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Warming Oceans May Make ‘Nemo’ Harder To Find
Heat bleaches sea anemones, too, causing the iconic clownfish to stop laying eggs. Here’s how.
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Melbourne, Sydney It’s Going To Get Hot In Here
With temperatures estimated to rise above 50 degrees, it looks like Sydney and Melbourne are in for some sweaty nights
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Hidden Costs Of Climate Change Running Hundreds Of Billions A Year
A new report warns of a high price tag on the impacts of global warming, from storm damage to health costs. But solutions can provide better value, the authors say.
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See Bizarre ‘Lava-Like’ Landslide Tear Through Hillside
Scientists have speculated that warming temperatures may be making the region’s terrain more unstable.
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Self-Driving 'Robocabs' Could Help Curb Global Warming
Scientists say the type of robotic vehicles that Google and Uber are testing could slash heat-trapping emissions if used as taxis.
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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