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Greenland Is Melting

The shrinking of the country’s ice sheet is triggering feedback loops that accelerate the global crisis. The floodgates may already be open.

Read Here – The New Yorker

Climate Change

Hazardous Waste Threatens to Emerge from Shrinking Ice Sheet

As climate change in the Arctic raises temperatures, scientists confirm that melting ice sheets will soon reveal hazardous waste abandoned at a Cold War outpost in Greenland. 316 more words


Sea level rise in Canada

Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog post for Science Borealis with my co-editor in the Earth & Environmental Science subject category, Sri Ray-Chauduri. A few new papers had come out looking at both past and potential future sea level rise, and we were interested in figuring out what that meant for Canada’s coastal regions. 505 more words

Watershed Moments 3.0

Global Warming is Closer Than You Think...

My last two post looked at dark matter and one of the physicists that researches this topic: Matthew Buckley. I was fascinated with the information I learned from both my research and interview but for this week I am going to change gears and talk about a topic a little closer to home: … 389 more words

Climate Change

Climate guru James Hansen warns of much worse than expected sea level rise - Oliver Milman in New York Tuesday 22 March 2016 00.01 EDT

Former Nasa researcher and father of climate change awareness says melting of ice sheets could cause ‘several meters’ rise in a century, swamping coastal cities… 188 more words

Point Of Interest

The scientist who first warned of climate change says it's much worse than we thought

The rewards of being right about climate change are bittersweet. James Hansen should know this better than most — he warned of this whole thing… 1,557 more words

Climate & Energy

11: Ice Sheets – Melting

There is a nastiness that structures our cul­ture that makes me ashamed of being human. There is a great engine of selfishness somewhere deep in the bowels of things that stirs some to foster for others the strangest of attitudes. 271 more words