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Climate Change Now Impacting U.S., Government Report Warns
The draft report, currently under review at the White House, forcefully states that the fruits of a changing climate are already here.
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Feeling the heat Australia?
The Bureau of Meteorology says we’ve had the hottest July on record.
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Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near Future
Many shore communities in the U.S. face inundation in the coming decades.
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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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Scientists Collect Ice Cores From Glaciers Before They Disappear
Scientists are drilling glacier ice before rising temperatures destroy valuable data.
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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