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The Earth Keeps Warming, So What Are We Doing About It?

If it felt like August was particularly warm, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has confirmed your suspicions. New data shows that the average temperature in August was 61.74 degrees Fahrenheit, which was .09 degrees warmer than the old August record of 2015. Furthermore, it was the 16th consecutive month of record-breaking heat. Overall, this …

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earth, global warming, science, environment

The State of the Climate Report has Been Published, and It Doesn’t Look Good

The latest edition of the “State of the Climate” report has been published, and the results don’t look good. Every year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gauges the health of the planet in its report. This year’s edition shows that greenhouse gas concentrations, global surface temperatures, sea surface temperature, global upper ocean heat content, …

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Antibiotic-Infused Livestock May Be Speeding Up Global Warming

If you think that your meat-eating ways have nothing to do with global warming, think again. A study published in the Proceedings of The Royal Society B indicate that antibiotics, which are commonly used in livestock to improve animal health, could be contributing to the abundance of greenhouse gas emissions. But let’s back up for …

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Global Warming May Fuel Future Forest Fires

Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, dominated the headlines last month when wildfires nearly destroyed the area. Now, scientists say that global warming could be responsible for the growing number of wildfires sprouting up around the Northern Hemisphere. As global warming impacts this section of the world, temperatures are increasing at a rapid rate, according to …

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We’re Getting Nicer Weather, Thanks to Global Warming

If you’ve been enjoying spring weather in your region, you might have forgotten all about climate change. A new study reveals that you’re not alone — many people are experiencing warm, comfortable weather, and it’s due to our shifting climate. However, the conditions aren’t going to last, according to scientists. A piece published in Nature has found …

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Good-bye, Antarctica: Sea Level Rise is Set to Double by 2100

Antarctica is vanishing before our eyes, and it won’t be long before most of its ice disappears, according to new research. A paper published in Nature on March 31 has revealed that the melting of Antarctica could raise sea levels by as much as three feet before the end of the century. This estimate doubles previous predictions of …

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As It Turns Out, the Ichthyosaur May Have Died from Climate Change

We aren’t the only ones being impacted by climate change. In fact, new research suggests that our planet and its inhabitants have been feeling the brunt of climate change for quite some time. A statement from experts at the University of Oxford now says that one of the world’s largest sea creatures went extinct 90 …

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