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Why the Arctic Is Drunk Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, Arctic, jet stream, climatechange, science, amplitude, environment )

Nancy
- 287 days ago - motherjones.com
As the Arctic rapidly heats up, however, there's less of a temperature difference between the equator and the poles, and the downhill slope in the atmosphere is accordingly less steep. This creates a weaker jet stream, a jet stream that meanders more or-
SOS EPA: IT IS TIME TO STAND UP TO KEYSTONE XL PETITION!!
Science & Tech  (tags: EPA, Keystone XL Pipeline, climate, climate-change, climatechange, environment, energy, destruction, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, politics, environment, health, humans, interesting, investigatio )

Robert
- 198 days ago - other98.com
Tar Sands Oil from Canada is so carbon-intensive that NASA climate scientist James Hansen has said that extracting all of it would be Game Over" for the climate ― and the KXL pipeline will largely determine whether or not that happens.
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 48 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
Fantastic Images
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, concept, environment, interesting, photography )

Kit
- 281 days ago - livescience.com
photo images on earth and from space.
Lost Microbes Are Eroding Amazon's Ability to Capture Carbon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, Earth Science, environment, investigation, Rain Forest, research, scientists, Trees )

Kit
- 281 days ago - livescience.com
Beneath the lush forests of the Amazon is a whole different level of diversity that new research says may be one of the keys to understanding how to stem the global impacts of deforestation.
1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

Betsy
- 38 days ago - aip.org
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
A Few Words From Carl Sagan   video
Science & Tech  (tags: american, astronomy, Carl Sagan, discovery, computers, design, environment, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, space, study )

Kit
- 313 days ago - youtube.com
He correct then and sadly 17 years later is still correct. This is one of the last interviews given by Carl Sagan.
Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 83 days ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
Video: A Whale (Nearly) Rocks the Boat
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, habitat, GoodNews, endangered, environment, protection, study, research, science, scientists, animals, investigation, habitat, health )

JL
- 353 days ago - pewenvironment.org
A film crew and scientists got a mammoth surprise during a recent excursion on the Columbia River. Researchers plying the Columbia between Oregon and Washington found plenty of animals feasting on vast schools of forage fish within this West Coast eco
Strange Ball Lightning Caught on High-Speed Video
Science & Tech  (tags: ball lightning, discovery, environment, investigation, NewTechnology, science, scientists, technology )

Kit
- 267 days ago - livescience.com
A video recorded by accident of ball lightning in China is now shedding light on the phenomenon's mysterious origins, researchers say.
Fox 'Fair and Balanced' Debate: Global Warming Happens in 'Fantasy World' of Scientists (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, Fox News, humans, science, scientists, research, world, environment, study )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News on Wednesday brought on someone who had a "really long business card" to explain why scientists were living in a fantasy world if they thought the world was experiencing any negative impacts from climate change.
Super-Snake Ahead! Warming Makes Mammals Smaller, Reptiles Bigger
Science & Tech  (tags: paleontology, mammals, science, environment, climate change, global warming, interesting )

Carrie
- 350 days ago - nbcnews.com
Tens of millions of years ago, snakes were as big as horses. Horses were almost as small as snakes. And in a warmer world, it could get that way again.
Large Earthquakes Still Possible in the Central United States
Science & Tech  (tags: america, central states, climate, concept, discovery, earth quakes, environment, history, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, society, study, USGS )

Kit
- 262 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The region shook in 1811 and 1812, and scientists say it could happen again
Take Action & Video:Tell Congress: Protect Us From Fracking!
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, humans, protection, research, risks, safety, science, study, treatment, warning, prevention, children, family, pollution, environment, water, technology, energy, discovery, science, research )

JL
- 314 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Martin Sheen's Breakthroughs documentary program worked with Environment America this fall to produce a new expose on fracking that is now rolling out to public television stations in all 50 states, with the potential to reach 60 million households
Is It Time We Start Saying the E Word? By Pakalolo
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, the 6th mass extinction, earth, sea life, dinasaurs, co2, methane, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 143 days ago - dailykos.com
There has been five mass extinctions in our planets history due to either asteroid impacts, climate change caused by volcanism and the shifting of tectonic plates. The sixth mass extinction is being fueled by you and me.
 

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