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Here’s what global warming looks like month by month for 137 years

The Earth is warmer now than at any time since reliable record-keeping began in 1880, and we're continuing to warm at an accelerated rate. In fact, …

Climate Change

Ex-Nasa Scientist: 30 Years On, World Is Failing 'Miserably’ To Address Climate Change

James Hansen, who gave a climate warning in 1988 Senate testimony, says real hoax is by leaders claiming to take action.<p><i>This story</i> <i>was produced and originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the</i> <i>Climate Desk</i> <i>collaboration.</i><p>Thirty years after a former Nasa scientist sounded …

Climate

Coral reefs provide crucial protection for coastal cities — without them, flood damage could double, a new study finds

On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, whipping islands with 130-mph winds and bringing surging ocean waters 4 to 6 feet higher than normal.<p>The Category 4 storm reduced almost all ground-level homes to rubble in some parts of the Keys. Boats crashed onto roads and into …

Climate Change

How Melting Arctic Ice Could Cook the Tropics

Every good horror movie needs a sequel, and the follow-up to the real-life 2015 disaster the Blob is coming soon. But this time, the deadly warming …

Global Warming

Sea-Level Rise Could Threaten Coastal Communities Sooner Than We Thought

Climate change often feels like a faraway problem, but a new study shows that it's about to get a lot closer to home. Real estate company Zillow …

Climate Change

Climate Change Report Describes How Screwed Miami Will Be In 30 Years

The sunshine state is about to get a whole lot wetter.<p>While hurricanes or volcanic eruptions inflict an immediate blow, the Earth’s rising sea levels …

Climate Change

New studies point to climate change's affects on global corn crops and vegetables—and it's bad

While our current administration lines the pockets of old men, the rest of the earth continues to heat up. Humanity is facing major obstacles as a …

Climate Change

Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Hit a New Record

Two years after 200 or so nations forged a new United Nations deal to protect the climate, output of the gases blamed for global warming surged to a …

Fossil Fuels

Ocean waves following sea ice loss trigger Antarctic ice shelf collapse

Storm-driven ocean swells have triggered the catastrophic disintegration of Antarctic ice shelves in recent decades, according to new research …

Global Warming

El Nino May Be Back by Winter

It’s time to start watching natural gas, coffee and cocoa markets again -- because a weather-changing El Nino could be arriving just in time for …

El Niño

To forecast winter rainfall in Los Angeles, look to New Zealand in the summer

Scientists find new 'teleconnection' for early and accurate precipitation prediction<p>Variability in El Niño cycles was long considered a reliable tool …

Climate Change

Record temperatures in May

May temperatures were above average across most of the globe, with only a few major exceptions including Greenland and northern Canada.<p>Sea ice cover in both the Arctic and the Antarctic was much below average.<p>In Northern Europe, May was relatively dry but thunderous due to record heat, severe …

Northern Europe

El Niño is gestating in the Pacific, possibly heralding warmer global temps and extreme weather in 2019

While 2019 is still a long way off, we've now got some strong hints that the coming year could bring even warmer global temperatures, plus droughts …

Climate Change

Leaked UN draft report warns of urgent need to cut global warming

The world is on track to exceed 1.5C of warming unless countries rapidly implement “far-reaching” actions to reduce carbon emissions, according to a draft UN report leaked to Reuters.<p>The final draft report from the UN’s intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) was due for publication in …

Climate Change

Germany to miss 2020 greenhouse gas emissions target

Economic and population growth are to blame for Germany missing its climate protection target. One of the leaders of the Greens said figures show …

Angela Merkel

Scientists lay out how to save a melting Antarctica -- and the grim future if we don't

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sea levels will rise and all coastal countries could be seriously threatened by flooding if nothing is done to stop the massive melt of sea ice in Antarctica<b>,</b> according to nine award-winning scientists who have spent decades studying the icy continent and the waters around it.<p>They are …

Climate Change

Antarctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years

<b>Antarctica is shedding ice at an accelerating rate.</b><p>Satellites monitoring the state of the White Continent indicate some 200 billion tonnes a year are now being lost to the ocean as a result of melting.<p>This is pushing up global sea levels by 0.6mm annually - a three-fold increase since 2012 when the …

Antarctica

NASA Says Antarctica's Largest Iceberg Is About to Die Near the Equator

Melt in Peace, Iceberg B-15.<p>Iceberg B-15 first sparked concern among climate scientists in March 2000, when it broke away from Antarctica’s Ross Ice …

Antarctica

'Shrinking Shores' At Poplar Beach Illustrates Climate Change

Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo County Office of Sustainability will host an informational event at Poplar Beach about sea-level rise.<p><b>From Redwood</b> …

Sea Level

Sea robots show Arctic climate change

Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region's marine ecosystem …

Global Warming

Signs of an Upcoming El Niño? Warm Water Creeps Eastward in the Pacific

Climate and Weather<p>Signs of an Upcoming El Niño? Warm Water Creeps Eastward in the Pacific<p>By Jonathan Belles<p>June 07 2018 04:15 PM …

Weather

Hurricanes Are Now So Violent That We May Need a New Category

Five categories might not be enough.<p>When Herbert Saffir went on commission for the United Nations in 1969, tasked with studying low-cost housing in …

Weather

Hottest Month of May Ever Recorded in U.S.

By Jake Johnson<p>Surpassing a mark set during the peak of the Dust Bowl in 1934, the continental U.S. just had its hottest May on record thanks in …

Climate Change

Why Design Thinking In Schools Loses Power When It's Reduced To A Checklist

Design thinking has been slowly gathering momentum among educators for the past few years as a way for students to engage with real-world problems …

Critical Thinking Skills to Help Students Better Evaluate Scientific Claims

In one recent study by the Stanford History Education Group, 170 high school students were shown a photo of flowers growing fused together and asked …

5 Strategies to Demystify the Learning Process for Struggling Students

When students do not understand how their brains learn and retain material, they can develop misconceptions about themselves as learners -- such as a …

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

Principal number six, Andrew Bott, arrived in 2010. People had told him that becoming principal at Orchard Gardens would be a career killer. He knew …

Education

How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea

Hattie thinks of the three inputs students bring to learning as “skill, will, and thrill.” And, while what a student already knows may be one of the …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

The Impact Of Asking “Could” Instead Of “Should” In The Classroom

When Solving Problems, Think About What You Could Do, Not What You Should Do is an interesting new article at the Harvard Business Review.<p>Here’s an …