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Entire town lives underground to avoid extreme heat

Like out of a science fiction story the small Australian town named Coober Pedy lives underground to avoid desert dust storms and extreme heat.
In the Media by Micki Hogan - 3 comments

Earth is heating up: 2013 smashes climate records

Maunaloa - Climate data shows that temperatures worldwide are continuing to rise and 2013 was no different, according to a report released July 17 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
In the Media by Megan Hamilton - 4 comments

Link found between global warming and kidney stones

Philadelphia - According to a recent press release, a link has been found between the extreme hot or cold temperatures of global warming and the high risks of developing kidney stones. The six-year study involved 60,000 adults and children across the United States.
In the Media by Nancy Houser - 4 comments

Op-Ed: The Arctic's huge store of methane gas: 'Ticking time-bomb?'

Some climate change proponents are saying the huge amounts of methane gas, stored under the Arctic ice is a potential "ticking time bomb." They claim that we must stop extracting fossil fuels that put more CO2 into our atmosphere or face disaster.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 3 comments

NASA successfully launches a carbon monitoring satellite

NASA tried a second time to launch a satellite into orbit to study how the earth absorbs carbon dioxide, which has increased over time and has been the primary cause of global warming.
In the Media by Ryan Hite - 1 comment

Need $10,000? Disprove climate change to this noted physicist

The noted physicist and author Christopher Keating says he's fed up with climate change skeptics and has decided to pony up $10,000 of his own money to anyone who can prove that man-made global warming isn't happening.
In the Media by Megan Hamilton - 8 comments

Global warming: UK forecasted a summer of extreme downpours

New study warns that downpours could become a characteristic of the British summer if the effects of global warming and climate change continue.
In the Media by Katherine Ogilvie

America's birthplace in danger of disappearing

Jamestown - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell toured Jamestown Island on Thursday, guided by National Park rangers. She got a first-hand look at America's first permanent English settlement in North America. She also saw that some areas are now underwater.
In the Media by Karen Graham

Carbon dioxide hits record level

Geneva - Carbon dioxide levels have hit a landmark in the Northern Hemisphere. Half the world has seen a full month at or above the symbolic 400 parts per million (ppm) CO2 level.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Siberia becoming global warming capital

Siberia is associated around the world with the very cold but it is quickly becoming the capital of global warming, a distinguished Russian meteorological authority named Valentin Meleshko said.
In the Media by Ryan Hite

CO2 hits 400 parts per million

Geneva - The World Meteorological Association announced Monday that the average monthly concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the northern hemisphere exceeded 400 ppm in April, the highest monthly average on record. Scientists say 'time is running out'
In the Media by Ryan Hite

National Catholic Reporter: Climate change #1 'pro-life' issue

An editorial in one of America's leading Catholic newspapers says climate change, not abortion, is the Church's number one 'pro-life' issue.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 1 comment

Antarctic glacier melt accelerates

Two independent studies suggest that the glaciers are on an irreversible path to liquefying and stand to raise global sea levels by around four meters in coming centuries.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Experts say global warming will make food less nutritious

With unprecedented global warming occurring worldwide, there are more than enough problems to go around. Now, evidence suggests there’s another unpleasant change that we will likely have to deal with.
In the Media by Megan Hamilton - 17 comments

Op-Ed: Why are people fighting the climate change initiative?

Why are people against the prevention of global warming? With insurmountable evidence that we are headed for an irreversible disaster there seems to be little reason why someone would deny or attempt to prevent the preservation of our planet.
In the Media by Tyler Loveless - 13 comments

West Antarctic ice sheet collapsing

A massive glacier system has started collapsing in West Antarctica due to global warming, and studies by two different teams of scientists claim the collapse will result in a significant rise in sea levels worldwide.
In the Media by Karen Graham

Study finds half of Greenland's warming due to natural causes

The rapid warming of Greenland's glaciers has been documented for a number of years, but atmospheric scientists at the University of Washington estimate that up to half of the warming in Greenland and other areas may be from natural causes.
In the Media by Karen Graham

Bacteria can combat gas leaks

Norwich - Bacteria can combat dangerous gas leaks, according to a new study. Scientists suggest that bacteria could mop up naturally-occurring and human-made leaks of natural gases before they are released into the atmosphere.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

U.S. public at odds with ‘scientific opinion’

A new poll suggests that sizable chunk of U.S. citizens disagree with scientists and what is — and is not — scientific fact.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

UN report looks into climate change

Geneva - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest document discusses the dangers of a warming world. The document also suggests opportunities for adaptation in the face of environmental changes.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

The Earth is collapsing, says IPCC Climate Change Report

New York - The latest report on global warming by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change paints a bleak picture of the consequences of continued climate change.
In the Media by Abdul Kuddus - 4 comments

Atmospheric CO2 levels pass another worrying milestone

San Diego - In May 2013, atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2) passed a milestone with levels recorded in excess of 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time ever.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 1 comment

