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01-23-2022
Projected atmospheric rivers could drench East Asia
A growing collection of studies has shown that global warming entails more than just higher temperatures. Extreme weather events are occurring more often and are becoming increasingly powerful in many parts of the world, necessitating an urgent need to forecast and prepare for them. The results of a new modeling study led by the University of Tsukuba predict that "atmospheric rivers" will cause more frequent and severe extreme downpour events across East Asia.  Atmospheric rivers are long, narrow regions of concentrated water vapor moving across the atmosphere....
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11-23-2016
Hot hot heat: study predicts climate change will set more U.S. heat records
Climate change to set new highs in US weather records....
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11-23-2016
Deep sea coral in North Atlantic faces threat from climate change
If climate change alters winter weather conditions in western Europe,...
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11-23-2016
Cement absorbs CO2 emissions from the atmosphere
Cement found to absorb CO2 emissions from the atmosphere In...
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11-22-2016
Record high temperatures will soon outnumber record low temperatures 15 to 1
According to climate scientists, if greenhouse gas emissions continue polluting...
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11-22-2016
EPA chief: Trump will not derail clean energy and climate change progress
Gina McCarthy, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, insists...
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11-22-2016
Study predicts how ocean acidification will impact species
Ocean acidification could drive a huge loss of biodiversity in some...
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11-21-2016
Most of the meltwater in Greenland fjords comes from icebergs
Most of the meltwater in Greenland's fjords comes from icebergs,...
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11-21-2016
Marine microalgae: A new and sustainable way to feed and fuel the planet
Marine microalgae, also known as phytoplankton, provide the food base which...
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11-21-2016
Canada plans to phase out coal-fired electricity by 2030
On Monday, Canadian officials announced that the country plans to...
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11-21-2016
Obama moves to block new mining near Yellowstone National Park
Continuing to honor his commitment to protect the environment before...
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11-21-2016
New method to monitor global ocean warming
Earth's oceans store an estimated 90% of the global warming associated with...
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11-20-2016
Obama administration blocks new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean
Continuing to honor his commitment to protect and heal the...
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