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The plastic polluters won 2019 – and we’re running out of time to stop them

The plastic polluters won 2019 – and we’re running out of time to stop them

Further steps have been taken to clean up beaches and seas in 2019 – but much more needs to be done .

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There’s a Texas-size area of hot sea water off the coast of New Zealand

There’s a Texas-size area of hot sea water off the coast of New Zealand

In the South Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand, satellite imagery shows a massive area of ocean water at well-above-average temperatures.

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The global price tag for 100 Percent renewable energy: $73 trillion

The global price tag for 100 Percent renewable energy: $73 trillion

A global effort to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 would cost nations $73 trillion upfront — but the expense will pay for itself in under seven years, according to a new report. The shift to a zero-carbon global economy would create 28.6 million more full-time jobs than if nations continue their current reliance on fossil fuels.

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As climate change worsens, a cascade of tipping points looms

As climate change worsens, a cascade of tipping points looms

New research warns that the earth may be approaching key tipping points, including the runaway loss of ice sheets, that could fundamentally disrupt the global climate system. A growing concern is a change in ocean circulation, which could alter climate patterns in a profound way.

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Greenland ice losses rising faster than expected

Greenland ice losses rising faster than expected

Greenland is losing ice seven times faster than in the 1990s and is tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high-end climate warming scenario, which would see 40 million more people exposed to coastal flooding by 2100.

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The race to lay claim on the Bering Strait as Arctic ice retreats

The race to lay claim on the Bering Strait as Arctic ice retreats

Melting sea ice is prompting fevered dreams of ever-easier access, and a renewed jockeying among Arctic nations for status, profit and ownership.

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World’s oceans are losing oxygen at a dangerous, unprecedented rate as temperatures rise, study finds

World’s oceans are losing oxygen at a dangerous, unprecedented rate as temperatures rise, study finds

The world’s oceans are struggling to breathe, rapidly running out of oxygen at an unprecedented rate. Climate change is dangerously exacerbating the issue, scientists warned in a new study.

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