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Excellent Carbon Cycle video from the WMO

The World Meterological Organization has created this very short, very helpful video on the carbon cycle:

The Carbon Cycle

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Climate change earthquake!

Sad news from the Journal of Science, reported by the Guardian:

Alarm as study reveals world’s tropical forests are huge carbon emission source

This drastically changes the climate landscape, as tropical forests can longer be counted as climate sinks. 25 more words

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NASA CO2 Visualization

I feel like I’ve been asleep at the wheel having missed this excellent video of CO2 emissions over a period of one year. Very helpful, as is the accompanying text. 24 more words

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Ian Sleeman - Derby South candidate

I have made Derby City my home since moving here to work for Rolls-Royce. As an Engineer I am taught to find and solve problems, and this mindset applies equally to problems within our society. 217 more words

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Climate change causes glacial river in Yukon to change direction

from CBC News…

Glacier retreated so much that its meltwater switched course, in an event not documented in modern times.

Climate change has caused the massive Kaskawulsh Glacier in the Yukon to retreat so much that its meltwater abruptly switched direction, in the first documented case of “river piracy” in modern times. 47 more words

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As global groundwater disappears, rice, wheat and other international crops may start to vanish

from PBS Newshour

We already know that humans are depleting vital groundwater resources across the globe. But a new study shows one of the biggest causes of disappearing groundwater is the international food trade. Read more…

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