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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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Dutch Court Ruling On Climate Change Could Have A Global Impact

NPR.org reports on a ruling made against the Dutch government in regard to tackling climate change: In a ruling that could echo far beyond the Netherlands, a Dutch court has sided with an environmental group and said the government must … Continue reading

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The potential future of the African continent

The Mail & Guardian Africa reports on the potential future physical state of the African continent if trends of sea level rise and desertification continue: Africa could see climate change adaptation costs rise to $50 billion per year by 2050, … Continue reading

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