Category Archives: CC Science

Opinion | A Prophet of Doom James Hanson Was Right About the Climate – by Justin Gillis – NYT

“June 23 turned out be a blistering day in Washington, and much of the nation was suffering through a drought and heat wave. Dr. Hansen took his seat in a Capitol Hill hearing room and laid out the scientific facts … Continue reading

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EDF Satellite Could Detect Planet-Warming Plumes on the Ground – The New York Times

Tom Ingersoll, a longtime satellite entrepreneur, admits being startled by a call he received last year: A nonprofit foundation wanted to build a satellite and launch it into orbit to help fight climate change. “I thought, ‘Wow, that’s kind of … Continue reading

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat | YaleNews

“The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health. Now in its twentieth year, the biennial report is produced by researchers at Yale and Columbia Universities in collaboration with the World … Continue reading

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Earth’s Warming Continued in 2017. And That Was Without El Niño. – NYT

Gray Is Green shared a link. Published by David Lindsay · 14 mins ·  Earth’s Warming Continued in 2017. And That Was Without El Niño. Researchers reported Thursday that 2017 average global temperatures are just below the record set in 2016. The result was a surprise … Continue reading

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Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. – by Justin Gillis – NYT

Thank you Justin Gillis.   Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. We know. Global warming is daunting. So here’s a place to start: 17 often-asked questions with some straightforward answers. NYTIMES.COM 1. Climate change? Global warming? … Continue reading

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What Could We Lose if a NASA Climate Mission Goes Dark? – by Jon Gertner – NYT Mag

Here “In late August, as Hurricane Harvey began smashing into the Texas coast, a flood of data began pouring in along with the catastrophic quantities of rainwater. It wasn’t from the nonstop news coverage on CNN and elsewhere; it was … Continue reading

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You Fix It: Can You Stay Within the World’s Carbon Budget? – The New York Times

“We need to stay within our carbon budget.To prevent the worst effects of global warming, we have to keep temperatures from increasing by more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2.0 degrees Celsius) above the preindustrial level — the upper limit agreed … Continue reading

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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Efforts in Vietnam Le Minh NHAT PhD – pdf

Source: Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Efforts in Vietnam Le Minh NHAT PhD – pdf

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Looming Floods, Threatened Cities – Part 2 – by Justin Gillis et al – NYT

“The risk is clear: Antarctica’s collapse has the potential to inundate coastal cities across the globe.Over tens of millions of years, thin layers of snow falling on the continent — in many places, just a light dusting every year — … Continue reading

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Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea – by Justin Gillis et al – NYT

“Recent computer forecasts suggest that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at a high level, parts of Antarctica could break up rapidly, causing the ocean to rise six feet or more by the end of this century. That is double the … Continue reading

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