NEW FLOOD PROJECTIONS FOR NEW YORK: CAN THE CITY PREPARE FOR RISING SEAS? HERE COMES JOAQUIN!!!

A New York Air National Guard helicopter flies above the George Washington Bridge towards Manhattan, Oct. 31, 2012. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) of New York, Sen. Charles Schumer (D) of New York, and local officials took the flight over the city, Nassau, and Westchester counties to get an assessment of damages from superstorm Sandy. Mark Lennihan/AP/File
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THIS IS WHAT OUR HELLISH WORLD WILL LOOK LIKE AFTER WE HIT THE GLOBAL WARMING TIPPING POINT...

The de facto assumption of climate change policy is that the world must limit the increase in global temperatures to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) above pre-Industrial levels, or risk hitting a tipping point where the impact becomes irreversible.

 

 

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WHY THE EARTH’S PAST HAS SCIENTISTS SO WORRIED ABOUT SEA LEVEL RISE...


This undated handout photo provided by NASA shows the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctic. (AP Photo/NASA)

It’s one of the most important questions on the planet: How much are the seas ultimately going to rise, thanks to what we’re doing to the atmosphere with all our cars and power plants? Scientists are still struggling to find a clear answer to it...

 

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EIGHT EXAMPLES OF WHERE THE IPCC HAS MISSED THE MARK ON ITS PREDICTIONS AND PROJECTIONS...

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A "king tide" leaves parts of Sausalito, Calif., flooded in 2010. Disagreement over the impact of ice-sheet melting on sea-level rise has led the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to omit their influence - and thus underestimate sea-level rise - in recent reports, a pattern the panel repeats with other key findings. Photo by Yanna B./flickr. Dec. 6, 2012

IPCC predictions: Then versus now

 

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POPE FRANCIS DROPPED THE HAMMER ON CLIMATE CHANGE AT THE WHITE HOUSE. HERE ARE HIS 3 BEST QUOTES...

Photo by Pete Souza/The White House.

Pope Francis went to the White House this week and got really real about the future of planet Earth.

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XI JINPING IN US VISIT: CHINA TO LAUNCH 'NATIONAL SYSTEM TO LIMIT GREENHOUSE GASES'...

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) is greeted by U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives at the White House in Washington D.C.
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) is greeted by U.S. President Barack Obama as he arrives at the White House in Washington D.C. Photo: Rex

China plans to implement a cap-and-trade system in 2017 as part of measures aimed to address climate change working with US and others

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EMISSIONS FROM MELTING PERMAFROST COULD COST $43 TRILLION...

New analysis of the effects of melting permafrost in the Arctic points to $43 trillion in extra economic damage by the end of the next century, on top of the more than the $300 trillion economic damage already predicted.

 

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POPE FRANCIS AT WHITE HOUSE: CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION CAN’T WAIT...

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome Pope Francis during an official welcoming ceremony at the White House Wednesday. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

WASHINGTON — Jumping into the issues of the day, Pope Francis opened his visit to the United States with a strong call Wednesday for action to combat climate change, calling it a problem that “can no longer be left to a future generation.” President Barack Obama, in turn, hailed the pontiff as a moral force who is “shaking us out of our complacency” with reminders to care for the poor and the planet.

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ACTIVISTS HARNESS THE ‘FRANCIS EFFECT’ TO DEMAND ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE...

Pope Francis. (Photo: Tony Gentile/Reuters)
Organizers hope the pope’s moral stance on global warming will galvanize Americans during his visit to the U.S.

 

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The Climate Change ‘Pause’ Skeptics Love to Cite Never Happened...

(Photo: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Researchers find no evidence of a hiatus in global warming between 1998 and 2013.

 

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