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Global Warming Halts, Arctic Ice Multiplies

<i>Fox News</i> recently reported, "Arctic sea ice up 60 percent in 2013," publishing dramatic before and after satellite images of Earth's Arctic region.1 …

Evidence for Global Warming

<b>Introduction</b><p>The global warming issue will not go away. Evidence continues to mount that some type of warming is occurring, maybe temporarily or of …

Climate Change and Global Warming — Global Issues

Author and Page information<p>This Page Last Updated Monday, February 02, 2015<p>This page: …

Climate change has released shell-crushing predators from Antarctica’s depths

Not what I ordered: How El Niño is like a bad bartender

NCEI's Deke Arndt blogs about how El Niño—like an erratic bartender—doesn't always bring the country the seasonal climate we'd expect.

The hidden meltdown of Greenland

More than 90 percent of our planet’s freshwater ice is bound in the massive ice sheets and glaciers of the Antarctic and Greenland. As temperatures …

Arctic sea ice reaches fourth lowest extent in the satellite record

<i>The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) is part of the</i> <i>Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences</i><i>at the University of Colorado</i> …

Climate Change Indicators: Sea Level

This indicator describes how sea level has changed over time. The indicator describes two types of sea level changes: absolute and relative.<p><b>Figure 1.</b> …

A Bad Day for Climate Change Deniers ... and the Planet

It’s not often that the climate change deniers get clobbered three times in just two days. But that’s what happened with the release of a trio of new …

From Barrow to Boston, the effect of climate change

A new report in <i>The Boston Globe</i> details how the rapid melting of ice in the Arctic Ocean is affecting the lives of the region’s inhabitants—as well …

Pope Francis pleads with nations to act now on climate change

NEW YORK — Pope Francis brought his campaign for action on climate change to the United Nations Friday, proclaiming the existence of a “right of the …

Environment and health: 2. Global climate change and health

1.↵<p>Houghton JT, Meira-Filho LG, Callander BA, Harris N, Kattenberg A, Maskell K, editors. <i>Climate change, 1995 — the science of climate change:</i> …

From convergence to contention: United States mass media representations of anthropogenic climate change science - Boykoff - 2007 - Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers

Ronald E. Rice, Abel Gustafson and Zane Hoffman, Frequent but Accurate: A Closer Look at Uncertainty and Opinion Divergence in Climate Change Print …

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1. Introduction<p>An accurate perception of the degree of scientific consensus is an essential element to public support for climate policy (Ding <i>et al</i> …

Climate Change

Climate of scepticism: US newspaper coverage of the science of climate change

Abstract<p>This two-part study integrates a quantitative review of one year of US newspaper coverage of climate science with a qualitative, comparative …

Defeating Kyoto: The Conservative Movement's Impact on U.S. Climate Change Policy | Social Problems | Oxford Academic

You could not be signed in. Please check your email address / username and password and try again.<p>Oxford Academic account<p>Email address / …

Two crazy statistics show Rio’s gross water problem isn't going away

Brazil's barely skimming the surface of trash and feces-filled sites of the next Summer Olympic Games.

Earth without water: Nope.

A weird animated graphic depicting a distorted, lumpy Earth has gone viral over the ‘Net in the past few days, claiming that this is what the Earth …

An earthquake swarm hits the beast of a volcano Katla

Geology<p>By Staff<p><b>Mýrdalsjökull glacier</b> Katla volcano is located under the ice cap to the right. The much smaller Eyjafjallajökull glacier is to the …

Remove Them, Remove Every Dam One of Them

In order to save our rivers and give our oceans a fighting chance, in order to bring back marshland and crucial habitats for fish, amphibians, birds, and reptiles, we need to pull down every dam and spillway on Long Island.<p>We started blocking these streams back in colonial times, before we were …

When Environmental Protection Laws Enable Pollution

Shortly after my piece “Filtering the Clean Water Act” went up at Hoover’s <i>Defining Ideas</i>, I got an email from Eric Wolinsky, who asked this …