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Source: The Guardian
Dangerous levels of chemicals found in underground water, while waste was dumped in unlined pits and barriers to protect groundwater were inadequate
Source: Washington Post
For a long time, there’s been one key part of the Earth system that, just maybe, could help us out a little bit with our global warming problem: Clouds
Phys - At the top the trend in annual measured precipitation between 1951 and 2010 is shown from the last scientific report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Below the relative hydroclimate changes for four...
Source: Daily News
Stanford researchers who studied trends in the atmospheric circulation patterns that affect California’s rainfall have found that conditions linked to the hot, dry weather during our latest drought have become more frequent in...
April 4, 2016 4 Climate Change Facts Everyone Should KnowSource: Inquisitr
“Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about or planet and its climate on a global scale.”
Global seas could rise nearly twice as much as previous, widely accepted estimates, according to a study published on Thursday saying low-lying cities face possible disaster by the end of the century.
March 31, 2016 New coal plants rise in 2015 despite falling consumptionSource: Carbon Brief
The fact that coal consumption has now declined for two consecutive years is a major factor in allowing carbon emissions to stall and perhaps fall in 2014 and 2015. An increasing number of plants are being retired, while many...
Source: Washington Post
For many scientists studying Antarctica, and particularly the vulnerable West Antarctic ice sheet, a major new study significantly increasing expectations for sea-level rise is the culmination of a large body of prior research —...
Researchers found that short, stunted mangroves living along the coastal desert of Baja California store up to five times more carbon below ground than their lush, tropical counterparts. The new study led by researchers at...
March 29, 2016 New Research Offers Much-Needed Hope For Our OceansSource: Huff Post
The study, published in Monday’s issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, finds that with better fishing practices, the majority of the world’s fisheries — 77 percent, to be exact — could recover to a healthy...
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