Tag: global warming
The scientists worry severe melting events, like the melting seen in 2012, could push eventual sea level rise closer to 30 inches.
This year the international community might finally be getting serious about climate change.
"These currently elevated rates of ice melting may signal that those vital arteries from the heart of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet have been ruptured," said one researcher. "Is it too late to stop the bleeding?"
Regardless of their origin, Arctic aerosols will definitely play a role in the future of climate change.
“We need to cut the short-lived pollutants so that there are no short-term catastrophes in the next 25 years, without losing track of the long term.”
Environmental concerns are at risk of being laid aside during wartime.
“Today’s State of the Climate report is a dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption. Fossil fuels are a dead end—environmentally and economically.”
"Although bleaching is becoming more and more frequent, this is not normal and we should not accept that this is the way things are. We need to break the norms that are breaking our reef.”
“If global warming reaches 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, as has been predicted, drought losses could be five times higher than they are today, with the largest increase in drought losses projected in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic regions of Europe.”