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How Antarctic ice melt can be a tipping point for the whole planet's climate

Melting Antarctic ice can trigger effects on the other side of the globe. NASA/Jane Peterson

Chris Turney, UNSW; Jonathan Palmer, UNSW; … 923 more words

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INTEL TODAY DIARY -- May 14 2017

Trump taping White House meetings — Snowden blames NSA for cyber attacks– US Intel & Global climate — NHS ignored clear warnings of cyberattack

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Marchers Use Trump's 100th Day To Protest Climate Policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people across the U.S. are marching on President Donald Trump’s hundredth day in office to demand action on climate change. 132 more words

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Climate Change - Optimistic but Cautious

“By now, the truth should be evident to all: No amount of effort, however gargantuan, by a single nation can ever be enough to address climate change in its entirety,” addressed by the articulate and delightful President of the Philippines, Benigno Aquino III, who intends to drum up stronger global cooperation to curb the devastating effects of climate change at the Climate Vulnerable Forum on the 21st Conference of Parties of the UN Convention Framework on Climate Change held at Paris, France on November 30, 2015.

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What We Do at the Ends of Things

By Michael D. Barbezat (The University of Western Australia)

I, like a lot of people, have been thinking lately a great deal about endings: the curtain falling upon the American moral leadership of the West, the possible transformation of democracy into totalitarianism, the passing away of our familiar global climates, the termination of economic mobility (and all the familiar patterns of acquisition and enjoyment based upon it) for entire present and future generations, and the destruction of fundamental values and institutions of education which were until relatively recently regarded as cornerstones of our civilization, to name only a few. 1,327 more words

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I'm worried having a baby will make climate change worse

Part of my motivation for becoming a climate scientist was my grave worries for our future and my desire to make a positive contribution. In today’s world, this isn’t straightforward. 822 more words

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