Kimberley Reeve

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Earth May Spin Faster as Glaciers Melt

Melting ice triggered by global warming may make Earth whirl faster than before and could shift the axis on which the planet spins, researchers …

What makes the French Alps so risky for avalanches?

An avalanche hit the on-piste slopes of ski resort Tignes on Tuesday, burying skiers. It remains unknown as yet if people were injured or killed.<p>Four …

Global Warming

Scientists hatch crazy $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic

As governments make slow progress towards alleviating climate change and denial marks the Trump Administration’s approach to the global crisis, …

NASA photos capture a strange new crack in a massive Greenland glacier and we might be doomed

A mysterious crack has been spreading across a giant Greenland glacier, and it's raising concerns that part of the floating ice shelf could splinter …

Global Warming

Time-lapse photos show just how quickly the world's glaciers are disappearing

An elegy for ice<p>The rapid melting of Iceland's Sólheimajökull glacier is tangible. When I visited in 2013, our guide punctuated every few steps by saying, "Ten years ago the glacier would have started here .... five years ago the glacier would have started here." Each step in which our feet were …

Before & after photos of melting glaciers capture climate change in action

Some of the photos come from the group's collaboration with the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), founded in 2007 with the specific goal of recording the …

Earth is losing its ice: Glaciers around the world are rapidly disappearing

“The evidence is overwhelming: Earth is losing its ice.”<p>Glaciers all over the world are disappearing in what should be the subject of “international …

What Killed Northern Australia’s Mangroves?

Australia’s mangroves are tangled trees and shrubs that thrive along the coastline in places other plants can’t survive. But last year, something …

Climate Change

How Earth became a giant snowball 700 million years ago

Around 717 million years ago, the Earth froze over. The Sturtian glaciation, as this event is known, was no ordinary Ice Age but one so extreme that …

Climate Change and the Transformation of Glacier National Park

<b>Put Glacier National Park at the top of your summer to-do list - the last remaining glaciers in this iconic American landscape may be gone before you</b> …

Here's where Alberta's carbon tax dollars are going

Of the revenue generated, 28 per cent will go right back into Albertans' pockets<p>When Alberta's 2017 budget was announced on Thursday, Albertans got …

When is Earth Hour 2017 tonight? What is it and how you can get involved in the WWF 'blackout' event

This year marks the tenth Earth Hour - the world’s biggest environmental event.<p>Hundreds of millions of people in countries and territories around the …

Why It's So Hard to Save Coral Reefs

The fight to save coral reefs just got more complicated. New research found that even if humans succeed in protecting reefs from pollution and …

The First Climate Model Turns 50, And Predicted Global Warming Almost Perfectly

Modeling the Earth’s climate is one of the most daunting, complicated tasks out there. If only we were more like the Moon, things would be easy. The Moon has no atmosphere, no oceans, no icecaps, no seasons, and no complicated flora and fauna to get in the way of simple radiative physics. No wonder …

Climate Change

Huge Parts Of The Great Barrier Reef Are Officially Dead Due To Climate Change

Obviously you already know that the Great Barrier Reef is amazing. So amazing in fact that it’s considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world. And yet, we can’t stop killing it. According to the New York Times, enormous chunks of the Great Barrier Reef are officially dead and despite …

Great Barrier Reef

‘Airpocalypse’ smog events in China linked to melting ice cap, research reveals

Stagnant weather caused by fast-melting Arctic ice helped create conditions for China’s recent extreme air pollution events, scientists say<p>Climate change played a major role in the extreme air pollution events suffered recently by China and is likely to make such “airpocalypses” more common, new …

How melting Arctic sea ice is keeping smog over China

'We think climate change, as it is driving rapid warming of the Arctic, is having a large effect on pollution in China,' one of a new study's authors …

Germany to push for carbon price at G20

<b>Germany will use its G20 Presidency to nudge world leaders towards a global price on carbon, according to its director general of energy policy.</b><p>Thorsten Herdan told BBC News that the world can’t stabilise CO2 emissions without making polluters pay.<p>Mr Herdan, of the Federal Ministry for Economic …

Climate

Polar bears are threatened by global warming - should subsistence harvest be allowed to continue?

Polar bears are among the most endangered mammals in the world, at serious risk of going extinct due to global warming and pollution. As ice melts, …

Climate Change

Prince Charles and chocolate companies pledge to end deforestation in cocoa industry

Chocolate is about to become greener after 12 of the world’s biggest cocoa manufacturers and confectioners came together with the Prince of Wales to end deforestation.<p>Companies including Mars, Nestle and Ferrero have promised to come up with a plan by November to prevent cocoa growers clearing vast …

Prince Charles

The carbon dioxide loop

Marine biologists quantify the carbon consumption of bacterioplankton to better understand the ocean carbon cycle<p>The oceans are great at absorbing …

Global warming will probably make animals shrink

Scientists have discovered that animals “dwarfed” twice in Earth’s history – and it could happen again.<p>New evidence shows that mammals became smaller …

Doctors Warn That Climate Change Makes People Sick

A changing climate is hazardous to the planet’s health—shrinking polar ice caps, eroding beaches, bleaching corals and more. But it turns out that …

Climate Change

Arabian Sea Algae Blooms Caused By Climate Change, Killing Fish And Threatening Economy

The immense swath of green that takes over a stretch of the Arabian Sea twice a year is wreaking havoc on the ocean’s ecosystem. The bi-yearly algae …

Climate Change

Electrek green energy brief: ‘Republican Climate Resolution’, $4T in energy, NetMetering 2.0 slowing solar, more

Net metering 2.0 slows down California’s residential solar market – And that is the way it is supposed to work. If the most energy is being used in the early evening (the duck curve), then we need fine tune our systems. Time of Use helps us better understand pricing as private people and business, …

Our addiction to consumption might just be what saves the planet from destruction

Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet today, but despite global progress in acknowledging the magnitude of the problem, it continues to elicit a lukewarm sense of urgency in the United States. Under the Trump administration and an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) led …

Clayton Christensen

Climate Change Is Making Us Sick

03/16/2017 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>HEALTH</b><p>Climate change is poised to affect the health of Americans in every part of the country. (LiveScience)<p>How do you teach about climate change? How do you <i>not</i> teach about climate</i> …