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Category: Climate Change

Marine Heat Wave Linked to Sharp Increase in Whale Entanglements

Marine Heat Wave Linked to Sharp Increase in Whale Entanglements

An ocean heat wave off the U.S. West Coast from 2014 to 2016 drove humpback whales into a narrow band of cooler water, leading to a dramatic increase in whale entanglements with crab-fishing gear, according to a new study.

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Scientists alarmed to discover warm water at “vital point” beneath Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier”

Scientists alarmed to discover warm water at “vital point” beneath Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier”

Scientists have found for the first time, warm water beneath Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier,” a nickname used because it is one of Antarctica’s fastest melting glaciers.

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Sea level rise to cause major economic impact in the absence of further climate action

Sea level rise to cause major economic impact in the absence of further climate action

Sea level rise is one of the most severe impacts of climate change, with rising waters amplifying coastal floods, threatening coastal communities, infrastructure, and agriculture. The period 2010-2020 was the planet’s hottest decade on record and the long-term trend is upward.

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Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster (Just don’t call it climate change.)

Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster (Just don’t call it climate change.)

The Trump administration is about to distribute billions of dollars to coastal states mainly in the South to help steel them against natural disasters worsened by climate change.

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‘Kids are taking the streets’: climate activists plan avalanche of events as 2020 election looms

‘Kids are taking the streets’: climate activists plan avalanche of events as 2020 election looms

Organizers in the youth climate movement plan an avalanche of activities beginning next week, determined to make the future of the climate the major issue of the 2020 election.

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How climate change is impacting Antarctica’s ecosystem, Video

How climate change is impacting Antarctica’s ecosystem, Video

The frozen continent of Antarctica may be far from the world’s population centers – but what happens in the rest of the world is having a big impact there.

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Catalan coast and Balearic Islands have been ravaged by Storm Gloria

Catalan coast and Balearic Islands have been ravaged by Storm Gloria

A storm surge on the east coast of Spain has swept 3km (two miles) inland, devastating land in the Ebro river delta south of Barcelona.

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The ‘Blob,’ a massive marine heat wave, led to an unprecedented seabird die-off

The ‘Blob,’ a massive marine heat wave, led to an unprecedented seabird die-off

From 2015–2016, 62,000 dead common murres washed onto U.S. and Canadian Pacific coast beaches. All together, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of the region’s total population was wiped out.

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‘We can’t wait’: Maldives desperate for funds as islands risk going under

‘We can’t wait’: Maldives desperate for funds as islands risk going under

The tropical Maldives may lose entire islands unless it can quickly access cheap financing to fight the impact of climate change, its foreign minister said.

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