Shrinking Glaciers Have Created An Imbalance For Greenland's Ice Sheet

Shrinking Glaciers Have Created A New Normal For Greenland's Ice Sheet

Greenland is the largest island on Earth, and about 80% of it is covered by a giant sheet of ice. Slowly flowing glaciers connect this massive frozen reservoir of fresh water to the ocean, but because of climate change, these glaciers are rapidly retreating.

Will The Tropics Eventually Become Uninhabitable?

Will The Tropics Eventually Become Uninhabitable?

What is the impact of temperature increases in the tropics? How likely is it that regions along the Equator will be uninhabitable due to high wet bulb temperatures such as 35℃ and more in places like Singapore? Do we have models that suggest how likely this is and at what time frames?

Humans Ignite Almost Every Wildfire That Threatens Homes

Humans Ignite Almost Every Wildfire That Threatens Homes

Summer and fall are wildfire season across the western U.S. In recent years, wildfires have destroyed thousands of homes, forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate and exposed tens of millions to harmful smoke.

What Is A Hurricane Storm Surge and Why Is It So Dangerous?

What Is A Hurricane Storm Surge and Why Is It So Dangerous?

As Hurricane Sally headed for the northern Gulf Coast on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, forecasters warned of a potentially life-threatening storm surge, with water levels that could rise as high as 7 feet in some areas.

Are Hurricanes Strengthening More Rapidly?

08 28 are hurricanes strengthening more rapidly

Hurricane Laura blew up quickly as it headed for the Louisiana coast, intensifying from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in less than 24 hours.

Are We Really Doomed If We Don't Manage To Curb Emissions By 2030?

Are We Really Doomed If We Don't Manage To Curb Emissions By 2030?

Humanity is not doomed, not now or even in a worst-case scenario in 2030. But avoiding doom — either the end or widespread collapse of civilisation — is setting a pretty low bar. We can aim much higher than that without shying away from reality.

Understanding The Impacts Of Changing Arctic Storms

The world’s largest polar research expedition is currently underway in the Arctic. The year-long expedition, known as the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC), involves 300 researchers from 19 countries.

How Climate Change Anxiety Affects Our Mental Health

How Climate Change Anxiety Affects Our Mental Health

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) recently declared climate change a health emergency, reflecting similar positions taken by a growing list of peak medical bodies around the world.

The Five Corrupt Pillars Of Climate Change Denial


The fossil fuel industry, political lobbyists, media moguls and individuals have spent the past 30 years sowing doubt about the reality of climate change - where none exists. The latest estimate is that

A Scary Year for Climate Change

A Scary Year for Climate Change
O
ne year ago, the international scientific community could hardly have expected that Greta Thunberg, a teenager from Sweden, would become one of its greatest allies.

A Taste of the Climate Apocalypse to Come?

A Taste of the Climate Apocalypse to Come
At the beginning of October 2019, my kids’ preschool informed me that it might be closed the next day because of rolling blackouts — a radical new effort by our local power utility in Northern California to avoid sparking wildfires.

What’s The Most Polluted City?

What’s The Most Polluted City?

Poor on-the-ground monitoring makes it impossible to know which city is the world’s most polluted, according to new research.

5 Periods of Mass Extinction on Earth. Are We Entering The Sixth?

5 Periods Of Mass Extinction On Earth. Are We Entering The Sixth?
Our earth is very old. Based on the estimation of the oldest rock, it’s around 4.5 billion years of age. Scientists from all over the world use astronomy, geology, chemistry, biology, archaeology and other sciences to investigate the Earth’s formation as well as the emergence and extinction of life on Earth.

What Happens When A Country Drowns?

What Happens When A Country Drowns?

Global climate change is endangering small island countries, many of them developing nations, potentially harming their ability to function as independent states.

5 Things The UK Must Do To Prepare For The Next Heatwave

5 Things The UK Must Do To Prepare For The Next Heatwave

The 2018 summer heatwave in the UK broke records – and it won’t be the last spell of such severe heat. In fact, climate change means that hot summers which would once occur twice a century may soon occur twice a decade.

The Stormy Outlook For Insurance-linked Securities

The Stormy Outlook For Insurance-linked Securities

The world has witnessed a shocking series of disastrous events in 2017. Devastating hurricanes and Mexico’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake were just some of the catastrophes to captivate our collective attention.

Why Climate Change Is Worsening Public Health Problems

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Around the world, the health care debate often revolves around access. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization, recently announced: “All roads lead to universal health coverage.”

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