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Tag: "Oceans & Coasts"

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East Antarctica is melting from above and below

East Antarctica is melting from above and below

Two new studies of different ice shelves have seen major melting that could portend a less stable future for the region.

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The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

President-elect Trump on rounds out a potential dream team of anti-environment cabinet members with the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil.

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The Arctic is a seriously weird and scary place right now

The Arctic is a seriously weird and scary place right now

Intense warmth in both the air and oceans is driving the mini-meltdown at a time when Arctic sea ice should be rapidly growing.

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Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Donald Trump is preparing to lead America during a perilous period for the 130 million residents of its coastal counties.

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Antarctica at risk of runaway melting, scientists discover

Antarctica at risk of runaway melting, scientists discover

The world’s greatest reservoir of ice is verging on a breakdown that could push seas to heights not experienced since prehistoric times.

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World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in UK

World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in UK

The U.K. wind energy industry received a boost this week with the announcement of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, to be built off the northeast coast.

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The forgotten U.N. climate goal: 1.5°C

The forgotten U.N. climate goal: 1.5°C

Delegates representing island states will be pushing for the formal adoption of a long-overlooked goal, one that limits warming to less than 1.5°C.

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50 years after warning, no debate in Paris on the science

50 years after warning, no debate in Paris on the science

Diplomats steeling themselves for a historic round of UN climate negotiations remain divided by a handful of stubborn disputes. Climate science is not one of them.

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Record hot first half may herald warmest year yet

Record hot first half may herald warmest year yet

Yet another month has set a global temperature record, with June 2015 coming in as the warmest June on record going back to 1880.

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Pope Francis’ letter on climate change leaked early

Pope Francis’ letter on climate change leaked early

A copy of Pope Francis’s message exhorting humanity to be better stewards of the planet and to combat issues like climate change has been leaked.

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New York’s smart grid research may shape U.S.

New York’s smart grid research may shape U.S.

New York and its utility infrastructure are highly vulnerable to climate change-influenced extreme weather and rising seas.