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Our Oceans Are Heating Up, And Worsening The Climate Crisis…Can We Fix It?

6 Mins Read By: Harold R. Wanless Humans have locked in at least 20 feet of sea level rise—can we still fix it? The climate emergency is bigger than many experts, elected officials, and activists realize. Humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions have overheated Earth’s atmosphere, unleashing punishing heat waves, hurricanes, and other extreme weather—that much is widely understood. The larger […]

Antarctica’s Coast Is Turning Green With Algae Due To Global Heating

3 Mins Read In a new study, researchers have found that microscopic algae growing on the surface of snow in the Antarctic Peninsula is spreading as global temperatures continue to rise. While the melting of snow could lead to more algae growth, which can help sequester carbon dioxide, warmer temperatures could also affect wildlife populations such as penguins, […]

2 Billion People Will Face Extreme Ocean Events Every Year By 2050

4 Mins Read In a special report just released by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), our world is facing unprecedented dangers posed by global warming, which will affect the oceans and cryosphere that humanity crucially depends on for life on earth. The findings are a chilling call for urgent climate action, especially in the […]

You Probably Won’t Live In Singapore In 2050, Because Climate Change

2 Mins Read By 2050, cities around the world will experience never-seen-before weather patterns due to climate change. According to a new study, many of the cities facing unprecedented changes will be located in Asia, including Singapore, Jakarta, Rangoon and Kuala Lumpur.  The study, published in the peer-reviewed science journal PLOS ONE, was conducted by a group of […]