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An ice shelf melts and the world’s sea levels gain an inch

The sea level will rise many feet over the next hundred years, but the impact of a single shelf is huge.<p>The urgency of climate change is hard to …

Global Warming

Climate Change Is Disrupting the Planet’s Seasons

Poring through four decades of satellite data, climate scientists have concluded for the first time that humans are pushing seasonal temperatures out …

Climate Change

Judge throws out de Blasio’s climate change lawsuit against oil companies

A lawsuit targeting five of the world’s biggest oil companies over climate change that Mayor de Blasio announced with much fanfare in January was …

Bill de Blasio

Is the 'Zero Hour' youth climate march a turning point, or more of the same?

This weekend, young climate activists will march through Washington DC’s National Mall. The rally, part of the Zero Hour movement, is another sign of …

Climate

Nighttime temperature and human sleep loss in a changing climate

• M. M. Ohayon<p>, Epidemiology of insomnia: What we know and what we still need to learn.Sleep Med. Rev. 6, 97–111 (2002).<p>D. J. Gottlieb,<br>• N. M. Punjabi,<br>• A. …

Climate Change

Here's What The Arctic Glaciers Look Like After 100 Years Of Climate Change

The effects of global warming are significant.

Global Warming

Greenhouse gases are warming the world—but chilling Antarctica. Here’s why

The greenhouse gases that are warming the globe actually cool Antarctica much of the year, a new study confirms. The odd trend doesn’t break the laws …

Climate Change

2018 is only halfway over, but a troubling climate change trend is already apparent

Earth is in the midst of a 40-year-long accelerated warming trend spurred on by human-caused climate change, and 2018 isn't helping.<p>Scientists at …

Global Warming

Canada's high Arctic glaciers at risk of disappearing completely, study finds

Hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s high Arctic are shrinking and many are at risk of disappearing completely, an unprecedented inventory of glaciers in the country’s northernmost island has revealed.<p>Using satellite imagery, researchers catalogued more than 1,700 glaciers in northern Ellesmere Island …

Global Warming

Expanding 'dead zone' in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears

ABU DHABI (AFP) -<p>In the waters of the Arabian Sea, a vast "dead zone" the size of Scotland is expanding and scientists say climate change may be to blame.<p>In his lab in Abu Dhabi, Zouhair Lachkar is labouring over a colourful computer model of the Gulf of Oman, showing changing temperatures, sea …

Global Warming

The global corn crop is vulnerable to the effects of climate change

Corn, also known as maize, is the world’s most-produced food crop. But it could be headed for trouble as the Earth warms.<p>A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America finds that climate change will not only increase the risk of food shocks …

Climate Change

Climate change is contributing to the migration of Central American refugees

As immigration issues along the US southern border continue to roil the country, one driving force of migration from troubled Central American countries has received relatively little notice: climate change.<p>Author and journalist Todd Miller, who has written a new book called, "Storming the Wall: …

Climate Change

Fingerprint of ancient abrupt climate change found in Arctic

<b>A research team led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) found the fingerprint of a massive flood of fresh water in the western Arctic,</b> …

Global Warming

Climate change is behind the global heat wave. Why won't the media say it?

Last week’s heat wave brought record temperatures to Southern California. Hot winds blew fire into my community in Santa Barbara County, ripping through a dozen homes and threatening hundreds more.<p>I tuned into the local news channel, where reporters reminded viewers that we had just finished a …

Climate Change

States are stepping up for the environment, and it's working. California is proof.

While the federal government sweep climate change under the rug, California leads the way.<p>The environment has taken a beating in our country the past …

Climate

The air conditioner paradox: heating the world while cooling our homes

As climate change drives ever hotter summer temperatures, more and more Canadians are turning to air conditioning to stay cool. It's one of the …

Climate Change

Ontario’s future: hot

BELLEVILLE -<p>The forecast for the Ontario of the future is a troubling one: warmer and unrecognizable, with a greater chance of damage.<br>“Forty years …

Climate Change

Climate change wreaking havoc with Colombia's glaciers: government

If things go on like this the snow and ice covering atop Santa Isabel, a volcano in the Cordillera Central mountains, could vanish over the next 10 …

Global Warming

It’s all go in summer for Greenland’s glaciers

Radar vision<p>Each satellite carries an advanced radar instrument that can image Earth’s surface through cloud and rain and regardless of whether it is …

Global Warming

New research calculates capacity of North American forests to sequester carbon

Gains of only 22 percent over the next six decades represent best-case scenario<p>Researchers have calculated the capacity of North American forests to …

Forests

NEWS: With warming temperatures, Canada’s Arctic glaciers are melting faster

HANNAH HOAG Most of Canada’s Arctic glaciers are shrinking—and some are already gone. A survey of 1,773 glaciers across northern Ellesmere Island in …

Global Warming

L.A.'s Not Just Sizzling, It's Sultry: Why California's July Heat Wave Is So Weird

An unusually early—and humid—heat wave has set all-time records

Weather

Once-rare cloud is now more common, and new study says climate change is to blame

A new study bolsters the theory that human-caused climate change is making it easier to see a rare kind of cloud that is known for brightening up the …

Climate Change

Swedish icebreaker heading for North Pole to study melting sea ice

The icebreaker Oden will embark next week on an Arctic research expedition to study how clouds are formed there and how that relates to tiny life …

North Pole

Based on a new model, researchers report alarming polar melting phenomenon

The melting of glaciers on one side of the globe can trigger disintegration of glaciers on the other side of the globe, as has been presented in a …

Global Warming

Climate Change Will Force the Poor From Their Homes

<i>This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>It’s no surprise that a list of places most at risk from …

Climate Change

Americans Increasingly Aware of Climate Change, Media Clueless

Climate change—it’s happening. Americans’ awareness of this fact is at an all time high, according to a new survey. Maybe someone should tell …

Climate Change

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

LONDON (AP) — An iceberg four miles (six kilometers) wide has broken off from a glacier in eastern Greenland and scientists have captured the dramatic event on video.<p>New York University professor David Holland, an expert in atmospheric and ocean science, told The Associated Press that "this is the …

Global Warming

Burnt out: heatwaves can lead to poor decisions and thinking, studies say

If you feel like having to work during a heatwave should be banned, you may have a point. A new study conducted by the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health suggests that hot weather can make your thinking 13% slower.<p>The study, published on Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine, examined cognitive …

heatwaves

Heatwave seems to make manmade climate change real for Americans

The warm temperatures that have scorched much of the US appear to be influencing Americans’ acceptance of climate science, with a new poll finding a record level of public confidence that the world is warming due to human activity.<p>A long-running survey of American attitudes to climate change has …

Climate Change