User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Glacier
Last updated: Jan 24 2020 03:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ancient viruses trapped in glaciers for thousands of years could be released by climate crisis: study 24.1.2020 Raw Story
A new study of ice cores in glaciers in the autonomous Chinese region of Tibet reveals that the ice floes are holding viruses previously unencountered by humans, raising the possibility of the microbes being released as the climate crisis continues. “We’ve opened up a Pandora’s box with climate change,” observed one Twitter user. The report, “Glacier ice […]
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'Catastrophe Is Coming:' BBC's 'Doctor Who' Depicts Earth Destroyed by 'Global Warming' 14.1.2020 NewsBusters
Over the weekend, the BBC's long-running science fiction television series, Doctor Who, ventured into promoting climate alarmism as the show depicted an uninhabitable futuristic Earth that has been destroyed by global warming because the human race refused to heed warnings that were raised by "every scientist ...
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CNN Says National Park Signs Warning Glaciers Gone by 2020 to Be Removed, Still Touts Man-Made Warming 9.1.2020 NewsBusters
It must be really hard to have to report a story that flies in the face of CNN’s hype over climate change.
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Editorial: Why is it so hard for Betsy DeVos to provide debt relief and loan forgiveness to students? 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Pretty much everything having to do with college debt is messed up at the U.S. Department of Education under Betsy DeVos.

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Tropical Indonesia’s tiny glaciers to melt away in a decade: study 13.12.2019 Raw Story
Indonesia’s little-known glaciers are melting so fast they could disappear in a decade, a new study says, underscoring the imminent threat posed by climate change to ice sheets in tropical countries. As the COP 25 summit wraps up in Madrid, nations are struggling to finalize rules for the 2015 landmark Paris climate accord, which aims […]
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Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats
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'Maybe it will destroy everything': Pakistan's melting glaciers cause alarm 24.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For generations, farmers in the Harchi Valley in Pakistan's highlands enjoyed a close relationship with the glacier that waters their fields, orchards and grazing lands. Now, their relationship is unraveling as pollution and global warming cause the glacier to melt and form unstable lakes.
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Iceland students see chilling reality of melting glacier 11.11.2019 Raw Story
Icelandic seventh-grader Lilja Einarsdottir is on an unusual field trip with her class: they’re measuring the Solheimajokull glacier to see how much it has shrunk in the past year, witnessing climate change first-hand. “It is very beautiful but at the same time it is very sad to see how much it has melted,” says Lilja, […]
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From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise 31.10.2019 Truthout.com
From California to El Salvador, Climate-Driven Displacement Is on the Rise
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Swiss glaciers shrink 10 percent in five years: study 15.10.2019 Raw Story
Switzerland’s glaciers have lost a tenth of their volume in the past five years alone — a melting rate unmatched during observations stretching back more than a century, a study showed Tuesday. Measurements on 20 Swiss glaciers have shown that melt rates this year have reached “record levels”, according to the annual study on the […]
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Airbnb Goes to Antarctica 5.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Travel is terrible for the environment, particularly if it is by plane. It’s such “a major contributor to ecocide,” that it had one travel writer vowing in The Atlantic to “cherish my own home turf more.” As concern about climate change reaches a fever pitch (finally), […]
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Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica — but it’s normal 1.10.2019 Raw Story
A more than 600-square-mile iceberg broke off Antarctica in recent days, but the event is part of a normal cycle and is not related to climate change, scientists say. The iceberg, dubbed D28, broke away from the Amery ice shelf between September 24 and 25, according to observations from European and American satellites. It measures […]
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CNN, MSNBC Fearmonger Over U.N. Climate Report Predictions 28.9.2019 NewsBusters
Over the past couple of days, morning shows on both CNN and MSNBC have hyped alarmist predictions made by a United Nations panel about how global warming will impact the world over the next 100 years. On CNN's New Day, co-host Alisyn Camerota asked climate correspondent Bill Weir, "How do you get out of bed in the morning?" after he finished detailing the "dire" ...
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Italian Alpine glacier close to collapse, officials warn 25.9.2019 Raw Story
Part of a massive glacier on the Italian side of the Mont Blanc mountain range is close to collapse after accelerated melting in the late summer heat, officials at a nearby town warned Wednesday. The mayor of the town of Courmayeur has ordered a local access road closed at night and limited access to the […]
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Climate change is devastating oceans and Earth’s frozen spaces in ways that directly threaten a large slice of humanity 25.9.2019 Raw Story
Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the United Nations warned Wednesday that global warming is devastating oceans and Earth’s frozen spaces in ways that directly threaten a large slice of humanity. Crumbling ice sheets, rising seas, melting glaciers, ocean dead zones, toxic algae blooms — a […]
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The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns 25.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The planet is literally in hot water and that will have dire consequences for humanity, warns a new IPCC report on the state of the world's oceans and ice.

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Editorial: At the U.N. climate summit, children lead while the world's politicians act like children 24.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Despite Greta Thunberg's advocacy, the U.N. climate summit fell short of pledging emissions rollbacks to avoid the worst impacts of global warming.

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Intrepid scientists are tracking the final years of Venezuela's last glacier 24.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

As their country falls apart, a team of scientists in Venezuela is determined to record what happens as the last glacier in Venezuela vanishes.

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Swiss holding ‘funeral march’ to mark disappearance of an Alpine glacier 22.9.2019 Raw Story
Dozens of people will undertake a “funeral march” up a steep Swiss mountainside on Sunday to mark the disappearance of an Alpine glacier amid growing global alarm over climate change. The Pizol “has lost so much substance that from a scientific perspective it is no longer a glacier,” Alessandra Degiacomi, of the Swiss Association for […]
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What is the cryosphere? Hint: It’s vital to farming, fishing and skiing 20.9.2019 Raw Story
More than 100 scientists from 30 countries will soon release a special report examining climate change impacts on the oceans and a less familiar but critically important part of the Earth: the cryosphere. Ice sheets, ice caps and glaciers, the floating sea ice of the polar regions, lake ice, snow on the ground, and permafrost, […]
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