Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: global warming

Greenland ice melt will raise global sea levels at least 10...

The scientists worry severe melting events, like the melting seen in 2012, could push eventual sea level rise closer to 30 inches.

Will 2022 mark the turning point in the climate crisis?

This year the international community might finally be getting serious about climate change.

‘Unknown territory’: Antarctic glaciers melting at rate unprecedented in 5,500 years:...

"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?"

Why we’ll fix the climate crisis

Humanity has always been resilient. When our backs are against the wall, we will stand up and fight against whatever is trying to hold us down.

What do aerosols in the Arctic mean for its future?

Regardless of their origin, Arctic aerosols will definitely play a role in the future of climate change.

Humans must focus on more than carbon dioxide to meet Paris...

“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.”

Other casualties of Putin’s war in Ukraine: Russia’s climate goals and science

Environmental concerns are at risk of being laid aside during wartime.

UN: Four key climate indicators broke records in 2021

“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.”

More than 90% of Great Barrier Reef impacted by sixth mass...

"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.”

Climate-driven drought has risen 29% this century, will create 216 mn....

“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.”

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.