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Former Global Warming Skeptic Makes a Total Turnaround

A prominent scientist, professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, who was skeptical of the evidence that climate change was real, let alone that it was caused by humans, now says he has made a “total turnaround.”

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Scientists find Grand Canyon-sized rift under Antarctic ice

Scientists have discovered a rift the size of the Grand Canyon hidden under the Antarctic ice sheet, which they say is contributing to ice melt and a consequent rise in the sea level.

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Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt

For several days this month, Greenland’s surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations. Nearly the entire ice cover of Greenland, from its thin, low-lying coastal edges to its two-mile-thick center, experienced some degree of melting at its surface.

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Rise in Temperatures and CO2 Follow Each Other Closely in Climate Change

In the present day, mankind has caused the CO2 content in the atmosphere to rise as much in just 150 years as it rose over 8,000 years during the transition from the last ice age to the current interglacial period and that can bring the Earth’s climate out of balance…

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We’re All Climate-Change Idiots

Climate change is staring us in the face. The science is clear, and the need to reduce planet-warming emissions has grown urgent. So why, collectively, are we doing so little about it?

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Brazil To Build First Algae-Based Biofuel Plant

The world’s first industrial plant producing biofuels from seaweed will be built in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco in late 2013…

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More Ice Breaks off of Petermann Glacier

An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan tore off one of Greenland’s largest glaciers, illustrating another dramatic change to the warming island.

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This Summer Is “What Global Warming Feels Like”

Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, take a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.

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Save The Arctic Video, Greenpeace

The melting Arctic is under threat from oil drilling, industrial fishing and conflicts.

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