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Global Warming: the Blizzard Connection, the Sports Connection, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com “whether an event is caused by climate change … is the wrong question. All weather events are affected by climate change because the environment in which they … Continue reading

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Antarctic Ice Sheet Starts Collapsing: Unstoppable; Seas to Rise 12-15 Feet

Satellite radar composite view of Antarctica. The West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is penned in by mountain ranges and the floating ice of the Ross Ice Shelf. Most of the WAIS rests on rock that is below sea level. American Institute … Continue reading

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Global Melting of Glaciers Varies Highly, As Sea Rise Continues – Study

Using twin satellites that track melting glaciers via shifts in gravity from changing masses of ice and water between 2003 and 2010,  a study recently published in the journal Nature concludes that there has been little change in the Himalayan … Continue reading

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