Monthly Archives: March 2016

Seas could rise higher than predicted, drenching coastal cities: study

Reuters: 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 […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Photos: Climate change is making California look like another planet

Quartz: When Thomas Heinser showed his pictures of California’s parched landscape in a gallery last month, people couldn’t tell what they were looking at. Last year […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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EPA aims to cut methane leaks from natural gas companies

Associated Press: The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a new partnership with 41 energy companies that have agreed to voluntarily reduce methane emissions from natural […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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‘High risk’ of severe water stresses in Asia by 2050

CNBC: Some 1 billion people in Asia could be without water by 2050, according to new research. A group of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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How America’s big data centers are going green

Monitor: Data are everywhere. With the number of Internet-connected devices expected to jump to 38.5 billion worldwide in the next four years, information is increasingly […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Climate forecasts underestimate sea-rise impact of Antarctic thaw

Reuters: Sea levels could rise 50 cm (20 inches) more this century than had been expected, according to a report published on Wednesday which found […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Scientists model a new mechanism of climate doom

Seattle PI: This image shot from the International Space Station shows the snout of the Upsala Glacier (49.88°S, 73.3°W) on the Argentine side of the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Scientists nearly double sea level rise projections for 2100, because of Antarctica

Washington Post: Sea levels could rise nearly twice as much as previously predicted by the end of this century if carbon dioxide emissions continue unabated, […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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The alarming science driving much higher sea level projections for this century

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 […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Canada: Raise the carbon tax, B.C. businesses say

Metro: Nearly 140 businesses from across B.C. are calling for a stronger carbon tax. In an open letter to Premier Christy Clark, the signees […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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