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Air Pollution May Have Masked Arctic Sea Ice Loss as Far Back as the Mid-20th Century

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Air Pollution May Have Masked Arctic Sea Ice Loss as Far Back as the Mid-20th Century

Source: Phys.org/American Geophysical Union - February 24, 2017

Humans may have been altering Arctic sea ice longer than previously thought, according to researchers studying the effects of air pollution on sea ice growth more…

Humongous Crack in the Antarctic Ice Shelf Revealed in New Video

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Humongous Crack in the Antarctic Ice Shelf Revealed in New Video

Source: LiveScience/Jeanna Bryner - February 24, 2017

A giant crack that could release a chunk of ice larger than the state of Rhode Island into the sea was captured in stunning detail more…

Red State Rural America Is Acting on Climate Change – Without Calling it Climate Change

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Red State Rural America Is Acting on Climate Change – Without Calling it Climate Change

Source: The Conversation/Rebecca J. Romsdahl, University of North Dakota - February 23, 2017

President Donald Trump has the environmental community understandably concerned. He and members of his Cabinet have questioned the established science of climate change, and his more…

Nuisance Flooding can be More Expensive Than Extreme, Infrequent Events Over Time

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Nuisance Flooding can be More Expensive Than Extreme, Infrequent Events Over Time

Source: Phys.org/University of California, Irvine - February 22, 2017

Global climate change is being felt in many coastal communities of the United States, not always in the form of big weather disasters but as more…

How an Office Feud Caused International Climate Change Uproar

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How an Office Feud Caused International Climate Change Uproar

Source: The New York Times/Hiroko Tabuchi - February 21, 2017

A few weeks ago, on an obscure climate-change blog, a retired government scientist named John Bates blasted his former boss on an esoteric point having more…

Impacts Revealed of Indian Ocean’s Massive Coral Reef Die-Off

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Impacts Revealed of Indian Ocean’s Massive Coral Reef Die-Off

Source: Phys.org/University of Exeter - February 21, 2017

Warming seawaters, caused by climate change and extreme climatic events, threaten the stability of tropical coral reefs, with potentially devastating implications for many reef species more…

Quantifying the De-Oxygenation of the Ocean

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Quantifying the De-Oxygenation of the Ocean

Source: Phys.org/Nature - February 20, 2017

Oxygen is an essential necessity of life on land. The same applies for almost all organisms in the ocean. However, the oxygen supply in the more…

Penguins in the Hot Seat

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Penguins in the Hot Seat

Source: COSEE Now/Ari Daniel - February 20, 2017

Ari Daniel created the podcast Ocean Gazing about ocean observing and exploration. In each episode, he considers the real-time swirl of creatures, chemicals, and currents of more…

This Is What Trump’s Probable Chief Scientific Adviser Thinks About Climate Change

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This Is What Trump’s Probable Chief Scientific Adviser Thinks About Climate Change

Source: The Independent/Ben Kentish - February 17, 2017

The man likely to become Donald Trump’s chief scientific adviser has said researchers working on climate change resemble a “glassy-eyed, chanting cult”.

William Happer, a Princeton University physicist, also more…

Q&A With Ecologist Studying the Affects of Climate Change on the Ocean

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Q&A With Ecologist Studying the Affects of Climate Change on the Ocean

Source: Inside Climate News/Nicholas Kusnetz - February 17, 2017

The oceans are warming at rapid clip, and many marine creatures are shifting their ranges in response, moving deeper and towards the poles.

The International more…

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