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Canada's Mackenzie River Basin releasing methane gas

Frozen Arctic permafrost has acted like a tight-fitting stopper, keeping huge quantities of heat-trapping methane gas stored in layers of gas and oil buried deep beneath this barrier for millennia. Global warming has changed all that.

Investment firm Schroders unveils new Climate Change Dashboard

Asset management giant, Schroders is warning that the global economy is facing catastrophic risks unless immediate action is taken to mitigate the impacts of global warming.

Archaeologists — Life once flourished in Jordan's Black Desert

Hundreds of stone tombs dot the landscape in the Jebel Qurma desert region of Jordan. It's hard to imagine that anything or anyone could have survived in this arid and desolate place that an early explorer described as a land of "dead fire."

Climate change will force airlines to rethink long-range plans

Just last month, airlines in Phoenix, Arizona were forced to cancel some flights because it was too hot for planes to take off. Now, a new study suggests this is going to occur more often as the planet continues to warm.

Microsoft 'AI for Earth' initiative uses tech to help the planet

Microsoft has announced a new program that will see the company use the power of artificial intelligence to tackle environmental issues facing the planet. Microsoft is focusing on four of the biggest problems that are experienced across the world.

Understanding how big data can help solve global problems

Big data impacts everything around us today, and it is being used to help us understand and solve world problems. Today, climate change has moved to the top of the list of global risks, affecting every nation and disrupting economies.

British Columbia declares state of emergency as wildfires rage

Vancouver - Over 240 wildfires raging in Canada's western province of British Columbia have prompted the evacuation of over 3,000 people and the province's first state of emergency in over 14 years.

France takes bold step — banning all gas and diesel cars by 2040

Paris - France is being pulled head-on into a future where the country will hopefully become "carbon neutral." French Ecology Minister, Nicolas Hulot announced today that France is set to ban the sale of any car that uses petrol or diesel fuel by 2040.

Methane blasts holes in Siberian tundra, prompting warnings

Smoke, flames and a tremendous blast marked the most recent formation of a new crater in the thawing tundra of the Yamal Peninsula in Russia recently.

World hunger on the rise again due to conflict and climate events

Rome - The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Monday that conflict and climate change are the main contributing factors behind the rising number of people suffering from poverty and hunger in the world today.

Dangerous rat lungworm now found in five Florida counties

Scientists in Florida have found evidence that a parasitic roundworm known as rat lungworm has spread to five counties, raising fears the potentially dangerous parasite may be expanding its geographical range due to climate change.

The realities of scarce water resources around the globe

Water is the one resource that all life on Earth needs to survive - That's a fact. However, water has taken on a greater role, and not just in the political and economic scheme of things, but in how it is intertwined into the very fabric of our lives.

We are about to see the birth of the biggest iceberg on record

In a new update on the Larsen C Ice Shelf Rift, dated June 28, 2017, Project Midas scientists say that a speeding up of the breaking off of the soon-to-be-iceberg is another sign that "calving is imminent."

House panel wants review on how global warming impacts military

The Republican-led House Armed Services Committee very quietly passed an amendment on Wednesday that asks the Pentagon to produce a report on climate change and its effects on the military.

Climate change is adversely affecting sea turtles

Swansea - Sea turtles are endangered animals, with the global population in decline. Risks include hunting, for turtle eggs and skin, and now, based on new research, from climate change.

Op-Ed: DOE — 'CO2 not main cause of climate change, it's something else'

U.S. Department of Energy Chief, Rick Perry said on Monday that he does not believe carbon dioxide is contributing to climate change, a statement that is in line with the belief of Environmental Protection Agency's head honcho, Scott Pruitt.

China begins first of eight large-scale carbon capture projects

Beijing - China has definitely taken the lead globally in its effort to mitigate the effects of climate change, just recently beginning construction of the first of eight large-scale carbon capture and storage projects.

Widespread melting of West Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf documented

Large-scale melting of snow and ice on Antarctica's massive Ross Ice Shelf, brought on by an unusually warm stretch of weather in the austral summer of 2015-2016, has been documented for the very first time, according to a new study.

Trump tells mayor of sinking island not to worry over sea-level

Tangier - After a story about disappearing Tangier Island aired on television June 9, President Trump made it a point to telephone the island's mayor, assuring him that sea level rise was nothing to worry about. Hmm, does Trump know something we don't know?

Climate change research mission canceled — Due to climate change

Climate change in action was responsible for the cancellation of the much-anticipated Hudson Bay System Study (BaySys) this week. The Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen had to be diverted to deal with extreme ice off the coast of Newfoundland

One Canadian Arctic community is running out of water

Iqaluit - Iqaluit, the capital of the northern territory of Nunavut, with a population of around 7,500. It is a fast-growing community. However, unless action is taken now, the city's water supply will run out due to climate change.

Towing an iceberg to the U.A.E. for fresh water met with ridicule

Abu Dhabi - While the idea of towing a massive iceberg from Antarctica to supply drinking water to millions of people in the United Arab Emirates may sound ludicrous, it is in the planning stages. But, does this "stopgap measure" actually address the real problem?

G7 Environmental Summit kicks off on Sunday but U.S. leaves early

The Group of Seven (G7) Environmental Summit opened today in Bologna, Italy, but President Trump's top environmental official didn't stay for the two-day meeting, citing "another commitment."

Carbon dioxide peaked at an all-time monthly high in May

With the month of May behind us, we can now say it's official — Global carbon dioxide concentration has set an historic all-time record high for the year, adding to the climate records continually being broken as the Earth warms.

Seacoast roads under new threat as sea levels continue to rise

Durham - A new study by the University of New Hampshire has found that coastal roads, some as far as two miles inland are at facing a new hazard that currently can't be seen by drivers - rising levels of groundwater caused by rising sea levels

Exxon shareholders vote for historic 'climate change' clause

It's not been the best week for environment news, with President Donald Trump poised to pull out of the Paris climate accord. However, one positive is with shareholders in Exxon Mobil backing a motion for the company to assess the climate change risk.

GOP congressman says God will fix climate change, if it's real

A Republican U.S. congressman told a town hall meeting of his Michigan constituents on Friday that he believes God will "take care of" climate change "if there's a real problem."

Tiny seashells show extent of climate change

Future climate change conditions lead to additional to stress marine creatures, and this provides a means for tracking the effects of climate change. The research further shows how changes can throw off the ocean carbon balance.

Canada proposes new regulations on methane gas emissions

On Thursday, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced proposed regulations to reduce methane emissions and air pollution from Canada's oil and gas industry. The public has until July 27, 2017, to comment on the rules.

Op-Ed: 84 percent of globe believes climate change is catastrophic risk

A newly released global catastrophic risk survey released on Wednesday found that the majority of people in eight countries see climate change as a bigger threat than weapons of mass destruction, artificial intelligence, and other issues.
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