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Charlottesville hotheads are a reminder that global warming threatens us all with summers of discontent – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Charlottesville hotheads are a reminder that global warming threatens us all with summers of discontent
South China Morning Post
What happened in Charlottesville, US, showed that temperatures and tempers are flaring in this long, hot summer. Is the Arab spring spreading worldwide due to global warming? The Arab spring broke out in 2011 with a wave of demonstrations and protests …

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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:21 am

Do Cool Pavements Moderate Global Warming? It’s Complicated – CALIFORNIA


Do Cool Pavements Moderate Global Warming? It's Complicated
CALIFORNIA
If you're considering ways to reduce urban heat and moderate global warming, cool pavements just seem like a no brainer. Asphalt, after all is dark; it absorbs heat. But light colored cement or asphalt treated with a whitish surfacing agent can reflect

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:37 pm

Sea ice a ‘handbrake on global warming’ – The Australian


The Australian

Sea ice a 'handbrake on global warming'
The Australian
Australian research suggests climate modellers have underestimated a natural “thermostat” that helps alleviate the rise in temperatures: immense quantities of reflective compounds, emitted by marine microbes, that act like a handbrake on global warming.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:09 pm

The permafrost in the Alps is melting, causing avalanches and landslides – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

The permafrost in the Alps is melting, causing avalanches and landslides
Daily Mail
Global warming is causing the Alps to literally fall apart, as the rise in temperature is melting snow caps on the mountains, experts warn. The Alps' permafrost – soil, sediment, or rock that stays frozen for at least two years – is thawing rapidly

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:50 pm

John Coleman’s Crusade: Battling 97% on ‘Global Warming Silliness’ – Times of San Diego


Times of San Diego

John Coleman's Crusade: Battling 97% on 'Global Warming Silliness'
Times of San Diego
Coleman calls global warming a scientific issue, not a political one. “But since it had become a political issue, [Michael D. McKinnon] strongly supported my skeptical position on global warming,” he says. “If it hadn't been for that, I probably would

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:58 am

Global Warming Will Be Good For Humanity – CleanTechnica


CleanTechnica

Global Warming Will Be Good For Humanity
CleanTechnica
A set of questions tends to circle around human-caused global warming and climate change. Will it be bad for us? Won't it be good for anything? There is a nuanced answer about how global warming will be good for us collectively, although not individually.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 10:00 am

Science Says: Fast-melting Arctic sign of bad global warming – ABC News


U.S. News & World Report

Science Says: Fast-melting Arctic sign of bad global warming
ABC News
While global leaders set a goal of preventing 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of man-made warming since pre-industrial times, the Arctic has already hit that dangerous mark. Last year, the Arctic Circle was about 3.6 degrees (6.5 degrees …
Arctic Voyage Shows Global Warming ImpactU.S. News & World Report
Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animalsKMVT

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Posted on 14 August 2017 | 4:35 am

Global warming must be addressed before it’s too late: James Armaline (Opinion) – cleveland.com


cleveland.com

Global warming must be addressed before it's too late: James Armaline (Opinion)
cleveland.com
Human-induced climate change and global warming are scientific fact. There is no debate in the scientific community. The most vulnerable populations to natural disasters of greater frequency and intensity are already feeling the effects of our

Posted on 13 August 2017 | 6:09 pm

NOAA confirms 2016 as hottest year on record for the planet – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

NOAA confirms 2016 as hottest year on record for the planet
USA TODAY
The federal government confirmed 2016 as the planet's warmest year on record, according to a report released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The combined influence of long-term global warming and a strong El Niño …
Federal “State of the Climate” report buries human role in global warmingVICE News
NY Times' Bias Shows In Global Warming Report — What Else Is New?Investor’s Business Daily
The record global warming streak of 2014-2016: a snowball's chance in hell that this was naturalDiscover Magazine (blog)
Bustle –Boulder Daily Camera –HuffPost –New York Times
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Posted on 10 August 2017 | 7:06 pm

US Already Feeling Consequences Of Global Warming, Draft Report Finds – NPR


NPR

US Already Feeling Consequences Of Global Warming, Draft Report Finds
NPR
A draft government report on climate says the U.S. is already experiencing the consequences of global warming. The findings sharply contrast with statements by President Trump and some members of his Cabinet, who have sought to downplay the changing …
In leaking a federal climate change report, scientists send a message to Trump: Global warming is realLos Angeles Times
Scientists to Trump: Global warming is real | Guest editorialSun Sentinel
Earth on track toward 2 degree global warming, researchers sayDeutsche Welle
CNN –New York Times –Patch.com –The New York Times
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Posted on 8 August 2017 | 7:27 pm

Climate Change – BingNews

Is climate change to blame in Freetown?

The deadly landslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone on Monday morning was undoubtedly partly the result of deforestation. During the rainy season, Sierra Leone is one of the wettest places on earth, statistically. And from that point of view, it is a surprise …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:22 am

Climate change and habitat conversion combine to homogenize nature

The long-tailed manakin in Costa Rica prefers wet forest habitat. It is vulnerable to the combined impacts of climate change and habitat conversion. Credit: Daniel Karp/UC Davis Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 12:16 am

Climate Change Health Impacts to Hit Some Coloradans Hardest

DENVER – Public health experts in Colorado are narrowing in on the effects of climate change on human health. And they’re warning that people who work outdoors, low-income families, seniors and children are among those who will bear the brunt of rising …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 12:04 am

Curbing climate change: Why it’s so hard to act in time

This summer I worked on the Greenland ice sheet, part of a scientific experiment to study surface melting and its contribution to Greenland’s accelerating ice losses. By virtue of its size, elevation and currently frozen state, Greenland has the …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:18 pm

How Climate Change Could Already Be Affecting Your Health

Small changes to the climate can have wide-ranging effects on public health from asthma to heart problems to mosquito-borne diseases. While climate change discussions often focus on what will happen in the future, changes to the atmosphere have already …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:49 pm

Editorial: New climate change report likely to be ignored to death

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially confirmed last week that 2016 was the Earth’s hottest year on record, surpassing 2015, which surpassed 2014. The NOAA had reported this unofficially back in January. What made last week’s …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:00 pm

These South Korean Entrepreneurs Are Leading The Charge Against Climate Change

The conversation about climate change in South Korea is growing at a rapid pace. People are no longer grumbling only about the fine dust that plagues the city every spring. On top of the controversy over the U.S. leaving the Paris climate agreement, the …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:04 pm

Government scientist claims retaliation for speaking out about climate change

August 8, 2017, 6:39 PM | Government scientist Joel Clement spoke about climate change in July at the United Nations. Six days later, he was assigned to a new job. Clement claims the reassignment was retaliation, and he responded with a whistleblower …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 12:36 pm

Study: How To Convince Climate Change Deniers Without Using Graphs

There are many people who don’t believe in climate change — starting with President Donald Trump and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt — and it seems like climate change deniers and believers won’t ever understand each other.

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 3:40 pm

Another climate-change nightmare: 91 new volcanoes beneath Antarctica’s ice

Antarctica has been having a rough time of it lately, you may have heard. You know — greenhouse gases, warming oceans, trillion-ton icebergs breaking off the continent like a middle-aged man losing hair in the sink. Not the best century for the old …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 3:25 pm

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