Fragrant forest pines regulate their own micro-climate

Seattle - The invigorating scent of pine assaulting the nostrils is one of the pleasures of any walk through pine forests but an international team of scientists has established there’s a lot more to pine-scented vapors than olfactory indulgence.
In the Media by Robert Myles

Volcanoes a contributory factor in global warming 'pause'

Livermore - In the climate-change debate, skeptics have made much play of the so-called “pause” in the rise in global surface temperatures over the last 15 years or so.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 4 comments

Decades of rising seas predicted as huge Antarctic glacier melts

Cambridge - Pine Island Glacier, part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and the biggest single contributor to rises in global sea levels, continues to melt at record rates. The melt could continue for decades, according to new research.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 4 comments

Sharks used to track global warming

Strapping sophisticated sensors to sharks’ fins, researchers aim to collect temperature and other environmental data from the far reaches of the Pacific.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

U.S. exports global warming

While America talks of a greener and cleaner future, exports of dirty fuel into other countries are flooding the markets with cheap, high carbon fuels.
In the Media by Megan Morreale

Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier retreating at record speeds

Ilulissat - One of Greenland’s largest glaciers is moving at speeds never before recorded. In the process it’s moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at record rates.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 3 comments

Climate change could put paid to future Winter Olympics venues

Waterloo - Sochi's Winter Olympics start Friday next week. Security at and around Sochi is tight to counter any terror threat. But the security of future Winter Olympics may be threatened, not by terrorists but by climate change, according to new research.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 4 comments

Atmospheric carbon is mostly to do with the soil

As an alternative to more established theories of global warming relating to levels of atmospheric carbon, a new research area considers that carbon levels in the atmosphere are most affected by the composition of the soil.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 8 comments
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Global warming: Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks - 04/23/2013.
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Global warming: Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks - 04/23/2013.
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November 2013 Selected Climate Anomalies and Events Map
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November 2013 Selected Climate Anomalies and Events Map
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A pic of the Pocono Mts. Off from my deck
A pic of the Pocono Mts. Off from my deck
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Warming permafrost softens coastlines  making it more vulnerable to wave action and promoting erosio...
United Nations Environment Programme
Warming permafrost softens coastlines, making it more vulnerable to wave action and promoting erosion along the Arctic coast of Alaska. A large block of ice-rich permafrost has detached from the mainland and will quickly disintegrate (photo: Christopher Arp).
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A new study shows that rising ocean temperatures and increased acidity levels are likely to lead to ...
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A new study shows that rising ocean temperatures and increased acidity levels are likely to lead to extreme bleaching events for the world's coral reefs.
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The graph above shows the daily extent of melt during 2012 on the Greenland Ice Sheet surface as a p...
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The graph above shows the daily extent of melt during 2012 on the Greenland Ice Sheet surface as a percentage, compared to the average from 1981 to 2010.
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There are those who say man’s effects on global warming are at best  negligible. However  whose ho...
There are those who say man’s effects on global warming are at best, negligible. However, whose home does pollution harm? Ours!
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Sheldon Glacier  Antarctica with Mount Barre in background  from Ryder Bay near Rothera Research Sta...
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Sheldon Glacier, Antarctica with Mount Barre in background, from Ryder Bay near Rothera Research Station, Adelaide Island. A new study examines why Antarctic sea ice cover has increased under the effects of climate change over the past two decades.
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This graphic was created based on word frequency to call attention to global climate change.
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This graphic was created based on word frequency to call attention to global climate change.
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Large frost crystals at entrance of Ledyanaya Lenskaya Cave
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Large frost crystals at entrance of Ledyanaya Lenskaya Cave
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The Petermann Glacier grinds and slides toward the sea along the northwestern coast of Greenland  te...
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The Petermann Glacier grinds and slides toward the sea along the northwestern coast of Greenland, terminating in a giant floating ice tongue.
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This was thought to be the exit of Yok Balum Cave in the Toledo district of Southern Belize.
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This was thought to be the exit of Yok Balum Cave in the Toledo district of Southern Belize.
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On Saturday  during Earth Hour festivities  thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city s Yonge-D...
On Saturday, during Earth Hour festivities, thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city's Yonge-Dundas Square at the heart of downtown.
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 The Devouring Dragon - How China s Rise Threatens Our Natural World  by Craig Simons.
"The Devouring Dragon - How China's Rise Threatens Our Natural World" by Craig Simons.
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More than 150 000 additional Americans could die by the end of this century due to excessive heat ca...
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More than 150,000 additional Americans could die by the end of this century due to excessive heat caused by climate change, according to a detailed analysis of peer-reviewed scientific data by the Natural Resources Defense Council.
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 An ice sheet covers almost all of Greenland—about 1.7 million square kilometers (650 000 square m...
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"An ice sheet covers almost all of Greenland—about 1.7 million square kilometers (650,000 square miles). It holds so much ice that if it were to melt away entirely, global sea level would rise 7 meters (23 feet)," as NASA writes.
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