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Antarctica melts under its hottest days on record

Antarctica melts under its hottest days on record

On February 6, 2020, weather stations recorded the hottest temperature on record for Antarctica. Thermometers at the Esperanza Base on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula reached 18.3°C (64.9°F)—around the same temperature as Los Angeles that day. The warm spell caused widespread melting on nearby glaciers.

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Revealed: quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots

Revealed: quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots

The social media conversation over the climate crisis is being reshaped by an army of automated Twitter bots, with a new analysis finding that a quarter of all tweets about climate on an average day are produced by bots, the Guardian can reveal.

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Oil and gas firms ‘have had far worse climate impact than thought’

Oil and gas firms ‘have had far worse climate impact than thought’

The oil and gas industry has had a far worse impact on the climate than previously believed, according to a study indicating that human emissions of fossil methane have been underestimated by up to 40%.

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Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’

Bezos says the funds will go toward the creation of the Bezos Earth Fund. “This global initiative will fund scientists, activists, NGOs — any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world,” he writes in an Instagram post.

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Antarctica Warmer Than Tel Aviv

Antarctica Warmer Than Tel Aviv

Temperature in the northern Antarctic peninsula hit an all-time high of 18.3 degrees Celsius (64.9 degrees Fahrenheit) on February 6, says an Argentine research station there. In February, the daytime temperature in Tel Aviv averages 64.5 degrees.

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Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., overlooks the Tidal Basin, a man-made body of water surrounded by cherry trees. But at high tide, people are forced off parts of the path. Twice a day, the Tidal Basin floods and water spills onto the walkway.

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Air Pollution from Fossil Fuels Costs $8 Billion Per Day, New Research Finds

Air Pollution from Fossil Fuels Costs $8 Billion Per Day, New Research Finds

The study, the first of its kind to quantify the global impacts of air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels, focused on the health impacts of three specific types of pollutants. The report also highlights several key solutions to reduce air pollution, improve public health, and mitigate climate change.

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Why Australia’s 2019-2020 bushfire season was not normal

Why Australia’s 2019-2020 bushfire season was not normal

Data from satellite sources assembled by the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) World Environment Situation Room confirms that the wildfires in Australia in the last two months of 2019 and the first six weeks of 2020 were far from normal. 2019 was the second hottest year on record since 1880, and Australia recorded its warmest temperatures ever in December 2019.

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Coastal erosion: The homes lost to the sea; Video

Coastal erosion: The homes lost to the sea; Video

As sea level rise, a senior figure in the Environment Agency says he wants the country to start “difficult conversations” about which areas should be protected and which should not.

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