Listen And Help Us: Kids Worldwide Are On Strike For The Climate loading...
Listen And Help Us: Kids Worldwide Are On Strike For The Climate
In over 200 nations, children are calling for adults to take action and stop ruining the planet’s future.
How Artificial Intelligence Can Tackle Climate Change loading...
How Artificial Intelligence Can Tackle Climate Change
The biggest challenge on the planet might benefit from machine learning to help with solutions. Here are just a few.
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By 2050, Many U.S. Cities Will Have Weather Like They’ve Never Seen
New York, San Francisco, and Washington are among the 17 U.S. cities that will soon face unprecedented weather.
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Europe Has Had Five 500-Year Summers In 15 years. And Now This
A continent without air conditioning struggles with 38-degree days in June—and wonders how it will cope with the hotter years ahead.
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Invasion of the stink bugs: how a tiny insect roils global communities
A hazelnut-producing region of far-western Georgia is caught up in the global fight to save crops and livelihoods from devastating stink bugs.
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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