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New Arctic Death Spiral Feedback: Melt Ponds Cause Sea Ice To Melt More Rapidly

New Arctic Death Spiral Feedback: Melt Ponds Cause Sea Ice To Melt More Rapidly | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Graphic depiction of the amount of sunlight above and underneath the Arctic sea ice. The growing coverage of the ice by darker meltponds increases the share of sunlight [that] passes the sea ice.
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Climate Change This Week: Trump Fiction Takes Over, So Does Climate Reality, and More!

Climate Change This Week: Trump Fiction Takes Over, So Does Climate Reality, and More! | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change ar
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We may be closer than we thought to dangerous climate thresholds | John Abraham

We may be closer than we thought to dangerous climate thresholds | John Abraham | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
John Abraham: A new study identifies an extra 0.1°C of human-caused warming
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'Extraordinarily hot' Arctic temperatures alarm scientists

'Extraordinarily hot' Arctic temperatures alarm scientists | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Danish and US researchers say warmer air and sea surface could lead to record lows of sea ice at north pole next year
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Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study - BBC News

Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study - BBC News | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
A warming world will release vast amounts of soil carbon into the atmosphere, which in turn risks triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.
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Dryness cancels climate-change warmth that would help boreal forest growth:study

Dryness cancels climate-change warmth that would help boreal forest growth:study | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
A new study suggests drier weather will likely eliminate any advantage for Canada's boreal forest from higher temperatures caused by climate change.
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Global warming vs climate change

Global warming vs climate change | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
RT @therealroseanne: global warming is not climate change :https://t.co/YQZS85j15j
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How to Talk About Climate Change So Anyone Will Listen

How to Talk About Climate Change So Anyone Will Listen | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
A primer for getting climate skeptics --- or people who are just indifferent --- to care about the future of the planet.
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Sea Levels Will Rise Faster Than Ever

Sea Levels Will Rise Faster Than Ever | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
The Atlantic coast will be one of the hardest hit regions
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Climate changing 'too fast' for species - BBC News

Climate changing 'too fast' for species - BBC News | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
A study of plants and animals suggests many will be unable to adapt quickly enough to survive predicted changes in rainfall and temperature.
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The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 | FAO | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 | FAO | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
RT @faosfsafrica: Risks of extreme heat to crop yields in Africa are critical, esp with projected population trends https://t.co/8SdnFoaxi5…;
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Climate change may help Ethiopia, increase the country's access to water

Climate change may help Ethiopia, increase the country's access to water | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Despite the many disastrous impacts of climate change, there are some regions of the globe that might benefit from hotter temperatures.
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Scientists Warn Against Economic Disruption from Climate ChangeImpacts Will Be With Us for Many Decades, Says WMO Head

Scientists Warn Against Economic Disruption from Climate ChangeImpacts Will Be With Us for Many Decades, Says WMO Head | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it

Drawing on consolidated analysis of the world’s major weather agencies, the World Meteorological Organization has today confirmed that the global average surface temperature in 2015 broke all previous records by a strikingly wide margin.

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NASA’s climate-change red flag: 2015 was, by far, the hottest year on record

NASA’s climate-change red flag: 2015 was, by far, the hottest year on record | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it

It’s official: We’ve never endured a hotter year than in 2015. Well, almost official. NASA said on Wednesday that, due to various factors, there’s only a 94% certainty to the claim.

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How hot was it in 2016? - SWI swissinfo.ch

How hot was it in 2016? - SWI swissinfo.ch | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
If 2015 was the warmest year on record, 2016 was not far behind.
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Trump forces environment agency to delete all climate change references from its website

Trump forces environment agency to delete all climate change references from its website | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
The Trump administration is forcing the Environmental Protection Agency to delete all of its pages on climate change. The move comes as part of a much broader crackdown on postings by all agencies who track the effects of global warming on the environment. All of those organisations – as well as others, like the National Parks Service – have been banned from talking to the public by the US government.
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Europe faces droughts, floods and storms as climate change accelerates

Europe faces droughts, floods and storms as climate change accelerates | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Europe and northern hemisphere are warming at faster pace than the global average and ‘multiple climatic hazards’ are expected, says study
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Southern Africa, Indian Ocean Initiative Builds Capacity in Migration, Environment and Climate Change

Southern Africa, Indian Ocean Initiative Builds Capacity in Migration, Environment and Climate Change | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Madagascar - IOM has launched an 18-month project aiming at developing evidence and building capacities on migration, environment, and climate change (MECC) in four countries in Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean. The project is funded by IOM Development Fund (IDF) and will be implemented through February 2018 in Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique and Namibia. Migration, climate change and the environment are interrelated. Environmental factors such as droughts, soil degradation, or changing seasonal weather patterns can have negative impacts on people’s livelihoods and wellbeing, pushing them to migrate to other areas in their own countries or abroad.
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Australia's 'great green boom' of 2010-11 has been undone by drought

Australia's 'great green boom' of 2010-11 has been undone by drought | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Back in 2010-11 Australia "greened", as record-breaking rains triggered a boom in plant growth that removed huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and stored it as carbon in the landscape.
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Climate change threatens ability of insurers to manage risk

Climate change threatens ability of insurers to manage risk | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Extreme weather is driving up uninsured losses and insurers must use investments to fund global warming resilience, says study
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Cyclone likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 2, IMD asks people not to panic

Cyclone likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 2, IMD asks people not to panic | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
The regional meteorological department has announced heavy rains to lash Chennai on December 1 and December 2. However, the department has asked people not to anticipate a floodlike situation.
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Google Earth update shows how climate change has morphed our planet

Google Earth update shows how climate change has morphed our planet | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
The revised timelapse feature lets you see glaciers receding and sea levels rising in even sharper detail.
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19 dead and 8 still missing after landslides and flash floods hit Indonesia | The Mystery Vault

19 dead and 8 still missing after landslides and flash floods hit Indonesia | The Mystery Vault | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
www.indialivetoday.com The death toll from a series of landslides and flash floods in Indonesia climbed to 19 on Wednesday (Sep 21), an official said, including
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World Bank to loan $2 billion to Bangladesh to fight climate change

World Bank to loan $2 billion to Bangladesh to fight climate change | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
The World Bank is to provide $2 billion in loans for Bangladesh to help the impoverished South Asian country become less vulnerable to climate change, the bank president said on Tuesday.
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Hurricane Matthew's Devastating Flash Floods Leave Florida Towns Under Water - Factissues

Hurricane Matthew's Devastating Flash Floods Leave Florida Towns Under Water   - Factissues | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it
Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc and despair on not only Florida, but Caribbean n From Factissues
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Earth Kicks Off 2016 With the Most Abnormally Warm Month Ever Measured

Earth Kicks Off 2016 With the Most Abnormally Warm Month Ever Measured | Climate Chaos News | Scoop.it

It would be hard to top 2015—a year unlike any other in human history—but 2016 seems to be giving it a shot. According to the latest data from NASA, is ...

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