Tag: Climate

  • Has climate change had an impact on tornados?

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    By Christopher Thompson This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  As the seemingly endless barrage of violent tornadoes continued to pummel a large swath of the United States this week, lawmakers and concerned citizens declared on social media that the storms offered a front row seat to […]

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  • Miami Beach is Taking Rising Sea Levels Very Seriously

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    The debate over climate change is front and center in South Florida, and one city in particular. Miami Beach knows it could one day be under water and now officials are doing even more to get people’s attention. Students at Miami Beach High School held a walkout and rally on Tuesaday for local action on […]

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  • Climate change caused dying of the ancient baobabs in Afraica

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    “It is hard to imagine the Africa without these ancient giants as they have blend into the Saharan countryside and have been an icon of the African savannah since millennia. As the oldest seed producing trees in the world, their resilience — some are more than 2,000 years old — have earned them many names […]

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  • They deserve to be known: People changing the world with trees

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    Environmentalists are having a big impact on our lives, but most people can’t name even one famous environmentalist. Dont you think it isn’t fair? Let’s have a look at 3 names which turned our planet to be better. Jadav Payeng “Jadav Payeng, known as the Forest Man of India, spent 40 years of his life […]

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  • #10YearChallenge from an Environmental Point of View

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    Bali, Indonesia Guadalupe Dominican Republic Birds Extinct Species Tropical Forests Camels Reality  

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  • Climate Change Causes Warming in Tropical Oceans

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    With the help of data from the past 15 years, a new NASA study shows that warming of the tropical oceans due to climate change could lead to a substantial increase in the frequency of extreme rain storms by the end of the century. The research team found that extreme storms formed when the sea […]

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  • The Day After Tomorrow: Could it really happen?

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    The film shows a disastrous and abrupt climate change due to man-made global warming. Many may think it’s just a fantasy, but lets check what experts have to say. “While most of The Day After Tomorrow is safely in the realm of science fiction, there is some real science to back up concerns about potentially […]

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  • NBA cares. What about you?

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    “What is the first thought comes to your mind when you hear NBA? Speed? Power? Millions of fans worldwide? But did you know that the NBA is taking steps to be more environmentally friendly exploring ways  of reducing its impact on the environment through community outreach programs, generating awareness among fans and greening its operations?” […]

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  • Climate Change will have Devastating Effects on Hawaii

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    A startling new federal report released Friday solidifies previous research that climate change will have devastating effects in Hawaii but warns there is even less time than previously thought to prepare for the effects. A warming earth is exacerbating sea level rise and putting coastal communities at risk, reducing water supply and increasing water demand, […]

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  • Would flooding the deserts help stop global warming?

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    The idea is “risky, unproven, even unlikely to work,” according to Y Combinator. But if it did work, it could slow climate change. Imagine flooding a desert half the size of the Sahara. Using 238 trillion gallons of desalinated ocean water to do the job. Creating millions of 1-acre-square micro-reservoirs to grow enough algae to […]

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