Avalanches can be deadly. Climate change has made them more frequent...

A sign on a mountain road in the Ladakh region of the Himalayas in India reads: “Because of global warming please beware avalanche can come anytime anywhere.Allison Joyce/Getty Images

 

A new study shows that rising temperatures in the Himalayas have led to more avalanches...

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There’s Human Poop in Glacial Water...

                  And global warming could bring more of it to the surface!

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It's 50 years since climate change was first seen. Now time is running out...

‘Scientists attribute 15-40% of the epic rain of Hurricane Harvey to climate change.’ Photograph: Marcus Yam/LA Times via Getty Images

 

Making up for years of delay and denial will not be easy, nor will it be cheap. Climate polluters must be held accountable...

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Global Warming Is Now Irreversible...

July 3, 2017

 

Today's Irreversible Global Warming...

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'Game changer': New vulnerability to climate change in ocean food chain...

   

Phytoplankton like these diatoms turn out to be sensitive to ocean acidification, according to new research. Photo: Scripps Institution/Nature

 

Excessive rates of carbon dioxide affects the health of key micro-organisms in the oceans, potentially undermining the base of critical marine food chains, according to new research by US scientists...

 

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The fast-melting Arctic is already messing with the ocean’s circulation, scientists say...

Between the Labrador and Irminger Seas: the southern tip of Greenland, photographed during a GEOMAR survey in 2016. (Arne Bendinger)

 

Scientists studying a remote and icy stretch of the North Atlantic have found new evidence that fresh water, likely melted from Greenland or Arctic sea ice, may already be altering a key process that helps drives the global circulation of the oceans...

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Stephen Hawking's Final Warnings Urged World to Halt Climate Change...

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Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds on Earth, died peacefully at his home in Cambridge on Wednesday at the age of 76...

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U.S. government sued after failing to submit climate change report...

By Sandra Gore & Alecia Pienaar

 

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An environmental advocacy group sued the U.S. government on Tuesday for failing to release records that could show why it has not filed a report required under a global climate compact...

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The financial costs and consequences of the escalating global warming emergency...

We are starting out the list of worst global warming consequences with the personal, business, and national financial costs of global warming. This is because financial loss and preventing financial disasters are something that most people are concerned about and monitor constantly for their future wellbeing...

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Climate Change Threatens Thousands of Species in Our Lifetime...

   The unique animal and plant species on Madagascar like this Verreaux's sifaka, a type of lemur, face a changing climate that could make parts of their island unsuitable for the species living there now. Credit: Martina Lippuner/WWF

 

An alarming study finds at 4.5 degrees warming, the world’s most biologically diverse ecosystems could see local extinction of half their plant and animal species...

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Mike Pompeo, Climate Policy Foe, Picked to Replace Tillerson as Secretary of State...

   President Trump has nominated Mike Pompeo, a former Kansas congressman who was sworn in last year as CIA director, to replace former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

 

Trump fired Rex Tillerson, a former Exxon CEO who supported staying in the Paris climate accord. Pompeo is a Koch brothers ally and climate policy critic...

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22 National Science Academies Urge Government Action on Climate Change...

The Commonwealth "has the potential, and the responsibility, to help drive meaningful global efforts and outcomes that protect ourselves, our children and our planet," 22 national science academies wrote in a joint statement. Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

 

The scientists, from the UK, Canada, Australia and other Commonwealth countries, warn that stronger measures are needed to keep global warming under 2 degrees...

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The government is nearly done with a major report on climate change. Trump isn’t going to like it...

The intersection of Eighth Street and Atlantic Avenue is flooded in Ocean City, N.J., on Oct. 30, 2012, after the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded much of the town. (Mel Evans/AP)

 

The country’s top independent scientific advisory body has largely approved a major climate report being prepared by scientists within the Trump administration — suggesting that another key government document could soon emerge that contradicts President Trump’s skepticism about climate change and humans’ role in driving it...

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UK: Climate change threatens ability of insurers to manage risk

Severe flooding in Carlisle, north-west England, December 2015. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

 

Extreme weather is driving up uninsured losses and insurers must use investments to fund global warming resilience, says study...

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More Serious Problems with the IPCC’s Global Warming Predictions and Timetables...

       

 

Before discussing more of the problems with the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) global warming information and predictions, it is necessary to frame this challenge to the IPCC’s reports appropriately. In the criticisms below, we are not in any way criticizing the thousands of climate scientists, many of whom at their own expense provide uncensored, accurate, and up-to-date global warming research to the IPCC’s bureaucrats...

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