Climate

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  1. Climate

    Explainer: What is decarbonization?

    Lowering carbon levels in our atmosphere to stabilize the climate may start with switching from fossil fuels to greener energy sources.

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  2. Climate

    Greenland’s inland ice is melting far faster than anyone thought

    Inland melting of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream is accelerating — and may contribute far more to sea level rise than earlier estimates suggested.

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  3. Earth

    Scientists Say: Drought

    A drought is a shortage of rain or snow in a particular area.

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  4. Climate

    Warming temps could turn some blue lakes green or brown

    Slightly warmer summers could cause thousands of blue lakes to become a murky green or brown, according to a tally of color in 85,000 lakes worldwide.

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  5. Climate

    Heat waves appear more life-threatening than scientists once thought

    This is bad news as a warming planet leads to growing numbers of excessive heat waves — and millions more people facing potentially deadly temperatures.

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  6. Environment

    Western wildfire smoke poses health risks from coast to coast

    As wildfires become more common, their hazardous smoke is sending East Coast residents — especially children — to emergency rooms.

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  7. Climate

    Let’s learn about heat waves

    Heat waves often occur when a high-pressure system lingers over a certain area. These deadly events are on the rise due to climate change.

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  8. Earth

    Uplifting Antarctic shores point to accelerating loss of glaciers

    It appears the Pine Island and “Doomsday” Thwaites glaciers are losing ice — and shrinking faster — than at any time in the past 5,500 years.

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  9. Animals

    Some Greenland polar bears are surviving with very little sea ice

    The ‘glacial mélange’ on which they’ve come to rely — a mix of ice, snow and slush — could be a temporary refuge for some polar bears.

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