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'Down the global warming path’: Biden's speech to Naval Academy grads takes predictable turn

Vice President Joe Biden delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy today:

US Naval Academy Commencement getting underway in Annapolis.

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Glaciers Are Crumbling in Southern Antarctica Faster Than Previously Thought

Multiple large glaciers that were previously not thought to be in danger of melting have been crumbling since 2009, according to a new study published in… 95 more words

Antarctic Peninsula in 'dramatic' ice loss

Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study.

The ice streams were broadly stable up until 2009, since when they have been losing on the order of 56 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean. 531 more words


Paving paradise.

I was watching a documentary today on American children taking action against climate change. The first song in the documentary was Big Yellow Taxi by Counting Crows. 202 more words


Global Warming

Earth Absorbing 50 Percent of CO2 Emissions

The Earth appears to be increasing its ability to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the burning of fossil fuels even as the planet warms, according to a new study from scientists at Woods Hole Research Centre in Massachusetts. 112 more words



   Nowadays, our life is very different from what it used to be 200, 100 or even 50 years ago. All the achievements of modern society make people’s days much easier and give us plenty of choices and possibilities. 524 more words


A Few More Hot Days Does Not Equal A Lot More Heat Waves

By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~

Whatever the combination of human and natural causes, the world has warmed by about 0.85 degrees Celsius (1.5 degrees Fahrenheit) over the last century or so. 462 more words

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