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January 17, 2019 New U.S. Oil And Gas Drilling To Unleash 1,000 Coal Plants’ Worth Of Pollution By 2050Source: Huff Post
Amid mounting calls to phase out fossil fuels in the face of rapidly worsening climate change, the United States is ramping up oil and gas drilling faster than any other country, threatening to add 1,000 coal plants’ worth of...
January 17, 2019 Davos: Climate is the biggest risk to business (and the world)Source: CNN
Companies and investors are waking up to the dangers posed by climate change and extreme weather. Many now consider environmental risks, such as droughts and wildfires, to be even more dangerous than turbulent markets,...
January 16, 2019 Antarctica's ice is melting faster, raising risk of sea level riseSource: CBS News
In the "the longest-ever assessment" of Antarctica's ice mass, scientists are reporting a rapid increase in melting — a six-fold increase in yearly Antarctic ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017.
January 15, 2019 Climate Change Is Making Waves StrongerSource: Motherboard
Climate change is changing our wind patterns, which is strengthening waves traveling across the earth's surface.
Source: NY Times
Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because almost all the excess heat absorbed by the planet ends up stored in their waters.
January 10, 2019 Climate Change: Complex Challenges for AgricultureSource: Inter Press Service
“Industrial agriculture has reached a dead end—there is no option to continue as before,” warns Hans Rudolf Herren, winner of the World Food Prize and longtime president of the Biovision Foundation. The renowned...
January 9, 2019 U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants ClosedSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years, according to a preliminary estimate published Tuesday.
January 8, 2019 Supreme Court rejects Exxon Mobil appeal in climate caseSource: The Hill
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a case in which Exxon Mobil Corp. is trying to stop Massachusetts’s demand for documents from it in a climate change investigation.
January 8, 2019 A Terrifying Sea-Level Prediction Now Looks Far Less LikelySource: The Atlantic
Two years ago, the glaciologists Robert DeConto and David Pollard rocked their field with a paper arguing that several massive glaciers in Antarctica were much more unstable than previously thought.
January 7, 2019 How we can combat climate change ?Source: Washington Post
Last year’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sounded the alarm: The world has until 2030 to implement “rapid and far-reaching” changes to our energy, infrastructure and industrial systems to avoid 2...
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