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WE'RE 140 YEARS FROM SAME CLIMATE CATASTROPHE THAT WIPED OUT THE DINOSAURS
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, global warming, greenhouse gases, environmental disasters )

Freya
- 133 days ago - syfy.com
You probably know about the enormous impact CO2 emissions have had on climate change. Now a new study has just revealed that humans have been sabotaging the planet even more than we thought - a catastrophe Earth hasn't seen in 56 million years.
If Emissions Aren't Curbed, Clouds May Disappear
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, weather, atmosphere, pollution, greenhouse gases )

Freya
- 135 days ago - truthout.org
A study published in Nature Geoscience shows that if we continue with business-as-usual fossil fuel emissions, the atmosphere will hold 1,200 parts per million CO2 in about a century from now, which will cause stratocumulus clouds to disappear.
Carbon Dioxide in Our Atmosphere May Soar to Levels Not Seen in 56 Million Years
Science & Tech  (tags: greenhouse gases, global warming, climate change, CO2 )

Freya
- 141 days ago - yahoo.com
Emissions of carbon dioxide could soar to levels not seen in 56 million years by the middle of next century, scientists warned. Though it won't happen in our lifetimes, it could happen in the lives of our grandchildren or great-grandchildren.
Support NASA's Role as An Earth Science Agency
Science & Tech  (tags: pollution, global warming, climate change, greenhouse gases, petitions )

Freya
- 393 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Last month, the Trump regime closed NASA's Carbon Monitoring System, which researches the planet's flow of carbon to understand the effects of greenhouse gas. Without it, we have no way to verify that countries are adhering to the Paris Agreement.
Warming Oceans Are Causing the Melting of Glaciers
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, interesting, Ocean Resources and Ecosystems Program a, news, US Geological Survey, world )

Kayleen
- 1092 days ago - csmonitor.com
Warmer oceans are the primary driver of the world's shrinking glaciers. If we continue with greenhouse gas emissions, then catastrophic sea level rises will occur within several decades, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Why the Arctic Is Warming Twice as Fast as Rest of Planet (+Video)
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Kayleen
- 1305 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that this will cause warming seas and higher sea levels around the globe. Also the Arctic walrus population is at risk, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
What's Fueling the Rise of Algae in the Oceans?
Science & Tech  (tags: algae, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, CO2, discovery, environment, greenhouse gases, interesting, Johns Hopkins University, news, science, world )

Kayleen
- 1322 days ago - csmonitor.com
Phytoplankton is rapidly growing in the North Atlantic due to higher CO2 levels in EarthâEUR(TM)s oceans. They're the 'canary in the coal mine,' telling us where we are headed climatologically, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
In a Rapidly Warming World, More Rain Can Mean Less Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Columbia University, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, humans, interesting, news, Potsdam Institute, science, snow packs, water )

Kayleen
- 1336 days ago - csmonitor.com
Researchers warn that water managers around the globe must prepare for a world where vital snow reservoirs no longer exist, such as the Rocky Mountains, leading to a total water scarcity, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Rapid Loss of Massive Greenland Glacier Will Have Significant Global Impact
Science & Tech  (tags: Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets, climate change, global warming, greenhouse gases, interesting, news, science, University of California Irvine, University of Kansas, Zachariae Isstrom¬†glacier )

Kayleen
- 1337 days ago - csmonitor.com
One of GreenlandâEUR(TM)s largest ice sheets is melting at a rate of five billion tons per year, enough to flood US coastlines and most other coastal countries, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Unfinished Nuclear Plants Raise Safety Doubts
Science & Tech  (tags: China, Electricity generation, Greenhouse Gases, Nuclear power )

Judy
- 1553 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
A new generation of giant reactors, meant to provide fresh hope for nuclear power in Europe, has been found to have a serious safety problem.
Sinking Beneath the Seas: Canadian Coast Under Threat in New Predictions
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, climate change costs, coastal communities, environment, greenhouse gases, research, rising sea level )

Julie
- 2984 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
New research shows that glaciers, sea ice, and ice sheets like the one that covers Greenland are now melting more quickly than before due to global climate change. As a consequence, oceans will rise by 0.9 to 1.6 metres in this century.
Climate Change Will Continue To Year 3000
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, desertification, greenhouse gases, oceans, science, water )

Julie
- 3100 days ago - planetsave.com
According to new research published in the latest edition of the journal Nature Geoscience the current impact of CO2 on the atmosphere will have lasting effects for the next thousand years, in the best case scenario.
Is the End in Sight for The World's Coral Reefs?
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, climate change, conservation, coral reefs, ecosystems, environment, greenhouse gases, ocean acidification )

Julie
- 3140 days ago - e360.yale.edu
It is a difficult idea to fathom. But the science is clear: Unless we change the way we live, the Earth's coral reefs will be utterly destroyed within our children's lifetimes.
Cheaper Catalyst Cleans Diesel-Car Fumes
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemistry, emission standards, greenhouse gases, fuel economy, fuel-efficient cars, platinum-free material )

Maria
- 3396 days ago - nature.com
The expensive platinum catalyst that cleans diesel-car exhaust fumes can be replaced with cheaper materials, chemists have discovered.
Japan Launches Satellite to Track Greenhouse Gases
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, satellite, GOSAT, greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide )

Scarlett
- 3823 days ago - blogs.nature.com
A two-tonne satellite specifically designed to study climate change was successfully launched today from Japan. Orbiting at a level of 666km, the greenhouse gases observing satellite (GOSAT) will monitor the levels of carbon dioxide and methane.
 

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