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Stupendous Speed of Climate Change

August 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Global Warming, Uncategorized, Unnatural Disaster

via Stanford University news, opening paras of article you can read in full here: Climate change on pace to occur 10 times faster than any change recorded in past 65 million years, Stanford scientists say Not only is the planet undergoing one of the largest climate changes in the past 65 million years, Stanford climate […]

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Climate Change Remobilizes …

July 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Air pollution, Arctic Ice, Climate Change, Global Warming

… Long Buried Pollution as Arctic Ice Melts Trapped toxic chemicals are escaping from melting snow and ice in the Arctic, according to new research Check out the following article from the Scientific American by Lauren Morello and ClimateWire  | July 25, 2011 | 11 Image: NASA Warming in the Arctic is causing the release of toxic chemicals long trapped in the […]

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How Stable is the Contemporary Environment?

December 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Air pollution, Antarctic Ice, Arctic Ice, Carbon dioxide, Climate Change, Environment, Fossil fuel, Global Warming, Greenhouse gas, Permafrost

Via the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: Tipping Elements in the Earth System: How Stable is the Contemporary Environment? 12/08/2009 – A Special Feature of the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences” presents the latest scientific insights on so-called tipping elements in the planetary environment. These elements have been identified as the most […]

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Climate Crunch Warning: Arctic Meltdown

March 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Arctic Ice

The current issue of The New Scientist  has a rather stark editorial on global warming, and especially on arctic meltdown, of which I am reprinting the opening paragraphs below (You can read the full article here. Very worthwhile reading & pondering — & acting on or pushing towards action. Maybe our new administration will actually take some real […]

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Emergency Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen

March 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Climate Change

Stern attacks politicians over climate ‘devastation’ guardian.co.uk © Guardian News and Media Limited 2009 (Friday 13 March 2009) Peter Cox, a climate expert at Exeter University, said: “People have been saying this individually for a long time. This is just a much louder and concerted shout from our community.” Politicians have failed to take on […]

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