, and President Obama needs to react

<b>Protesters in Times Square against climate change in New York, September 21, 2014. (Reuters/Eduardo Munoz)</b><p>These lawsuits could offer a ray of hope for climate change proponents<p>Mary Wood • Charles W. Woodward • IV • Michael C. Blumm<p>December 25, 2016 10:58am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published</i> …