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Regenerative Farming: Number One Antidote to Climate Change

By Bud Ward<p>North Carolina farmer Suzanne Nelson has this thing about farming as a regenerative rather than an extractive business.<p>She also has a …

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Climate Change

Former NASA scientist to challenge Buffett's views on climate

A former NASA climate scientist will go toe-to-toe with business tycoon Warren Buffett this weekend over a shareholder's climate change resolution …

88% Of Americans Will Soon Find The Weather Quite Unpleasant

Mild winters are nice, but dreadfully hot summers are something else–and they’re coming.<p>Americans have been enjoying more and more pleasant weather since the 1970s, says a new report published in <i>Nature</i>, but that’s about to change. While the overall climate has warmed, the biggest changes have been …

Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'

<b>Carbon dioxide emissions from industrial society have driven a huge growth in trees and other plants.</b><p>A new study says that if the extra green leaves prompted by rising CO2 levels were laid in a carpet, it would cover twice the continental USA.<p>Climate sceptics argue the findings show that the extra …

This Map Tracks Thousands of Cargo Ships to Highlight Their Carbon Emissions

UCL’s Energy Institute created the data visualization in order to raise more awareness on carbon footprint of the world’s global cargo fleet.<p>This data visualization shows the travel paths of the world's cargo ships. Image: Kiln/UCL Energy Institute<p>The tiny specks of blue, red, and yellow on this …

Widespread loss of ocean oxygen to become noticeable in 2030s

The entire ocean—from the depths to the shallows—gets its oxygen supply from the surface, either directly from the atmosphere or from phytoplankton, …

Why Global Warming Will Cross a Dangerous Threshold in 2036

If the world continues to burn fossil fuels at the current rate, global warming will rise 2 degrees Celsius by 2036, crossing a threshold that many …

Climate Change

Top Climate Scientist Warns Against Injecting Stratospheric Particles Into The Atmosphere

What Does Trumps Space Force Mean For The Secret Space Force? What’s Going On In Space?<p>Published<p>21 hours ago<p>on<p>June 28, 2018<p>An unclassified Department …

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

<b>Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.</b><p>US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as well as group conflicts and war.<p>The team says with the current projected …

Climate Change

Global Warming Blamed on Humans With 99.9% Certainty, New Study Suggests

Climate change, also known as <b>global warming</b>, is with 99.9% certainty man-made, a nonlinear physicist at McGill University concluded; in a paper …

Study: humans have caused all the global warming since 1950 | Dana Nuccitelli

Global warming attribution studies consistently find humans are responsible for all global warming over the past six decades.<p>A new study published in Climate Dynamics has found that humans are responsible for virtually all of the observed global warming since the mid-20th century. It’s not a novel …

Climate Change

Most Of Us Believe In Global Warming, But That’s Not Enough To Stop It

A new survey finds 94 percent of Americans believe in the phenomenon.<p>More Americans than ever believe in global warming, according to a new poll Nat Geo WILD released just ahead of Earth Day.<p>The survey published Wednesday found 94 percent of Americans believe our planet is warming and 87 percent …

Chilling speech on global warming

Authoritarianism, always latent in progressivism, is becoming explicit. Progressivism’s determination to regulate thought by regulating speech is …

Global warming may have improved U.S. weather, but for how long?

Global warming has mostly made the weather more pleasant for Americans over the past 40 years, which may explain why much of the public doesn’t consider climate change as big a threat as do scientists and the rest of the world, a new study suggests.<p>But that perceived benefit of global warming — …

Climate Change

Penguin Populations Are Changing Dramatically

Animal species around the world are beginning to feel the effects of warming temperatures, but few are seeing their habitats change as quickly as the …

Antarctica

Polar bears now take longer, perilous swims to find habitable ice

As sea ice disappears, particularly in the Beaufort Sea on Alaska's northern coast, a new study finds polar bears are swimming increasingly long …

Bears

The Original Climate Solution

<i>An aerial view of Clayoquot Sound, on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Photo © Bryan Evans.</i><p>Just as the world gets to grips with the urgency of limiting global warming to beneath 2°C, the official UN body charged with climate science (the IPCC) has …

Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests</b> - its butterflies, such as these glass winged butterflies. <i>Source www.zendegi993.blogfa.com</i><p><i>Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon</i><p><b>Bizarre and Beautiful Congo Wildlife</b>, which includes this red …

How a giant space umbrella could stop global warming

Our rapidly warming world could cause serious problems for civilisation in the decades to come. But could a giant space umbrella help cool down our planet? BBC Future investigates.<p>The race to find a solution to a rapidly warming world is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet.<p>One …

Climate Change

How climate change is causing a bumper crop

Climate change is ruining our planet, increasing the rates of extreme weather events, helping spread dangerous diseases, killing off endangered …

Australia reaps the benefits of global warming as endless summer set to continue through May

Poor old global warming's been copping it a fair bit lately, but it looks like the embattled climate phenomenon is going to get the credit it so …

‘Days of Revolt’: Chris Hedges, Tim DeChristopher Discuss Far-Reaching Effects of Climate Change

In this week’s episode of “Days of Revolt,” Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges sits down with Tim DeChristopher, founder of the Climate Disobedience …

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Greenland is Melting Too Early This Year – Natural Causes or Global Warming?

The ice sheet in Iceland is melting early this year, and as well as there being concerns about the amount, the timing is a worry. It may be a natural …

Global warming: Are worst doubts about future of climate change coming true?

Rewinding fast backward reveals that when the Kyoto Protocol was opened for signature 18 years ago, on March 16, 1998, only six countries signed it …

When it Comes to Greenhouse Gases, CO2 Isn’t the Only Game in Town

What do you imagine when you hear the phrase “greenhouse gases?” If you think of a factory belching out coal or a packed freeway filled with idling …

What can the Eocene epoch teach us about today's global warming?

By delving into the mysteries of Earth's climate 50 million years ago, scientists hope to understand how our planet may cope with global warming, …

Climate Change

Widespread loss of ocean oxygen to become noticeable in 2030s: Deoxygenation due to climate change threatens marine life

Deoxygenation due to climate change threatens marine life<p>A reduction in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans due to climate change is already …

Climate Change

Scientist offers hopeful look at climate change

Amid the gloomy forecast of climate change, climatologist Richard Somerville sees a glimmer of light.<p>Somerville, a distinguished professor emeritus …