Category Archives: Climate Change

How to Cut U.S. Emissions Faster? Do What These Countries Are Doing. – BY BRAD PLUMER AND BLACKI MIGLIOZZI – The New York Times

BY BRAD PLUMER AND BLACKI MIGLIOZZI FEB. 13, 2019 The United States is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions far too slowly to help avert the worst effects of global warming. But what would happen if the country adopted seven of … Continue reading

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The Tiny Swiss Company That Thinks It Can Help Stop Climate Change – By Jon Gertner – The New York Times

“It may now be that another gas — carbon dioxide (CO₂) — can be removed from the air for commercial purposes, and that its removal could have a profound effect on the future of humanity. But it’s almost certainly too … Continue reading

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Before Global Warming, Humans Caused Global Cooling- Study Finds – By Niraj Chokshi – The New York Times

By Niraj Chokshi Feb. 5, 2019,  195 c Columbus lands in Bahamas. “When they arrived in the Americas centuries ago, European colonists brought pestilence and death. Their arrival was so devastating, in fact, that it may have contributed to a … Continue reading

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Climate Change Could Leave Thousands of Lakes Ice-Free – By NADJA POPOVICH – The New York Times

By NADJA POPOVICH FEB. 5, 2019 Global warming is melting glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica, but for millions of people, ice is vanishing closer to home as lakes lose their winter cover. In a study published last week in the … Continue reading

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Teenagers Emerge as a Force in Climate Protests Across Europe – By Milan Schreuer- Elian Peltier and Christopher F. Schuetze – The New York Times

By Milan Schreuer, Elian Peltier and Christopher F. Schuetze Jan. 31, 2019 BRUSSELS — Tens of thousands of children skipped school in Belgium on Thursday to join demonstrations for action against climate change, part of a broader environmental protest movement across Europe that has … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at the Polar Vortex’s Dangerously Cold Winds – The New York Times

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Global Warming Is Helping to Wipe Out Coffee in the Wild – By Somini Sengupta – The New York Times

By Somini Sengupta Jan. 16, 2019,  31 c Aaron Davis, a British botanist, has spent 30 years trekking across forests and farms to chronicle the fate of one plant: coffee. He has recorded how a warming planet is making it … Continue reading

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Brace for the Polar Vortex; It May Be Visiting More Often – By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

David Lindsay: It was minus 5 Farenheight here in Connecticut Sunday night. It was 40 degrees on Friday. We are experiencing the polar vortex. By Kendra Pierre-Louis Jan. 18, 2019 “Find your long johns, break out the thick socks and … Continue reading

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Glaciers Are Retreating. Millions Rely on Their Water. – The New York Times

Millions Rely on Their Water. Henry Fountain, a New York Times reporter, and Ben C. Solomon, a Times multimedia reporter, traveled to Kazakhstan to see the effects of climate change on mountain glaciers. Maps by Jeremy White. . JAN. 16, … Continue reading

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Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought- New Research Finds – By Kendra Pierre-Louis – The New York Times

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Jan. 10, 2019,  634 comments “Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because almost all the excess heat absorbed by the planet ends … Continue reading

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