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How Climate Change Threatens Coastal Archeological Sites In The Northwest

It’s the kind of foggy day you’d expect at Redwood National Park on the Northern California coast. The headlands are shrouded in mist and the …

Making Global Warming Scarier

Climate researchers have a problem. A degree or two of global warming simply isn’t scary. When Hollywood created “The Day After Tomorrow”, the cold …

Arctic sea ice, Greenland and Europe’s weird weather - Alaska - Ice

Greenland iceberg, broken off from the ice sheet (Pic: I.Quaile, Greenland)<p>As I write this, I am sitting in a short-sleeved shirt with the window …

Climate change a bigger threat to polar bears than trophy hunting

A prominent former activist has accused Greenpeace of betraying its original ideas for supporting trophy hunting of polar bears. Paul Watson, now …

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 …

Watch 166 Years of Climate Change Spiral in One Definitive GIF

The concepts of climate change and global warming seem straightforward, but despite their descriptive names there’s a lot of miscommunication and …

See 165 Years of Climate Data Drawn As One Death Spiral

A novel way to visualize our doom<p>Scientists have been observing a steady rise in global temperatures for at least seven decades, give or take. Most of the data visualizations for the trend wind up looking like a bull market—up and to the right, all century long.<p>A UK climate scientist named Ed …

Nordic Summit Must Help Tame Climate

<b>Authored by Durwood Zaelke, Nigel Purvis, & Paul Bledsoe</b><p>There'll be a couple of bears in the room when the leaders of the five Nordic nations meet President Obama at the White House tomorrow. One, as many commentators have noted, is Russian aggression, and how to curb it. The other menace is less …

International Research Institute for Climate and Society | Heightened Fire Activity Predicted for Amazon in 2016

Heightened Fire Activity Predicted for Amazon in 2016<p>Authored by Geraldine Tham on May 12, 2016<p>The IRI has developed a forecast maproom that …

Climate Change

Climate Change Could Result in Certain Areas Becoming Uninhabitable Like Mars

Climate change could impact the Middle East by the mid-century, say leading experts and scientists. Its wide-reaching effects could result in massive regions in the Middle East and in Africa being rendered uninhabitable.<p>According to researchers at Germany's Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and …

Shrinking shorebird pays the bill for rapid Arctic warming while wintering in the tropics - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Red knots migrate between their breeding grounds in the Arctic and their wintering grounds in West Africa. Chicks currently born under rapidly …

The things people ask about the scientific consensus on climate change

It’s been almost a month since the paper I co-authored on the synthesis of research into the scientific consensus on climate change was published. …

Shrinking Arctic bird suffers double hit from global warming

<b>Oslo:</b> Red knots, a type of bird that makes one of the longest annual migrations, are shrinking because climate change in their Arctic nesting grounds …

Global Warming

GOP Turmoil, Climate Change and Fair Districts in Florida Have Big Sugar Scrambling

Based on simplistic polls that rank "the environment" as a low order of voter concern, most pundits overlook the complex tangle of taxpayer v. special interests, regulatory capture, and water pollution that is profoundly irritating the political status quo in the United States. Take Florida, one of …

Civil disobedience is the only way left to fight climate change | Kara Moses

Across the world, thousands of protesters are taking on the planet’s biggest fossil fuel companies. We should support them – and if we can, we should join them<p>Right now, thousands of people are taking direct action as part of a global wave of protests against the biggest fossil fuel infrastructure …

Five Solomon islands swallowed by the sea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rising sea levels that submerge entire islands were supposed to be a distant possibility of an apocalyptic future. But in the idyllic Pacific, that future is here.<p>Five of the Solomon Islands have completely disappeared under water over the past seven decades, one drawing its last breath as …

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 …

UN climate talks in Bonn seek to turn Paris agreement into action

UN climate talks resume in Bonn on Monday, the first after the key Paris agreement last December. With the first four months of 2016 the hottest ever …

Climate

An Astronaut Finds Himself in Greenland

Piers Sellers landed in Greenland on a frigid Monday morning in April, and as he stepped off the plane at Thule Air Base he regarded the surrounding snow-covered hills with delight. A former astronaut, six-time spacewalker, and presently the acting director of the Earth Sciences Division at <i>NASA</i>’s …

After the Fort Mac fire, a frank talk is needed

In the immediate aftermath of the Fort McMurray fire, it was considered to be in bad taste to associate the event with climate change. Worse was to suggest that karma had come back to bite the oil sands city in the behind.<p>Karma had nothing to do with the blaze, of course. And scientists will tell …

Climate Change Has Officially Engulfed 5 Pacific Islands

The study is the first scientific evidence that climate change and sea-level rise are sweeping away the low-lying islands of the Pacific, confirming …

Climate Change

Opinion: Elephant rides are killing the animals | CNN Travel

PETA's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad History of Killing Animals

<i>The organization, which claims to be dedicated to the cause of animal rights, can't explain why its adoption rate is only 2.5 percent for dogs.</i><p><i>Image: Bogdan Cristel/Shutterstock</i><p>In 2011, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) behaved in a regrettably consistent manner: it euthanized the …

Cop guns down pit bull ‘in murder mode’ after it kills smaller dog

A cop shot and killed a loose pit bull "in murder mode," but not before the bigger dog fatally mauled a shih tzu in Inwood on Wednesday night.<p>The …

Domestic Violence

Five Times British Police Deliberately Killed An Animal

North Wales Police force has faced mounting criticism after officers deliberately ran over a dog running loose on the motorway on Monday.<p>The force …

"Scarface," The Beloved Bear Of Yellowstone Park, Has Been Killed

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Scarface, pictured in spring 2014. rwarrin/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)One of Yellowstone National Park’s most famous …

Wildlife

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