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NASA Admits Substantial Climate Uncertainties

<b>Guest essay by Eric Worrall</b><p>NASA has appealed to the Australian CSIRO not to fire lots of climate scientists, because they are doing “important work”, …

Australia analyses calamitous cost of climate change on property

Paul Epworth lost his house, car and most of his possessions in a bushfire in 2009 that ripped through his neighbourhood in Bendigo, Victoria, about …

Australia

2016 to be hottest year yet as April smashes records

<b>(CNN) —</b> Another month, another climate worry.<p>This year the Earth experienced the warmest April on record, keeping 2016 on track to be the hottest year yet and by the biggest margin ever.<p>Climate change: Stop ruining the future<p>New data released by NASA put this April's land and sea temperatures at …

Climate Change

Seas May Be Rising, But So Are the People

We are building the movement to stop catastrophic climate change: the Keep It in the Ground movement. All over the country, people are rising up against Fossil Fuel Empires to protect our public areas and climate from a legacy of destruction and climate disruption. Together, we're sending a message …

Stop screaming at us about climate change–and start inspiring us to take action

One day this spring, when apple blossoms and wisteria splashed pink, white and purple all over Atlanta, I woke up to read that the seas were suffocating because of global warming and it might be too late to save them. I sipped my tea from a cup ironically inscribed with the word “courage” and …

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Climate change: Extreme African heatwaves may spark 'humanitarian crisis of unknown dimensions'

Extreme heatwaves in Africa could take place once every year by 2040, and four times every year by the latter quarter of the century. Scientists warn …

High temperatures will make much of Middle East, North Africa unlivable

Countries across the Middle East have been generally dismissive of the idea of climate change. In particular, the oil producing Gulf states – led by …

Three simple things you can do to help the planet that will make a big difference

<b>BY: CHRIS SMITH</b><p>Whether you believe it or not, the climate of our planet is changing. In 1896, Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius hypothesised that …

Some Species Will Actually Thrive on a Warming Planet

By <b>Jennifer Holland</b><p>Photographs by <b>Joel Sartore</b><p>Published October 15, 2015<p>Climates change. That’s a fact of nature. But Earth’s climate today is changing so dramatically that it’s transforming land and sea, affecting all forms of life.<p>“There will always be a minority that manage to thrive in relatively …

Climate Change Has Caused Five Pacific Islands to Vanish

Climate change will be keeping cartographers busy for the next few decades as <b>the outlines of our continents continue to shift and change due to</b> …

How Arctic spring kills birds in Africa

Biologists learned that an early Arctic spring provokes deaths of birds in Africa<p>Having analyzed the data collected for more than three decades, …

Birds

Climate change could be shrinking these Arctic birds

Warming in the high Arctic may be fueling rapid evolution of red knots, according to new research.<p>Honey, we shrunk the shorebirds.<p>The red knot, a …

Climate Change

Arctic Sea Ice Could Disappear This Summer

Ice in the south Arctic Ocean melts in a photo taken on July 20, 2011. (Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)<p>Climate scientists tracking …

Climate change may have contributed to extinction of Neanderthals

Neanderthals in Europe showed signs of nutritional stress during periods of extreme cold, suggesting climate change may have contributed to their …

Climate Change

These Artists Flood 3-D Maps Of Earth To Simulate The Effects Of Climate Change

How an ambitious art project helps people look at their world–and its future–in a whole new way.<p>Throughout time, mapping the Earth hasn’t simply been an effort to accurately model the planet, but to define reality. Behind the great cartographers have stood monarchs, republics, emperors, sultanates, …

Sea Level

A stunning glacier in Iceland shows exactly how much the climate has changed

But while it's a stunning spot, it's also a visual representation of climate change, as visitors can observe the dynamic melting of the Breiðamerkurjökull and Vatnajökull glaciers that feed it. In fact, the lagoon didn't even exist 60 years ago. Below we've gathered some stunning pictures that will …

Global Warming

5 Pacific Islands Just Disappeared Thanks to Rising Sea Levels Caused by Climate Change

Climate change deniers are going to have a hard time explaining this one. Five small islands that are part of the Solomon Islands cluster in the …

Climate Change

Frequency and Intensity of Wildfires Across the Globe Fueled by Climate Change

The widely destructive wildfire in Alberta has raised concerns about the frequency and intensity of wildfires across the globe fueled by climate …

Climate Change

Stop telling me my tattoos will look bad when I'm old — I'm going to get them, anyway

If you’re a woman planning on getting a tattoo, you’ve heard this oh-so-unique concern from the anti-tattoo folks of the world: “But what happens …