Notice: Climate Change

By Keith | Global Warming is real says the editor of Notice Magazine.

Migration crisis: Communities retreat as oceans swell, coasts erode

New research highlights an emerging migration crisis that’s worsening with global warming<p>Erosion, rising seas, ferocious storms and other coastal perils have prompted the resettlement of more than 1 million people worldwide, with an exhaustive new analysis highlighting an emerging migration crisis …

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How climate change may drive extreme weather

Scientists say climate change could be altering the jet stream in a way that causes extreme heat waves, droughts, and flooding.<p>March 27, 2017 …

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Scientists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It’s eye-opening.

Back in 2015, the world’s governments met in Paris and agreed to keep global warming below 2°C, to avoid the worst risks of a hotter planet. See here for background on why, but that’s the goal. For context, the planet’s warmed ~1°C since the 19th century.<p>One problem with framing the goal this way, …

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Climate change is on pace to kill an ice age remnant

The Barnes Ice Cap covers an area about the size of Delaware. It faces certain death<p>Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.<p>For eons, the Laurentide Ice Sheet has been a fixture of North America. At its peak, it covered the majority of …

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Sea ice cover at both poles hit record winter lows

Researchers say the sea ice sheets in the Arctic and Antarctic regions is the smallest in the 38-year satellite record.<p>The extent of sea ice at both poles has hit new record lows for this time of the year, according to US and European scientists.<p>The disappearing sea ice comes as the planet marks …

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Global warming is increasing rainfall rates

A new study looks at the complex relationship between global warming and increased precipitation<p>The world is warming because humans are emitting heat-trapping greenhouse gases. We know this for certain; the science on this question is settled. Humans emit greenhouse gases, those gases should warm …

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Mexico-sized algae bloom in the Arabian Sea connected to climate change

Talk of climate change probably evokes images of rising sea levels or hotter temperatures, but what about algae blooms? Scientists have made a direct …

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'Extreme and unusual' climate trends continue after record 2016

<b>In the atmosphere, the seas and around the poles, climate change is reaching disturbing new levels across the Earth.</b><p>That's according to a detailed global analysis from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).<p>It says that 2016 was not only the warmest year on record, but it saw atmospheric CO2 …

Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’

Earth is a planet in upheaval, say scientists, as the World Meteorological Organisation publishes analysis of recent heat highs and ice lows<p>The record-breaking heat that made 2016 the hottest year ever recorded has continued into 2017, pushing the world into “truly uncharted territory”, according …

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Scientists Sound the Alarm: CO2 Levels Race Past Point of No Return

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that carbon dioxide levels in 2016 broke records for the second year in a row …

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Earth just had its second-warmest February on record

As the saying goes: Another month, another disconcerting report from top U.S. climate agencies.<p>Last month was Earth's second-hottest February on record since at least 1880, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently reported.<p>At the same time, the extent of sea ice …

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The climate change battle dividing Trump’s America

Climate change denial and energy conspiracy are high on the president’s agenda, but US scientists are fighting back<p>Ever since Donald Trump became US president, certain sectors of American society have felt particularly embattled. His statements on Mexicans and Muslims are notorious, but there is …

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The White House doubts climate change. Here's why the Pentagon does not

WASHINGTON — The contentious debate over climate change is entering a new phase, with skeptics in the Trump administration poised to roll back …

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White House calls climate change funding 'a waste of your money' – video

The administration has unveiled President Donald Trump’s first budget, including a proposed 31% cut in funding to the Environmental Protection Agency. The cuts would remove funding for the Clean Power Plan and scrap all climate change research programs and partnerships. White House budget director …

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Climate Change Is Making Us Sick

03/16/2017 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, geography, 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 …

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‘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 …

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Trump’s Defense Secretary Cites Climate Change as National Security Challenge

Updated (Mar. 16, 2017):Our story on March 13 concerning Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ views on the relationship between climate change and …

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Natural Environmental Swings Cause Up To Half Of Arctic Sea Ice Loss

Sea ice in the Arctic has been melting at a record-breaking pace. Scientists blame a warming climate for most of that, but researchers have now teased out a natural cycle for how Arctic sea ice melts year-to-year.<p>Based on that cycle, they conclude that 30 percent to 50 percent of the melting is due …

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A Spark Of Hope For Climate Change Reality

When it comes to facing the reality of climate change, the Republican Party, now led by the Trump Administration, has been slipping ever farther from its roots as a champion of American science.<p>Last week brought further evidence of this disconnect — but it also held out a glimmer of hope that the …

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Trump’s Climate Agenda: Do Less, With Less

From the EPA to the White House, from the budget to the federal register, his administration is dismantling climate-change regulation and the science that supports it.<p>Scott Pruitt, the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seems like a refined and intelligent man. Speaking …

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These photos force you to look the victims of climate change in the eye

Popular Science Blogs<p>Nexus Media News<p>An interview with photographer Joel Sartore<p><i>Joel Sartore has made it his mission to bring the planet’s most strange and exotic creatures into your living room. He shot nearly 400 portraits for his latest book, *The Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the</i> …

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It's the Golden Age of Climate Denial

In Trump's America, more CO2 in the atmosphere is actually good.<p>On the Friday afternoon of this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, inside the hulking Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, a pair of men besuited in various shades of olive and brown …

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Climate Change News: New Zealand's Glaciers Are Retreating NASA Images Show

New Zealand has more than 3,000 glaciers -- and they’re retreating, new images released by NASA Friday show.The glaciers have been receding since …

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Earth's oceans are warming 13% faster than thought, and accelerating

Our new study improves estimates of the rate of ocean warming - a critical component of climate change<p>New research has convincingly quantified how much the Earth has warmed over the past 56 years. Human activities utilize fossil fuels for many beneficial purposes but have an undesirable side effect …

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EPA chief denies carbon dioxide is main cause of global warming and... wait, what!?

Well, that didn't take long.<p>Soon after moving to slash his agency's budget and staff, Scott Pruitt, the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said on Thursday that he doesn't believe that the human-caused buildup in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is the primary …

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Climate Change News: February 2017 Was Second Hottest On Record

February broke climate records. The average temperature across the United States was 7.3 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average of 41.2 …

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Australia's 'extreme' summer a sign of things to come: researchers

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Climate change was responsible for breaking more than 200 Australian weather records over the past three months, researchers said on Wednesday, a glimpse of conditions to come that will likely threaten energy security and agriculture.<p>Much of Australia's east coast endured its …

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