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09-29-2022
Elusive sea-level “fingerprint” detected around Greenland ice sheet
Contrary to what one might expect, melting polar ice that introduces fresh water into the sea will not lead to sea-level rises of equal magnitude throughout the world’s oceans. Instead, as an ice sheet melts, it leaves a unique pattern of meltwater distribution behind, known as a sea-level fingerprint. Although the concept of sea-level fingerprints has already been factored into current models used to predict future changes in sea level, actual observational measurements of the accuracy of these predictions have been difficult to make.  A new study, led...
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12-12-2017
Satellite data reveals vibrant life on the Antarctic seafloor
An international team of scientists has managed to use an...
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12-12-2017
Buildings must be made more energy efficient to hit climate goals
A recent assessment finds that time is running out for...
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12-11-2017
Why meteoroids burn up before they reach Earth
In 2013, a 65 foot-wide meteoroid entered Earth’s atmosphere and...
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12-11-2017
New west coast earthquake warning system could save lives
ShakeAlert is an earthquake early warning system that has been...
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12-11-2017
Climate change to create major shift in wind energy production
Research from the University of Colorado at Boulder predicts a...
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12-11-2017
Whales could soon go extinct, report finds
North Atlantic right whales are on the brink of extinction,...
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12-11-2017
Facts accepted as consensus help convince climate change skeptics
A new study in the journal Nature Human Behaviour demonstrates...
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12-11-2017
Missing the forest for the trees: African deforestation not as bad as feared
African deforestation has led to the loss of more than...
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12-11-2017
Air pollution exposure increases risk of birth defects
According to new research, women who are exposed to air...
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12-10-2017
National parks, Trump and the Ghost of Teddy Roosevelt
During Teddy Roosevelt’s time as president, he was derided as...
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12-09-2017
Lawsuit could force the UK to cut emissions to meet commitments
Health professionals are backing the group Plan B in taking...
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12-09-2017
New strategies proposed to address air pollution in China
Air pollution in China must be more effectively addressed, and...
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