ANTARCTIC PAST POINTS TO SEA LEVEL THREAT...

Global warming is causing land-based ice to melt in parts of Antarctica such as the Weddell Sea region. Image: NASA/Jeremy Harbeck via Flickr

 

Evidence of Antarctic ice sheet melting and sea level rise almost 15,000 years ago raises alarm over current climate change dangers...

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THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND AN ACTUAL DEBATE IN CLIMATE SCIENCE...

In 1769, Ben Franklin became the first person to map the Gulf Stream when he made the above chart. (NOAA)

 

Scientists have recently begun to re-examine a scary question: Will a crucial ocean current shut down?

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THE RATIONALE FOR ACCELERATING REGIONALLY FOCUSED CLIMATE INTERVENTION RESEARCH...

Image by NOAA shows projected surface air temperature change by the year 2050.

 

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Ten years ago, Paul Crutzen asked whether the time had come to consider undertaking research into intentionally intervening in the climate system so that it might be considered a policy option comparable to reducing emissions for limiting human-induced climate change...

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HERE’S THE BEST WAY TO EXPLAIN CLIMATE CHANGE TO YOUR INQUISITIVE KIDS...

 

How do I explain climate change to my teenager? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights...

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ONE YEAR FROM TODAY, WE'LL HAVE BLOWN THE WORLD'S ENTIRE CARBON BUDGET...

[Photo: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr]

 

By one calculation, we have 365 days left to do something drastic with our carbon emissions before we lock in a future of drastic climate change...

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OBAMA SAYS WORLD WILL MOVE FORWARD ON CLEAN ENERGY, WITH OR WITHOUT DONALD TRUMP...

President Barack Obama wrote about good news in the clean energy sector from recent years in an article published in a scientific journal Monday. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

“This should not be a partisan issue. It is good business and good economics to lead a technical revolution.”

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NOAA CHALLENGED THE GLOBAL WARMING ‘PAUSE.’ NOW NEW RESEARCH SAYS THE AGENCY WAS RIGHT...

This image obtained Nov. 16, 2015 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the satellite sea surface temperature departure for the month of October 2015, where orange-red colors are above normal temperatures and are indicative of El Niño. (AFP photo/Handout/NOAA)

 

It may have been the most controversial climate change study in years...

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ALASKA FACES UP TO $5.5 BILLION IN CLIMATE DAMAGE BY 2100...

As global temperatures rise Newtok village, which is being relocated to Nelson Island, is being threatened by the melting of permafrost, greater ice and snow melt and larger storms from the Bering Sea. Credit: Andrew Burton Getty Images

 

Spending money to adapt will likely be a good investment in Alaska and other states facing sea-level rise and shifting precipitation patterns...

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THE CRACK IN THIS ANTARCTIC ICE SHELF JUST GREW BY 11 MILES. A DRAMATIC BREAK COULD BE IMMINENT...

Video: Two scientists trek to remote Petermann glacier in northern Greenland to find out how quickly it is melting and what that means for global sea level rise. (Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post)

 

A crack in the Larsen C ice shelf as photographed Nov. 10. (John Sonntag/NASA)

 

An enormous rift in one of Antarctica’s largest ice shelves grew dramatically over the past month, and a chunk nearly the size of Delaware could break away as soon as later this winter, British scientists reported this week...

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NEW ANALYSIS: GLOBAL SEA ICE SUFFERED MAJOR LOSSES IN 2016...

A visualization of Arctic sea ice during March of 2016. The red line marks the long-term average extent of ice. On this date, sea ice reached a record low wintertime maximum extent. It was the second straight year that a record low was set in winter — a highly unusual event. (Source: NASA Goddard’s Scientific Visualization Studio/C. Starr)

 

The extent of sea ice globally took major hits during 2016, according to an analysis released yesterday by the National Snow and Ice Data Center...

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