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Apocalyptic US West Droughts by 2050, Arctic Upheaval, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Deadpan Climate Humor At Its Best: Philomena Cunk Moments of Wonder – Climate Change – of course, one can easily imagine some US voters really believing that … Continue reading

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Forest Updates: Boreal forests count, Broken logging promises, and more!

Some boreal forests are already being undermined physically by the melting of the permafrost. Via Climate Progress Ignoring Boreal Forests Could Speed Up Global Warming reports Mongabay. Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity have caused global air and sea surface temperatures to … Continue reading

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New Global Warming Gases Found

Scientists Discover Three New Global Warming Gases – Comparison of air samples has revealed three new global warming gases and the evidence suggests they are man-made, reports Responding To Climate Change. Global warming gases have 3 or more atoms in their molecules, which … Continue reading

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California Gripped By Driest Year Ever, No Relief In Sight

California Gripped By Driest Year Ever, No Relief In Sight say federal forecasters, as many urge Gov. Brown and President Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in California, reports Kiley Kroh at Climate Progress. “This is going … Continue reading

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Arctic Melting Linked To US Extreme Weather

Arctic Melting  Linked To US Extreme Weather  says a new study by US and Chinese scientists, reports Tim Radford at the Climate News Network. Reporting their results in the reputable scientific journal Nature Climate Change, researchers have linked declining snow … Continue reading

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Just a Little Warming Will Make Water Drastically Scarce US and Globally

Just a Little Warming Will Make Water Drastically Scarce US and Globally, says a new study, reports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress, especially for people in the US South, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and south China. Without drastic corrective … Continue reading

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Warming-Fueled Drought Affects Syria, Other Mediterranean Countries

Warming-Fueled Drought Affects Syria, Other Mediterranean Countries, reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress. Drought, a fast-growing population, and a corrupt regime have all fueled Syria’s civil war. From 2006 to 2011, 60 percent of Syria’s land experienced, the worst long-term … Continue reading

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