The Arctic Paradox

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Donald Trump USDA Climate Science Quash Squanders US Science Leadership
Donald Trump USDA Climate Science Quash Squanders US Science Leadership
by MSNBC
Rachel Maddow looks at the history of scientific excellence and global leadership by the USDA and how the agency's…
Super-Hurricanes & Cyclones
by David Keellings, Radio Ecoshock
Atmosphere specialist David Keellings on the new age of super-hurricane/cyclones. On September 20th, 2017…
Climate crisis needs radical food changes
Climate Crisis Needs Radical Food Changes
by Tim Radford
From farm to fork, agriculture fuels global heating. Can the world eat well, but stay a little cooler? That will need…
How To Fight Wildfires And Climate Change With Wetlands
How To Fight Wildfires And Climate Change With Wetlands
by Mike Waddington and Sophie Wilkinson
As unlikely as it may sound, a new approach for fighting the destruction of wildfires in Canada’s boreal region may lie…
From Shark Bay Seagrass To Stone Age Scotland, We Can Now Assess Climate Risks To World Heritage
From Shark Bay Seagrass To Stone Age Scotland, We Can Now Assess Climate Risks To World Heritage
by Scott Heron and Jon C. Day
Climate change is the fastest-growing global threat to World Heritage. However, no systematic approach to assess the…
Climate Change Should Be Part Of Regular Savings And Investment Decisions
Climate Change Should Be Part Of Regular Savings And Investment Decisions
by Tiff Macklem
As a member of the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance, we recently published our final report on mobilizing financial…
Brazilians reject Bolsonaro’s nuclear plan
Brazilians Reject Bolsonaro’s Nuclear Plan
by Jan Rocha
The prospect of more atomic energy for Brazil, envisaged under President Bolsonaro’s nuclear plan, fails to impress…
Climate Change Is Making Cities Sick And We Need To Act
Climate Change Is Making Cities Sick And We Need To Act
by Malcolm Araos, et al
Urban Canadians are feeling the impact of climate change. Flooding in Quebec this spring damaged nearly 1,900 homes in…

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Ice Melt In Greenland And Antarctica Predicted To Bring More Frequent Extreme Weather
Ice Melt In Greenland And Antarctica Predicted To Bring More Frequent Extreme Weather
by Nick Golledge
Last week, rivers froze over in Chicago when it got colder than at the North Pole. At the same time, temperatures hit…
How Solar Heat Drives Rapid Melting Of Parts Of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelf
How Solar Heat Drives Rapid Melting Of Parts Of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelf
by Craig Stewart
The ocean that surrounds Antarctica plays a crucial role in regulating the mass balance of the continent’s ice cover.
The Arctic Paradox
by Tobias Thorleifsson
Explore Ellesmere Island with Tobias in this talk, as he urges us to protect this arctic environment from the hands of…
7 Surprising Results From The Reduction Of Arctic Sea Ice Cover
by David Barber
It is now well known that sea ice in the Arctic has changed in both extent and thickness over the past several decades.
Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History
Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History
by Jake Johnson
"This is unprecedented. I tease people that Anchorage is the coolest city in the country—and climatically that is…
Game On Climate Change Game On
by Laura Tenenbaum
Laura Faye Tenenbaum is the Senior Science Editor for the NASA’s Global Climate Change publication and a member of the…
After Data Shows Last Month Was Hottest June on Record, Sanders Says Maybe Now Is 'Time to Start Treating This Like a Crisis and Not a Hoax'
After Data Shows Last Month Was Hottest June on Record, Sanders Says Maybe Now Is 'Time to Start Treating This Like a Crisis and Not a Hoax'
by Jon Queall
"It's only the hottest June ever recorded on planet earth," said 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben with sarcasm. "So,…
Edge of the Great Dying: Extinction crisis
by Stop Fossil Fuels
At least a million forms of life hover at the edge of extinction as humans take over the world. Lead author Sandra Diaz…

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The Counter-Intuitive Solution To Getting People To Care About Climate Change
The Counter-Intuitive Solution To Getting People To Care About Climate Change
by Kamyar Razavi
In a May episode of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Bill Nye the Science Guy took a blowtorch to a miniature globe.…
5 Ways To Be A Responsible Wildlife Tourist
5 Ways To Be A Responsible Wildlife Tourist
by Tracie McKinney
Imagine walking through a lush tropical forest. You hear a rustle overhead, and a half-eaten fruit plops onto the…
Climate Change Is Affecting Crop Yields And Reducing Global Food Supplies
Climate Change Is Affecting Crop Yields And Reducing Global Food Supplies
by Deepak Ray
Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall…
The Arctic Paradox
by Tobias Thorleifsson
Explore Ellesmere Island with Tobias in this talk, as he urges us to protect this arctic environment from the hands of…
Increased Drought Amid Climate Change & Warming
by Kate Marvel, Radio Ecoshock
Columbia/NASA scientist Kate Marvel explains “hyroclimate” as rains and droughts go extreme. When it comes to your…
7 Surprising Results From The Reduction Of Arctic Sea Ice Cover
by David Barber
It is now well known that sea ice in the Arctic has changed in both extent and thickness over the past several decades.
Half-Submerged Trump Head, Says Artist, Designed to Silence Destructive Words and Deeds of US President
Half-Submerged Trump Head, Says Artist, Designed to Silence Destructive Words and Deeds of US President
by Eoin Higgins
"The idea was to gag Trump, to silence him, but he continues to speak."

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Ice Melt In Greenland And Antarctica Predicted To Bring More Frequent Extreme Weather
Ice Melt In Greenland And Antarctica Predicted To Bring More Frequent Extreme Weather
by Nick Golledge
Last week, rivers froze over in Chicago when it got colder than at the North Pole. At the same time, temperatures hit…
The Counter-Intuitive Solution To Getting People To Care About Climate Change
The Counter-Intuitive Solution To Getting People To Care About Climate Change
by Kamyar Razavi
In a May episode of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Bill Nye the Science Guy took a blowtorch to a miniature globe.…
Forest Elephants Are Our Allies In The Fight Against Climate Change
Forest Elephants Are Our Allies In The Fight Against Climate Change
by Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz
Forest elephant extinction would exacerbate climate change. That’s according to a new study in Nature Geoscience which…
As Flood Risks Increase Across The US, It's Time To Recognize The Limits Of Levees
As Flood Risks Increase Across The US, It's Time To Recognize The Limits Of Levees
by Amahia Mallea
New Orleans averted disaster this month when tropical storm Barry delivered less rain in the Crescent City than…
It's Time To Wake Up To The Devastating Impact Flying Has On The Environment
It's Time To Wake Up To The Devastating Impact Flying Has On The Environment
by Roger Tyers
While in many countries new cars, domestic appliances, and even houses now have mandatory energy efficiency…
5 Ways To Be A Responsible Wildlife Tourist
5 Ways To Be A Responsible Wildlife Tourist
by Tracie McKinney
Imagine walking through a lush tropical forest. You hear a rustle overhead, and a half-eaten fruit plops onto the…
What Does The Dutch Court Ruling On Climate Targets Mean For Australia?
What Does The Dutch Court Ruling On Climate Targets Mean For Australia?
by Katherine Lake
In a landmark ruling, The Hague District Court has ordered the Netherlands government to take more action to reduce its…