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- No Escape: Thaw Gains Momentum
In 1969 Roy Koerner, a Canadian government glaciologist, was one of four men (and 36 dogs) who completed the first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean, from Alaska through the North Pole to Norway.
- Half of Coral Reefs Could Be Destroyed
Nearly half of the worlds coral reefs may be lost in the next 40 years unless urgent measures are taken to protect them against the threat of climate change, according to a new report released Tuesday by the World Conservation Union.
- North America, Gulf Coast - Super Hurricanes on stereroids
Super-powerful hurricanes now hitting the United States are the smoking gun of global warming, one of Britains leading scientists believes.
- Get Real on Climate Change
This week is a potentially crucial week in the fight against climate change. On Tuesday, the UK hosts the first meeting under the new Gleneagles dialogue between the G8 and China, India, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa. I want to explain why this is important and why I believe the difficulties with the current climate change debate is the trouble with so much international politics: a reluctance to face up to reality and the practical action needed to tackle problems.
- Climate Study Warns of Warming and Losses of Arctic Tundra
If emissions of heat-trapping gases continue to accumulate in the atmosphere at the current rate, there may be many centuries of warming and a near total loss of Arctic tundra, according to a new climate study.
- The Time to Act Is Now
It is now clear that we face a deepening global climate crisis that requires us to act boldly, quickly and wisely. Global Warming is the name it was given a long time ago. But it should be understood for what it is: a planetary emergency that now threatens human civilization on multiple fronts. Stronger hurricanes and typhoons represent only one of many new dangers as we begin what someone has called a nature hike through the Book of Revelation.