Climate Change

How Climate Changes’s Effect on Agriculture can Lead to War
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Rising temperatures may have played a significant role in the Syrian Civil War.  On February 12, the temperature in Magnum, Oklahoma, reached 100 degrees. It was a state record for the month of February, besting a mark that was set in 1918. The average February high in Magnum is 56. Many see the unseasonably warm temperature […]

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Fears Grow That Climate Conflicts Could Lead to War
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If you’re skiing at Europe’s resorts this month, enjoy it while it lasts. As much as 70 percent of Alpine snow could disappear by the end of the century as global warming increasingly cuts in on the annual ski season. That’s the conclusion of Swiss researchers in a paper relying on three-dimensional modeling to understand […]

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Extreme Weather in Europe – More Frequent
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Bob Berwyn of Pacific Standard reports that extreme weather is becoming more frequent – and more expensive – in Europe. Without doubt our global warming trajectory is gaining pace and, as has been prophesied, by Professor James Lovelock, as now unstoppable, the results of it are going to be catastrophic for the human race. Less […]

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Astonishing Warming of Artic
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Scientists released this year’s so-called Arctic Report Card on Tuesday, and it is a dismal one.  Researchers say the Arctic continues to warm up at rates they call “astonishing.” They presented their findings at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in San Francisco.  “The Arctic as a whole is warming at least twice as fast […]

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2016 Warmest Year on Record
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For anyone infantile to still believe global warming isn’t happening, let alone gathering momentum, 20 is being reported as the warmest year on record. And judging by the warm winter we have been having in Britain so far, 2017 looks set to make this year another record. Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely […]

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Antarctic ice shelf could collapse within 100 years, scientists warn
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A massive iceberg splintered off one of West Antarctica’s largest glaciers last year, and now, scientists have discovered the “troubling” reason why, they said. In 2015, an iceberg measuring almost 225 square miles broke off from the Pine Island Glacier, which forms part of the ice shelf that bounds the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Recently, while […]

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Brace yourself for a bitterly cold winter
thinkprogress.org

Brace yourself for a bitterly cold winter, as climate change shifts the polar vortex Scientists have long said global warming will bring extreme weather. It’s coming back. The polar vortex that shocked the northeast with extremely cold days may bring more bitterly cold winters to North America, according to a new study. The polar vortex is […]

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NASA: Record-Breaking Temperatures Continuing for 10th Consecutive Month
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For ten consecutive months since October 2015, we have been experiencing the most intense scorching heat, and July of this year shows to be the hottest to be ever recorded. Although El Niño gave a boost in global temperature, it is not the only thing we should be concerned about. BREAKING RECORDS CONSISTENTLY Congratulations, mankind! […]

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The last ice age: Melting ice sheets caused climate change
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New insights into the potential consequences of disappearing ice sheets in the Arctic have emerged from a study into climate conditions around the North Atlantic approximately 10,000 years ago, the end of the last ice age. Today, North West Europe and North West Africa experience opposing winter weather thanks to a phenomenon known as the […]

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