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Climate Change Breaks Multiple Records with Global Impacts

The World Meteorological Organization (WHO) issued a report that states records for 2016: a record global temperature exceptionally low sea ice unabated sea level rise ocean heat Extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017. “This report confirms that the year 2016 was the warmest on record – a remarkable 1.1 °C above the […]

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Atlantic City Going Under

by Daniel Brouse For decades businesses located on the island of Atlantic City have been scenario planning for climate change and rising sea levels. At the turn of the century, the casinos devised a plan to float their businesses and ferry gamblers in. Now, the rising waters are no longer a scenario. So-called “nuisance flooding” […]

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Antarctica And Rising Sea Level

by Daniel Brouse and Sidd Mukherjee The U.N. weather agency said the Antarctic peninsula has set a heat record of 63.5° Fahrenheit (17.5 degrees Celsius) on March 24, 2015. In March of 2017, there is about 10% less sea ice in Antarctica than the previous record minimum. “One would probably say that the old record […]

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Flood Insurance and Rising Sea Levels

by Daniel Brouse Q: Who pays for flood insurance? A: The United States government, FEMA, covers losses for people that pay flood insurance premiums. Q: Does your homeowners insurance policy cover you in the event of flooding? A: No. Flood insurance coverage is very limited. For instance, basements and belonging in a basement are not […]

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Chilling Facts About Antarctica

by Daniel Brouse for The Human Induced Climate Change Experiment A 1,930 square mile chunk of ice is getting ready to fall off a glacier in Antarctica. In December 2016, a large crack appeared in part of Larsen C ice shelf. Global warming is increasing the temperature of the ocean water even more than the […]

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Antarctica: Melting Glacier Could See Sea Levels to Rise by 6 Feet

In a new study by Imperial College of London, “current rates of climate change could trigger instability in a major Antarctic glacier, ultimately leading to more than 2m of sea-level rise.” “The evidence coming together is painting a picture of East Antarctica being much more vulnerable to a warming environment than we thought,” said Professor […]

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Sea Level Rise Submerges Five Islands

The Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean area disappearing due to climate change and the rising sea level. Sea-level rise, erosion and coastal flooding are the most devastating impacts of human induced global warming. In Environmental Research Letters published by IOP Science, scientists have studied the effects of sea-level rise and waves: Low-lying reef islands […]

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Hope Versus Climate Change

Global warming is a huge problem; however, we can make it much worse if we keep burning fossil carbon and killing ecosystems. The hopeful bit is that: Coal is dead. The US energy information administration confirms coal production is declining across the country. Greenpeace reports that globally “coal is in terminal decline.” Solar and battery […]

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Oceans Rising at Fastest Rate

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences states that oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the last 3,000 years. “We can say with 95 percent probability that the 20th-century rise was faster than any of the previous 27 centuries,” said Bob Kopp, a climate scientist […]

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Nestle and the California Drought

by Daniel Brouse There is a lot of misleading information trending in social-media about Nestle and the California drought. The facts of the matter are: Most of the water in California is used for agriculture. Nearly 50 billion cubic metres (13 trillion gallons) of water is used in California each year. Nestle bottled water plants […]

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