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Flood risk from sea
brought about by climate change will have to be factored into the building standards of any new and rebuilt federally funded construction project, including those built by local governments receiving federal money, ...
The environmental protection agency or EPA has alarmed here that Liberia is vulnerable to climate change due to the high rate of poverty, poor infrastructure, as well as inadequate and lack of trained human resources, among others.The EPA ...
New research published this week reveals that vast stretches of the ocean interior abruptly lost oxygen during the transition out of the last ice age that occurred 17,000–10,000 years ago. This event was the most recent example of large-scale ...
Speakers at a discussion yesterday urged the international community to decide on the future of people displaced by the impacts of global warming
.They said nations responsible for causing climate change should address rehabilitation ...
An intense nor’easter is blasting parts of New England with up to three feet of snow, along with strong winds and storm surge in coastal areas. It might seem strange to talk about a major winter storm in the context of a warming
world, but as the ...
Some members of West Virginia’s Board of Education — presumably swayed by the state’s polluting industries — attempted to cast doubt over global warming
by changing rules for discussion in Mountain State science classrooms. But protests from ...
NASA recently stirred a minor controversy with a release proclaiming 2014 as the warmest year on record. The claim was picked up by President Obama in last week’s State of the Union speech.
Not so fast, according to Berkeley Earth, an ...
For years, scientists have documented the rapid retreat of Arctic ice, from melting glaciers in Greenland to shrinking snow cover in far northern Eurasia. Now researchers have discovered one Arctic ice cap that appears to be literally sliding ...
The past two weeks have brought new signs that global warming
is not only continuing, but may in some respects be accelerating. Three independent agencies in the United States and Japan made the announcement that 2014 was most likely the warmest ...
A remote Arctic ice cap, in the face of warming
temperatures and climate change, is now flowing 25 times faster into the ocean compared to 2012, a new study shows.
According to satellite images, the southeast region of Austfonna, located ...
On a clear day, anyone flying over Greenland on the route between North America and Europe can look down and see the bright blue patches of melted water atop the flat, blindingly white expanse of the ice sheet that covers the island, the second ...
The discovery of two large lakes hidden beneath Greenland's ice suggests that climate change now cuts all the way to the bottom of the ice sheet, according to two new studies.The lakes, on opposite coasts, were only spotted because ...
"This year is the Year of Climate," Al Gore told an audience of global
business and political leaders Wednesday on the at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.
To inspire climate protection, the former U.S. vice president together ...
It’s confirmed: 2014 produced the highest global
temperatures since records began in the 1880s. As if that’s not cause enough for concern, this year threatens to see the return of El Niño, which like some enraged climate-driven Godzilla, could ...
The 2014 land-and-sea temperature anomaly map shows that four continents were nearly entirely above normal. The major cold spots were eastern north America and western Asia. Analysis courtesy of NOAA.
Possessing a sizable lead after 11 ...
In the past, President Obama has invited State of the Union guests who embodied his push for green energy. But Tuesday night, the White House is taking on climate skeptics directly, by sea
ting in the first lady's box a scientist who's studied sea
It was a bad weekend for global warming
“skeptics” but not so great for the rest of us either.
A report from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration in the U.S. confirms that contrary to claims there’s been no warming
for a ...
Last year was the hottest on earth since record-keeping began in 1880, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring warnings about the risks of runaway greenhouse gas emissions and undermining claims by climate change contrarians that global
In the coming years, thanks to a rapidly warming
and flooding will become a frequent occurrence on every coast of the North American continent.
While Southern California will suffer from some of the most ...
A report Friday by U.S. government scientists said 2014 was earth's warmest year on record.
In Miami Beach, ocean water often floods downtown streets. Sea
levels are rising at an alarming rate. In south Florida, they're expected to rise
Pope Francis made it to Tacloban and, wearing a yellow plastic rain coat like those on the tens of thousands of people before him, delivered a simple and moving homily focused on assuaging people’s sense of loss. The transcript is ...
The numbers are in. The year 2014 – after shattering temperature records that had stood for hundreds of years across virtually all of Europe, and roasting parts of South America, China and Russia – was the hottest on record, with global
Scientists have drilled into one of the most isolated depths in all of the world's oceans: a hidden shore of Antarctica that sits under 740 meters of ice, hundreds of kilometers in from the sea
edge of a major Antarctic ice shelf. Humans have ...
Researchers have come up with a new and improved way of measuring the rise
in the sea
level, and the news is not good: The sea
s have rise
n dramatically faster over the last two decades than anyone had known.
For hundreds of years, the ...
The acceleration of sea
since the 1990s may have been a much bigger deal than anyone realized.
That's the upshot of an interesting new study in Nature, which argues that past research had overestimated the pace of global