Surfing in / Climate Change
On April 22, scientists and science advocates will gather in Washington, D.C., and in hundreds of other cities worldwide on every continent except Antarctica, to take part in the March for Science, a historic event that may well be the biggest march in history in support of science.
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In the battle against rising seas, Florida – which has more to lose than almost anywhere else in the world – is becoming ground zero.
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Human activities are altering the jet stream, which leads to extreme weather patterns getting stuck in place.
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Plants are currently removing more carbon dioxide from the air than they did 200 years ago, according to new work. This team’s findings affirm estimates used in models from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
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Climate Changes, Truth Does Not. A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. In theatres July 28, 2017.
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President Trump’s unfortunate and misguided rollback of environmental protections has led to a depressing and widespread belief that the United States can no longer meet its commitment under the Paris climate change agreement. But here’s the good news: It’s wrong.
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The first self-sufficient boat powered only by clean, emission-free energy will start this spring, a six-year journey around the world during which it will visit 50 countries, as a floating exhibition and clean energy laboratory.
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President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday to dismantle the Clean Power Plan. The plan, which President Obama’s administration put into effect in 2015, was designed to cut power plant emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), a greenhouse gas that is warming the planet. The Clean Power Plan requires that, by 2030, the power sector’s CO2 emissions be brought down to 32 percent below their 2005 levels.
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If the sea level continues to rise, as scientists warn, there will be a serious consequence for the sport: smaller and fewer waves. Consistently higher tides will change the way waves break on reefs and beaches. Without climate change intervention, those effects could become apparent in as a little as 50 years.
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