Category Archives: climate change and the environment

Opinion | Time to Panic – By David Wallace-Wells – The New York Times

By David Wallace-Wells Mr. Wallace-Wells is the author of the forthcoming “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.” Feb. 16, 2019,  1034 c The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing … 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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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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Alumni startup counters coral loss with world’s first commercial land-based coral farm – Yale News

By Brita Belli january 4, 2019      Coral Vita founders Gator Halpern ’15 M.E.M. and Sam Teicher ’12 B.A., ’15 M.E.M down on the reefs. (Photo credit: Coral Vita) The vision that two alumni shared as graduate students for a … Continue reading

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Opinion | We Are All Riders on the Same Planet – By Matthew Myer Boulton and Joseph Heithaus – The New York Times

David: Merry Christmas. Merry Solstice. Peace on earth and good will to all! NYT: Seen from space 50 years ago, Earth appeared as a gift to preserve and cherish. What happened? By Matthew Myer Boulton and Joseph Heithaus Mr. Boulton … Continue reading

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