User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
Last updated: May 24 2018 21:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to simply “ignore” federal climate research 24.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
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Humans are causing massive changes in the location of water all over the Earth, NASA says 17.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A 14-year NASA mission has confirmed that a massive redistribution of freshwater is occurring across the Earth, with middle-latitude belts drying and the tropics and higher latitudes gaining water supplies.
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Climate change could make thousands of tropical islands “uninhabitable” in coming decades, new study says 26.4.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
More than a thousand low-lying tropical islands risk becoming "uninhabitable" by the middle of the century - or possibly sooner - because of rising sea levels, upending the populations of some island nations and endangering key U.S. military assets, according to startling new research published Wednesday.
Bill Ritter: No such thing as a good tax? Consider a well-structured carbon tax. 13.4.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Some types of taxes can be necessary, beneficial and fair. Now there is fresh evidence that a properly structured carbon tax is in that category.
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Studies say Atlantic Ocean’s circulation hasn’t been this sluggish in 1,000 years 12.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Atlantic Ocean circulation that carries warmth into the Northern Hemisphere's high latitudes is slowing down because of climate change, a team of scientists asserted Wednesday, suggesting one of the most feared consequences is already coming to pass.
Would Albert Einstein be a global warming skeptic? Yes 16.3.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Albert Einstein would almost certainly have been a global warming skeptic if he were alive today. Many distinguished, contemporary scientists are skeptics, too.
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‘Agriculture reeling under double burden of agrarian distress and climate change effects’ 4.3.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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25-year experiment suggests climate change in the Rockies will lead common Colorado wildflower to extinction 22.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Creamy jasmine wildflowers once common in the Colorado high country may be vanishing as climate change brings warmer and drier conditions.
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Satellites show warming is accelerating sea level rise 13.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea level rise, new satellite research shows.
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Glacier fires; nonsensical monument boundaries; alpine sublime 25.12.2017 Current Issue
HCN.org news in brief.
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A new report finds ‘we have created a new climate’ 16.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Extreme events are closely linked to human-caused climate change.
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Four Boulder climate scientists taking their research to France 14.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Four Boulder scientists and a fifth in Golden are among the brain drain of climate scientists leaving for France.
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Interior Department’s Climate Science Centers persevere 7.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As other initiatives get cut, these centers could ride out the Trump administration.
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What fire researchers learned from Northern California blazes 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In California, land managers use fire as a tool.
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By shifting nesting times, early birds adjust to climate change 5.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As the West warms, some songbirds in California are raising their young earlier.
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The turkey industry catches a break with Trump 23.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The EPA’s regulatory rollbacks are helpful for poultry producer profit margins.
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Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent 21.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding, a new study says.
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Hurricane Harvey’s “Biblical” rainfall is getting more likely 14.11.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of the century, a new study says.
How an ancient potato helped people survive climate shifts 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Utah-area tribes explain the continuing relevance of North America’s oldest spud.
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Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution. 22.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn't sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks's latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest thing in brewing: a tree that can withstand the effects of climate change.
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