A previously unknown sub-glacial basin that is almost the size of New Jersey residing beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet near the Weddell Sea has prompted scientists to reevaluate … [Read full article]
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Climate Change, Conflict & Ill Health Linked, Pose 'Grave Threat'
” Climate change poses an immediate and grave threat, driving ill health and increasing the risk of conflict, such that each feeds on the other.” asserts a new report in the British Medical Journal by a group of UK defense, medical and public health officials.
No Tipping Points in Polar Bears' Future
Much has been made about the possibility of tipping points in Earth’s environment; points of change which will not allow for any turning back no matter the effort put in. … [Read full article]
Bolivia Faces Catastrophic Drought
New research into the history of the Andes in South America has led scientists to believe that a tipping point is close to being reached in the next 50 years … [Read full article]
Threatening CO2 Producers Yet to be Built
Research by scientists from the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology has found that the real C02 threat’s to Earth’s climate have yet to be built. Scientists Steven Davis and … [Read full article]