Global Warming

We're still on track to experience the second or third warmest year globally in records dating back to 1880 - ImaGeo

By Tom Yulsman | September 21, 2017 10:13 am<p>A global map from NASA of how Earth’s surface temperatures last month departed from the 1951-1980 August …

Climate Change

Sydney to sweat with record on the line

Sydney is set to swelter this weekend with temperatures in the CBD soaring up to 35 degrees Celsius.<p>It will be time to hit the beach on Saturday as …

Australian News

Record heat ready to break some Dust Bowl era temperatures

Record heat is going to hit Michigan through this coming weekend. In some cases the new records will replace high temperatures from the 1930s and …

Michigan

Melting Arctic ice cap falls to well below average

• This summer’s minimum is the eighth lowest on record<p>Shrinking ice cap increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world, say scientists<p>The Arctic ice cap melted to hundreds of thousands of square miles below average this summer, according to data released late on Tuesday.<p>Climate …

Climate

Arctic sea ice hits eighth-lowest minimum extent, signaling a new normal for planet

It was another tough year for the planet’s air conditioner.<p>The Arctic sea ice, which helps cool the globe, plunged to a minimum extent of 4.64 …

Climate Change

Stopping problem ice -- by cracking it

By manipulating substructures in a special silicone coating, researchers have reduced the ability of ice to stick to a surface to record …

Engineering

Proposed NM Science Standards Omit References to Evolution and Global Warming

New Mexico is on a path to adopt science standards for all public school students that would eliminate mentions of evolution, the age of the Earth, …

Education

San Francisco, Oakland sue major oil companies over rising seas

The cities of San Francisco and Oakland are suing some of the world’s largest oil companies over climate change, joining an emerging legal effort to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable for the damages wrought by rising seas.<p>The suits, filed separately Tuesday in Superior Court in San …

Climate

Deep Waters Spiral Upward Around Antarctica

Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 20, 2017<p>Deep Waters Spiral Upward Around Antarctica<p><i>New research reveals upwelling pathways and</i> …

Oceans

It takes just 4 years to detect human warming of the oceans

Our new paper illustrates the rapid, consistent warming of Earth’s oceans<p>We’ve known for decades that the Earth is warming, but a key question is, how fast? Another key question is whether the warming is primarily caused by human activities. If we can more precisely measure the rate of warming and …

Climate

Fake diamonds helped scientists find the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth

It all went down 36 million years ago.<p>About 36 million years ago, an asteroid slammed into Canada and created a fake diamond, which over the millennia degraded and transformed into a shiny black rock. Now, geologists have used that gem to confirm a new temperature record for the Earth’s surface: …

Science

End-of-summer Arctic sea ice extent is eighth lowest on record

Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its yearly lowest extent on Sept. 13, NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) …

Climate

Cloudy, cool August restrains melt of Arctic sea ice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists calculate that Arctic sea ice this summer dropped to its eighth lowest level on record. That's far below average, but considerably above the record low set five years ago.<p>The National Snow and Ice Data Center says that on Sept. 13 ice in the Arctic shrank to its …

Foreign Policy

Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Near-Record Low

<b>In response to the announcement from the National Snow and Ice Data Center on the Arctic summer sea ice extent, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released</b> …

Climate

‘I AM a DENIER!’ – John Stossel on Global Warming ‘RELIGION of the LEFT’

Libertarian scion John Stossel explained what parts of global warming are true, might be true, and what is absolutely false in this otherwise barely …

Conservative View

Satellites that Measure Ice Loss to Go Dark

The twin satellites that have been critical in measuring the world’s melting ice sheets for 15 years will soon shut down — months before their …

Yale

Are Climate Change and Global Warming the Same Thing?

Global warming and climate change are science's odd couple -- you hardly hear one mentioned without the other. But much like the confusion that …

Climate Change

August 2017 Was Second Warmest on Record

GISTEMP Update<p>August 2017 Was Second Warmest on Record<p>August 2017 was the second warmest August in 137 years of modern record-keeping, according to a …

Climate

Wind, Warm Water Revved Up Melting Antarctic Glaciers

A NASA study has located the Antarctic glaciers that accelerated the fastest between 2008 and 2014 and finds that the most likely cause of their …

Climate

Global warming speeds up due to Pacific 'flip'

Pacific Decadal Oscillation entered its positive phase amid shattered global heat records<p>After slightly slowing for the past 15 years, global warming …

Climate Change

August 2017 Was The Second Hottest August Since The Advent Of Modern Record-Keeping

Earth, 1880: the Second Industrial Revolution was well underway; Charles Darwin, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Fyodor Dostoevsky were all still alive; the …

Climate

Press regulator censures Mail on Sunday for global warming claims

Mail on Sunday criticised by Ipso for article claiming global warming data had been exaggerated to win Paris climate change agreement<p>Claims in the Mail on Sunday that global warming data had been exaggerated in order to secure the Paris climate change agreement have been criticised by the UK’s …

Environment

Satellites measuring Earth’s melting ice sheets to go dark

A sentinel of Earth’s climate is going dark. After running for a decade beyond its planned life, the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) …

Climate

Arctic sea ice once again shows considerable melting

With a minimum extent of ca. 4.7 million square kilometres, Arctic sea ice continues to retreat<p>This September, the extent of Arctic sea ice shrank to …

Climate

Earth sweats to 3rd hottest August and summer on record

Earth just sweated through the third hottest August and summer on record.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Monday the globe …

Climate

Climate Change Has Pushed Grizzly Bears to Canada’s Far North

Unprecedented ice melt made my rowing expedition through the Northwest Passage possible, and I saw what happens when grizzlies and polar bears share territory.<p><i>No one has successfully crossed the Northwest Passage by human power, but author Kevin Vallely made one of the closest attempts in 2013—a</i> …

Polar Bears

NASA’s Ocean Observation Reveals Sea Level Fingerprints

The first ever sea level fingerprints have been detected this week by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of …

Climate Change

Study: Asia's glaciers face massive melt from global warming

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say one-third of the ice stored in Asia's glaciers will be lost by the end of the century even if the world manages to meet its ambitious goal of keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, affecting water supplies for millions of people on the continent.<p>In a paper …

Climate Change

Beyonce´, Stevie Wonder Speak Out About Climate Change and Global Warming During Hurricane Relief Telethon

During Tuesday night’s star studded <i>Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief</i> telethon, celebrities raised over $44 million for hurricane …

African-American News

Melting permafrost flows like lava through valley in Tibetan plateau

Rare footage filmed by Tibetan herdsmen last week shows melting permafrost on the Tibetan plateau, Chinese government scientists have confirmed.<p>The …

News (China)