User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Change Science
Last updated: Jul 16 2019 04:09 IST RSS 2.0
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Boulder will host hearing on climate crisis by congressional committee 16.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A new congressional committee on climate change will have its first hearing outside Washington next month in Boulder.
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NOAA’s university partners tackle climate change research 11.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As the Trump administration attacks science, university partnerships keep the work going.
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Guest Commentary: CU regents have let Trump’s administration get away with censorship of academic research 8.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The regents have willingly discussed Trump’s executive order regarding free speech, but have failed to discuss the impact of censorship on CU’s research. Why free speech and not censorship?
CU Boulder’s Mountain Research Station home to some of the most important ongoing research in climate change 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The University of Colorado Boulder’s Mountain Research Station, within the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest and situated just a few miles west off of Colo. 72, is the jumping-off point for some of the most important ongoing research into the nuanced and changing dynamics of alpine ecology going on anywhere in North America.
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Colorado congressman wants probe reopened into claim feds tried to censor CU researcher’s climate-change references 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Colorado congressman is urging the U.S. Department of Interior's inspector general to reopen an investigation into claims the National Park Service tried to scrub references to human-caused climate change from a University of Colorado researcher's scientific report.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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Boulder researcher helps track climate change perceptions via Twitter 15.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It seems that just about everyone likes to talk about the weather. And since Twitter is where so much modern "conversation" takes place, scientists including a researcher from Boulder's National Center for Atmospheric Research went to social media to examine our perceptions of climate change.
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Pace of Bering Sea changes startle scientists 14.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms.
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White House to select federal scientists to reassess government climate findings, sources say 25.2.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The White House plans to create an ad hoc group of select federal scientists to reassess the government’s analysis of climate science and counter its conclusions that the continued burning of fossil fuels is harming the planet, according to three administration officials.
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions spiked in 2018, putting Paris climate agreement pledge in serious jeopardy 9.1.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose an estimated 3.4 percent in 2018, according to new research - a jarring increase that comes as scientists say the world needs to be aggressively cutting its emissions to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change.
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Do climate policies have a negative effect on jobs? 14.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Climate change will hurt the economy if not addressed, but evidence on how environmental regulations affect unemployment is mixed.
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Fires are white-hot signs of climate change in our backyard 29.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
My first backpacking trip as a kid was in Bear Creek in southwest Colorado where the Burro Fire is now incinerating thousands of acres of forest. Fishing poles in hand, my brother and I hiked from fishing hole to fishing hole in the shade of tall spruce and fir trees. Many of the most wonderful times in my childhood involved hunting and fishing trips across Colorado with my family. Like many in southwest Colorado, I suspect, I’ve been watching the billowing smoke plumes, now visible from outer space, of the Burro and 416 Fires with an ever-sinking feeling in my stomach.
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Looking for signs of global warming? They’re all around you 19.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
David Inouye is an accidental climate scientist. More than 40 years ago, the University of Maryland biologist started studying when wildflowers, birds, bees and butterflies first appeared each spring on this mountain.
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Global warming cooks up “a different world” over 3 decades 18.6.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn't approaching -- it had already arrived.
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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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