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The Climate Change Map shows how your city feels in 60 years

Last year was the fourth-warmest of all time and the hottest year ever for the world's oceans. As the planet continues to warm, experts are working to predict the specific local effects of climate change on US cities. A new study uses a technique called Climate-Analog Mapping, which compares the expected future climate of one city to the current climate …

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The surprising interactive map shows what climate change will do to your city by 2080

As you get older, your hometown will feel different. Same thing for everyone. However, for people living today, the changes can not be ignored. We usually measure climate change by rising temperatures. However, scientists say there is a different way of thinking: spatial displacement. In a new study, researchers say that cities in North America by the year 2080 will …

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This scary map shows how climate change is changing your city

The central contradiction of climate change is that it is the most epic problem our species ever faced, yet largely invisible to the average human. From home, you may not be able to see how climate change is already affecting mental health, disrupting ecosystems, or how cities like Los Angeles are taking drastic measures to prepare for water shortages. So …

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Shell faces a lawsuit for its contributions to climate change

A coalition of environmental groups in the Netherlands said on Tuesday it will hand over a court complaint if Shell does not change its business model to comply with the Paris Climate Agreement. The groups have accused Shell of "intent to prevent global warming on purpose", "to prevent the key objective of the Paris Agreement." The pressure on business has …

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Climate change is considered a top threat, but US power is growing more and more: Poll

BERLIN (Reuters) – Climate change is the top security risk in a Washington-based Pew Research Center survey, followed by Islamist terrorism and cyber-attacks, while respondents in a growing number of countries are concerned about the power and influence of United States. FILE PHOTO: At a refinery in Wilmington, California, March 24, 2012, steam is released to the skies. REUTERS / …

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Climate change will soon change the color of our oceans. Here is how

By the end of the century, the oceans of the world will become bluer and greener thanks to a warming climate, scientists said Monday. And the color shift will be almost imperceptible to the human eye could give an indication of the profound changes for a wide range of marine life. At the center of the phenomenon are tiny marine …

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Climate change is a third of the ice in the Himalayas, study says

The decline of 45% and 90% through the 21st century. Climate change is a serious threat to the 240 million people who live across eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas and the 3 billion others who rely on food produced in the area the assessment says. Glaciers have been retelling and thinning in the area since the 1970s, the …

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The carbon dioxide boost for trees can not offset the climate impacts

Enlarge / Buds on a cedar tree. One of the more stupid but persistent memes for climate change is based on the claim that CO 2 is plant food. Plants rely on it during photosynthesis. Therefore, increasing the level of the atmosphere should benefit the plants by promoting their growth. There are variants that claim that plants are currently starving …

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