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US permits Arctic drilling, but questions about safety remain

Earlier this month, the Obama administration gave conditional approval to a renewed plan for Royal Dutch Shell to drill for oil offshore of Alaska’s Arctic Ocean coast in the Chukchi Sea. 1,612 more words

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CO2 Reached 400ppm - What scientists say

Source: NASA Global Climate Change

The global concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere – the primary driver of recent climate change – has reached 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in recorded history, according to data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. 917 more words

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Climate Change: Global Threat to Dolphins

By PATRICK MAYOYO editor@africaeconews.com

Dolphins world over are under threat from effects of climate change, and the Kenyan coast is no exception.

The studies show that among the impacts of climate change are increases in sea surface temperature and the sea level, decreases in sea ice cover and changes in salinity, alkalinity, wave climate, ocean circulation, and primary productivity. 1,231 more words

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Man-made climate change increases extinction dangers

By Tim Radford
Source: Climate News Network

New research warns that the survival of a sizeable proportion of life on Earth is being put at risk as fossil fuel emissions push up global temperatures. 736 more words

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Climate Time Mashine by NASA Climate

I felt like sharing when I found it, but either because there is not any or because I can’t find a share link, I urge you from here to visit the spectacular, awakening and  beautifully structured interactive project: 107 more words

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Obama Finally Gets Angry At Climate Science Deniers ...

…And It’s Hilarious

Source: Think Progress

by Joe Romm Posted on April 26, 2015

President Barack Obama just gave pitch-perfect delivery to one of the most brilliant pieces of writing on climate change you are ever going to see. 290 more words

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