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Al Gore: The Green Revolution Is ‘Unstoppable’
Despite a tough political climate, the environmental activist is still optimistic.
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By 2100, Deadly Heat May Threaten Majority of Humankind
Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heat waves by 2100 unless carbon emissions plummet, a new study warns.
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Scientists Have Come Up With A Crazy Plan To ‘Refreeze’ Arctic Ice
It would require a mind-blowing number of water pumps.
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Antarctica’s Sea Ice Shrinks to New Record Low
The latest daily figures may confirm a disturbing trend in global melting.
Arctic Ice Isn't Doomed Yet—Here's How to Save It loading...
Arctic Ice Isn't Doomed Yet—Here's How to Save It
Crazy warm winters haven't pushed Arctic ice beyond a “tipping point.” Every ton of CO2 we don't emit saves 3 square metres of it.
About The Big Thaw

Scientists who assess the planet's health see indisputable evidence that Earth has been getting warmer, in some cases rapidly. Most believe that human activity, in particular the burning of fossil fuels and the resulting buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, have influenced this warming trend. In the past decade scientists have documented record-high average annual surface temperatures and have been observing other signs of change all over the planet: in the distribution of ice, and in the salinity, levels, and temperatures of the oceans.

 

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