Notice: Climate Change

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

How soon will the 'ice apocalypse' come?

An emotive article on the ice apocalypse by Eric Holthaus describes a terrifying vision of catastrophic sea level rise this century caused by climate change and the collapse of the Antarctic ice sheet. But how likely is this – and how soon could such a future be here?<p>I’ve been gripped by the story …

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Sea Levels Are Already Rising. What's Next?

Climate change is battering coasts with storms and floods, but we still haven’t grappled with the risks of what’s to come.<p>President Trump has dismissed climate change as a hoax. But scientists project that, within the next 100 years, rising sea levels caused by climate change will submerge much of …

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2018 a key year to 'step up climate action'

United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn ended with some progress on the implementation of the Paris Agreement.<p>After a long night of debate over finance between developed and developing nations, the Paris Agreement finally made progress towards its implementation in 2020.<p>The United Nations …

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NASA just launched an online tool to show you which coastal cities will be swallowed when global warming ramps up

As the Earth continues to heat up thanks in large part to the effects of scientifically-proven human factors, our little blue sphere’s collection of …

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An Inconvenient Sequel – the science, history, and politics of climate change

Al Gore’s new film is worth watching<p>Al Gore’s new movie ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ is, in some ways, similar to his groundbreaking Inconvenient Truth project, but different in other ways. Those key differences are why I recommend you watch it.<p>This movie successfully accomplishes a number of …

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Antarctica's warm underbelly revealed

<b>This is the best map yet produced of the warmth coming up from the rocks underneath the Antarctic ice sheet.</b><p>This "geothermal heat flux" is key data required by scientists in order to model how the White Continent is going to react to climate change.<p>If the rockbed's temperature is raised, it makes …

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15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.<p>More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species …

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From the Everglades to Kilimanjaro, climate change is destroying world wonders

Number of natural world heritage sites at serious risk from global warming has doubled in three years, says the IUCN, including the Great Barrier Reef and spectacular karst caves in Europe<p>From the Everglades in the US to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, climate change is destroying the many of …

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The World Just Pressed Play On Climate Pollution Again After A Brief Pause

Things are heating up again after a few years of holding steady.<p>New research published Monday finds that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a key contributor to climate change, are predicted to rise again in 2017 after three years of flat growth.<p>“The return to growth in global emissions in 2017 …

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New Zealand's winter shorter by a month over 100 years

Studies by National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research show season has contracted equally at its beginning and end<p>New Zealand’s winter has gotten shorter by a month over the last 100 years, meaning “true winter” weather with very low temperatures, frosts and snow starts significantly later …

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The climate has changed before. But this is different – look at the archeological record

A major new report states unequivocally that humans are changing the planet. Archaeology puts those changes into context – and explains why action is crucial<p>The United States government recently published the Climate Science Special Report authored by 13 federal agencies, which states unequivocally …

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The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: 'There is reason for hope'

Until recently the battle to avert catastrophic climate change – floods, droughts, famine, mass migrations – seemed to be lost. But with the tipping point just years away, the tide is finally turning, thanks to innovations ranging from cheap renewables to lab-grown meat and electric …

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This hypnotizing animation shows the incredible trend of global warming

Forget the "hockey stick" - Meet the "death slinky"<p>Kevin Pluck has a cool hobby: turning climate trend data into stunning graphics.<p>The Manchester, England-based software engineer’s latest is an animated “barrel graph” comparing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations and temperature variations …

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Trump Is Quietly Surrendering to China on Climate Change

The president's climate inaction has frustrated the world, and allowed an economic rival to gain more power and influence.<p>When people look back at Donald Trump's first year as president, they're likely to be perplexed by his actions on climate change. They will see an administration that put …

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The Latest: UN says 2017 hottest ever year without El Nino

BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on global climate change talks in Bonn, Germany (all times local):<p>12:05 p.m.<p>The U.N.'s weather and climate agency says 2017 is set to become the hottest year on record, apart from those impacted by the El Nino phenomenon.<p>The World Meteorological Organization says …

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What Does the Trump Administration Want at the COP 23 Climate Talks? The World Is Watching Nervously

The world will get a look at climate policy in the Trump era this week when diplomats from nearly 200 countries gather in Germany for the most …

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U.S. Report Says Humans Cause Climate Change, Contradicting Top Trump Officials

WASHINGTON — Directly contradicting much of the Trump administration’s position on climate change, 13 federal agencies unveiled an exhaustive scientific report on Friday that says humans are the dominant cause of the global temperature rise that has created the warmest period in the history of …

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Climate Change to Affect 10 Million Americans by 2075, CBO Warns

Ten million Americans will be "substantially affected" by climate change by 2075, causing government disaster spending to jump, the Congressional …

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Climate change 'will create world's biggest refugee crisis'

Experts warn refugees could number tens of millions in the next decade, and call for a new legal framework to protect the most vulnerable<p>Tens of millions of people will be forced from their homes by climate change in the next decade, creating the biggest refugee crisis the world has ever seen, …

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Climate change is happening — but it's not game-over yet

Global warming isn't just an environmental problem — it will affect every aspect of human life. Our response has to be just a wide-reaching — and …

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Carbon Dioxide Levels Are The Highest They've Been in 3 Million Years

This is not the way home.<p>Earth's concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) has hit a threshold not seen in at least 3 million years, after a …

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Climate change could force more than a billion people to flee their homes, says major health report

More than a billion people could be forced to flee their homes because of global warming, according to new research.<p>The movement of people, as well …

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Climate change isn’t just hurting the planet – it’s a public health emergency

Doctors have revealed that millions are already suffering the effects, in the spread of infectious diseases, uneven crop yields and longer allergy seasons<p>• Christiana Figueres is chair of the Lancet Countdown advisory board<p>When the doctor tells you that your cholesterol is too high, you tend to …

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Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

<b>Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).</b><p>Last year's increase was 50% higher than the average of the past 10 years.<p>Researchers say a combination of human activities and the El Niño weather phenomenon …

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US winter has shrunk by more than one month in 100 years

Scientists find that climate change has helped push first frosts later across the country<p>The length of the US winter is shortening, with the first frost of the year arriving more than one month later than it did 100 years ago, according to more than a century of measurements from weather stations …

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Warm winters, scorching summers: New maps project impact of climate change

Is this the end of the Great Canadian winter?<p>A new report says that even if greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, all of Canada is projected to get …

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Scientists Just Found a Serious Flaw in Ocean Temperature Calculations

Oh no.<p>Models used to estimate past ocean temperatures might be based on a flawed assumption, according to new research.<p>If true, it would mean our …

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'We will be toasted, roasted and grilled': IMF chief sounds climate change warning

Christine Lagarde warns of ‘dark future’ if the world fails to take steps to address global warming<p>The world will be in deep trouble if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde has warned.<p>“If we don’t address these issues... we will be moving to a …

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Climate change already costing US taxpayers billions in losses, GAO report says

A non-partisan federal watchdog released a report Monday that said climate change is already costing taxpayers billions each year and warns that the amount is likely to increase in the future.<p>A Government Accountability Office report said the federal government has spent more than $350 billion over …

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