The area surveyed had been hidden beneath part of the floating ice shelf extending from Thwaites Glacier, which broke off in 2002, and was then often inaccessible due to thick sea-ice cover. … [Read more...] about Antarctica’s colossal Thwaites Glacier is melting fast — and scientists may have discovered why
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International cooperation and foreign climate-related aid will be essential in mitigating these effects and helping developing countries build better resilience, the report said. This type of international aid has already increased 34 fold from 2000 to 2018 as the full extent of the crisis became clear -- but they still "fall well short of what is needed to address these issues going forward," the report warned. … [Read more...] about Climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050, report warns
Unsurprisingly, opponents of private property do not like that idea. In a piece opposed to the sea wall titled, Obama and the Beach House Loopholes, Pro Publica reported that although Hawaii land-use officials generally have approved similar sea wall rehabilitation requests over the last 20 years, environmentalists want Hawaii to deny Obama’s sea wall permit. Sea walls like this one allow for “irresponsible development,” as geologist Chip Fletcher explained in the report. … [Read more...] about MILLER: The New Champion Of Private Property Rights Is … Barack Obama?
“If you think this is bad now, it gets exponentially worse with each degree of warming, it’s not like a nice linear step up,” Guenther said. “What we saw last night and the day before it’s just going to be our future. And it’s an unlivable future.” … [Read more...] about Ominous Orange Skies Bring New Attention On Future Climate Catastrophes
Hamilton has long been an advocate for a greener world. In a series of messages posted on his Instagram account last year, he labeled the world a "mess" and wrote that he felt like "giving up on everything" before encouraging everyone to go vegan. … [Read more...] about Lewis Hamilton to launch electric off-road racing Extreme E team