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Arctic heat waves cause exceptional Greenland melt, according to new study

CBC News reports: “A new study by researchers from Denmark and Canada’s York University says Arctic heat waves cause exceptional melts of the Greenland ice sheet, calling into question commonly-used climate models that may underestimate the impact of warm weather … Continue reading

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Sea level rise “very likely to get worse” say NASA experts

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: “NASA is undertaking an “intensive research effort” into the problem of rising seas brought on by global warming, the agency announced Wednesday. And it will include satellite mounted tools so accurate that “if they were … Continue reading

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A documentary about the changing world

Here is a great documentary regarding human impact on the world and the great change that is beginning to occur as a result. Highly recommended: Home – a 2009 documentary about the changing world To read more about the changing … Continue reading

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Climate change and forest fires synergistically drive widespread melt events of the Greenland Ice Sheet

This scientific paper published on the PNAS website discusses how carbon sediment from forest fires looks set to cause increased melting of the Greenland ice sheet over the next century. As stated in the abstract: In July 2012, over 97% … Continue reading

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