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Europe in 2100 (by Jay Simons): mapping sea level rise after dramatic climatic change

Europe in 2100(version 1.0) by JaySimons on DeviantArt...
by SS-CCSS on Nov 8, 2015

Everything is Connected

By Morag CarterIt’s my first week on the new job. I’m thrilled to join Living Oceans Society as the new Marine Planning Director. I’m really excited to learn a whole new environmental issue. But, as we say frequently in the trade—everythin...
by Water Blogged on May 7, 2014

Climate Change Occurring Ten Times Faster Than at Any Time in Past 65 Million Years

If the trend continues at its current rapid pace, it will place significant stress on terrestrial ecosystems around the world, and many species will need to make behavioral, evolutionary or geographic adaptations to survive. Although s...
by Global Rush on Feb 8, 2014

Where Has All the Ice Gone?

As the earth warms, glaciers and ice sheets are melting and seas are rising. Over the last century, the global average sea level rose by 17 centimeters (7 inches). This century, as waters warm and ice continues to melt, seas are projected to rise...
by Global Rush on Sep 20, 2013

Where Has All the Ice Gone?

As the earth warms, glaciers and ice sheets are melting and seas are rising. Over the last century, the global average sea level rose by 17 centimeters (7 inches). This century, as waters warm and ice continues to melt, seas are projected to rise...
by Global Rush on Aug 12, 2013

Agencies Release Sustainability Plans, Include Climate Change Adaptation

Federal agencies Feb. 7 released their third annual sustainability plans, which for the first time include steps to adapt to climate change. The adaptation plans outline initiatives to reduce the vulnerability of federal assets, programs, an...
by Global Rush on Aug 10, 2013

Scientists link frozen spring to dramatic Arctic sea ice loss

Climate scientists have linked the massive snowstorms and bitter spring weather now being experienced across Britain and large parts of Europe and North America to the dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice. Both the extent and the volume of the sea i...
by Global Rush on Aug 3, 2013

Climate Change Is Taking Place 'Before Our Eyes'

When in September the Arctic sea ice that freezes and melts each year shrank to its lowest extent ever recorded and then contracted a further 500,000 sq km, the small world of ice scientists was shocked. This was unprecedented, yet there was nothin...
by Global Rush on Aug 1, 2013

Climate change means catastrophe in UK, not café culture says professor

Professor Kevin Anderson, Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, said Government and local authorities are failing to grasp the risks to Britain of global warming. He accused people of focusing on the chance of warmer even...
by Global Rush on Jul 30, 2013

Water World: Sea Level Rise in Real Life

Water World: Sea Level Rise in Real Life Sea levels have risen along the East Coast around 6 to 8 inches since 1960. Under different global warming scenarios, seas could rise 8 inches to several feet by 2100. The longer term concern is that...
by Global Rush on Jul 23, 2013

Pathways into the Future - Triggers of Change

The 2013 Earth Dialogues will attract leading figures of international politics, science, business and civil society in the search for solutions to resolve the most pressing and interconnected challenges of insecurity, poverty and environmental d...
by Global Rush on Jul 22, 2013

Waters off Northeast US coast unusually warm, says NOAA

Sea surface temperatures on the Northeast US Continental Shelf reached the highest recorded in 150 years, says an advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. From North Carolina to Maine, the waters have been unusual...
by Global Rush on Jul 16, 2013

Sudden Greenland ice sheet melt baffles scientists

Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8 (right) about 40 percent of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. In just a few days (July 12), an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface had thawed. The areas...
by Global Rush on Jul 10, 2013

Arctic Council: John Kerry steps into Arctic diplomacy

Three and half a months into his tenure as US secretary of state, John Kerry is grappling with war in Syria, tensions on the Korean peninsula and other crises. But on Tuesday, he takes a short break to dive into an issue in which he has long been...
by Global Rush on Jul 8, 2013

Breakup Continues on the Wilkins Ice Shelf

Wave action and glacial dynamics split another chunk of ice off of the Antarctic Peninsula in March 2013. An ice shelf is a thick plate of ice attached to a coastline on one side and floating over the ocean on the other side. Many ice shelves fr...
by Global Rush on Jul 6, 2013

Is More Global Warming Hiding in the Oceans?

The HMS Challenger set sail 135 years ago. It was the world's first scientific survey of ocean life. But the HMS Challenger also studied ocean temperatures along the way by dropping thermometers attached to Italian hemp ropes hundreds of meters de...
by Global Rush on Jul 5, 2013

CBS Breaks Climate Silence With Panel Connecting Climate Change To Extreme Weather

Over the last few years, media outlets have been among the worst offenders maintaining virtual radio silence on how extreme weather patterns may be the result of manmade climate change. But CBS broke this so-called “climate silence” on...
by Global Rush on Jul 3, 2013

Lance Armstrong and Superstorm Sandy were both doped

Lance Armstrong's wins weren't caused by his doping, but he was still performance enhanced. Superstorm Sandy was similarly enhanced by industrial climate disruption.
by Scholars & Rogues on Nov 8, 2012

Road to Rio On the front line of climate change: Five cities battling floods, heat and storms

Climate change has the potential to cause unprecedented damage to urban areas — both in terms of human life and financial capital. What will cities do to cope with rising sea levels, heatwaves, droughts and more frequent and severe storms? How...
by Alternating Current News on Jun 19, 2012

Road to Rio On the front line of climate change: Five cities battling floods, heat and storms

Climate change has the potential to cause unprecedented damage to urban areas — both in terms of human life and financial capital. What will cities do to cope with rising sea levels, heatwaves, droughts and more frequent and severe storms? How...
by Alternating Current News on Jun 19, 2012


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