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Category: Impacts :: Glacier
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Intelligence Squared debate: Engineering solar radiation is a crazy idea 17.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Is solar geoengineering a radical idea? Or is it likely to emerge as an important, supplemental tool in the fight against climate change?
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Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Copied Language and “Inadvertently” Forgot Citations 5.6.2019 Mother Jones
Hours after Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden released his plan to address climate change Tuesday, individuals and the media began to point out some questionable similarities between passages of the presidential frontrunner’s proposal, posted to his website, and materials from other organizations and websites. Biden’s plan has since been changed to reflect appropriate […]
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Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences' 21.5.2019 BBC: Science
Researchers say global sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double the current predictions.
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Unsettled weekend ahead; How should news organizations describe climate change? 18.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota's wet bias continues.
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US Plays Word Games in Arctic Council Consensus While Ignoring Indigenous People 11.5.2019 Truthout.com
Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response.
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Signs of faster melting in world's largest ice shelf 30.4.2019 BBC: Science
Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the rest, shedding light on how it might respond to climate change.
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Glimpsing a world beyond human extinction 30.4.2019 BBC: Science
Writer and explorer Robert MacFarlane explores the "underland" beneath our feet.
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Review: Simon Norfolk’s traumatic photos capture a Swiss glacier on life support 29.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Glaciers around the world are endangered, that we know. Statistics on climate change and measurements of retreating ice bear this out. What to do about it? How to combat indifference and its corollary, inaction? How to stimulate people out of their environmental compassion fatigue?

One way is to...

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The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole 29.4.2019 Truthout.com
The muddled political response to very clear climate science is putting millions of people at risk.

The post The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole appeared first on Truthout.

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Greenland Ice Sheet Is Losing Ice Fast, Scientists Warn 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“If the Paris Agreement targets are not met, then the Greenland ice sheet will very likely continue to lose mass in the future, impacting global sea level, ocean currents and regional climate," an expert told Newsweek.
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Antarctic: No role for climate in Halley iceberg splitting 5.4.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Scientists say natural events are driving the ice changes near Britain's Halley base in Antarctica.
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Climate change: Warning from 'Antarctica's last forests' 4.4.2019 BBC: World
Scientists call for more research into the last time when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were the same as today.
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Climate change: Drilling in 'Iceberg Alley' 27.3.2019 BBC: Science
The huge blocks of ice that drift away from Antarctica have a story to tell about Earth's past - and its future.
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Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies 21.3.2019 BBC: Science
The remains of mountaineers who died on the world's highest peak are being exposed as its ice melts.
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Climate change: Long Antarctic satellite record is secured 6.3.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Scientists ensure the constant monitoring of the White Continent will continue unbroken into the 2030s.
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Look at these glaciers - photos or drawings? 23.2.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
Artist Zaria Forman quite literally draws attention to the issue through her pastel work.
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Green New Deal : Can this plan pushed by some Democrats really work? 13.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A radical plan to tackle climate change pushed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has drawn scorn from Trump.
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'Green New Deal' Democrats Raise Climate Change as 2020 Issue 9.2.2019 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Democratic officials are pushing for a plan to quickly wean the U.S. economy off fossil fuels and dramatically overhaul the energy infrastructure. Their ideas would make climate change a central issue in the next presidential election.
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AOC's Green New Deal could finally force the U.S. to get serious about climate change 9.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The United States — and the world — face a reckoning. We have burned so much fossil fuel over nearly two centuries and emitted so much carbon into the atmosphere that our collective actions are warming the planet. The resulting changes to world climates threaten such vast and damaging upheaval...

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Tasman Glacier: Huge ice chunks break off New Zealand glacier 8.2.2019 BBC: World
One guide says the icebergs floating in the glacier's meltwater lake are skyscraper-size.
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