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Global warming is increasingly being felt in our weather

Global warming is increasingly being felt in our weather Around the world, global warming is making unprecedented weather and climate events far more likely to occur, with the planet now teetering on the edge of a new era of routinely damaging global warming-related extremes, a new study found.What the researchers found was surprising: The influence of global warming is already clear globally, with the greatest certainty concerning hot weather records.

Michael Bloomberg called 'bullsh*t' on this energy technology

Michael Bloomberg called 'bullsh*t' on this energy technology Michael Bloomberg, an outspoken environmentalist and former New York City mayor, had some harsh words for carbon capture and storage, the unproven technology that proponents say will turn fossil fuels into "clean" energy sources.Climate experts say it will be next to impossible to eliminate the world's emissions without carbon capture systems.

What we do in the next 5 years will determine the fate of the melting Arctic

What we do in the next 5 years will determine the fate of the melting Arctic These are the conclusions of a new, comprehensive assessment of the Arctic climate by a division of the Arctic Council — a cooperative, governing body that helps oversee development in the Far North.Compared to the previous SWIPA report, which was produced in 2011, the new assessment paints a far more dire picture of an Arctic climate in overdrive.

The sea would swallow these cities under an 'extreme' scenario

The sea would swallow these cities under an 'extreme' scenario Until recently, it seemed that we would be able to manage global warming-induced sea level rise through the end of the century.Recently, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published an extreme high-end sea level rise scenario, showing 10 to 12 feet of sea level rise by 2100 around the U.

Bill nein the facist guy.

Bill nein the facist guy. Bill Nye, the science guy, is open tocriminal charges and jail time forclimate change dissentersHe doesn' t get science.is The idea ofscience is to disprove things to prove things,the key element of science is doubt.

Antarctica's Blood Falls mystery has been solved

Antarctica's Blood Falls mystery has been solved We may finally have an explanation for a red waterfall in Antarctica that has puzzled visitors and researchers since its discovery in 1911.Blood Falls may owe its rusty, bloody color to salty water that has been trapped under the Taylor glacier for more than 1 million years.

We'll always, er, sorta, have the Paris Climate Agreement

We'll always, er, sorta, have the Paris Climate Agreement The U.appears poised to remain in the Paris Climate Agreement in name only, after senior members of the Trump administration met on Thursday to decide on the landmark agreement's fate.

Climate March organizers could not have picked a more fitting day to protest

Climate March organizers could not have picked a more fitting day to protest This time, the issue at hand will be global warming, and the backdrop in the nation's capital on Saturday could not be more appropriate.While the possibly record setting heat will make those participating in the march feel uncomfortable at times, it will also provide a photogenic backdrop for the event.

Internet to New York Times: Delete your account

Internet to New York Times: Delete your account And the Times clearly saw an opportunity, finding it necessary not just to publish the column but also send a push alert about it.Yes, the new conservative writer started off by trolling his audience while also constructing a laughable straw man argument.

Leonardo DiCaprio used a standard, office file folder for his climate march sign, lol

Leonardo DiCaprio used a standard, office file folder for his climate march sign, lol Look, let me start by saying Leonardo DiCaprio has done a lot to combat climate change.He produced a climate change documentary titled Before the Flood that dropped in 2016.

'Superstars of STEM' want to engage more women in science and here's how

'Superstars of STEM' want to engage more women in science and here's how Superstars of STEM is a new program by Science and Technology Australia that aims to smash the stereotypical portrait of people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).The plan is to identify 30 superstar women currently in STEM, and work with them to create role models for young women and girls, and thus move towards equal representation in the media of men and women in STEM.

Trump's big EPA website changes reach 'whole new level of willful ignorance'

Trump's big EPA website changes reach 'whole new level of willful ignorance' When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took down its sprawling climate change website on Friday evening, it did so with no prior notice to rank-and-file employees.The move, the agency says, is aimed at reflecting the EPA's "new direction" under the Trump administration.

A rift that's about to cleave off a massive iceberg has a sibling, and that's no good

A rift that's about to cleave off a massive iceberg has a sibling, and that's no good Using a highly-sensitive European Space Agency satellite known as Sentinel-1, scientists have been tracking the progress of a lengthening and widening crack across the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf.However, while progress of the main rift seems to have slowed, scientists have spotted a "new branch" of the rift heading toward the ice front, where the ice shelf meets the sea.

We've got some news for you about the weather in May (and you may not like it)

We've got some news for you about the weather in May (and you may not like it) The particular weather pattern that's shaping up is known as a wavenumber 6 pattern, named for the six large north-south dips in the jet stream, arrayed around the hemisphere.(To understand why this is called "wavenumber 6," just count the number of jet stream troughs, shown in blue, in the Tweet above.

Jane Goodall is not at all pleased with being quoted in Ivanka Trump's book

Jane Goodall is not at all pleased with being quoted in Ivanka Trump's book If you've read Ivanka Trump's book Women Who Work (which you probably haven't, but we have) you'll notice the heavy amount of quotes (at least 50 per cent) from other famous people.Jane Goodall, 83, happens to be one of the lucky many.

White House devises bizarre (and bogus) excuse for leaving major climate treaty

White House devises bizarre (and bogus) excuse for leaving major climate treaty Breaking news: The Trump White House is not exactly home to the best and the brightest legal minds.out of the landmark Paris Climate Agreement.

7.2 Million-Year-Old Jawbone Indicates Oldest Hominin Lived in Europe, Not Africa

7.2 Million-Year-Old Jawbone Indicates Oldest Hominin Lived in Europe, Not Africa There’s good practical reason for that — East Africa is where many of the oldest (and most ape-like) hominid fossils have been found.This species is known from one fossilized jaw, recovered in Greece, and an upper molar found in Azmaka, Bulgaria.