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The sea ice in the Antarctic is shrinking after decades of elevation

After decades of gradual increase, Antarctic sea ice is now sinking faster than in the Arctic. This is clear from new research based on 40-year-old satellite data. Sea ice has a major impact on the Earth's climate, says Claire Parkinson, senior scientist at NASA and author of the new study. Its bright surface reflects 50% to 70% of the sunlight …

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Factory activity in China in June is shrinking unexpectedly as the trade war weighs: Caixin PMI By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An employee works at the Maanshan steel and iron factory in Hefei BEIJING, July 1 (Reuters) – China's factory output shrank unexpectedly in June as domestic and export demand faltered, as did a private sector survey on Monday revealed The downside suggests that the world's second largest economy is still losing momentum despite strong support last …

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The incredible shrinking … Bernie Sanders?

He routinely filled venues with Bernie or bust followers who saw him as an antidote to the political incrementalism they embodied for Clinton. He was the "it-boy" in 2016, the grumpy grandpa who was loved by millennials and aging hippies and is predominantly white progressive. But 2020 looks very different for Sanders. Although he can still raise money, he has …

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GM, Ford is shrinking its workforce. Here is the reason.

General Motors and Ford Motor Co. are both exterminating thousands of jobs as automakers struggle to slash sales in key markets, change consumer car preferences, and increase environmental regulations in countries around the world. Ford Announces Monday The company would reduce its international workforce by 7,000 jobs, which is part of the $ 11 billion restructuring efforts of the Dearborn, …

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The Earth's moon is shrinking and shaking according to the study

NEW YORK (CNN) – The moon slowly shrinks over time, resulting in wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Unlike Earth, the Moon has no tectonic effect plates. While the interior of the moon has cooled in the last hundred million years, it has instead caused the surface to fold as it …

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The Earth's moon is shrinking and shaking according to the study

Unlike the earth, the moon has no tectonic plates. While the interior of the moon has cooled in the last hundred million years, it has instead caused the surface to fold as it shrinks. Unlike the flexible shell of a grape, when it shrinks to a raisin, the brittle crust of the moon breaks. This results in stairs that are …

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The middle class is shrinking worldwide – OECD report

Mid-income households are disappearing in developed countries around the world, according to a new report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. The study, entitled "Under Pressure: The Squashed Middle Class," has laid down a whole range of problems affecting middle-income households. It warned that this could have serious consequences for economic growth and the social fabric of nations. …

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Global warming is shrinking the glaciers faster than we thought

This September 22, 2018 photograph shows the # 1 Baishui Glacier on Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in the southern province of Yunnan, China. Scientists say this is one of the fastest melting glaciers in the world due to climate change and its relative proximity to the equator. It has lost 60 percent of its mass and has shrunk by 250 …

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Faster shrinking Greenland glacier that is now growing again

Recent research has shown that a major glacier in Greenland which once shrank to one of the fastest on Earth, is growing again. NASA scientists recently reported on their findings on the Jakobshavn Glacier off the west coast of the island. NASA said Jakobshavn had been the fastest-flowing and thinnest glacier in Greenland over the last 20 years. At this …

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