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Thousands of scientists warn climate tipping points ‘imminent’

Researchers say ‘overexploitation of the Earth’ has seen many of its ‘vital signs’ deteriorate to record levels. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/28/thousands-of-scientists-declare-worldwide-climate-emergency Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Slow-motion tectonic plate collisions force more carbon into the Earth’s interior

Scientists from Cambridge University and NTU Singapore have made an interesting discovery. They found that slow-motion collisions of massive tectonic plates inside the Earth are…

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Lake Powell, Second-Largest Reservoir in U.S., Hits Record Low as Megadrought Worsens

Amid the West’s dire megadrought, there’s more bad news on the water front. Lake Powell, a crucial reservoir on the Colorado River, has now hit…

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Climate events are the leading cause of nuclear power outages

Enlarge / Cooling water is only one factor that limits the productivity of nuclear power plants. (credit: Getty Images) With extreme weather causing power failures…

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The West’s Megadrought Has Ruined Some of the Most Iconic Trout Fishing in the U.S.

If you’re planning to go fishing in Yellowstone National Park this summer, you better head out there in the early morning, because starting on Saturday,…

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Top US scientist on melting glaciers: ‘I’ve gone from being an ecologist to a coroner’

Diana Six, an entomologist studying beetles near Glacier national park in Montana, says the crisis has fundamentally changed her profession Diana Six’s love of the…

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Feral Hogs Pollute the Climate as Much as 1 Million Cars Each Year

Nearly two years ago, we all had a hearty laugh about 30 to 50 feral hogs. Turns out that all those pigs aren’t just a…

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It’s Not a Border Crisis. It’s a Climate Change Crisis.

ALDEA XUCUP, PANZÓS, Guatemala — Here, in the small Mayan indigenous village of Xucup, men and boys pack tightly and stand in the back of…

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Ikea likely sold furniture linked to illegal logging in forests crucial to world climate: report

The report criticized an international green organization that gave its seal of approval to a Russian logging firm with a record of flouting forestry laws….

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Study: Sections of the Amazon Rainforest emit more CO2 than they absorb

Segments of the Amazon rainforest now emit more carbon dioxide than they can absorb because of human-caused disturbances, according to a study published in the…

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Severe drought threatens Hoover dam reservoir – and water for US west

The wellspring of Lake Mead created by the dam’s blocking of the Colorado River has plummeted to an historic low as states in the west…

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Wildfires rage in California and Oregon amid scorching heatwave

Firefighters working in searing heat are struggling to contain the largest wildfire in California so far this year. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/12/wildfires-rage-in-california-and-oregon-amid-scorching-heatwave Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Scientists say climate change impacted the body and brain size of humans

Researchers led by the University of Cambridge and Tübingen published a new study that looks at the changing climate and how it impacted the body…

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Trouble in Alaska? Massive oil pipeline is threatened by thawing permafrost

The slope of permafrost where an 810-foot section of the pipeline is secured has started to shift as it thaws, causing braces holding up the…

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A New Dangerous Heat Wave Is Coming for the West (Yes, Another One)

The West Coast can’t catch a break from dangerous and extreme heat. A new heatwave is set to hit the region this weekend. The Northwest…

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‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas faces reality of drought

Water investigators track down wasteful homeowners and public turf torn up to conserve scarce water supplies Investigator Perry Kaye jammed the brakes of his government-issued…

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Climate crisis ‘may put 8bn at risk of malaria and dengue’

Reducing global heating could save millions of people from mosquito-borne diseases, study finds More than 8 billion people could be at risk of malaria and…

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Antarctica’s highest-ever temperature confirmed, beating 2015 record

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has confirmed a new highest-ever recorded temperature that occurred in Antarctica back in February 2020, one that slightly eclipsed the…

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Yellowstone’s most famous geyser could shut down, with huge ramifications

If temperatures rise 10F by the century’s end as projected, Old Faithful could stop erupting, and the snowpack that feeds rivers throughout the west may…

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Arctic’s ‘Last Ice Area’ shows earlier-than-expected melt

Part of the Arctic is nicknamed the “Last Ice Area” it starting to melt. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/arctics-last-ice-area-shows-earlier-expected-melt-rcna1325 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Climate scientists take swipe at Exxon Mobil, industry in leaked report

A recently leaked draft report written by some of the world’s top climate scientists blamed disinformation and lobbying campaigns — including by Exxon Mobil —…

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Climate change: ‘Last refuge’ for polar bears is vulnerable to warming

A “last ice area” is crucial for the survival of polar bears but is suffering from climate change. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-57682081 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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