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Dire new warning on climate from IPCC scientist

Previously unconsidered positive feedbacks in the climate system (such as the release of arctic permafrost) have led a Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scientist to warn that “as a society we are facing a climate crisis that is larger and harder to deal with than any of us thought.” “Greenhouse gases in […]

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Arctic Permafrost Not So Permanent

Earth’s warming climate looks like it could thaw 90 percent of the perennially frozen soil across the Arctic by 2100, altering ecosystems and damaging infrastructure across Canada, Alaska, and Russia. Additionally, the effects of so much carbon being released into the atmosphere could massively increase the rate of climate change. These dire predictions, from the […]

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