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Australia’s Summer Of Extremities
Monash University’s, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment Emeritus Professor Neville Nicholls says while public attention on the disastrous bushfire crisis in Australia will rightly continue for weeks to come, we shouldn't forget other weather and climate challenges looming.
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Slowing Global Warming By Accident
The world has already slowed global warming more successfully than the Kyoto Agreement and we kind of did it by accident.
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Australia's Unique Wildlife Suffers From Bushfire Crisis
Some of the grimmest images coming out of the devastating bushfires sweeping Australia depict the monstrous loss of wildlife with estimates putting the loss at well over half a billion animals lost.
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There Was Some Good Times In 2019
In a year where there seems to have been an avalanche of bad news, there has also been plenty of uplifting stories which tend to get forgotten in a news cycle that seems to thrive on a negative feedback loop.
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Huge Amounts Of Greenhouse Gases Lurk In The Oceans, And Could Make Warming Far Worse
Stores of methane and CO2 in the world's seas are in a strange, icy state, and the waters are warming, creating a ticking carbon time bomb.
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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