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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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11-14-2017
Evidence of a 260 million year-old forest found in Antarctica
Scientists have uncovered evidence of a 260-million year-old forest in...
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11-14-2017
Strategies for managing new pests brought by climate change
We live in an age that has been dubbed the...
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11-14-2017
The High Plains Aquifer is in danger of drying up
The High Plains Aquifer, also known as the Ogallala Aquifer,...
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11-14-2017
Trump admin uses climate change conference to back fossil fuels
Shocking world leaders and sparking protests, the Trump Administration endorsed...
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11-14-2017
Artificially cooling the planet could have devastating effects
Geoengineering is the large-scale manipulation of Earth's climate in an...
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11-14-2017
U.S. will benefit from climate change efforts in other countries
As we reported, the United States is now officially the...
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11-13-2017
Study: As temperatures rise, so will mortality rates
The series of deadly heatwaves that lingered over parts of...
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11-13-2017
Birds in California are nesting earlier due to climate change
Birds in California are breeding earlier than they did a...
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11-13-2017
Iran hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake close to Iraq border
More than 400 people were killed and at least 7,000...
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11-13-2017
Continental rifting can heat up the planet
When it comes to carbon emissions in our atmosphere, a...
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11-13-2017
15,000 scientists across the globe warn of environmental threats
More than 15,000 scientists in 184 countries have signed a...
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11-13-2017
The top 10 environmental disaster movies
Movies are powerful tools to get messages across about climate...
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