Ian Lufc Naylor

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Because of climate change, hurricanes are raining harder and may be growing stronger more quickly

Two studies published in the past week have troubling implications for the effects hurricanes have on society because of climate change, now and in the future.<p>One directly links Hurricane Harvey’s disastrous rains to the amount of heat stored in the ocean, which was record-setting before the storm …

Climate Change

Explainer: Six ideas to limit global warming with solar geoengineering

Scientists agree that cutting global greenhouse emissions as soon as possible will be key to tackling global warming. But, with global emissions …

Climate Change

🏉📢 NEWS: Leeds Rhinos captain Kallum Watkins will miss the rest of the Super League season after suffering an ACL injury in Saturday's defeat to Castleford. The Rhinos says Watkins is expected to be out for 8 months. https://t.co/I7tMIKsIiE

The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines

The ongoing assault on climate science in the United States has never been more aggressive, more blatant, or more widely publicized than in the case …

'I had always found work soul destroying, but had accepted this as the norm'

I’VE ALWAYS BEEN incredibly envious of those who grow up knowing what they want to do in life. Their path seems so obvious, so easy to plan for. I’m …

Setup

From today's #IceBridge flight: Pressure ridges in a fjord's sea ice clearly delineate the zone of influence of calving from a small outlet glacier south of Jakobshavn Isbræ, western Greenland. https://t.co/hJ1gjNu7ZF

Spring Has Sprung in the Arctic Ocean : Earth Matters : Blogs

With springtime comes sunlight and warmth that advance the melting and breakup of Arctic sea ice. Varied patterns and textures appear across the …

Global Warming

NASA Completes Survey Flights to Map Arctic Ice

Operation IceBridge concluded this year's springtime survey of Arctic sea and land ice on May 2. The flights, which began on March 22, covered the …

Arctic Ice

Before the flood arrives

River floods are one of the most common and devastating of Earth’s natural disasters. In the past decade, deluges from rivers have killed thousands …

Climate Change

GRACE-FO will help monitor droughts

You may not notice water in the ground under your feet, but it plays an important role in keeping you alive. Plants draw water from soil into their …

Space Travel

NASA satellites reveal major shifts in global freshwater

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map …

Climate Change

11 ways the Paris climate deal is working in the real world

<b>Like an old car that has gone as far as it can go, UN climate talks in Bonn last week stuttered, spluttered and stalled.</b><p>In 2015 in Paris, governments …

Climate

Worst-case climate change scenario could be more extreme than thought, scientists warn

Scientists may have to recalibrate their projections of what a “worst case” climate change scenario is, as new studies take into account greater …

Carbon Emissions

April 2018 was third warmest April on record

In spite of the low temperatures in parts of the United States last month, 2018 experienced globally the third warmest April in 138 years of modern …

Global Warming

The decline of our oceans is accelerating, but it’s not too late to stop it

The ocean has shaped my life, from my beginnings in the outer islands of Fiji to my appointment last year as the UN Secretary-General’s special envoy …

Sustainability

One third of world’s ‘protected’ national parks and wildlife sanctuaries threatened by human activities

Vast areas set aside to protect the world’s animals and plants are being destroyed as human activities like road building and urbanisation encroach …

Biodiversity

Air pollution the silent killer - more than 7 million per year https://t.co/sQJRilyk9o

More than half of all Americans say climate change is affecting their local community

Roughly six-in-ten Americans (59%) say climate change is currently affecting their local community either a great deal or some, according to a new …

Climate Change

Britain’s health crisis is about poverty – not simply ‘poor choices’

<b>Imagine if, at birth, new-borns were divided into five groups. The five groups are allotted varying time-spans on the planet, with the bottom fifth</b> …

Mental Health

Extreme Weather and Climate Change: The Facts

Extreme Weather and The Climate Crisis: The Facts<p>Is climate change really making weather more extreme? The simple answer is yes. In this free e-book, …

A Temperature Roller Coaster Could Be Coming

New research suggests that global warming could cause temperature swings to get unusually extreme. And the regions where the biggest swings will occur are among the poorest in the world — and the least responsible for the greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming.<p>Climate scientists already …

Climate Change

What genuine, no-bullshit ambition on climate change would look like

New scenarios show how to hit the most stringent targets, with no loopholes.<p>What would it take to <i>really</i> tackle climate change? No delays, no gimmicks, no loopholes, no shirking of responsibility — the real thing. What would it look like?<p>To answer that question, it helps to understand the upper …

Climate Change

The world’s bleak climate situation, in 3 charts

We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there.<p>Every so often it’s helpful — and by helpful I also mean traumatic, so buyer beware — to pull the lens back and take a look at the big picture on climate change and what’s necessary to avert its worst consequences.<p>In the journal <i>Nature</i>, …

Fossil Fuels

Is Climate Change Really Making Weather More Extreme?

Every new year seems to arrive on the heels of another unfortunate climate record set. And 2017’s is among the most startling: Climate-related and …

Climate Change

Everglades under threat as Florida's mangroves face death by rising sea level

Florida’s mangroves have been forced into a hasty retreat by sea level rise and now face being drowned, imperiling coastal communities and the prized Everglades wetlands, researchers have found.<p>From the Everglades to Kilimanjaro, climate change is destroying world wonders<p>Read more<p>Mangroves in …

Climate Change

Climate Reality

The quicker we wean ourselves off dirty energy, the better. (via Global Weirding)

The Bering Sea’s ice has never melted this early before

On Alaska’s West Coast, the feeble April sun is shining this week on a fresh spot of open water. The sea ice found there for ages every spring is …

Global Warming

A ‘Perfect Storm’: Extreme Winter Weather, Bitter Cold, and Climate Change

The US East Coast is experiencing an “old-fashioned” winter, with plenty of cold weather and some heavy snowfall in certain places. Listening to …

Climate Change

How Is Climate Change Affecting Mexico?

As Mexico City’s chief resiliency officer, Arnoldo Kramer, said to <i>The New York Times</i>, “Climate change has become the biggest long-term threat to this …

Climate Change

How Climate Change Is Affecting California

Climate scientists forecast hotter and drier conditions for the state as the climate crisis continues.<p>From lush vineyards, relaxing beaches, and …

Climate Change