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Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - youtube.com
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
As Ocean Acidification Threatens the West Coast, Scientists Try to Stop It
Science & Tech  (tags: CO2, environment, food fish, fossil fuels, interesting, news, ocean acidification, Oregon State University, science, world )

Kayleen
- 26 days ago - csmonitor.com
Urgent action must be taken to avoid devastating consequences to the North American West Coast due to global CO2 emissions. Food fish and the entire ocean ecosystem are at risk, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Fossil Fuel Burning 'Postponing Next Ice Age'
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, climate change, Ice ages, fossil fuels, Anthropocene )

Louise
- 111 days ago - theguardian.com
Climate change is altering global cycles to such an extent that the next ice age has been delayed for at least 100,000 years, according to new research identifying EarthâEUR(TM)s deep-freeze tipping point.
Harper s Research Station a Cloak for Arctic Oil Push, Says Climate Expert
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, Canada, climate change, conservatives, environment, fossil fuels, Harper, mining, ozone, science )

Julie
- 217 days ago - nationalobserver.com
A remote Arctic facility, promoted by PM Stephen Harper as a world-class research station, is less about pure science, and almost entirely about pushing oil, gas and mining development in the rapidly melting north, says top polar climate scientist.
First Signs Of Global Warming Appeared In 1940s
Science & Tech  (tags: science, climate-change, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming, CO2emissions, pollution, science, ecosystems, fossil fuels, Industrial Revolution )

Michael
- 220 days ago - iflscience.com
Only recently has it become possible to detect the effects of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions on global temperatures. However, by examining data on a regional basis, climate scientists have found indications of global warming dating to the 1940s.
The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

Julie
- 622 days ago - theecologist.org
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
Unclean at Any Speed
Science & Tech  (tags: research, concept, environment, design, science, Elictric cars, fossil fuels, electricity, EVs, NewTechnology, energy )

Michael
- 1029 days ago - spectrum.ieee.org
Electric cars don't solve the automobile's environmental problems.
Thermoelectrics May Improve Efficiency in Gasoline-Powered Cars
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, science, design, concept, environment, energy, gasoline, fossil fuels, NewTechnology, research, discovery, Thermoelectrics )

Michael
- 1038 days ago - ecogeek.org
For a car that runs on gasoline, just one third of each gallon of fuel actually powers its systems. The rest, turned into heat, is wasted.
NASA: It Rained So Hard the Oceans Fell
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, extreme weather, floods, fossil fuels, science, Sustainabililty )

Julie
- 1673 days ago - vancouverobserver.com
"We've bequeathed to our children a future with a radically changed climate that will regularly bring unprecedented weather events-many of them extremely destructive-to every corner of the globe. This year's wild ride was just the beginning."
If the $30 Billion We Give Oil Sands Went to Green Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, carbon, environment, fossil fuels, government, renewble energy, Tar Sands, technology )

Julie
- 1983 days ago - thetyee.ca
With gas prices and consumption predicted to balloon in coming years, what will be the collective cost to the taxpayer in the next decade for turning gas into bitumen? And what else could we do with this money?
   

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